Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling (Update Available)
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As a commercial vehicle operator, you are responsible for the safe operation of your tractor trailer. Following appropriate practices to couple and uncouple trailers, as well as maintaining equipment, ensures that you and the other motorists that share the road with you are safe. In this course, you will learn about the safety factors that apply to coupling and uncoupling vehicles and the risks associated with these tasks. Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling 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.
Operators of commercial vehicles and other large trucks that are used to pull trailers