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Defensive Driving Courses Program Information

 

NSC Defensive Driving Course Catalog:

Download or view online, or request a copy today by completing this form or call 800-621-7619.

View the DDC Program Grid for a general overview of our programs. 

Scroll down for a more detailed description of each program and a downloadable information sheet. 

 

DDC-4

DDC-4 is a fast-paced driver improvement program that also makes an ideal refresher course. In just half a day, DDC-4 offers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities, and costs. It addresses the importance of attitude in preventing motor vehicle collisions, and reinforces the good driving skills students already have. Most importantly, DDC 4 shows students the consequences of the choices they make behind the wheel, and puts defensive driving in a personal context.
DDC 4 Information Sheet

 

DDC-8/6

The most compelling program ever for keeping drivers safe on the road, DDC-8/6 is a comprehensive driver improvement program with a basic six-hour curriculum that you can expand to eight hours if required by your state or your specific training needs. DDC-8/6 is an interactive course designed to give drivers practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and violations, and to choose safe, responsible, and lawful driving behaviors. The 9th edition features all new video sessions with riveting, real-life driver situations, updated statistics and driving tips, a Defensive Driver Self-Assessment Risk Survey, critical discussions on distracted driving, including the dangers of cell phone use and a section that can be customized with local driving statutes.
DDC 8/6 Information Sheet

 

DDC Online

DDC Online offers all the content and quality of our traditional classroom training program, without the travel expense and time. It’s affordable for one person, or an entire organization – even across various locations. DDC Online has practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities, and costs. It addresses the importance of attitude in preventing accidents, and reinforces the good driving skills students already have. Most importantly, it shows the consequences of the choices they make behind the wheel, and puts defensive driving in a personal context.
DDC Online Information Sheet

 

Defensive Driving Course Self-Study Program

Teach driver safety to your own employees onsite, in about 90 minutes, with the National Safety Council’s NEW Defensive Driving Course (DDC) Self-Study Program. Based on our proven effective Defensive Driving Course, it’s perfect for individual motorists or fleet drivers unable to attend regular DDC classes. It’s also a great refresher course.
DDC Self Study Program Information Sheet

 

DDC-PTD Professional Truck Driver

Professional truck drivers are involved in fewer collisions than other motorists, but collisions involving trucks are far more deadly and costly. DDC-PTD gives truck drivers defensive driving techniques that help them avoid collisions and violations. Like our other DDC courses, it focuses on personal responsibility and the consequences of the driving decisions we make.
DDC Professional Truck Driver Information Sheet

 

DDC–PTD Professional Truck Driver Online Program

DDC-PTD Online is a convenient alternative to our classroom course and is just as effective in providing proven techniques for avoiding collisions and their related costs. Simple directions and navigation allow users to complete the course with ease, without compute knowledge. Drivers can train anywhere there’s a computer and an internet connection. No software is needed.
DDC Professional Truck Driver Online Information Sheet

 

DDC-Professional Truck Driver Self Study Program

The ideal choice for training busy over-the-road truck drivers unable to attend a classroom course.  Employees can take the course at work or home, completing the materials in segments, in about 90 minutes. Students are evaluated using an open-book multiple choice test, submitted to NSC for grading and certificate issuance.

DDC Professional Truck Driver Self Study Program Information Sheet

 

DDC-Alive at 25

This highly interactive four-hour program encourages young drivers between the ages of 15 and 24 to take responsibility for their driving behavior. Skill practices and on-the-spot defensive driving techniques help change bravado to confidence.
DDC Alive at 25 Information Sheet

 

DDC Alive at 25 Parent Program Online 

In an effort to save the lives of thousands of teens each year and reduce the risk of teen crashes on our nation’s highways, NSC has developed a course to help parents understand and manage their teen through the learning-to-drive GDL process. This 2-hour web-based program presents practical advice to reduce the risks of teen driving, and encourages parent-teen cooperation and involvement throughout the entire process of learning to drive.
Alive at 25® Parent Program Online Information Sheet

 

DDC Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving and Young Adults  

Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving specifically targets problem drivers. This highly effective program shows drivers the direct connection between their attitude and their driving behaviors. It helps them recognize that their reckless driving and its consequences result from their own choices, and guides them towards accepting responsibility for their actions.

DDC Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving Information Sheet

 

 

 

Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operators Fire and Ambulance Training Programs (CEVO)

When the lights and sirens go on, the risk of collision goes up for everyone on the road. The National Safety Council now offers their proven coaching programs as the first cost-effective emergency vehicle driver training and testing on the web. The programs are specifically designed to help emergency vehicle operators refresh and improve their driving skills in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

DDC Emergency Vehicle Operators Fire and Ambulance Information Sheet

 

Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operators Fire and Ambulance Training Programs (CEVO)

When the lights and sirens go on, the risk of collision goes up for everyone on the road. The National Safety Council now offers their proven coaching programs as the first cost-effective emergency vehicle driver training and testing on the web. The programs are specifically designed to help emergency vehicle operators refresh and improve their driving skills in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

DDC Emergency Vehicle Operators Fire and Ambulance Information Sheet

 

Coaching the Van Driver 3

This four-hour course outlined the differences between driving a van and driving a car. It shows drivers practical ways to adjust their driving style to this unique type of vehicle. Train your entire fleet for a fraction of the cost and time sending them off site for classroom instruction.

Coaching the Van Driver 3 Information Sheet

 

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