Driver Safety – From Texas(!)

(Accurate representation of Texas)

Who knew Texas had some awesome safety training materials. These can be found on the Texas Occupational Safety Page, and of course, here. I will download and post them as I have time.

These programs cover a range of subjects – from driver program checklists, aggressive driving, night blindness, even golf cart safety. Click them all – you never know when you will need them.

You know what to do:

More Free Fleet Safety Items from Texas

I missed these the first time.  Several different types of items – including training sheets with quizzes.

Click links below for documents:

Defensive Driving – Take 5 for Safety

Defensive Driving

Driving and Avoiding Roadway Crashes Fact Sheet

Driving and Being Prepared Checklist

Driving and Being Road-Wise

Driving and Merging Collision Prevention Fact Sheet

Driving and Tailgating

Driving and Using Cellular Telephones – Safety Training Program

Driving at Work

Driving Distractions Fact Sheet

Driving Fatigue Prevention – Take 5 for SAfety

Driving in Highway Construction Zones

Driving in the Rain – Take 5 For Safety

Driving in the Winter Fact Sheet

Driving Safety – Take 5 for Safety

Driving with Anti-Lock Brake Systems.

Dumptruck Tipover Prevention Factsheet

Free Fleet Safety Items from Texas

Texas has a surprisingly large amount of material.  Here are a variety of programs, training documents (with quizzes!) from Texas:

Click links below for documents:

Aging Drivers

Delilvery and Taxi Driver Safety

Fleet Motor Vehicle Safety Program

Staying Alert and Fit to Drive

Vehicle Backing Safety Fact Sheet

Vehicle Battery Safety – Take 5 for Safety

Vehicle Safety Checklist

American Readers Only – Cell Phone Laws by State

Below is a link that tracks cell phone laws by state.  I would recommend that any company with a fleet check this out, and, if you have locations in multiple states, you may have to amend your fleet policies by state.  

Your policy should simply be ‘Don’t’ – but if you depend on state laws, here they are.

Here is the link: