Online accident reporting course

John G Smith

CarriersEdge has unveiled a new online training module that guides drivers through legal and safety procedures and responsibilities following an accident.

Based on a four-step process — stop, secure, report and document — it covers appropriate behavior at an accident scene; how to secure a vehicle with warning signals; how to help the injured; information to be included in an accident report, and how to collect witness information and take photographs; and drug and alcohol testing.

Not stopping there, is also offers insights into Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for drivers involved in collisions.

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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