Defensive Driving is the key to remaining safe, avoiding incidents, sidestepping accidents, not putting
other road users in danger and, last but not least, not frightening your passengers!
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Our Courses, although tailored to our clients' specific objectives, all deal
with the core best practices for drivers on company business.
- Hazard Recognition
- Causes of road accidents and how to avoid them
- Use of speed - is it inappropriate?
- Driver attitude and behaviour
- Stress and fatigue - how to reduce or avoid it
- Confidence building (for
- Dealing with aggression and road rage
- Vehicle sympathy
- Fuel and tyre economy
- Smooth and safe driving
- Parking - selection of parking places and positioning
(smoking, phones, parking restrictions)
- Security for drivers, passengers and loads
Dealing with the above issues, and guiding your drivers to always employ best practice
can, without doubt, provide these benefits to your company:
- Reduction in Fuel costs
Reduction in VOR costs
Reduction in Fleet
Reduction in Insurance Costs
Reducion in Vehicle costs
not only that.....
- Reduction in Working Time lost
Reduction in Customers lost
putting a Driver Training programme in place can dramatically reduce the implications for
your company under the Corporate Manslaughter Act if one of your drivers has a serious incident.
Our Defensive Courses are designed to deliver the maximum benefit to each delegate
while achieving the objectives set by your company. We take a "mentoring" approach to our training, coaching rather
than teaching, advising rather than instructing. The day starts with an overview of the objectives and expectations of the
day together with a discussion on their driving experience. This is followed by vehicle checks and then an assessment
drive. We will then agree more structured objectives with each delegate and the training experience will begin. The last stage
is the final assessment drive followed by a discussion on the day's activities when final reports are completed and certification
awarded where achieved.
Remedial courses for persistent offenders or for nervous or traumatised drivers follow
the same core approach but the focus is then on their reasons for attending the course and reporting will reflect
specific development in the target areas.