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Mentally Active – Winter Driving

Fleet Safety International / Mentally Active – Winter Driving

Mentally Active WinterDriving & Skid Control Course

Course Overview

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 a 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 need.


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)
  • Backing
  • Fatigue Management
  • Journey Management
  • Deer and Animal Collisions

In-vehicle Driving: 2 Hours

  • Pre and Post Trip Inspections
  • General Driving Evaluation
  • Commentary Driving
  • Skid Control
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Slalom Driving
  • Braking (Progressive squeeze and Anti-lock)
  • Backing
  • Brake and Avoid
  • Gravel Road Skill Building
  • Braking on gravel
  • Steering on gravel
  • Swerving on gravel
  • Cornering on gravel

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