Duration: 8hour course / 6hr Course
Certificate from: National Safety Council ( NSC)
This course will give drivers the basic information they need about safe driving practices, promoting the correct use of seat belts and child safety seats. Delegates will gain new skills and experience in how to drive in high-risk environments, have a greater understanding of what it means to be a safer driver. Improve a drivers understanding on the pre-driver safety checks of his/her vehicle.
This Driving Safety course combines text, videos, and animations to create an experience that’s interesting and interactive. A driver will learn all the traditional driving safety information – like the right way to pass another vehicle – plus helpful information on how to handle crashes, motor- way emergencies, or unsafe drivers on the road. The course will take you either 6 hours or 8 hours to complete (depending on which course you decide to take), and contains 5 Units, each outlining a different aspect of driving Safety.
This is an open course (public) suited for all staff specially supervisors, senior management with roles and responsibilities for Safety in the workplace.
After successful completion of the course, participants will be knowledgeable of the following topics:-
How to drive to stay live.
• Tips for construction zone.
• Tips for rush hour.
• How to maintain the vehicle.
• Unsafe acts behind the wheel.
• Vehicle safety features.
• What you do in an emergency.
Session 1: What’s in it for me?
Identify risky driving attitudes and behaviours.
The difference between good driving and defensive driving.
What it means to be a defensive driver.
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 behaviours.
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 the hazards involved in passing.
How to evaluate a potential passing situation.
Three steps needed to complete a safe pass.
Session 4: The conditions that drivers use.
Recognize uncontrollable driving conditions.
Identify hazards associated with those conditions in time to avoid them.
List driving manoeuvres 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 behaviours and decisions and the effects on future driving situations.