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Guide to Transportation Safety

D. Allen Hughes, P.E.

Course Outline

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Intended Audience

This manual is written for use by managers and employees of safe driving practices.  It is intended to provide knowledge that will be passed to employees to reduce on-the-job related injuries and deaths.

Benefit to Attendees

Students will gain an understanding from this course of the proper approach to understanding, assessing, and reporting the dangers of transportation and how to reduce the risks associated with transportation.

Course Introduction

This course is based on the publication, A Guide to Transportation Safety. The techniques and methodologies described in this course document are applicable to most areas in the United States and Canada.

Course Content

This course is based on a document by the N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL).  

Guide to Transportation Safety

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Course Summary

The purpose of this course is to understand the risks associated with on-the-job driving activities and to train employees on how to avoid those risks.  The attendee will understand the proper procedures on the road as well as what to do when an accident does happen. 


Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of PDH Center or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered architect and/or professional engineer/surveyor. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.