In the delivery business, temporary or permanent loss of personnel, out-of-service vehicles and damaged products caused by vehicle collisions really hurt the bottom line. Bringing your route sales drivers up to date on critical defensive driving skills and techniques will help keep them out of collisions and on the job.
Trucks & Buses
Based on the educational philosophy of high trainee involvement, Coaching The® School Bus Driver 2 encourages drivers to analyze and discuss safe driving issues throughout-capitalizing and building on their driving experience. While specifically focusing on defensive driving techniques relating to school bus drivers, the course also:
The Coaching The® Professional Truck Driver® 2 course has been designed for maximum flexibility. In response to many trucking operations, this course is designed to be delivered in a series of short segments or in one longer session. Also, since most professional truck drivers are experienced drivers, you will find that this course acknowledges and builds on their experience to maximize the acceptance and effectiveness of the training.
Coaching the Motor Coach Operator® provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of operating motor coaches and coverage of collision-prevention techniques, including:
- Cushion of safety (following distance, stopping distance, blind spots, mirror adjustment, tailgaters, etc.)
- Vehicle positioning
- Safe backing and parking procedures, and more - applied to city, interstate and rural driving areas
As well as other critical topics:
This non-lecture program refreshes basic driving skills, and introduces advanced techniques to help transit bus operators anticipate and avoid collision situations. Following the structured discussion format outlined in the Instructor's Guide, the instructor actively involves trainees throughout the program.
Since its introduction in 1991 by Coaching Systems and the National Safety Council, the 4-hour Coaching the Maintenance Vehicle Operator® (CMVO®) program has been used to train nearly 200,000 operators.
Coaching the Maintenance Vehicle Operator II® is a comprehensive defensive driving program that focuses on improving an operator's ability to read traffic conditions, act accordingly, and prevent collisions both on the road and at the work site. Coaching Systems Coaching The Maintenance Vehicle Operator II
This self-instructional program, which allows trainees to work at their own pace, presents critical driving skills relevant to the towing industry. Ideal for both new and experienced tow truck operators.
Topics addressed include:
Comprehensive coverage of collision-prevention techniques, including:
- Cushion of safety (following distance, stopping distance, blind spots, tailgaters, etc.)
- Mirror adjustment
- Vehicle positioning
- Safe backing and parking procedures -and more, as they apply to city, commercial, highway and rural driving areas.
Also includes coverage of other safety-related topics, such as:
Coaching the Utility Truck Driver II™, a completely updated version of the original program first introduced in 1987, still remains one of the few driver training programs designed specifically for the utility industry. The new program continues to offer safety trainers comprehensive, high-quality classroom materials at a reasonable price, in a non-lecture discussion format ideal for adult, experienced drivers.
Drivers of straight trucks deserve the same "professional" status afforded to 18-wheel vehicle operators, and they merit a first-class training program designed specifically for them. Coaching The® Straight Truck Driver 2™ fills that need.
This specialized course, designed to address collision-producing situations common to the refuse driver, has become an industry standard. An advanced course (beyond the basics of handling a refuse vehicle), Coaching the Refuse Truck Driver II teaches practical defensive driving techniques that allow the driver to read and respond safely to traffic conditions. Throughout the course, drivers actively participate by analyzing and discussing ways to handle potential collision situations.
Regardless of how knowledgeable drivers are about topics such as water/cement ratios, slump, mixer operation, etc., their skills are useless if they cant get the product to and from the job site safely, or they fail to follow safe operating procedures at the work site. Thats why a training program has been designed specifically for this industry.
Many snowplow training videos focus on the mechanics of operating different kinds of plows — use of an auger, spreader rates, when to plow, etc. — or on how to drive a truck, but few of them deal with collision issues... until the Snowplow Safety ™ video was produced.
The Snowplow Safety: Parking Lots™ video focuses on specific safety issues regarding the plowing of parking lots. The video can be used for self-directed or classroom study, and is ideal for pre-and in-season training.
This 4-hour classroom program is the newest addition to Coaching System's Coaching Series™ of driver training programs. It zeroes in on defensive driving principles as they relate to vehicles and driving conditions common to the pest control industry.
A comprehensive video presentation, segmented into five individual presentations, covers: