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Defensive driving for light motor vehicles

Course description

A comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles. It aims to improve driving skills and driver attitudes, and to increase their knowledge and understanding of road safety. This is to prepare them to react in the best possible way when faced with unexpected situations, and to become more aware of other road users.

Course outline

By the end of the course, the learners will understand:

  • road traffic legislation
  • definitions of defensive driving
  • adapting to different driving conditions
  • identification of road accident factors
  • road accidents and human errors
  • driver attitudes and behaviour
  • being fuel efficient green band drivers
  • factors affecting concentration
  • hazard identification
  • observation skills
  • collision prevention
  • safe following distance
  • escape routes
  • hijack prevention
  • importance of seatbelts
  • fatigue management
  • cell phone usage while driving
  • gravel road driving.