Backing Techniques: Driver Training Series DVD Training

 Backing DVD Training Program


$ 325.00


Reduce truck backing accidents by teaching your drivers how to recognize backing dangers and provide expert-level backing procedures. This DVD Training Backing Technique Series is appropriate for all levels of drivers, from the entry-level to the veteran driver.


  • Covers the Proper Procedures for Backing Maneuver Including:
    • Straight-Line
    • Alley Dock
    • Sight-Side Jackknife
    • Blind-Side Jackknife Backing
    • Parallel Parking
  • Ready-To-Use Truck Driver Training Program
  • Closed-Captioned for the Hearing Impaired

What's Included

  • (1) 17-minute video - Combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels. Divided into two chapters:
    • Dangers & Guidelines
      • Backing Dangers
      • General Backing Guidelines
    • How to Back Your Tractor-Trailer Safely
      • Steering Principles
      • Backing Maneuvers
  • (1) Trainer Guide - (not sold separately) - Provides information on how to develop, organize, and conduct effective backing techniques training sessions.
  • (10) Driver Skills Cards - (Product Code: 56859) - Recaps the key points from the training program and serves as a reference tool for drivers to use either before or after the training session.

What's Covered

  • After completing Chapter 1: Dangers & Guidelines, learners will be able to:
    • Recognize backing dangers and:
      • Never back unless necessary
      • Have patience and use good judgement
      • Be attentive
      • Understand the serious damage to trailers, buildings, and equipment
      • Understand the risk of personal injury – even fatalities
      • Understand backing accidents are 100% avoidable
    • Recall general backing guidelines such as:
      • Eliminate noise
      • Get out and look
      • Back slowly
      • Use a spotter
      • Open your doors
  • After completing Chapter 2: How to Back Your Tractor-Trailer Safely, learners will be able to:
    • Apply good steering principles such as:
      • Jacking
      • Chasing
      • Following
      • Using push-pull technique
    • Apply appropriate backing maneuvers such as:
      • Straight-Line Backing
      • Alley Dock Backing or Curved Backing
      • Sight-Side Jackknife Backing
      • Blind-Side Jackknife Backing
      • Offset Backing

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)


Highly Recommended