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Defensive Driving Course Left Side of the Road
DDC Left side of the road

Defensive Driving Course - Left Side of the Road

As a leader in driver safety training for the past 50 years, the National Safety Council offers driver improvement programs specifically for drivers outside of the United States too.

NEW! The National Safety Council is pleased to introduce NSC Defensive Driving Course – Left Side of the Road. This course has been designed specifically for motorists who drive in countries with road systems that pass oncoming traffic on the left side.

This program is ideal for global organizations operating in countries where motorists drive on the left side of the road. Training is available for employees around the world.

Course description
DDC left side of the road

DDC – Left Side of the Road (DDC-LSR) is a comprehensive defensive driving program that aligns our core DDC principles to the unique driver safety issues facing drivers motoring on the "left side of the road". It offers an eight-hour classroom curriculum that can be reduced to six hours if required by your local driving conditions or training needs. This interactive course includes enhanced content such as local videos, more informative and relatable diagrams that describe the local driving environment.


What participants learn

  • Practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and violations
  • Sensible advice for choosing safe and responsible driving behaviors and habits
  • The importance of occupant safety devices and how to use them correctly
  • Guidance for dealing with difficult driving conditions, distractions and fatigue
  • Skills to recognize how attitude can help prevent accidents and improve decision making

Who would benefit from this course

Experienced licensed drivers, organizations that want a driver improvement course for their fleet or employees driving in countries on the "left side of the road." 

Become a DDC training partner

We offer DDC Instructor Development Courses at your facility or at certified training centers around the globe where our “Instructor Trainers” can train your qualified instructor candidates.

Course materials

Instructor Certification Package

  • Fully scripted Instructor Manual
  • 56-page Participant Course Guide
  • Universal certification card
  • First year of instructor certification

Teaching Kit

  • Seven video sessions, totaling 68 minutes
    - Required lease renewable annually
  • Instructor PowerPoint®  guide
    - Includes animation and graphics
  • Course guides and certificates of completion

Contact our international team or email us at to ask for more information about this program.


DDC Left side of the road

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DDC left side driving

Download a PDF of the complete course description.

DDC left side of the road

This new program has been updated with new content, photos, videos and graphics to provide practical knowledge and skills to those who drive on the left side of the road. Preview the workbook 

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