Fixed Object Collisions: Driver Training Series - Online Course

Interactive Training
15 minutes
Last Updated

Course Description

Fixed Object Collisions: Driver Training Series - Online Course


  • The Driver Training Series is a collection of training programs which emphasize the essential skills necessary for staying safe on the road. This series is appropriate for all levels of drivers, from the entry-level to the veteran driver.
  • The J. J. Keller's Fixed Object Collisions: Driver Training Series eLearning course covers the following topic:
    • Recognizing Obstructions
      • What is a Fixed Object Collision?
      • Cause & Effect of Fixed Object Collisions
      • Potential Obstructions
    • Avoiding a Fixed Object Collision
      • Plan Your Trip
      • Know Your Surroundings
      • Secure Your Truck
      • Know Your Truck's Height
      • Eliminate Distractions
      • Avoid Fatigue
      • Don't Speed
      • Verify Adequate Space
      • Back Only When Necessary
      • When in Doubt
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Identify ground-level, eye-level, and overhead obstructions that have the potential to make contact with their truck
    • Discuss how to avoid a fixed object collision, especially while driving, backing, or cornering
  • Intended Audience: All drivers of vehicles that require a CDL
  • Length: 15 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2016

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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.



Fixed Object Collisions is designed to help drivers understand how to avoid an accident or incident involving their tractor-trailer and a fixed object. Specifically, it covers how to avoid contacting various obstructions while performing basic driving maneuvers.