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In-Cab Coaching and Evaluation

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Program Description

The investment in vehicle equipment is a frozen asset until a driver gets behind the wheel. A professional driver evaluation is designed to determine the skill and safety performance of drivers. The evaluation process measures a driver’s ability to perform a driving task while interacting with traffic and environmental conditions.



An evaluation is developed consisting of all available driving environments that the driver might encounter, including rural, residential, suburban, urban, and freeway. The route is divided into evaluation and recording zones. Test sequences will be developed for each environment incorporating two to four driving tasks within each sequence. Each sequence will present the driver with a traffic problem that requires judgment and a decision to resolve.

Five steps are followed in developing the test sequence.

  • 1. Diagram the test sequence.
  • 2. Divide the test sequence into driving tasks.
  • 3. List the driving tasks required.
  • 4. Record existing hazards.
  • 5. Record potential hazards.

Recording is done at the end of each test sequence. Comments from each test sequence are compiled and documented on the overall evaluation report.


What is the Evaluator Looking for?

  • The driver’s ability to recognize hazards and to adjust to conditions
  • Good vision practices
  • Road management techniques
  • Maintaining a safe following distance
  • Defensive attitude.

The evaluation process will be customized to suit the needs of the client based on vehicle type and environments encountered.



Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.


Who Should Attend?

Any driver of any company vehicle.



Participants are required to have a valid driver's licence.


Personal Protective Equipment / What to bring

Site-specific equipment is required. Check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for details.


Learning Evaluation

A report with recommendations is prepared.


Participant Course Evaluation

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

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
2 Hours
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Call to Register

To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024.


Session Details

City: Any
Region: Any

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