When & Where
Abbotsford / BC
February 25, 2015
from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Aggressive driving accounts for more than half of all traffic fatalities. Every time you get behind the wheel, you’re operating a very dangerous piece of machinery. Whether you’re an experienced driver or you’ve just finished driver’s ed class, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to driving.Defensive driving course trains you on how to sharpen your driving skills and help you assess the hazards on the road in order to make you a safe driver .
It’s a fact: teenage drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group. However, by practicing safe driving techniques―such as driving defensively―you’ll increase the odds you’ll keep yourself (and your passengers) safe on the road and you’ll increase your changes of getting more affordable car insurance as you build a good driving record.
Becoming a safe driver is not a hard goal. It’s an attitude change towards personal safety and safety of others. Always be aware of the traffic ahead, behind, and next to you, and have possible escape routes in mind. Stay at least one car length behind the car in front of you in slower speeds, and maintain a larger buffer zone with faster speeds.
Defensive Driving Course teaches you skills that put You in control and help reduce your risk behind the wheel:
Before you get behind the wheel of that two-ton frame of glass and steel, here are some tips to help you stay in control:
- Think safety first – Separate risks – Cut out distractions
- Stay focus – Don’t day dream – play with your phone or text
- Stay Alert – Be aware of your surroundings — pay attention.
- Watch out for the other guy
- Do not depend on other drivers. It’s your responsibility to be a safe driver.
- learn about causes of different crashes
- develop strategies to prevent vehicle collisions
- master the principles of safe driving in the intersection & entering and exiting the highway
- Have an escape route.
- Follow the 3- to 4-second rule.
- Keep your speed down.