DT01 Basic Driver Safety Training

Target Participant: Novice Driver with License
Course Duration: 6 hours
Participant Numbers: Minimum of 10, Maximum of 14
Certificate: Provided
Vehicles: Participant Provided (Vehicles can be provided at an extra expense)
Spectators: Not permitted

Theory – Covers basic road safety concepts and the key principals of defensive driving including:

  • Understanding of how a drivers attitudes, motivations, and risk taking behaviour can affect that drivers safety and the safety of other road users
  • The Golden Rules of Defensive Driving and how to apply them to everyday driving
  • The importance of correctly inflated tyres and the condition and type of tyres
  • Road laws and the importance of abiding

Practical – The aim of these exercises is to educate drivers in:

  • Basic vehicle dynamics
  • The correct systems of car control : seating, vision, and steering
  • Correct braking techniques for both ABS and non-ABS vehicles
  • Skid causation, basic skid control, and skid prevention
  • Raising the drivers level of awareness in relation to speed, reaction times and stopping distances
  • Learn how your vehicle reacts in emergency situations

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