Driving For Work What Everyone Needs to Know – Part 2 Distractions

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Driving for Work: What Everyone Needs to Know – Part 2 (Distractions)

This driving for work – what everyone needs to know training course part 2 (distractions) explores different types of distractions that affect a driver’s focus. It further explains how poor journey planning and fatigue can result in greater risk of road accidents.

This course covers common distractions, the importance of journey planning and signs of driver fatigue, including what to do under such circumstances.

This is a RoSPA-Approved training course and provides a certificate to trainees upon successful completion of the course.

Driving Courses & Training

Human Focus is currently offering other courses under the driving for work toolkit:

Objectives of Driver Education Course focusing on Distraction Problems

  • To understand different distractions and how they can affect a driver’s attention
  • Increase trainee awareness of the importance of good journey planning in reducing risk whilst driving
  • Increase awareness of the signs of driver fatigue, actions to take avoid fatigue and what to do when experiencing fatigue whilst driving

Driver Safety Awareness Course Content

This online training course focuses on the ways to manage distractions whilst driving, hence covers the following:

  • Distractions
  • Journey planning
  • Fatigue & Driving

Interactive Quiz

Target Audience for Driving Course Encountering Distractions

This e-Learning course is designed for:

  • Organisations whose employees drive as part of their job
  • Anyone who has to drive as a part of his/her job
  • Anyone driving to and from work

Benefits of Driving with Safety Course Online

Training Delivery Benefits for Staff Members

  • Course duration – 25+ minutes
  • Available anywhere, any time
  • Educates trainees to avoid distractions & remain focused whilst driving
  • Teaches learners to set an effective journey plan to lower the risk of accidents
  • Illustrates various actions drivers should take if suffering from fatigue on the road
  • Course content comprises of high-quality animations and videos
  • Offers convenient learning experience to the trainees via the Human Focus Learning Management System(LMS)
  • The Human Focus LMS helps trainees to keep a record of their course progress which allows them to complete the course, at their convenience
  • Interactive session quizzes and a knowledge test at the end of course to assess learning of trainees
  • RoSPA-Approved certificate for trainees who pass this driving course

Training Delivery Benefits for Organisations

This driving for Work e-learning training benefits organisations in the following ways:

  • Compliance evidence with the law that requires organisations to ensure the health and safety of workers
  • Improved safety awareness culture within the company
  • Increased employee support reduces stress levels, and improves morale.
  • Enhanced productivity of employees by reducing the risks of work-related road accidents

Course Format of Driving with Safety E-Learning Course

Format: Online Course that every registered user can take either using a mobile device or a desktop computer can be taken on any mobile desktop machine

Estimated running time: 25+ minutes

  • RoSPA-Approved content
  • Quality videos and animations
  • End of the course knowledge test and RoSPA-Approved certificate

The driving for work e-learning has a total running time of approximately 25 minutes. However, it’s up to the trainees, how much time they take to answer the knowledge questions.

The Human Focus Learning Management System (LMS) includes record management to keep everyone’s training records, completion status, and reattempts easily accessible. The LMS allows trainees to complete the course at their convenience.

Knowledge Test

 The training course on driving for work dealing with distractions has a brief knowledge test at the end. It can be taken only if a trainee successfully completes all sections of the course. The test aims to assess the trainee’s understanding and learning due to this course.

  • The Human Focus test system is entirely online, therefore, trainees do not require to visit training centres
  • The test composes of multiple-choice questions
  • Each trainee needs to score 80% to pass the end test and receive the completion certificate

Driving Safety Awareness Certificate

When trainees pass the end test, they instantly get a RoSPA-Approved certificate in downloadable form.

However, if trainees fail the end test, they get the opportunity to reattempt the test.

Work-Related Driving Accidents - Background Statistics

According to a national survey, 1748 road deaths and 153,315 causalities were reported in the Great Britain in 2019.

Another report by the Department for Transport UKsays that over one-quarter of all road accidents involve a driver driving for work.

According to the Labour Force Survey 2016, almost 72,000 road accidents occurred in the UK that involved riders or drivers driving for work.

Legal Responsibilities

All employers are bound under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure their workers’ safety, so far as is reasonably practicable . This law is applicable to work activities on roads in the same way as other working practices.

This driving for work, ROSPA-Approved course, therein, creates awareness of safe driving tips among drivers for minimising the rate of work-related road accidents.

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