Effects of Stress on Driving
This course explains how everyday stress can result in distracted driving, poor decision making, and physical impairments, such as loss of peripheral vision or muscle coordination. It also teaches drivers how to manage stress in the interest of safety.
Successful completion of this course will result in the ability to:
Describe mental and physical changes caused by stress
Identify the tell-tale signs that stress has affected one's driving
Create a personal blueprint and plan of action
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM OUTLINE
Adrenaline & your brain
Loss of muscle coordination
Impairment of peripheral vision
Physical signs of stress overload
Mental signs of stress overload
Ways to control adrenaline overload
Texting & driving
Loading & unloading while stressed
This program was developed by Dr. Randy Flemmer who has over 30 years of driver education and fleet safety experience.
EFFECTS OF STRESS ON DRIVING ONLINE COURSE DURATION: Approximately 60 minutes
EFFECTS OF STRESS ON DRIVING ONLINE ASSESSMENT: Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course twice if the course pass mark has not been successfully achieved.
EFFECTS OF STRESS ON DRIVING ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Participants who successfully pass the course will be able to download and print an online certificate of completion.