Register for the Mentally Active Driving Course
This program is specially designed to meet the needs of Energy Sector drivers. This 1/2 day course is designed for companies and drivers who want to balance rich training and hands-on experience with budget demands. 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 client needs.
4 Hours – 2 Hours Classroom, 2 Hours In-Vehicle
Classroom 2 Hours
- SAFER™ System of Defensive Driving
- Adverse Road Conditions (gravel, lease roads, snow and ice)
- Fatigue Management
- Journey Management
- Deer and Animal Collisions
In-vehicle Driving: 2 Hours
- Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections
- General Driving Evaluation
- Commentary Driving
- Gravel Road Skill Building
- Skid Control
- Collision Avoidance
- Braking (Progressive squeeze and Anti-lock)
- Slalom Driving
- Brake and Avoid
Note Regarding Driver Assessment Vehicles
Usually Supplied by Student (Company Vehicle): Students normally use the vehicle they drive for work. This helps make the training even more relevant. During the Skid portion, students drive our Skid vehicle.