The Rural Driving modules provides drivers with an in depth look at why rural roads are so dangerous. Drivers will learn many different defensive driving techniques that will help them while driving in rural environments.
The rural 6 module pack includes the following core modules to ensure safe rural travel.
This module looks at big trucks and their presence on the road. Learning objectives include: how to steer clear of a trucks “no zones”, why a truck needs more room on the road and 6 defensive driving strategies to employ while sharing the road with 18-wheelers.
This module provides drivers with an in depth look at why rural roads are so dangerous. Key learning includes: common mistakes drivers make on rural roads and tips for safe driving in the countryside.
This module examines the most common mistake made on the road today, speeding. The participant will learn: how speeding affects the control over a vehicle, how it affects total stopping distance and why the ‘other guy’ on the road should be taken into consideration.
This module takes a look into potentially deadly distractions which may occur behind the wheel. Drivers will learn about: the hazard of driving while using a cell phone, the most common distractions on the road and how minimize and avoid them while driving.
This module teaches drivers about some of the main causes of highway collisions as well as safe highway driving techniques. Some of these techniques include: safe merging, freeway speed, acceleration and reaction time, space cushioning, safe lane changes and safe exiting maneuvers.
This module examines collisions that may be caused by deer or debris. Once completed, drivers will understand: how to spot a deer or debris, how to avoid collisions with both and what to do if there is a collision with a deer.
The rural 12 package includes all modules included in the 6 pack with the following 6 defensive driving modules:
This module examines one of the most important defensive driving techniques, creating escape routes. Once completed, drivers will understand: why escape routes are important and how to create and maintain them in traffic.
This module is designed to teach drivers the ins and outs of driving at night. Since collision fatalities are 3 times as likely at night, participants will learn: the dangers of night driving, the effects of glare and limited visibility and tips on how to stay safe while driving at night.
Driving hazards can leave a professional driver only seconds to act. With an emphasis on defensive driving skills, this course explains how right-of-way mistakes can lead to unpredictable, often dangerous situations, and why it is important to identify problems early and use space to avoid hazards.
This module educates participates as to why construction zones are dangerous. Participants will learn what driving behaviors to avoid near or inside construction zones as well as how to safely emerge from a construction zone.
This module examines the two most important safety features of any vehicle; the seatbelts, and the airbags. Participants will learn: the proper way to buckle up, how to avoid the airbag’s danger zone and how to get the maximum safety out of both of them.
This module teaches drivers proper lane changing techniques. Key learning objectives include: common mistakes made by drivers while changing lanes, the two second following distance rule and a simple 5 step procedure to changing lanes.