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Certified Defensive Driving Courses

Your organization may elect to enroll employees in a Defensive Driving Course (DDC) at an authorized Training Center, or certify one or more of your employees to teach a Defensive Driving Course at your facilities. Call (800) 621-7619 or an NSC Chapter for more information.

Coming Soon: NSC E-Learning Instructor Certification Training

NSC Defensive Driving Course E-Learning Instructor Certification Training is a web-based curriculum providing prospective DDC Instructors with foundational knowledge about NSC DDC Courses, defensive driving techniques and guidelines, and instructional standards and best practices for a specific DDC classroom course. The E-Learning DDC Instructor Course is required for DDC Instructor Certification.

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Defensive Driving Course 4 (DDC 4)

An abbreviated yet engaging course reinforcing good driving skills and habits. This 4-hour course makes an ideal new employee or refresher course. It offers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities and costs associated with motor vehicle crashes.​ Preview Course Video.

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Certify your own instructor
to teach Defensive Driving 4 by attending the 2-day Classroom Instructor Course.

NSC E-Learning Instructor Certification coming Jan. 2017.

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to a Defensive Driving Training Center

Defensive Driving Course 8/6 (DDC 8/6)

A comprehensive course designed to give your employees the practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and traffic violations that can be taught in either 6 or 8 hours. This highly interactive course helps drivers to choose safe, responsible and lawful driving behaviors through a self-assessment risk survey, a series of learning activities and discussions, and videos with real-life driver simulations and hazard recognition scenarios.​

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Certify Your Own Instructor
Certify your own instructor
to teach Defensive Driving 8/6 by attending the 3-day Classroom Instructor Course.

NSC E-Learning Instructor Certification coming Jan. 2017.

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Send Your Employees
to a Defensive Driving Training Center

Professional Truck Driver

An instructor-led classroom course specifically created to address the unique challenges of truck drivers. This course can be taught in three or four hours and provides truck drivers defensive driving strategies and techniques that will help them avoid collisions and traffic violations. The new modular format provides customized facilitation options based on learner needs and company training goals.

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Become a Certified NSC Professional Truck Driver Instructor by attending the E-Learning Instructor Course.

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Alive at 25 (Newly Revised Edition)

A highly interactive course that helps young drivers under the age of 25 to take greater responsibility for their driving by focusing on behavior, judgment and decision making. This 4-hour course is an excellent complement to driver education programs that traditionally focus on state laws and vehicle and road handling.​

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Coming January 2017!
Become a Certified Alive at 25 Instructor by attending the E-Learning Instructor Course.

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to a Defensive Driving Training Center

Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving

A behavior-based advanced course recommended most often for drivers with multiple violations and those with poor driving habits. This 8-hour, hands-on, highly interactive course demonstrates the direct connection between attitude and choice and the potential dreadful results of poor driving conduct.​ Preview Course Video.

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Certify your own instructor
to teach Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving by attending the 3-day classroom Instructor Course.

NSC E-Learning Instructor Certification coming soon!

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Send Your Employees
to a Defensive Driving Training Center

Chronic Offender

Developed to educate and reduce prolonged recidivism among chronic traffic violators. This 8-hour course is recommended for drivers with poor driving behaviors or egregious traffic offenses who need a catalyst for a positive change. Learners are actively involved in evaluating their driving habits and making decisions about their driving behaviors. ​

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Become a Certified NSC Chronic Offender Instructor by attending the E-Learning Instructor Course.

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