Defensive Driving

Course #: DD
Cost: 129.00 Plus GST
Program Length: 6 Hours
Certification Duration: 3 Years
Certified By: Alberta Safety Council

Course Description

Accidents while driving for work are a leader among WCB insurance claims and a major contributor to high costs of WCB premiums and corporate auto insurance policies.


The Defensive Driving course is a nationally/Alberta recognized one day course.  In Alberta, drivers who have successfully completed this course are eligible to receive a point reduction on their license.  This Canadian Safety Council approved course is well recognized by most insurance companies.

The course is designed for all drivers and focuses on the need to adopt the right attitude while behind the wheel.

The following topics are learnt/discussed by the students in a classroom setting:

  • The Six Conditions of Driving
  • Pre-Trip Mental Inventory
  • Standard Accident Prevention Formula
  • Three Defenses to Use When Passing
  • Causes of “The Mystery Crash”
  • Animal Collision Avoidance
  • Road Rage and How to Avoid it
  • Effects of legal drugs while driving
  • High Impact Traffic Patterns
  • Proper Eye Lead Time
  • Major Causes of the Two Vehicle Crash
  • How to Avoid Single Vehicle Accidents

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