DEFENSIVE DRIVING. It s an Attitude

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1 DEFENSIVE DRIVING It s an Attitude

2 RLI Design Professionals Design Professionals Learning Event DPLE 155 July 15, 2015

3 RLI Design Professionals RLI Design Professionals is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to CES Records for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for non-aia members are available on request. This program is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation.

4 RLI Design Professionals Copyright Materials This presentation is protected by US and International Copyright laws. Reproduction, distribution, display and use of the presentation without written permission of the speakers is prohibited. RLI Design Professionals

5 Course Description According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, roadway incidents were the leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in This session will emphasize the importance of having the right attitude while traveling out on the road. Although driving may be secondary to your responsibilities, and having the right driving attitude may be far from your thoughts, it may be the most important thing you do each day.

6 Course Presenter Sean is a Senior Loss Control Coordinator at RLI with 27 years experience in safety and health. He is a Certified Safety Professional and an Associate in Loss Control Management and joined RLI in February of this year.

7 Course Learning Objectives Participants will: Explore the basics of defensive driving for the benefit of both employees and the driving public in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community at large. Learn to avoid unsafe driving behaviors that can lead to vehicle accidents resulting in accidental injury or death and/or property damage. Discover the driving conditions that are under your control, and those that are not, so you can more effectively protect other drivers on the road and the health, safety, and welfare of the general public. Find out how to best navigate driving in the city, intersections, curves/ramps, underpasses, and merges to arrive safely at your destination and protect public health, safety, and welfare.

8 What Does Defensive Driving Mean to You? Going the speed limit? Using your turn signal? Not tailgating? Braking early? Slowing down at yellow lights?

9 Definition The National Safety Council defines defensive driving as: Driving to save lives, time, and money in spite of the conditions around us and the actions of others. 2/3 of all accidents are preventable!

10 Defensive Driving Basics Stay alert to changes Look well ahead Aim high Observe the entire situation Recognize potential hazards Decide on an appropriate response Carry out your plan

11 Defensive Driving Basics Learn to recognize driving situations that can be hazardous Assume other drivers will make errors Adjust speed, position, direction, and attention to be able to maneuver safely if a hazard develops

12 Defensive Driving Basics Scan far enough ahead to be able to react safely to approaching situations Scan thoroughly before changing speed or direction Scan frequently to the sides and rear for passing or approaching vehicles

13 Avoid 7 Most Unsafe Driving Behaviors 1. Improper speed 2. Violating right of way 3. Driving left of center 4. Turning improperly 5. Passing improperly 6. Following too closely 7. Distracted driving

14 Conditions You Can t Always Control Light Traffic mix Weather Road

15 Conditions You Can Control Your body Your driving habits Your vehicle condition Your reaction to bad behavior Your attentiveness

16 Physical Conditions That Affect Driving Age Chemical impairment ; DUI Mobility Fatigue or drowsiness Hearing Illness or use of medication Vision

17 Seeing and Being Seen Outside Vehicle Checks: Lights Mirrors Windshield wipers Tires Under vehicle Driver Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (if applicable)

18 Seeing and Being Seen Inside Vehicle Check: Cleanliness Lock doors Adjust seat Adjust head restraint Adjust mirrors Fasten seatbelt with proper use Scan gauges for warning lights Adjust windows, vents, and heater or AC controls for comfort

19 Seeing and Being Seen Keep the windshield and mirrors clean/clear Use mirrors Constantly scan traffic to the front and sides Look 10 to 12 seconds ahead in the city Look 12 to 15 seconds ahead on the highway Keep signal on until move is complete Keep lights on for safety

20 Seeing and Being Seen For commercial vehicles and light trucks & vans, walk around the vehicle and look underneath to ensure the clearance is safe before moving a vehicle Check the blind area on the right and in front Do not delay in moving a vehicle after assuring all is clear

21 Seeing and Being Seen Start up slowly to allow other vehicles and pedestrians who may have unexpectedly approached to safely move away Tap the horn in congested areas or recruit a signaler to assist them

22 City Driving Keep your eyes moving continually scan Check all mirrors Watch the taillights Bikes and pedestrians Driveways, alleyways, parking lot entrances/exits Overhead wires, delivery vans, and dumpsters Make sure there s enough space

23 City Driving When stopped in traffic, wait to proceed until the vehicle ahead has moved Watch your speed Plan your route accordingly

24 Following Too Closely Tailgating is the #1 driving cause of reputation loss Safe following distance

25 Following Too Closely Leave one second for every 10 of vehicle length (consider all passenger cars to be 20, so 2 second minimum; round a 26 truck up to 30, so 3 seconds) Double or triple the distance in adverse conditions (rough road, rain, darkness)

26 Following Too Closely Reaction Distance + Braking Distance = STOPPING Distance 35 mph/77 feet + 59 feet = 136 feet 45 mph/99 feet + 97 feet = 196 feet 55 mph/121 feet feet = 265 feet 65 mph/143 feet feet = 345 feet

27 Intersections When approaching a controlled intersection, stop prior to the stop line If no stop line exists, then stop before entering the crosswalk on your side of the intersection or, if no crosswalk, stop at the nearest point of the intersection where you have a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway Make sure the intersection is clear of all hazards, enter slowly, scan left and right, and proceed if clear

28 Intersections my neighborhood

29 Intersections Approach intersections assuming cross traffic may not obey traffic control devices; anticipate the need for avoidance At busy and unmarked intersections, stop, assume you don t have the right-of-way Slow down and watch for other vehicles, pedestrians, and people on bikes, skateboards, etc.

30 Intersections Allow enough time to clear the entire intersection Commercial vehicles take longer to cross due to additional length and slower acceleration

31 Intersections Be cautious crossing uncontrolled intersections at night with commercial vehicles approaching drivers may see the vehicle s headlights from the side, but may not realize the size of the vehicle or that a long trailer may be following Keep vehicle lights and reflective devices clean and assure lights are operational

32 Curves/Ramps Secure contents to prevent moving from side to side Remember that top-heavy cargo will cause vehicles to roll over in curves at lower speeds than those loaded with flat, compact cargo Maintain speeds below the curve advisory speed to prevent rollover incidents

33 Curves/Ramps Reduce speed before entering curve if a curve is entered too fast there may not be enough time to slow down before rolling over Stay off the shoulder in curves the wheels may drop or sink into a shoulder and increase the chance of a rollover

34 Underpasses

35 Merging On Size up the traffic Signal early Watch for an opening Build up speed Watch the mirrors Watch for oncoming traffic

36 Merging Off Signal Get into the turn lane as soon as possible Check mirrors Shift down to a lower gear Make the exit

37 What is Defensive Driving? Operating a vehicle with: Knowledge Foresight Alertness Judgment Skill Patience Cooperation Courtesy on the road

38 What is Defensive Driving? Operating a vehicle without: The me-versus-them mentality in our need to get where we are going

39 Repercussions Impact of not driving defensively includes: Direct and indirect costs Driver financial responsibility and coverage status Company insurance premium and coverage status

40 This concludes The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems Program Laurel Tenuto, Client Risk Management Coordinator Sean McGuire, Senior Loss Control Coordinator

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