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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 personal 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?

Any driver of a light-duty vehicle who wants to improve their on-road knowledge and learn defensive driving techniques.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Learning Evaluation

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.


This course is also available in an eLearning format.

Price Per Participant at
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Program Duration
1/2 Day
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Session Details

From: Aug 12, 2021 - To: Mar 02, 2022
City: Any
Region: Any

E79293Defensive Driving - G Class Driver8/12/2021 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E81400Defensive Driving - G Class Driver9/14/2021 8:00:00 AMSarniaIBEW Local 530 Register
E81746Defensive Driving - G Class Driver9/23/2021 8:00:00 AMSimcoeTravelodge Simcoe Register
E79061Defensive Driving - G Class Driver9/30/2021 8:00:00 AMSudburyIHSA - Training Centre-Sudbury Register
E82611Defensive Driving - G Class Driver10/15/2021 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E81587Defensive Driving - G Class Driver10/21/2021 8:00:00 AMLondonLondon District Construction Association Register
E79385Defensive Driving - G Class Driver10/27/2021 8:30:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E79018Defensive Driving - G Class Driver11/29/2021 8:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E81265Defensive Driving - G Class Driver12/9/2021 8:00:00 AMCambridgeChristian Labour Association of Canada-Cambridge Register
E84790Defensive Driving - G Class Driver1/14/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E82639Defensive Driving - G Class Driver1/31/2022 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E81499Defensive Driving - G Class Driver2/10/2022 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E84839Defensive Driving - G Class Driver2/17/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E84866Defensive Driving - G Class Driver3/2/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register