Fleet Safety International
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Energy Sector Driver Training


Energy Sector Driver Training Course


7.0 hours: 3.0 hours in classroom, and 4.0 hours in vehicle.1.5 hours for lunch


This program is specially designed to meet the needs of Energy Sector drivers. This 1 Day course is particularly well suited to meet the needs of companies and drivers who desire more in-depth training and hands-on experience. Students learn the latest in Defensive Driving theory as well as participate in practical, hands-on, in-vehicle training that reinforces good driving habits and skills. Students are given professional driver assessments using the FSI 63 Point Driver Assessment as well as 1 on 1 driving time in FSI's specially designed Skid Vehicles.

Classroom training is a combination of Instructor led discussion and scenario based training. A variety of multimedia resources are used to enhance the program and increase retention. All topics are research based and modular in nature. Programs can be customized to suit the clients needs.

Classroom: 3 hours

  • SAFER© System of Defensive Driving

  • Adverse Road Conditions (gravel, lease roads, snow and ice . . .)

  • Driving Habits, Attitudes, Behaviors

  • Hazard Identification

  • Collision Avoidance

  • Ditch Entry and Recovery

  • Emergency Braking (ABS)

  • Fatigue Management

  • Journey Management

  • Deer and Animal Collisions

  • 4 X 4 Driving – Hints and Tips

    • Understanding 4 X 4s

    • Driving Techniques

In-Vehicle Driving: 4 hours

  • Pre and Post Trip Inspections

  • General Driving Evaluation

  • Commentary Driving (Hazard Identification)

  • Gravel Road Skill Building

    • Braking

    • Turning

    • Brake and Avoid

  • Ditch Entry and Recovery

  • Skid Control

  • Collision Avoidance

  • Rear Crash Avoidance

  • Emergency Braking (Progressive squeeze and Anti-lock)

  • Brake and Avoid

  • High Speed Collision Avoidance

  • Slalom Driving

Driver Assessment Vehicles:

Usually supplied by Student (Company Vehicle) Students normally use the vehicle they drive for work. This helps makes the training even more relevant. Except for the Skid portion that is done in our Skid vehicle.