Course Outline

Course Introduction & Navigation Directions

Session 1: It’s All About Choices

  • Explaining Concepts of Defensive Driving, Reasonable Actions, & Preventable Collisions
  • Explaining Driver Choices, Attitudes, & Behaviors
  • Explaining the DDC Collision Prevention Formula
  • Explaining the "What If" Strategy

Session 2: Ready For the Road:

  • Your Driving Environment
    • Physical, Emotional, and Mental Conditions of Drivers
    • Conditions of Your Vehicle
    • Occupant Protection Systems
  • Conditions You Can’t Control
    • Light, Weather, & Road Conditions
  • The Traffic Mix

Session 3: Don’t Add Insult To Injury:

  • Impaired Driving: Alcohol & Prescription Drugs
  • Distracted Driving: Cell Phones and Texting
  • Fatigued Driving
  • Aggressive Driving

Session 4: Success On The Road:

  • Unsafe Driving Behaviors
  • Improper Speed
  • Right-of-Way
  • Driving Left of Center
  • Turning Improperly
  • Passing Improperly
  • Following Too Closely
  • Stopping Distance
  • Following Distance

Session 5: Driving For Life:

  • Post Test