17 Deal with Environmental Issues

Performance Skill Standard:

Conditions of Performance:

  • Given a typical tractor-trailer rig and a trip…

Statement of Work to be Performed:

  • …The driver will recognize environmental hazards/issues and obligations and act to meet responsibilities.

Performance Criteria:

  • Identify hazard and match correct response with problems as written on a situational test.
  • Indicate idle requirements and demonstrate how to monitor and adjust to them.

Performance Elements and Assessment Criteria:

  • Check hoses, couplings, and other components that may contribute to environmental issues.
  • Monitor idle time and make appropriate adjustments.
  • Check regularly for signs of leaks.
  • Fuel carefully to avoid spills.
  • Recognize and report spills en route.