Helps drivers learn the basics of backing and docking, including safe backing practices and the types of backing maneuvers commonly used. Successfully backing a vehicle requires skill, practice, patience, and good judgment. Improper or inattentive backing can result in lost time, additional paperwork, and damage to vehicles, buildings, or other equipment. This course is designed to help drivers learn the basics of backing and docking, including safe backing practices and the types of backing maneuvers commonly used. After completing this program, learners will be able to: • Describe how to safely back your vehicle • Explain how to safely dock and park your vehicle • Explain additional precautions to take when backing in loading docks and parking Entry-Level Driver Training: Backing and Docking program covers the following topics: • Backing • 90-Degree • Backing Safely • Backing Techniques • Blind-Side Backing • Eliminate Noise • General Backing Guidelines • Get Out And Look (GOAL) • Offset Backing • Open the Trailer Doors • Parallel • Straight Line Backing • Use a Spotter • Use Both Mirrors • Parking • Parking Lot • Street Parking • Docking • Loading Docks Intended Audience: Drivers who are applying for an initial commercial driver’s license (CDL) or drivers upgrading their current CDL Regulations Covered: Unit A1.1.6 Backing and Docking Language: English Copyright Date: 2022 Course Length: 21 minutes
You can also join this program via the mobile app.