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Career Elective Commercial Driving 4

DESCRIPTION:

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.

CREDITS:

1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:

Career Elective Commercial Driving 1

Career Elective Commercial Driving 2

Career Elective Commercial Driving 3

Commercial Driving 4: Semester 1

  • First Aid
  • First Aid: Guidelines and Precautions
  • First Aid: Physical Injuries and Emergencies
  • First Aid: Physiological Incidents and Emergencies
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Medical Emergency Awareness
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness
  • Pretrip Air Brake Inspection
  • Knowing Your Route
  • Vehicle Operation
  • Blind Spots/Danger Zones and Mirrors
  • Backing and Turnabout Maneuvers
  • Inclement Weather and Adverse Conditions
  • Commercial Driving 4: Semester 1 Test

Commercial Driving 4: Semester 2

  • Driving
  • On the Road
  • Road Awareness
  • Safety
  • Sharing the Road
  • Traffic Lanes
  • Turning
  • The Threat of Road Rage
  • Commercial Driving 4: Semester 2 Test