How to Safely Handle Car Emergencies

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What are the things you should do when accidents happen, how to properly handle an accident, what necessary documents you need, when and where to report. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 21 minute full length version.

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Atlantic Training's Driving Safety Training DVD Package most employees travel the roads every day... in cars, vans or trucks... many of them on company business. Each year,traffic accidents claim over 40,000 lives and cause more than two million serious injuries. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death on the job.

This Driving Safety Training DVD Package Covers:

  • How to Safely Handle Car Emergencies
  • 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

If your vehicle breaks down while you are driving allow it to slow down normally, pull to the side of the road preferably on the shoulder lane better yet try to take an exit if the car will make it. Make your vehicle visible to other drivers by using reflectors or road flares and turning on hazards. Stand away from the vehicle until help arrives or wait inside with the doors locked and the safety belts fastened. If you change flat tires yourself position yourself away from the road as much as possible. If you are involved in as vehicle crash, turn off the ignition and check the well-being of everyone involved, turn on your hazards and mark the scene with reflective triangles or road flares. Call the police and if necessary emergency medical services.