Newways Workshops are highly focused bite-sized sessions on specific driver safety topics.
Accidents and Post Incidents
This session covers practical advice to drivers and managers on how to ensure they act appropriately and within the law if they are involved in a road accident. Delegates are given case studies so they can reflect on how and why road traffic crashes occur and realise that most of them are avoidable. We cover the circumstances leading up to crashes and the effects on all party’s post-crash.
This unit aims to develop knowledge, appreciation and skills related to attention and how it contributes to safe, responsible and incident free driving. Drivers will learn about how multi-tasking and taking your eyes off the road even for a second can be deadly for himself and other users of the road. Participants will also discuss about how we can tackle impaired attention and divided attention in its root.
This session covers the handling characteristics of vehicles under acceleration, braking, cornering in relation to weight, height, position balance etc. In this session we also cover vehicle safety technologies such as ABS, Traction Control, ESP etc also, advanced or defensive positioning to maximise tyre grip and balance.
Principles of Defensive Driving
In this session, we explore the techniques of skilled, enjoyable and safe driving. Delegates are coached in the areas of positioning their vehicle(s) for safety and vision whilst maximising their progress on the road. Space management features highly, along with ensuring the correct gear is engaged to provided time, space and acceleration when required. Defensive driving, advanced driving and Eco-friendly driving are closely linked and delegates are coached in all areas under the heading of ‘Defensive Driving’’ .