Defensive Driving Course

  • 09 - 11 Jun 2020
  • 20 - 22 Oct 2020
  • 01 - 03 Dec 2020
  • Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Defensive Driving Training offers a cost-effective solution to help:

    • Keep your employees safe on the road, on and off the job
    • Decrease the risk of motor vehicle collisions and traffic violations
    • Minimize exposure to liability risks and costs
    • Lower fleet insurance premiums, workers’ compensation and accident claims
    • Shrink vehicle repair bills and replacement costs
    • No matter what business you\'re in or the number of employees you have, CeProd offers programs you can use for new employee orientation, refresher and post-incident driver safety training.


    This course focuses on collision prevention through hazard recognition and application of collision avoidance techniques. In addition, the course also addresses common driving violations that result in collisions, and how to change driving habits to eliminate moving violations.

    Course Content

    Session 1–


    • Overview and goals
    • Define “defensive driving”
    • Explain what it means to be a defensive driver
    • Define “reasonable action” and “preventable collisions”
    • Determine your personal driving profile
    • Driving attitudes and behaviours
    • List the basic steps in the DDC Collision Prevention Formula
    • Explain the “What If?” Strategy
    • Quiz Challenge

    Session 2 –

    • Recognize how age and other physical, emotional, and mental conditions may affect your driving and driving of others
    • Explain the defensive driving techniques you can use to control or compensate for those
    • conditions in yourself and other drivers
    • List the vehicle equipment that you should check before driving or at regular intervals
    • Explain the critical importance of occupant protection systems and how they are safely used, including special considerations for children
    • Explain how to drive defensively in conditions beyond your control, such as light weather, road conditions and traffic mix
    • Quiz Challenge

    Session 3 –

    • Don’t Add Insult to Injury
    • Describe the characteristics of impaired, distracted, fatigued and aggressive drivers
    • Identify the actions you can take when you experience or encounter these characteristics on the road
    • Employ techniques to manage your emotions and behaviours while driving
    • Quiz Challenge

    Session 4 –

    • Success on the Road
    • List the six most unsafe driving behaviours
    • Describe the hazards involved with each of these unsafe driving behaviours
    • List alternatives to speeding
    • Explain how to safely approach and proceed through intersections
    • Explain how to make safe and legal turns
    • Explain the steps needed to complete a safe pass
    • Determine a safe following distance
    • Quiz Challenge

    Session 5 –

    • Collision Prevention
    • Apply the DDC Collison Prevention Formula
    • Explain the “What if” Strategy
    • Recognize the hazards in collision scenarios
    • Identify standard road signs, shapes and colours
    • Identify reasonable steps that might have prevented real-life collisions
    • Quiz Challenge

    Session 6

    • Driving for Life
    • List the ten habits of defensive driving
    • Identify personal behaviours and decisions you will make in future driving situations to avoid collisions and violations
    • Post-Test 25 multiple-choice questions, 80% passing score