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PDIC Professional Driver Improvement Course

Overview

This Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC) is specifically designed for drivers in the transportation industry as both a refresher on safe driving attitudes and techniques, and an introduction to new safe driving concepts.

This program is Alberta Government approved for 3 demerit reduction upon successful completion of this course with a minimum 80% passing grade.

The course is divided into 8 modules, which can be completed at the learners pace and does not have to be completed in one sitting. Each module utilizes a variety of interactive scenarios, videos, and knowledge checks to help provide an engaging and memorable learning experience.


PDIC CONDENSED DEFENSIVE DRIVING PROGRAM ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

Introduction

  • Welcome

  • Course Navigation

  • Course Downloads

  • Objectives

  • Driver Readiness Quiz

Module 1 - Attitude

  • Scenario

  • Collision Statistics

  • The Challenge

  • Preventable and Non-Preventable Collisions

  • Fundemanetal Philosophy

  • Safer System Of Driving

  • Quiz

Module 2 - Driving Conditions

  • Adverse Conditions

  • Weather Conditions

  • Light Conditions

  • Road Conditions

  • Traffic Conditions

  • Driver Conditions

  • Vehicle Inspections

  • Air Brakes

  • Couple And Uncouple

  • Quiz

Module 3 - Collisions

  • Two Vehicle Collisions

  • Vehicle Ahead

  • Collisions With The Vehicle Behind

  • Passing

  • Being Passed

  • Intersection Collisions

  • Head-On Collisions

Module 3A - Collisions (Continued)

  • Other Types of Collisions

  • Collisions With Trains

  • Collisions With Pedestrians

  • Sharing the Road

  • Quiz

Module 4 - Collisions (Continued)

  • Other Types Of Collisions

  • Backing Collisions

  • Wildlife Collisions

  • Jack-Knifing

  • Rollovers

  • Quiz

Module 4A - Collision Response

  • Accident Reporting

  • If a Collision Happens

  • Recording Accident Details and Information

  • Call Your Insurance Agent

  • Liability

  • Quiz

Module 5 - Fatigue

  • Statistics

  • Understanding Sleep

  • Recognizing Fatigue

  • Situational Awareness Test

  • Fatigue Strategies

  • Your Responsibility

  • Quiz

Module 6 - Impaired Driving

  • Drinking and Driving - The Statistics

  • Our Responsibilities

  • Penalties for Drinking and Driving

  • Other Drugs

  • Conclusion

  • Quiz

Module 7 - Emergencies

  • Emergency Manoeuvre

  • Skid Control

  • Collision Avoidance

  • Wheel Drop Off

  • Tire Blow Out

  • Quiz

Module 8 - Conclusion Final Exam


PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE DURATION: Approximately 6-7 hours

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) TEST: Testing conducted in this online Condensed Defensive Driving program is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.