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S.A.F.E.R™ Basic


S.A.F.E.R™ Basic - Driving Course


25 hours (15 hours in online classroom, 10 hours in vehicle)


This basic driving course is both economical and solid instructionally. This program includes skid control.

The S.A.F.E.R. ™ Basic Program also includes:


  • 1. Curriculum developed by Dr. Randy Flemmer.

  • 2. "A" Driving School is Government Approved and registered with Alberta Transportation.

  • 3. "A" Driving School has been in business for over 30 years.

  • 4. Skid Control Training is included in every program.


  • Dr. Flemmer has over 30 years of Driver Training experience and a Doctoral Degree in Adult Education. Students benefit from Dr. Flemmer's vast educational background and understanding of the Adult learning process.

  • Students are assured that all "A" Driving School programs meet and exceed all Government standards and regulations. Programs qualify for a reduction in insurance premiums.

  • Customer satisfaction is FIRST with FSI! Students are assured that all "A" Driving School programs and instructors are of the highest caliber to meet the needs of every client and customer.

  • Students learn not only how to control their vehicle in normal conditions but also learn how to control skids in a safe, controlled and fun way.

Topics: Classroom

  • Collision statistics

  • Crash vs Accident

  • Senses and mental components of driving

  • Inattention blindness

  • Driver competency model

  • Licensing, registration, demerit points

  • Graduated driver's licence (GDL)

  • Insurance

  • S.A.F.E.R.™ System of Defensive Driving including: The route, visual lead times, ground search, traffic tactics, escape route, intersection scanning, offset turns, point of no return, rear crash avoidance

  • Backing

  • City driving including:Signs, traffic lights, right of way,stopping and turns

  • Highway driving

  • Adverse conditions

  • Driver types

  • Road and traffic conditions

  • Drinking and driving

  • Seatbelts and airbags

Topics: In-Vehicle

  • Basic driving skills including:

  • Walk around, control use, hand over hand, signals, backing, road position, speed control, braking control, left turns, right turns

  • Traffic Lights including:Left turns, right turns, advanced lights, offset turns

  • Highway/Freeway including: Merging, weave lanes, exiting, overtaking

  • One way streets

  • Left turns, right turns, lane choice

  • Parking skills including:

  • Angle, parallel, uphill, downhill

  • Advanced driving skills including:

  • S.A.F.E.R. ™ defensive driving skills including:
    Space, attitude, foresight, eyesight, responsibility

  • Track skills including:

  • Skid control, rear crash avoidance.