Backing: Tractor-Trailers - Online Training Course

Interactive Training
30 minutes
Last Updated

Course Description

Backing: Tractor-Trailers - Online Training Course


  • This course is designed to help reduce the number of backing accidents by teaching drivers proper procedures for each backing maneuver.
  • Backing: Tractor-Trailers eLearning course covers the following topic:
    • Dangers & Guidelines
      • Backing Dangers
      • General Backing Guidelines
    • Backing Maneuvers
      • Steering Principles
      • Backing Maneuvers
  • Intended Audience: All drivers of vehicles that require a CDL to operate
  • Length: Approximately 30 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2015

System Req.

This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of less than seven inches, such as a smart phone.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or on-board audio source
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.

More Info

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the dangers of backing
  • Recall general backing guidelines
  • Apply good backing techniques and appropriate backing maneuvers based on the situation
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