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Fleet Driver Safety – E-Learning

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Duration: 50 minutes.

E-Learning Course Content:

This Fleet Driver Safety – Management of Occupational Road Risk e-learning course is aimed at ensuring that people who drive a car as part of their job role are able to do so safely and in line with the law.

The e-learning can be provided as SCORM files, or on a subscription basis, whether hosted on your own Learning Management System, or using our, feature-rich, easy-to-use learning platform.

Watch this video for a quick overview of the e-learning course:

What's the course about?

Fleet Driver Safety

Police road accident data shows that almost one third of all road deaths involve drivers or riders who are driving for work.

All businesses have a duty of care towards their employees when they are driving in company time and should have a commitment to achieving the highest standards of driving and vehicle care.

This Fleet Driver Safety – Management of Occupational Road Risk e-learning course provides learners with all the information they need to help ensure the safety of them and others when driving in company time or when using company vehicles. This includes information on the Highway Code changes that came into force in 2022.

Who is it for?
  • Essential health and safety training for people in H&S roles
  • Critical training for people that are in roles that mean they use company vehicles of any kind
  • Can be used as part of a wider health and safety programme
  • Perfect for employee induction processes
What does the course look like?
  • It’s an online e-learning course
  • Interactive and engaging content
  • Containing 6 interactive modules
  • Blending text, graphics, video interactions and images
  • On-going testing as your progress with a final assessment and CPD certificate​​
Objectives

This Driver Safety E-Learning Course will help ensure learners gain all the information they need to ensure they manage road risks and protect themselves and others while driving. With this course:

  • Identify the dangers that can arise from driving at work
  • Explain the duty of care employees have to their employees when driving
  • Understand the impact poor driving can have on a company’s reputation
  • Appreciate what is expected of them as a driver
  • Understand how to plan for a safe journey
  • Establish how to perform vehicle checks and ensure the vehicle is road worthy and safe
  • Appreciate the dangers of driving when tired and the distractions that can lead to accidents
  • Establish the rules regarding device use and smoking when in company vehicles
Module 1 - Introduction
  • Establish how the nature of driving for work can increase risks
  • Understand a business’s approach to driving at work and vehicle care
  • Explore their responsibilities as a driver and as an employee
Module 2 - What’s expected of you as a driver
  • Define how drivers can impact the company reputation
  • Describe what it means to be an eligible driver
  • Understand what they must do in terms of drugs, alcohol and medication
  • Establish what they must do if their licence is revoked or indorsed
  • State what they must do if they use glasses to drive.​
Module 3 - Safe journey planning
  • Plan a safe journey
  • Identify areas to consider when journey planning e.g. weather, roadworks
  • Appreciate how a safe journey plan can help the environment and sustainability.
Module 4 - Vehicle familiarisation and checks
  • Establish why it is important to familiarise themselves with the vehicle they are about to drive
  • Review examples of simple vehicle checks
  • Identify why loose objects should be stored safely
  • State who is responsible for the vehicle load
  • Define what should be checked and adjusted before leaving.​
Module 5 - While driving
  • Identify particular situations which can lead a driver to become tired
  • Review examples of distractions which can lead to accidents
  • Understand the company policy on smoking / vaping in company vehicles
  • Establish that using a hand held electronic device while driving is illegal
  • Identify why using a hands free phone could cause an offense
  • Understand what to do should they notice an issue with their vehicle or load.​
Module 6 - Changes to the Highway Code (from 2022)
  • Identify the hierarchy of road users
  • Establish what drivers should do when there are people waiting to cross road junctions, parallel and pedestrian crossings
  • Clarify what distances they should leave when passing cyclists and horse riders
  • Explain when cyclists have priority at road junctions
  • Determine how cyclists, horse riders and drivers of horse drawn vehicles will use roundabouts.
Module 7 - Breakdowns and accidents
  • Know what their priority is in the event of a breakdown
  • Know what they should do if they break down on a motorway
  • Know what to do in the event of an accident
  • Know what NOT to do in the event of an accident
  • Know how, when and where to report any accidents
  • Know what information to obtain from the scene / third parties.​
Module 8 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​
Why subscribe to this e-learning course?
  • Practical courses – This course is designed to help your learners in the real business world, giving them practical skills that they can quickly and easily implement in the workplace.
  • Interactive and engaging – Learning doesn’t have to be boring. This multi-media course is designed to keep your participants engaged throughout.
  • Step-by-step learning – This course is broken down into easy to manage bite-size chunks. From start to finish we take your learners on an enjoyable learning journey.
  • Fully accredited – The CPD Verification Service accredit all our courses, so you can be sure our training materials are of the highest standard.​
LMS integration

Where clients are not using our LMS and wish to host it on their own LMS instead, we provide SCORM files that they can simply install directly. Although these files are added to the clients LMS as usual and the user will access and view the course exactly as they would if it was built on the clients system, we are still able to track user numbers our side and also provide regular updates to the content.

E-Learning Alterations

Our e-learning products are always provided ‘white-label’ with no Trainer Bubble logos or references to our company.

We also understand that you may like to make alterations to the content. Whether it’s minor edits, larger alterations, adding of logos, or swapping images to better reflect your corporate identity – we can provide this change for a small fee.

Please note: We regularly update our courses to reflect legal changes or just general improvements to content. All this happens without you having to lift a finger whether the course is on your LMS or ours.

Price

‘Buy once, use forever’ Price – £2,500+vat​

Small number of users or several courses required? – Ask about subscription options

We have a variety of options for payment of this e-learning course. Please click on the Get a Quote button below, so that we can create a personal quote that suits your specific requirements.

If you are unsure of your e-learning requirements, you can also visit our sister website to find out more about our online learning services – Learner Bubble.​​​​​​

Fleet Driver Safety – E-Learning

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