Defensive Driving

Course Objectives

The Defensive Driving Course instructor-led Defensive Driving Course, the most widely used driver safety program in the world. More than 55 million drivers have learned to protect themselves on the road by taking part in National Safety Council programs. The goal of the Defensive Driving Course is to train drivers in collision prevention techniques while promoting an attitude of mutual understanding, courtesy and cooperation on the road. With DDC you can receive this training which offers an engaging, interactive learning environment where students analyze real driving situations, spot driving hazards, and identify the correct defenses.

Who Should Attend?

Supervisors, Foremen, HSE personnel and all persons who are required to drive

Topics to be covered

Introduction and Pre-test

Session 1: What’s in it for me?

  • Identify risky driving attitudes and behaviors
  • The difference between good driving and defensive driving
  • What it means to be a defensive driver
  • Preventable collisions
  • Three basic steps in collision avoidance (Collision Prevention Formula)
  • Recognizing driving hazards

Session 2: Making choices you can live with.

  • Identify driver conditions that result in collisions and violations
  • The effects of drugs on driving ability
  • Why drivers choose safe and unsafe behaviors
  • The effects of impaired physical and mental conditions on driving safety
  • Techniques used to maintain control in adverse driving conditions

Session 3: What you do is what you get!

  • Six most common driving errors
  • Reasons drivers choose to speed
  • Alternatives to speeding
  • How to approach and safely proceed through all intersections
  • Identify hazards involved in passing
  • How to evaluate a potential passing situation
  • Three steps needed to complete a safe pass

Session 4: The conditions that drive us.

  • Recognize uncontrollable driving conditions
  • Identify hazards associated with those conditions in time to avoid them
  • List driving maneuvers to help maintain control for each uncontrollable driving condition

Session 5: What are you willing to do?

  • The benefits of using occupant restraints and child safety seats
  • Defensive driving strategies to avoid a collision in any given driving situation
  • Identify personal behaviors and decisions and the effects on future driving situations

About This Course

Course IDDefensive Driving
StandardN.S.C
Duration4 hrs/8 hrs
Pre-requisiteValid Driver’s Permit (TT)
Cost (TTD)$550.00

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