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The National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course, recognized for its leading edge curriculum, delivers the most compelling and proven-effective defensive driving and collision prevention strategies.
The NEW 10th edition is a three-in-one driver safety program providing instructors the flexibility to teach the course in 8, 6 or 4 hours. Whether your employees are experienced drivers, assuming new driving tasks or commuting to work, this course provides them with safe-driving knowledge that focuses on behavior, judgment, decision-making and consequences. Learn more about the course.
You decide the course format. Consider training schedules, safety goals, incident rates and employee’s driving behaviors and skill level. When various training situations arise, you have the flexibility to offer the 8-hour or 6-hour course at a new employee safety orientation or, the 4-hour abridged course for refresher or post-incident training.
Keep your drivers engaged. The 8-hour course integrates more than 60 minutes of video, animated graphics and illustrations. Virtually experience and evaluate risky driving situations and hazard scenarios that will help reinforce the importance of safe and responsible driving.
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National Safety Council has made it easy to become a certified Defensive Driving Course instructor. Through our eLearning Instructor Certification Program, you can schedule training at your convenience.
The course combines best practice instructor facilitation and training methods for teaching defensive driving, instructions on how to teach the course along with scenario-based training showing actual instructor-student interactions. Learn more about the eLearning Instructor Certification Program.
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Instructors have the flexibility to teach the course in 8, 6 or 4 hours.
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