Passenger Van Driver Assessment and Safety Awareness Training Exam. Print the exam and answer each question as you review this program. After completing the assessment and exam, make a copy for your records and forward it the Environmental Health & Safety Office. The information you provide and. PROGRAM COMPONENTSMany organizations mistakenly assume that van driving is no different than driving a personal car, and they expect their employees (or volunteers) to assume van-driving responsibilities without any training. The fact is that most commercial vans are very different than passenger cars.
Question # 1 15-Passenger vans are more likely to rollover versus other types of vehicles. A fully occupied 15- passenger van is 5 times more likely to rollover versus a 15 passenger van with less than 15 passengers. Nik Halik The Thrillionaire Pdf Editor here. Also, 15-passenger vans are 5 times more likely to rollover on high speed roads at or above 55 mph and 15 passenger vans are twice as likely to rollover on curved roads as on straight roads, so slow down.
* Required A) True B) False Question # 2 15-Passenger vans are much longer, wider and heavier than other vehicles and they have a high center of gravity which can effect: * Required A) Steering B) Braking distances C) Mirror usage D) Backing E) All of the above Question # 3 According to NHTSA, rollover and blowout type accidents are mainly attributed to: * Required A) Under inflated tires or worn tires B) Pot holes and road debris C) Uneven tires or cracked tires D) Use of spare tire E) Both a and c F) All of above Question # 4 You should limit the amount of weight placed in the van. Place all weight as far forward in the van as possible.
The risk of rollover crashes are greatly increased with one or a combination of the following conditions: * Required A) As the number of occupants increase in the van B) When cargo is placed on the roof C) When pulling a trailer D) When speeding E) All of the above Question # 5 To safeguard 15-passenger accidents, the following should be emphasized: * Required A) Driver must maintain speed control, at or below speed limits and allow additional braking time B) Driver should be cautious on curved roads and slow down to avoid dropping off the shoulder or road C) Avoid abrupt steering. Train driver on proper turning procedures and emergency maneuvers. If the van wheel drops off the road gradually reduce speed and steer back onto the roadway and avoid sudden turns D) When van is not full, require passenger to sit in front of the rear axel E) All of the above Question # 6 Drivers should maintain a cushion of safety around the vehicle. Drivers of a 15-passenger van should give themselves time to react, time to stop or time to make an evasive maneuver if necessary. The following distance while driving a 15-passenger van should be: * Required A) 2 second rule B) 3 second rule C) 4 second rule D) 5 second rule Question # 7 In addition to abrupt steering, lane changing can create a rollover potential. Drivers should: * Required A) Ask themselves if lane change is necessary B) Stay in left lane to avoid slow drivers C) Check mirrors and blind spots D) Signal 100 feet in advance and switch when it is safe E) a, b & d F) a, c, & d Question # 8 In addition to abrupt steering, turning can create a rollover potential. Drivers should: * Required A) Reduce speed before turning B) Check mirrors and blind spots C) Slow down and signal 100 feet in advance D) For left hand turn, keep wheel straight, further into the intersection, until turn E) For right hand turn, swings out to left, check side mirror, look for pedestrians and right-hand squeeze F) a, b & c G) All of above Question # 9 According to the NHTSA, 70% of backing accidents involve hitting stationary objects.
Which should not be included in this statement? * Required A) Avoid backing all together B) Complete a circle check C) Back into spot as you arrive versus backing out into traffic D) Back from passenger side E) Don’t rely on back up alarm and use a spotter Question # 10 At drop off and pick up sites, drivers should: * Required A) Assess backing requirement, avoid backing if possible B) Never leave the keys unattended in van while unloading or loading C) Circle check before backing D) Check to make sure everyone is in the building or in the vehicle before moving E) All of the above.
Since the original Coaching The ® Van Driver course was introduced in 1991, we have received invaluable feedback from hundreds of instructor training sessions and thousands of actual Coaching sessions. By responding to those involved with The Coaching Series ® programs instructors, trainees, safety managers and loss control professionals we have continued to develop quality training materials. Coaching The ® Van Driver 3 is a direct result of this field input. This new program addresses the considerations of mini-van, commercial van and 15 passenger van drivers. Coaching The ® Van Driver 3 presents updated visuals and new information without sacrificing the strengths of the original program comprehensive coverage of collision-prevention techniques, a non-lecture participant-intensive educational approach, a modular training format, and an easy-to-use Instructors Guide.