Client-Site Courses

Defensive Driver Assessment (Resource and Rural)

Length of Course: 4 hours
Certification: Advantage Fleet Services
Valid: 3 years
Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Government Issued Photo I.D.
  • Hold a Valid Driver's Licence
  • Wear modest clothing (no tank tops) for working in close contact with other students
  • Be medical and physically apt to perform practical course related activities 

This course has been developed to improve overall driving skills, introduce shuffle steering, ABS braking, heighten hazard awareness and reduce poor habits and behaviours. It is a highly engaging course designed to demonstrate that the majority of driving risks are no necessarily knowledge-based but is related to the driver's attitude, motivation and propensity to engage in high-risk behaviours.

Course Outline:

  • Incidents
  • Due Diligence
  • Standard Care
  • Foundation of Driving
    • Stable Platform Concept
    • Weight Transfer
    • Traction vs. Friction
    • Vehicle Stability in Cornering
  • Observation Skills
    • The Startled Driver
    • Visual Search Methods
    • Hazard Avoidance
    • Perception & Reaction Time
  • ABS Braking
  • Shuffle Steering
  • Slalom
  • Decision Making
  • Backing

As part of the course, you will:

  • Participate in a theory portion
  • Complete a 2 hour Practical Application On-Track Evaluation
  • Employer will receive a written report evaluation

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