Distracted driving is one of the major causes of motor vehicle accidents today. This edition of Safety Solutions discusses the four types of distractions—manual, auditory, visual, cognitive—and teaches proper skills to avoid distracted driving. This video features motorcoaches specifically, however the principles covered can apply to any commercial vehicle driver.
Turns can be dangerous and costly if you don't take the necessary precautions before and during these maneuvers. They are among the most common type of accident in the school bus and motorcoach industry. In this edition of Safety Solutions, we review turning techniques and tips for avoiding these accidents.
Safety Solutions: Customer Care & Passenger Safety
Slips and falls may seem like minor accidents but they can lead to very serious injuries. These injuries can be preventable if you know your surroundings, wear the proper shoes and use three points of contact. This DVD discusses these and other tips for avoiding these types of injuries.
Most lifting injuries are not caused by a single lift, but by many lifts over a long period of time. Proper lifting techniques can help you avoid these injuries. This DVD discusses how to size up a load, safely pick it up and put it down, and when to use assistance while lifting.
Low clearance collisions are preventable if you know your clearance height before your trip, pay attention to warning signs while on the road and use caution when approaching low clearances. This DVD discusses these and other tips for avoiding this type of collision.
Safety Solutions: Crisis Management & Emergency Planning
Construction is an issue every driver has to deal with at some point, but it can be even more frustrating when you’re behind the wheel of a truck or motorcoach. The risk of collisions in construction zones is higher for operators of these types of vehicles. This DVD covers how to navigate these situations.