EVALUATION

The 2 hr. evaluation is a must if you want a good result in how the employee conducts himself with your vehicle. 75$ per hr.“]

FIRST ALBERTA DRIVER SAFETY

9 TOPICS, 75 OBSERATIONS

CONTROLS AND EQUIPMENT
_ Fully evaluates condition of vehicle
_ Knows proper use of parking brake
_ Checks for oil, water, fuel leaks
_ Checks fuel, oil, and water levels
_ Checks tires, lights, reflectors
_ Understands use of 4-way flashers
_ Checks wipers, mirrors, horn, and gauges
_ Adjusts speed to range of lights
_ Checks emergency equipment
_ Knows how to replace fuses
_ Cleans windows, mirrors, lights

PLACING VEHICLE IN MOTION
_ Checks mirror adjustment
_ Starts motor without difficulty
_ Enters intersections prepared to stop
_ Checks for cross traffic
_ Checks and understands instruments

OPERATING IN TRAFFIC
Intersections and Turning
_ Yields to others
_ Signals direction changes in advance
_ Gets in proper lane well in advance of turn
_ Turns only when way is clear
_ Dims lights when following others 150m
_ Dims lights when meeting others 300m
_ Allows sufficient space for passing
_ Passes only when there is long-term advantage
_ Passes only in safe location
_ Signals when changing lanes
_ Signals before passing
_ Proceeds in proper lane
_ Coming out of alley stops before sidewalk
_ Reads traffic lights in advance
_ Centers vehicle in driving lane
_ Dual turns

BACKING AND PARKING
Backing Passing
_ Avoids backing from blind side
_ Avoids unnecessary backing
_ Warns others when backing 2 honks
_ Checks area before backing
_ Uses mirrors to advantage
_ If in doubt, gets out and looks
_ Proper backing maneuvers

SIGNS AND SIGNALS
_ Starts slowly from stopped position
_ Uses seat belt
_ Starts slowly from stopped position
_ Looks ahead for signs and signals
_ Comes to a complete stop at stop signs
_ Approaches signs and signals prepared to stop

BRAKING AND SLOWING
_ Brakes as soon as need is recognized
_ Slows vehicle gradually
_ Avoids sudden stops
_ Stops smoothly without rolling back
_ If required, comes to a complete stop
_ Stops required distance from crossing

SPEED
_ Observes posted speed limit
_ Uses timed interval following distance 3 sec
_ Observes speed limit consistent with conditions
_ Maintains steady speed on open road
_ Maintains eye lead time 8-12 sec

VEHICLE PARKING
_ Selects safe area to park
_ Parks to avoid backing when leaving
_ Parks correct distance from curb or roadway
_ Turns on warning flashers
_ Turns wheels
_ Checks traffic when pulling out
_ Parallel parking right
_ Parallel parking left

GENERAL
_ Grips steering wheel properly 10×2
_ Good driving posture
_ Reads traffic lights in advance
_ Evaluates traffic patterns early
_ Aware of traffic around unit
_ Frequent use of mirrors 6-10 SEC
_ Avoids being boxed in
_ Makes eye contact with others
_ Locks unit
_ Makes good driving decisions

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