Accident Prevention and Countermeasures for Management

Type
Interactive Training
Producer
Atlantic Training
SKU
AO08A0416
Runtime
60 minutes

Course Description

Accident Prevention and Countermeasures for Management

Overview

This course, developed in conjunction with the experts at the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Transportation Safety Institute (TSI), covers the Accident Preventability Evaluations portion of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Accident Countermeasures Manual.

Reduced accident rates translate into lower insurance costs, less lost time by drivers, lower repair costs, and safer highways for everyone. Establishing and employing a company standard for safe driving will help reduce accident rates.

Objective

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize steps motor carriers can take to increase fleet safety, including setting up a fleet safety program, designating a safe driving standard, using the DQ Standard to improve driver safety, and planning trips for drivers at the dispatch level
  • Identify methods motor carriers can use to increase driver safety, including incentives for safe driving, punishments for unsafe driving, managing drivers who are drinking, taking drugs, or suffering from illness or fatigue, and improving communication between management and drivers.