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NSC offers cost-effective, industry leading Defensive Driving Online Courses. Offering this type of program to your staff will keep employees safe while satisfying your organization's driver improvement plan needs.
Our Online Defensive Driving Courses are ideal for organizations who want to:
NSC can custom design a DDC Online Training website for your organization with co-branded pages. The site will contain your company logo along with the NSC logo, a personalized employee welcome message, and enhanced reporting capabilities. Site creation, web hosting and customer and technical support are included. All you need to do is purchase a minimum of 100 DDC Online Course registrations and we do the rest!
An administrator at your organization will manage your Online Training website:
The subscription term for DDC Online Courses and Online Modules is one year from the date you receive access to your course registrations and/or DDC Online Training Center. Learn more about how NSC can design your very own DDC Online Training Center.
4-hour course presents real-life driving situations and hazards and motivates drivers to change their driving habits and behaviors to avoid collisions and traffic violations. Available in English and Spanish. Newly revised: Here's what's new.
Preview Course Outline
2-hour course contains the primary learning points from our 4-hour online course. Employees acquire the basic knowledge and defensive driving skills to recognize and avoid motor vehicle collisions and violations. Available in English and Spanish.
90-minute course designed to change drivers' attitudes and behaviors associated with distracted driving and using a cell phone as well as other electric devices while driving. Highly interactive, this course shows how distracted driving significantly increases the risk of collision, injury and death. Participant will partake in an assessment at the beginning of the course to evaluate their driving habits which will help define course content specific to their personal profile, risk level and attitudes about distracted driving.
45-minute course contains the primary learning points and scientific research from our 90-minute Distracted Driving Online Course. Participants gain the basic knowledge about the dangers and risks of cell phone use while driving. The Abridged version is a great choice for refresher training and an excellent option for post-incident remedial training.
About 20 minutes each, these online modules address dangerous driving situations and behaviors. Each module presents real-life scenarios and hazard recognition exercises to teach your employees safe driving practices and help motivate them to change poor driving habits. Companies can train employees with the full module library, providing a comprehensive safe driving program, or select individual topics based on your organization's specific training needs.
4-hour course addresses the most common causes of truck-related crashes and provides practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and traffic violations. Ideal for truck drivers that can't attend classroom training.
4-hour course trains fire apparatus drivers, volunteer and municipal fire personnel how to navigate through traffic safely in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
4-hour course teaches emergency vehicle drivers defensive driving techniques and skills to maneuver through traffic safely in both emergency and non-emergency situations
2-hour course for experienced motorcycle rider that includes a riding risk assessment and the appropriate defensive driving skills and street riding strategies to avoid deadly crashes.
2-hour course that helps parents of young drivers identify the risks their teens face and offers practical solutions to keep them safe.
NOTE: Length of time to successfully complete DDC Online Courses may vary depending on the participant's learning styles, patterns and characteristics.
No problem! NSC has courses that meet requirements for insurance discounts as well. Before you enroll, verify with your insurance company that they will accept the DDC Online Certificate of Completion issued by the National Safety Council. (Family members will need to purchase separate accounts to receive certificates of their own.)
Received a traffic citation? We can help! Find your state-approved program here, or contact your local court. Federal government agencies should contact Government Sales at (703) 244-5996 to obtain appropriate GSA contract benefits.
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