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Back Safety for Truck Drivers

Covers sitting/driving, getting in and out of the cab, pushing, handling hoods, lifting rear doors, pulling or loading hand trucks, handling lift gates, and more.

1998, 40 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Safety First: Auto Shop Safety

Shows the proper way to operate hydraulic jacks, lifts and chain falls. Also covers the proper procedure for recharging batteries, disposing of old batteries, and how to handle battery acid and other corrosive materials. The best ways to clean oil spills and to prevent falls are discussed, along with preventing and containing fires. Provides a step-by-step procedure for pulling a car into a shop, and discusses the importance of proper ventilation to prevent asphyxiation.

2004, 30 minutes.

DVD English  
Defensive Driving: Prepared for the Worst

Defensive drivers anticipate how to deal with road hazards, poor weather conditions, vehicle collisions and crime. This DVD shows how to stay in control. It covers nature’s forces, night driving, break down basics, accidents, road construction, and personal security.

2005, 18 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Loading/Unloading Trailers

This video discusses daily truck inspection, securing loads, when and how to use a winch, and proper PPE. Instructs individuals who load and unload trailers. Covers safe lifting, safety precautions when driving on or off a trailer with lift equipment, and more.

1997, 13 minutes.

VHS English  
Safe Winter Driving

This video covers measures for winter driving, including basic emergency equipment, starting a cold vehicle, jump-starting a car, and what to do in various emergency situations.

1997, 17 minutes.

DVD English and Spanish  
Transportation Safety: Truck and Rail Handling

Reviews the safety issues related to loading and moving of grain by truck and rail car.

Year unknown, 14 minutes.

VHS English  
Straight Trucks and Vans

Two videos demonstrate two important skills: conducting straight-truck inspections and improving driving techniques. Using humor to sustain the viewer’s interest, these videos cover a wide range of topics including vehicle inspection, managing speed and space, backing, turning and parking, and emergency maneuvers. A five-minute segment offers drivers extreme weather driving tips.

Year unknown, 42 minutes.

VHS - Kit English  
Slip, Trips and Falls for Drivers

This video shows actual trailer and dock situations, highlighting where the risks are and demonstrating safe practices. It also includes a review of safe lifting techniques, and a reminder about the use of proper footwear and hand wear.

1998, 15 minutes.

VHS English  
Emergency Response Driving

This program is designed for emergency vehicle drivers, but has good advice for the rest of us, too. It addresses: driving basics - stop signs, red lights and school zones; speed limits, traffic flow and turn lanes; stopping, parking and standing; passing other vehicles; highway driving; police chases; accidents; planning ahead; communication; and maintenance.

2008, 20 minutes.

DVD English and Spanish  
Driven to Distraction

This DVD illustrates the dangers of distracted driving. Dangers discussed include cell phone use, talking to passengers, reaching into laptop cases, and eating and drinking.

2008, 17 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Master Driver: Backing Techniques

 Ways to back safely are covered on this DVD, including basic backing skills, types of backing maneuvers, the most common backing problems, straight-line backing, sight-line backing, jacking and chasing, alley dock backing, and blind side backing.

2008, 16 minutes.

DVD - Kit English  
Before You Turn the Key

This DVD reviews what drivers should do before they get in a vehicle and turn the key. Topics covered include: how to custom fit almost any vehicle for the driver's safety, how to properly adjust mirrors, how safety belts and airbags work together, walk-around inspections, how to avoid distractions while driving, how to help prevent neck injuries, and how to reverse safely.

2009, 20 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Defensive Driving: 15-Passenger Vans

This DVD is designed to provide drivers of 15-passenger vans with important safety tips to help them operate the vans safely, protect passengers and avoid accidents. Topics include: loading and handling, common causes of rollovers, safety guidelines, and buckling up.

2007, 11 minutes.

DVD English and Spanish  
Driven to Distraction II

Nearly 6,000 people died in 2008 from fatal crashes involving distracted drivers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This DVD, which is a follow-up to Driven to Distraction (VEH-022DT), addresses the following scenarios: cell phone use; talking to passengers; reaching into laptop case, GPS; chatting, texting, tweeting; MP3 players; personal grooming; and eating and drinking.

2010, 20 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Motorcycle Safety Awareness

This DVD will give your employees an eye-opening look at the dangers of motorcycle riding and provide them with important information they need to know before riding a motorcycle. Topics covered include: risks associated with riding a motorcycle, proper licensing and insurance, safe riding attitude, pre-ride inspections, PPE, and defensive riding.

2009, 25 minutes.

DVD English, Spanish, and Portuguese  
Master Driver: Pattern Driving

This DVD is aimed at drivers who find themselves in habitual, complacent driving patterns. It is designed to help drivers avoid the hazardous situations that can occur when they are coming out of a pattern-driving daze, and addresses ways drivers can resist dangerous pattern-driving behaviors.

2008, 19 minutes.

DVD - Kit English  
Master Driver: Rear End Collisions

A DVD program that covers how and why rear end collisions – one of the most preventable types of crashes – occur and what drivers can do to avoid them. Topics include the importance of maintaining a safe following distance, practicing good visual scanning techniques, and in-cab distractions.

2008, 19 minutes.

DVD - Kit English  
Real, Real Life: Safe Driving

This video teaches your employees that attitude is the key to safe driving. Topics include: road rage; drinking and driving; proper vehicle maintenance; and car jacking.

2004, 15 minutes.

DVD English and Spanish  
Street Smarts

This program serves as a reminder to workers how their lives depend on following the rules of the road.  Topics include: the proper dirving position for hands, a truck " no zone", secure vehicle break down procedures, the difference between rural and city driving, how to avoid becoming a victim of a crime, and how to react in order to avoid a crash.

2009, 18 minutes.

DVD English and Spanish  
Fatal Distractions: Keep Your Eyes on the Road

This DVD features 12 separate interviews of people who lost loved ones to distracted driving. The interviews are designed to be viewed individually, and each averages around six minutes in length.  The interviewees speak about how their loved ones died, reflect on what could and should have been done to prevent the accident, describe how they have struggled to cope with the aftermath, and encourage others to avoid making the same mistakes.

2009, 82 minutes total running time.

DVD English