Defensive Driving: Light Motor Vehicle

Driver Training

Based on SAQA ID : 123257

Course Introduction

A comprehensive theoretical and practical programme in Defensive Driving Light Motor Vehicle, that aims to improve driving skills and driver attitudes through defensive driver training.

Qualification Title: Defensive Driving- Light Motor Vehicle

Unit Standard: Based on SAQA ID 123257

A comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles

A comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles. It aims to improve driving skills and driver attitudes, and to increase their knowledge and understanding of road safety. This is to prepare them to react in the best possible way when faced with unexpected situations, and to become more aware of other road users.

By the end of the course, the learners will understand:

  • Road Traffic Legislation
  • Pre-trip inspections
  • Definitions of defensive driving
  • Adapting to different driving conditions
  • Identification of road accident factors
  • Road Accidents and Human Errors
  • Driver Attitudes and Behaviors
  • Adapting to different driving conditions
  • Being fuel efficient green band drivers
  • Factors affecting concentration
  • Hazard Identification
  • Observation skills
  • Collision Prevention
  • Safe Following Distance
  • Escape Routes
  • Hijack prevention and awareness
  • Importance of seatbelts
  • Fatigue Management
  • Cell phone usage while driving
  • Gravel road driving

½ day theory plus a 45-minute practical assessment

Code 8 Drivers

R 950.00 per person

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