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New DOT Distraction Rules
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Distracted! Driving - DVD Training
Item Number: 251-DVD
Manufacturer: J.J Keller
Manufacturer Part No: 251-DVD
Aimed specifically at CMV drivers and others who drive as part of their profession (sales people, business travelers, small vehicle delivery drivers, military personnel, public servants, cabbies, etc.)
Details strategies drivers can use to deal with their own distracted driving and that of others
Covers the following topics:
Types of distractions
Technology as a distraction
Steps to avoid distracted driving
Recognizing the signs of other distracted motorists
What not to do when sharing the road with a distracted driver
Ready-to-use training program includes several components
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
(1) Closed-captioned video - Available on DVD, the program combines engaging video and editing technology.
(1) Discussion Guide - This 20-page guide provides additional information and discussion points to engage drivers in the training session.
(11) Driver Handbooks - Review key points and serve as a handy post-training reference (12 pages plus perforated 4-panel card).
(1) Trainer Tools CD-ROM (not sold separately) - Includes PowerPoint® presentations that can be used as is or customized, along with quizzes with answer keys, clip art, and a training log. The minimum computer system requirements for the Trainer Tools CD-ROM are Office 2000, with Word, and Internet Explorer version 5.5.
DVD Main Menu
Play Program – Plays entire main program (22 minutes).
Chapter Selections – Allows easy access to specific subtopics for more focused training.
An “in the driver seat” scenario about a driver engaging in distracted driving.
Introduces the topic.
Covers three proactive steps to avoid distracted driving:
Making a commitment to not drive distracted.
Watching for distracted drivers around you.
Reacting to them appropriately.
Technology as a Distraction
Addresses the ease and convenience of technology like smart phones, laptops, e-books, DVD players, mp3 players, satellite radio, etc., and how technology like these examples are some of the worst contributors to distracted driving.
Discusses texting, and how it is more deadly than drunk driving.
Covers texting and cell phone bans for CMV drivers.
Types of Distractions
Describes the three types of distractions, cites examples and offers strategies for dealing with them:
Explains what this is and gives examples of why it’s dangerous.
Consequences of Driving Distracted
Cites crash, injury and fatality statistics that resulted from distracted driving, and debunks the myth that distracted driving is mostly harmless.
Dealing with Distracted Driving
Covers good trip preparations and how they can help you avoid distractions.
Addresses how to deal with distractions you can’t avoid: deal with them at your next stop or pull over.
Uses graphic examples to show just how much ground you can cover in a few seconds, going 65 mph. These examples are used to help viewers understand that disaster can occur even if they give in to a distraction for “just a few seconds.”
How to manage other motorists who may be distracted:
The tell-tale signs that you’re sharing the road with a distracted driver.
Strategies for dealing with a distracted driver.
Tips for avoiding a road rage situation.
Commentary - Offers interviews from industry professionals
Hazard Perception Scenarios
Quiz - 10 interactive questions; offers correct/incorrect remediations to reinforce effectiveness of training
Message for Management
Distracted! Music Video
EYE ON Speed & Space Management
EYE ON Defensive Driving
Basic System Requirements
A 400 Mhz or faster Intel-compatible CPU
A video card with AGP architecture and at least 4 MB of onboard RAM
At least 128 MB of system RAM (Windows 2000, XP and Vista users - 256 MB or more is recommended)
Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP or Windows Vista (most software DVD decoders have either reduced function or no support under Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0)
The latest version of Microsoft DirectX
DVD-ROM drive (DVD discs cannot be read by CD-ROM equipment)