Sample agenda of training program:
- Section 1 Objective: To increase awareness of the need for and the benefits of defensive driving/Video.
- Section 2 Objective: Identify the conditions of driving; Increase awareness of the risks and hazards in adverse driving conditions; provide defensive driving techniques to reduce the risks and hazards of those driving conditions.
- Section 3 Objective: Identify common unsafe driving behaviors that result in crashes and violations; Explain how specific conditions may increase the hazards and risks of these unsafe behaviors; Explain defensive driving techniques to reduce the incidence of these unsafe driving behaviors.
- Section 4 Objective: Video/Identify aggressive driver behaviors that result in crashes and violations; Identify causes of aggressive driving actions; Increase awareness of personal aggressive driving behaviors; Identify ways to maintain self-control behind the wheel; Identify defensive driving techniques to avoid confrontations with aggressive drivers; Create a personal plan to maintain control in stressful driving situations.
This class includes participation and discussion. Many drivers come to us with concerns that they have in relation to their everyday responsibilities.
RTAP scholarship reimbursement for this program is available only to Wisconsin-based rural and small urban transportation providers.