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NSC Defensive Driving Online Courses deliver the most relevant, leading-edge content to motivate and educate your employees to be safe, responsible drivers. Each program delivers the highest level of interactivity, full-course narration, closed captioning, and high definition videos, animated illustrations and gaming exercises. Print a certificate of completion after successfully completing each course.
NSC Online Driver Training offers a cost effective solution to help:
No matter what business you're in or the number of employees you have, NSC offers programs you can use for new employee orientation, refresher and post-incident driver safety training.
Special offer: Purchase 100 or more course registrations and receive additional benefits and features. Learn more.
Highly interactive course presents real-life driving situations, hazard recognition scenarios and defensive driving techniques to motivate drivers to change risky driving habits and behaviors to avoid collisions and traffic violations. Offered in English and Spanish.
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Behavioral-driven course designed to change drivers' attitudes associated with distracted driving and using a cell phone and other electronic devices while driving. A self-assessment evaluates participants driving habits and defines content specific to their risk level.
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20-minute, topic specific sessions address dangerous driving situations and behaviors. Each module presents real-life scenarios and hazard recognition exercises to teach employees safe driving practices and help motivate them to change risky driving habits. Nine sessions available.
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4-hour course addresses the most common causes of truck-related crashes and provides practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and traffic violations.
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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.
Fire: 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.
Ambulance: 4-hour course teaches emergency vehicle drivers defensive driving techniques and skills to maneuver through traffic safely in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
Not an Organization?
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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