Coercion of drivers is prohibited by the FMCSA. Do your drivers even know what this word or sentence means? It is a difficult word and it could be rated at a 6.7 grade level. Are you teaching concepts at the drivers’ grade levels? This eNugget® will provide online and blended options for teaching coercion to drivers.

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Our free Luma Learning Lessons include objectives, estimated time, materials and instructional procedures for classroom and online/blended teaching. We will provide strategies on how to use our new LumaLive technology to collaborate virtually in real-time. We include these pillars from our learning research to illustrate where they are infused in our lessons.

1/31/2020 Luma Learning Lesson #23: Coercion


  • Define coercion.
  • Discuss examples and nonexamples of coercion.
  • Articulate how to file a coercion complaint.

Estimated Time

60 minutes


Instructional Procedures for F2F
1. AuthenticityEngagementEfficiencyThis class is going to involve in chat stations. This means setting up stations around the room.
2. EfficiencyPost the Chat Station Prompts at each station. Feel free to create additional prompts that align with your company policies. Leave Chat Station Answer Sheets around the room.
3. EfficiencyTell the class to pick a chat station to start on. The goal is for them to discuss each question and to come up with a solution for their answer sheet.
4. AuthenticityEfficiencyWhen they are done have them discuss the answers with the class. See which groups had the closest responses. Go over how to file a complaint and see if they can walk you through the process.
5. EngagementOptional: Give out prizes for those groups who had the most well throughout examples and non examples.

Instructional Procedures for Blended/Online
1. EfficiencyProvide the Coercion or a similar online content for online experience. This gives them an introduction before they meet.
2. AuthenticityEfficiencySet up a meeting in LumaLive or similar webinar technology.
3. AuthenticityEfficiencyIn the meeting, show the Chat Station Prompts and have each person post their responses in the chat room. Then you can discuss them out loud.
4. AuthenticityEngagementFor the examples and non-examples, have the group discuss as a large group potential situations.
5. Share your screen and show how to file a complaint or where they can go to file a complaint.

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