This course discusses first-aid techniques and health considerations useful to transportation services professionals. It also describes procedures and techniques drivers should use to safely operate commercial, passenger-carrying vehicles. This course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 presents appropriate first-aid techniques for several traumas and medical emergencies as well as health-related considerations for exposure to bloodborne pathogens. It also discusses the safe operation of vehicles, including adverse driving conditions.
Semester 2 describes defensive driving techniques. It discusses safety measures, proper use of various types of traffic lanes, proper turning and parking techniques, and road awareness. It also defines “road rage” and discusses its causes and effects.
Commercial Driving 3