Rear-end collisions can be very serious since the vehicle that is struck from behind is usually stopped or moving very slowly. The potential for catastrophe is even greater when the vehicle in motion is a large truck and the vehicle that is struck is a smaller vehicle such as an automobile.
This online Avoiding Rear-End Collisions for Large Vehicles course is designed to provide an understanding of common causes of rear-end collisions and what large vehicles drivers can do to reduce the risk of being involved in one.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of:
- The six major factors that contribute to rear-end collisions
- What you can do to avoid colliding with a vehicle in front of you
- How you can reduce the risk of another vehicle colliding with yours from the rear