Driver Safety Training

Straight Line Trans Inc. Driver Safety Training

At Straight Line Trans Inc. Safety & Loss Prevention, we take customer safety very seriously. To help you stay safe, we’ve created these free Customer Safety Training courses.

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Roadside Inspections

roadside_insRoadside inspections are a means of enforcement of the motor carrier safety laws established to help ensure a safer highway environment. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>   Download PDF File>>

Winter Weather Driving

winter_weather_dWinter can be a very dangerous time of the year. Winter driving can be frustrating, tiring and sometimes even hazardous. It pays to be prepared for the unexpected. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>   Download PDF File>>

Rules of the Road

rules_of_the_rWhat are the rules of the road? This training will help you to review defensive driving techniques and how to operate motor vehicles on public roadways. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>    Download PDF File>>

Seat Belt Usage

seat_belt_uWhat is the seat belt law and what are the management and administrative costs of not wearing your safety belt? This course answers these questions as well as busting some seat belt myths. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Safe Backing

safe_backingDid you know that 90% of trucking incidents and crashes happen during backing maneuvers? This course goes over ways to prevent backing accidents. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Parking Lot Awareness

parking_lot_awarenessParking lots can be surprisingly dangerous places. From dents and dings, pedestrian accidents and burglary, this course covers ways to prevent parking lot accidents. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Mobile Phone Usage

mobile_phone_usageMobile phones can be helpful in roadside emergencies. But did you know you can be held liable if an accident results from phone use while driving? Learn how to safely use cell phones on the roadways. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Avoiding Rollover Collisions

avoiding_rollover_collisionsRollover accidents can happen when you least expect them. This course teaches you the common causes of rollover accidents and steps you can take to avoid them. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

School Bus Safety

school_bus_safetyUnderstand school buses flashing light system, know the laws regarding sharing the road with school buses, and identify defensive driving techniques drivers should use when sharing the road with school buses. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Lane Change Awareness

lane_change_awarenessChanging lanes can be a dangerous and difficult maneuver, especially for a commercial vehicle. This course covers the basics in lane change awareness and safety. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Night Driving

night_drivingDriving at night is much different from driving during the daylight hours. Many of us many are unfamiliar with the hazards of night driving. This training will cover effective ways to deal with the hazards of night driving. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Aggressive Driving and Road Rage

aggr_driv_and_road_rageAn average of at least 1,500 men, women, and children are injured or killed each year in the United States as a result of road rage. Learn what causes road rage and how to deal with it. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>   Download PDF File>>

Hours of Service Regulations

hours_of_service_regThe primary reason for hours-of-service regulations is safety. The regulations impose limits for when and how long a driver may drive. This training will provide a brief overview of these requirements. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>   Download PDF File>>

Defensive Driving

defensive_drivingDo you know the basic Principles of Defensive Driving? Knowing the common causes and consequences of motor vehicle accidents and how to apply basic Defensive Driving Skills could save your life. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections

pre-and_post-trip_InspA quality pre- and post-trip inspection by a driver can identify defective equipment before it fails and save you from expensive roadside repairs, down time and fines. Download Download PowerPoint Presentation>>  Download PDF File>>

Cargo Securement Rules

cargo_securement_rulesCommercial drivers secure cargo on public roads and be equipped to prevent the cargo from leaking, spilling, blowing or falling. Download PowerPoint Presentation>>   Download PDF File>>

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