DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS
THE BEST DECISION YOU WILL MAKE AS DRIVER
what to expect from our defensive driving class?
Traffic Laws and Procedures — Helps you understand the what and the why of driving laws and procedures.
Alcohol and Traffic Safety — Explains how alcohol and drugs affect driving and highway safety, raises your awareness of the risks of drinking and driving, and describes the mental and physical effects of alcohol.
Physical Forces That Affect Driver Control — Helps you understand physical forces that influence your control and your vehicle’s performance, including speed, acceleration, deceleration, brake and accelerator control, traction, wet roads, and basic physics of driving.
Perceptual Skills — Shows how the factors of perception (visibility, hearing and feeling) affect your driving performance. You’ll develop practical skills such as managing time, speed, and space; establishing safe following distances; driving with added loads; and reacting safely.
Defensive Driving Strategies — Shows you how to reduce the chance of an accident or injury. You’ll learn how to handle hazards, and respond to other drivers on the highway.
Emergencies — Helps you identify common driving emergencies and take the right action. You’ll be able to take proper action in case of a collision, recover if you go off the road, and respond to mechanical malfunctions such as tire blow-outs, brake failure, skids, or power steering failure.
Occupant Restraints and Protective Equipment — Explores the reasons for having and using safety belts, air bags, child seats, headrests, and motorcycle helmets. You’ll discover how safety restraints work and how they protect people in a collision.
Special Skills for Difficult Driving Situations — Identifies special conditions that affect your driving and your vehicle’s performance. We will also review techniques for safe driving on expressways, in cities, and during bad weather.
benefits of taking this course
1.It will help refresh your driving knowledge with a review of time-tested safe driving tips and an overview of today’s vehicle and traffic laws.
2.You may be eligible to reduce as many as four (4) points on your driving record. The DMV computer will automatically note your eligibility to receive the reduction.
3.If you are the principal operator of a motor vehicle, you will receive a minimum 10% reduction in the base rate of your automobile and motorcycle liability and collision insurance premiums each year for three years.