With over 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings in the United States, every driver needs to know how to cross railroad tracks safely. That’s especially true for the professional driver, operating a longer and heavier vehicle. This course will address safely crossing railroad tracks, including regulatory requirements, emergency procedures, and recognition of safety devices and signs.
This training is designed to help inexperienced CDL Class A drivers pass through a railroad crossing safely and know what to do at the tracks in an emergency situation.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Explain what is required when approaching a highway-rail grade crossing
- Identify various crossing signs, gates, and signals you may encounter
- Discuss the procedures to safely stop at railroad tracks
- Describe appropriate actions to take in the event of a railroad-related emergency
The J. J. Keller Safe and Smart CDL Class A Driver Training for Inexperienced Drivers: Railroad Crossings program covers the following topics:
- The Regulations
- Safety Tips
- Stuck on the Tracks
Intended Audience: Inexperienced CDL Class A Drivers
Regulations Covered: 49 CFR 392.10, 49 CFR 392.11, 49 CFR. 392.12
Online Course Length: 15 minutes
Product Code: 62393