The Operation Safe Driver Program created materials designed to educate commercial motor vehicle drivers about the dangers and challenges they may encounter on roadways, such as distracted driving, aggressive driving, passenger vehicle drivers cutting off commercial motor vehicles, etc. We encourage the use of these provided materials, all offered free of charge to anyone who’s interested.
- Avoid Aggressive Driving – This flyer provides tips on how to avoid the dangers of aggressive driving and a chart on crash likelihood based on prior violations.
- 14 Defensive Driving Techniques for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers – This flyer outlines 14 things professional drivers need to know to ensure they drive attentively and defensively.
- Defeat Distracted Driving – This flyer provides distraction-related statistics, outlines the components of distracted driving and provides tips on how to avoid distractions while driving.
- Safety Tips Every Professional Driver Must Know – This brochure gives advice on how to drive safely and is also available for purchase through CVSA’s online store.
Voices of Safety Videos
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Our Roads, Our Safety Partnership, of which CVSA is a member, produced short informative videos from the perspectives of various road users. Check out these “Voices of Safety.”
Josh, Truck Driver
Shannon, Truck Driver
Ingrid, Truck Driver and Independent Owner/Operator
Keith, Professional Motorcoach Operator
Major Dofflemyer, Maryland State Police, Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspector