Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

In a classroom setting, defensive driving techniques are presented with the aid of various audio-visual devices. These courses are designed to involve participants in group discussions of common driving problems that are encountered by drivers each day.

 

Program Content

 

Module 1—The Law (Legal Element)

  • Rules and regulations that apply to commercial motor vehicle operation
 

Module 2—The Driver (Human Element)

  • The human elements that affect our ability to drive safely including attitude, mental/emotional state, complacency, physical well-being, nutrition, sleep, vision, and knowledge
 

Module 3—The Vehicle (Mechanical Element)

  • Vehicle inspection, basic vehicle control, and factors that affect steering, stopping, and handling
 

Module 4—The Environment

  • Inside the vehicle, road surface conditions, traffic conditions, and weather conditions
 

Module 5—Driving Defensively

  • Collision prevention; use of mirrors, signs, and signals; passing; intersections; turning procedures; expressway driving; and backing procedures
 

Who Should Attend?

Drivers of commercial vehicles who want to improve their on-road knowledge and learn defensive driving techniques.

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Learning Evaluation

Throughout the course, module quizzes evaluate participant learning. At the end of the program, a final knowledge evaluation is administered.

 

Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Registration fees for IHSA’s in-class training courses will be increasing. If you are registering for a course scheduled to take place prior to March 31, 2024, the price is unchanged. If you are registering for a course scheduled for April 1, 2024 or later, the price will be higher. Please see the tables below for more information.

Sessions Until March 31, 2024

The current pricing is in effect until March 31st 2024.

Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
$169.00
Member Fee
$1,210.00
Max Participants
20
Non-member Fee
$169.00
Non-member Fee
$1,210.00
 

Session Details



City: Any
Region: Any


 

Sessions After April 1, 2024

The new pricing listed below will come into effect on April 1st 2024

Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
$195.00
Member Fee
$1,390.00
Max Participants
20
Non-member Fee
$195.00
Non-member Fee
$2,780.00
 

2024 Course Registration is Now Available

Register for courses after April 1, 2024

Register
 

Session Details


From: May 13, 2024 - To: Dec 16, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

ihsa_EventNumberCourseNameDateCityLocation 
E108648Defensive Driving Commercial5/13/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E110364Defensive Driving Commercial7/8/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E109395Defensive Driving Commercial7/10/2024 8:00:00 AMBrantfordBest Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre Register
E111127Defensive Driving Commercial8/12/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E111120Defensive Driving Commercial8/14/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E105622Defensive Driving Commercial10/2/2024 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E111886Defensive Driving Commercial10/11/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E111805Defensive Driving Commercial10/31/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E112096Defensive Driving Commercial11/4/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E112275Defensive Driving Commercial12/16/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register