Eliminating Driving Distractions: To The Point
Statistics indicate that one in four motor vehicle fatalities is a result of distracted driving. What many people fail to realize is distracted driving is more than the use of a cell phone. This training focuses on the different types of driving distractions and how to avoid them. This course starts by explaining the four main types of distractions, visual, auditory, cognitive and manual. Visual distractions for example include looking out the window at a person or dropping something in the car and retrieving it. The course demonstrates a number of distractions falling under each major category. The course then illustrates ways to avoid distractions. Putting one’s phone away before driving, and not having conversations while driving are some examples. Use this course to help employees learn how to control potential distractions before driving and create habits to stay safe behind the wheel.