• Professional Driver Improvement Course

    $200 plus HST, learn all about it below...

Smart DRIVER PDIC TRAINING

PDIC helps professional drivers improve
their defensive driving techniques.

REDUCE COSTS

PREVENT COLLISIONS

SAVE LIVES

Canada Safety Council Certified Course

PDIC Classroom Schedule

- $499 plus HST -
Canada Safety Council certificate & reference manual included upon successful completion

The techniques learned in this course will help reduce maintenace and fuel costs, protect the enviroment and reduce collisions.

 Registration 

 Welcome & Introduction 

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • define and explain defensive driving and preventable collision
  • list the requirements of a professional driver
  • apply defensive driving practices and techniques
  • understand the standard accident prevention formula
  • isolate the 6 categories of driving conditions
  • explain the 2 key defensives

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • understand how attitude affects driving
  • understand the importance of taking responsibility as the driver
  • understand the laws relevant to impaired driving
  • list 4 categories of impairment
  • understand the responsibilities of the professional driver

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • preform a pre-trip inspection
  • understand preventative maintenance and its impact on safety and fuel efficiency

 Lunch Break 12:00-12:30p

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • describe ways to minimize the impact of environmental factors
  • understand the importance of fuel efficient routes
  • understand the effect idling time has on fuel efficiency
  • understand the effect speed has on fuel efficiency

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • understand how to avoid collisions with other road users
  • how and when to pass
  • avoid a collision when being passed
  • know what to do when involved in a collision

At the end of this module students will be able to

  • list the laws concerning right-of-way
  • understand traffic control devices
  • understand appropriate lane selection
  • list 3 steps to switching lanes
  • use the 4 point plan for intersection safety
  • use the basic rules of good backing techniques

New drivers seeking a taxi driver's licence will have to successfully complete this defensive driving course and take an on road assessment and up to 5 hours of practical driving experience including highway and urban driving, parking in traffic and backing scenarios.

The in car component included in this course, prepares you to take a traffic test administered by a MRD Driver Examiner.

The techniques learned in this course will help reduce maintenace and fuel costs, protect the enviroment and reduce collisions.

 

Additional services available upon request:

  • on-road evaluations to identify problem areas
  • accident reviews

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