Urban Driving


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Driving in urban areas presents a different set of hazards to drivers as compared to highway driving. Red lights, intersections, traffic, distracted drivers, and pedestrians are just some of the hazards the urban driver will encounter. This course will teach you how to safely drive through urban areas, how to enter and exit traffic, how to navigate intersections, and how to react to traffic signals. You'll also learn how to share the road safely with pedestrians and cyclists. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
Employees whose job activities include the operation of motor vehicles

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.3

Lesson Objectives

Urban Driving

  • describe how to enter and exit traffic safely
  • determine the best way to negotiate an intersection
  • recognize how to correctly respond to traffic lights
  • recognize an urban driver's responsibilities toward pedestrians
  • follow best practices to safely share the road with cyclists
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_d61_sh_enus