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Defensive Driving - Large Vehicles

Defensive Driving - Large Vehicles

Most vehicle accidents are actually the result of human error. If an error is made at the wrong moment, an accident or collision will result. A consistent, defensive approach to driving is the best way to reduce the likelihood of driver error. The goal of this course is to provide drivers of large vehicles with the knowledge and safe driving techniques they need to prevent collisions and violations.

PRICE: $24.95 DURATION: 47 min LANGUAGE: English SKU: SKU-0165


Course Outline

Defensive Driving - Large Vehicles

  • 1. Introduction   
  • 2. Defensive Driver Characteristics   
  • 3. Causes of Traffic Accidents   
  • 4. Maintaining Control   
  • 5. Speeding   
  • 6. Right-of-Way Violations   
  • 7. Turning   
  • 8. Driving Left of Center and Passing   
  • 9. Following Too Closely   
  • 10. Backing Procedures   
  • 11. Distracted and Drowsy Driving   
  • 12. Collision Prevention Formula   
  • 13. Spotting Hazards   
  • 14. Incident Procedures & Information   
  • 15. Conclusion   

Learning Objectives

Defensive Driving - Large Vehicles

  • list the five characteristics of defensive drivers.
  • state the three major causes of traffic accidents.
  • describe the actions you can take to remain in control of yourself as you drive.
  • describe what you can do to control your vehicle as you drive.
  • list the eight most common driving errors and give examples of how to prevent them – speeding; right of way violations; turning improperly; driving left of center; passing improperly; following too closely; improper backing; and distracted and drowsy driving.
  • state the collision prevention formula.
  • describe the action to take in the event of a collision or traffic incident.

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