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Driving: Heavy Trucks: Judging Speed and Distance

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
mtecjsdi_vod
Training Time ?
8 to 28 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
4
Quiz Questions
20
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
A truck drives down a foggy highway slick with rain, demonstrating the best way to judge ditance and speed in a heavy truck with limited visibility. A large truck hauling a tank behind it demonstrates how to judge distance and speed when hauling large cargo in a heavy truck. A truck hauling rectangular cargo on a wet road how to judge distance and speed when driving a heavy truck.
Overview

Driving: Heavy Trucks: Judging Speed and Distance

Commercial truck drivers have to drive under many different road conditions. This online training video shows heavy truck drivers how to adjust their speed while driving on slippery roads, curves, hills and in other environments.

The section on judging speed illustrates how to safely take a curve by slowing down before entering the curve. Drivers should never brake at a curve because the wheels could lock and cause a skid. Viewers learn that it’s safest to go with the flow of traffic rather than trying to go faster since passing traffic increases the risk of a crash. This section also explains how to safely go down long, steep hills by shifting into a low gear and going slowly.

Reduce the risk of accidents by watching this training video to learn how to adjust your driving speed.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

Commercial truck drivers

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Stopping Distance
  • Inclement Weather
  • Judging Speed

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