How to Prepare for a Safe Trip

This 2 minute safety training video covers: What are the car emergency supplies, what basic emergency equipments to bring during a trip, how to properly drive a car, how to feel comfortable when driving, how to properly maintain a car, what are the effects of drugs or alcohol when driving, why wearing seat belts are so important. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 21 minute full length version.

Atlantic's Driving Safety provide the information employees need to drive cars, vans and small trucks safely, both on and off the job. Topics covered in these products include:

  • Inspecting the vehicle. Adjusting seats, mirrors and other equipment.
  • Mental preparation and concentration.
  • Passing another vehicle.
  • Sharing the road with trucks and buses.
  • School bus encounters.
  • Driving at night.
  • Adverse weather conditions, skidding and hydroplaning.
  • Distracted driving.
  • Road rage.
  • What to do in case of an accident.
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 21 minute preview.

Video Transcript

There are several ways you can plan for safe driving, starting with having the survival kit in your vehicle at all times. While some of the essential supplies may vary in different weather conditions supplies for safe driving typically include compass, first aid kit, working flashlights and extra batteries, a toolkit, reflective triangles or road flares and more. Be sure to store all valuables in the trunk and secure any tools or equipment. It's important that you personally adjust the vehicle to fit you before you drive, seat directly behind the steering wheel and make sure you are comfortable. Adjust the seat and shoulder restrains so that they are snag across your hips and chest.