Defensive driving skills are impacted by a variety of factors, most under a driver’s control. Pre-trip inspections are the first step because these inspections ensure all systems are working properly in a vehicle. Lights, brakes, and signals, among other things, must be functioning as they should. Defensive driving means that a driver is aware of other drivers and situations and practicing proper speed and space management. Having the right attitude is also essential to defensive driving.
This online EYE ON Defensive Driving course is designed to familiarize CMV drivers with the basics of defensive driving, including: managing speed, space, and hazards; being seen, and having the right attitude.
After completing this course, learners should understand:
- Why seeing and being seen is the most important aspect of defensive driving
- Steps to take to help ensure safe driving
- Scanning locations when driving
- How attitude plays a role in defensive driving
This online EYE ON Defensive Driving course covers the following topics:
- Seeing & being seen
- Having a heightened awareness
- Managing speed & space
- The importance of having the right attitude
Approximately 30 minutes
A mark of 80% must be achieved to pass this course. The course can be taken three times to achieve the pass mark.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, learners can download a certificate of completion that is also available for printing.