Defensive Driving Online Course

$79.99 CAD

1h 30m

This Defensive Driving Online Course will help explain how the fundamentals of defensive driving can help reduce risk and prevent vehicle incidents. Fundamentals such as understanding driving stress triggers, manage your driving stress, anger management, aggressive driving and emotional driving IQ. This course will teach you how to drive safely and help prevent accidents. Upon successful completion of this Defensive Driving online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Defensive Driving Online Course

With our Defensive Driving Online Course, you will learn:

Understanding Stress Triggers

  • Risk taking
  • Other drivers’ behavior
  • Decision making
  • Tolerance
  • Self-reflection and assessment

Manage Your Driving Stress

  • The various sources and types of driving stress
  • How stress affects your driving behavior
  • How to reduce or manage driving stress

Anger Management

  • Anger and stress triggers from other drivers’ actions
  • Reactionary or risk-taking driving actions
  • Anger management tools while driving
  • Avoiding confrontations and road rage incidents

Aggressive Driving

  • Understanding aggressive driving
  • Reduce risky driving actions
  • Reduce vehicle abuse, fuel and repair costs

Emotional IQ

  • How to positively resolve bad situations
  • Avoiding unrealistic expectations of other drivers

Course Duration

Approximately 90 minutes

Course Assessment

Testing conducted throughout this Defensive Driving Online Course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A passing mark of 80% must be achieved to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the 80% pass mark is not achieved.

Certificate of Completion for Defensive Driving Online Training

Upon successful completion of this Defensive Driving Course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

General Tips:

A good defensive driver will:

  • Maintain adequate distance around the vehicle and is aware of what’s in the blind spot
  • Keep eyes scanning for traffic nearby and down the road.
  • Frequently checking mirrors for other vehicle positions
  • Be aware of possible danger in advance in case prevention action is required
  • Be ready to take corrective action due to the errors of other drivers
  • Give up the right of way if danger is avoided
  • Adjust driving behavior according to roads conditions, maintain an appropriate speed and take extra care.
  • Always wear a seatbelt
  • Always show courtesy to all road users
  • Never drink alcohol, use drugs or be impaired while driving
  • Always obey the speed limits
  • Never take risks or make sudden lane changes causing an unsafe and dangerous situation
  • Always keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the one ahead
  • Avoid distractions associated with electronic devices such as phones and GPS
  • Never text and drive. Put the phone away for the trip so it is out of sight, out of reach and out of mind
  • Check traffic in all directions before entering an intersection

Click here for Defensive Driving tips from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Defensive Driving Online Course
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