Transportation Training

122-01 Safe Driving Practices

When you complete this lesson, you will be familiar with the requirements of drivers of Department of Transportation (DOT) Class 1-6 light or medium duty vehicles. Additionally, you will be aware of defensive driving techniques, hazard perception, and driving attitude.

  • Identify how the use of trip planning and conducting a pre-trip vehicle inspection can reduce risk
  • Define distracted driving, its dangers, and steps to avoid it
  • Describe ways to identify and react to distracted drivers
  • List driving habits facilitating safe driving in hazardous weather conditions
  • Explain situational awareness and what kind of actions support it

122-01 Safe Driving Practices

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall the effects of drugs and alcohol, be familiar with the DOT required testing process, and the result-based consequences.

  • Identify the effects of drugs and alcohol
  • Recall the DOT required testing process
  • Identify result-based consequences resulting from testing