USC Safety Policy and Fact Sheet
All USC employees who are authorized to drive University owned vehicles are required to take an online training course entitled Driving Defensively. New employees who are assigned duties which include driving a vehicle have 90 days from hire date, or the date they assume their driving duties, to take the course. Employees continuing to drive vehicles must take a refresher course every three years. For more information on additional requirements review the Safety Fact Sheet provided by the Environmental Health and Safety Office.
For a complete list of University Policies provided by the Environmental Health and Safety Office, including the entire Vehicle/Driver Safety Policy, click here.
Online Training via Trojan Learn
This 46-minute online course will provide simple defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course provides safety driving basics and simple defensive driving techniques to reduce a driver’s chance of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content identifies regulatory requirements, defines defensive driving, recognizes accident prevention methods, and provides vehicle safety measures that can be applicable both on and off the job.
All USC employees (including students) who are authorized to drive University owned vehicles must take this course. Temporary employees, volunteers or other university affiliates may request TrojanLearn access through their school or department’s iVIP administrators.
NOTE: you must allow pop-ups, cookies and cross-site tracking on your browser before beginning the training – contact your IT support staff if you need help.
Please follow these steps to proceed:
- Login to TrojanLearn: http://trojanlearn.usc.edu
- Search and request: Driving Defensively
- Open curriculum to begin the training
For TrojanLearn technical support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-821-8100.