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Hazard Avoidance Training

One Half Day In-Vehicle Training With Evaluation

Are vehicle incidents impacting your bottom line?

Identifying and managing risk while driving is critical to incident avoidance. For this, there is no replacement for face-to-face, in-vehicle coaching and evaluation.

This hands-on in-vehicle course targets the most common risks drivers take that can result in incidents and the underlying factors that may encourage drivers to take these unnecessary chances.

Recognize and understand the RISK, know the DEFENCE and ACT is the key process in incident avoidance. Preventable incidents occur when drivers fail to practice this.

What your employees will learn:

  • How to conduct a driving risk assessment using the risk management formula
  • Strategies for minimizing risks
    • At intersections
    • While backing up
    • In heavy traffic
    • When running late
  • Defensive and Emergency techniques:
    • Advanced visual and observation techniques
      • How use vision to effectively scan for existing hazards
      • How to clear intersections
      • How to anticipate and solve conflicts before they occur
      • How to use mirrors effectively
    • Creating and maintaining a vehicle safety zone
      • How to calculate and evaluate following distance
      • How to deal with tailgaters
      • How to develop a cushion of space and keep your options open
    • Advanced vehicle control skills
      • How to use anti-lock brakes
      • How to execute an emergency maneuver to effectively steer out of trouble
      • How to balance vehicle controls to avoid skids or loss of control in emergencies

Participants are coached in small groups of three (3) per half-day, in the vehicle they would normally drive for work, and receive feedback on gaps and errors. A formal evaluation is then conducted with a results report provided to both the employee and to management for personnel files.A certificate of successful completion is provided.

Reduce your costs when you reduce the risk!

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Hours: 8am to 4pm PST


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