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Backing Basics and Straight Line, Offset and Parallel Backing... for CMV Drivers Training Course

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Master backing basics, straight-line, offset, and parallel parking for CMV safety.

21 minutes   |   SKU: CS431    |    Language(s): EN    |    Produced 2024








21 minutes

Training Objectives

Understand the fundamentals of backing a CMV
Learn the steps for straight-line backing
Master offset backing and parking techniques
Develop parallel parking skills
Identify common hazards during backing and parking
Implement strategies to avoid backing and parking hazards

Course Overview

Commercial Motor Vehicle drivers know how challenging it can be to maneuver a large vehicle… especially when you’re traveling in reverse. Since it's hard to see where you're going, it takes extra preparation, skill, and concentration to do it safely. Statistics say that "backing accidents" account for almost 30% of all CMV accidents.

"Backing Basics and Straight Line, Offset, and Parallel Parking …for CMV Drivers" discusses the basics of backing and parking and how to perform these maneuvers in a Commercial Motor Vehicle. The course examines straight-line backing, offset backing and parking, and parallel parking as well as common hazards to look for while backing and parking a CMV and how to avoid them.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • The basics of backing
  • Straight-line backing
  • Offset backing and parking
  • Parallel parking
  • …and more.

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