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J. J. Keller protects people and the businesses they run. You can trust our expertise across a wide range of subjects relating to labor, transportation, environmental, and worker safety. Our deep knowledge of federal and state agencies is built on a strong foundation of more than 100 editors and consultants and 70+ years of regulatory compliance experience.

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J. J. Keller protects people and the businesses they run. You can trust our expertise across a wide range of subjects relating to labor, transportation, environmental, and worker safety. Our deep knowledge of federal and state agencies is built on a strong foundation of more than 100 editors and consultants and 70+ years of regulatory compliance experience.

As part of Safe & Smart Driver Training, the CDL Class A Driver Training courses provide safer, smarter training for all company sizes. Inexperienced drivers are those who have been operating a CMV for a year or less and require more in-depth orientation training. Training topics covered include:

  • Backing, Parking, and Docking
  • Basic Controls
  • Becoming a Professional Driver
  • Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA)
  • Control Systems
  • Coupling Trailers
  • Dash Cameras
  • Defensive Driving: Communication
  • Defensive Driving: Distracted Driving
  • Defensive Driving: Driving Emergencies
  • Defensive Driving: Extreme Weather Conditions
  • Defensive Driving: Hazard Perception
  • Defensive Driving: Mountain Driving and Curves
  • Defensive Driving: Night Driving
  • Defensive Driving: Preparing for Extreme Conditions
  • Defensive Driving: Railroad Crossings
  • Defensive Driving: Skid Control and Recovery
  • Defensive Driving: Speed and Space Management
  • Defensive Driving: Visual Search
  • Fatigue and Wellness
  • Handling and Documenting Cargo
  • Hours of Service: Record of Duty Status
  • Hours of Service: Short-Haul Rules
  • Hours of Service: Working Time
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Identifying Brake Defects
  • Identifying Drive Train Defects
  • Identifying Engine Compartment Defects
  • Identifying Frame, Axle, and Suspension Defects
  • Identifying Steering Defects
  • Identifying Wheel and Tire Defects
  • Post-Crash Procedures
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection: Brake System
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection: Engine and Front Axle
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection: In-Vehicle
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection: Lights
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection: Walk-Around
  • Roadside Inspections
  • Shifting and Operating Transmissions
  • Trip Planning
  • Uncoupling Trailers
  • Vehicle Inspection Basics
  • Vehicle Inspections: On-the-Road Inspection
  • Vehicle Inspections: Post-Trip Inspection
  • Intended Audience: Inexperienced CDL Class A drivers
  • Language: Available in English
  • Copyright Date: 2021

Interested in a license to use J. J. Keller content on your LMS?
For a quote to use this training on your learning management system, contact us at customsolutions@jjkeller.com or 1-800-327-6868. Learn more.

Compliance Topic: DOT and Driver Training, CSA Scores, Cargo Securement, Vehicle Inspections & Maintenance, Hours of Service, Driver Management, Vehicle/Equipment Compliance

Industry: Transportation

Language: English