Safe & Smart Driver Training Program

Safe & Smart Driver Training

Help reduce the chance of accidents by providing your commercial motor vehicle (CMV), non-commercial driver’s license (CDL) drivers with the training they need to be safe, compliant and professional.

Train your drivers with our Online Courses or let us conduct the training for you with our Safe & Smart Driver Training Program, which can be customized to your company’s needs.


Let Your Non-CDL Drivers Train At Their Own Pace with Online Courses

Give your non-CDL, CMV drivers an understanding of the regulations and best practices that apply to them as professional drivers. This self-paced training — covering topics such as vehicle inspections, defensive driving, and hours of service — can be taken anytime, anywhere there is an internet connection.


Choose from over 50 courses with separate programs for::


INEXPERIENCED DRIVERS — those new to driving or the industry who’ve been driving for a year or less and need more in-depth orientation training.

Topics Include: 

  • Becoming A Professional Driver
  • Defensive Driving
    • Distracted Driving        • Extreme Driving Condition
    • Night Driving                  • Speed and Space Management
  • On The Road Inspection
  • Pre-Trip Inspection: Walk-Around
  • And more



EXPERIENCED DRIVERS — those who’ve been driving for more than a year and need a refresher on key topics.

Topics Include:

  • Backing and Parking
  • Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA)
  • Defensive Driving
  • Fatigue and Wellness
  • And more


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Let Our Trainers Provide Proven CMV Driver Training

This in-depth, hands-on program will teach your new and existing CMV drivers how to drive safely, understand the regulations, and provide professional customer service.

Developed by our training experts and delivered by veteran instructors, the J. J. Keller® Safe & Smart Driver Training Program begins with an assessment of your training needs that allows us to customize the perfect program for your company, your cargo and your vehicles, whether they be delivery vans, straight trucks or other CMVs. Training can occur at your location(s) or virtually anywhere nationwide!

The program features a combination of interactive online courses and peer-to-peer classroom, range and road experiences, and includes four program options:

  • New Hire—New Driver Training covers everything new drivers need to become skilled CMV drivers.
  • New Hire—Experienced Driver Training provides refresher training to ensure experienced drivers meet a company’s safety standards.
  • Defensive Driving—Recurring Training teaches current company drivers about key safety behaviors.
  • Driver Coaching helps quickly address negative driving events

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