Winter Driving & Skid Control Course - Calgary, Alberta
2 hours in vehicle and Online Classroom | Price: $275- for 1 on 1 per person
Winter Driving & Skid Control Course- Overview
This course is particularly well suited to meet the needs of drivers who desire more in-depth training and hands-on experience in winter driving theory and driving conditions. 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 hands-on driving time in FSI’s specially designed Skid Vehicles.
SAFER© System of Defensive Driving
Six Adverse Conditions that impact our driving
Driving on Black Ice
Driving Habits, Attitudes, Behaviors
Preparing for Winter Driving Conditions
Emergency Braking (ABS)
Safe Breakdown Procedures
Trapped in a Blizzard
In-Vehicle Driving: 2 hours hours
(1-1 instructor/student ration)
Pre and Post Trip Inspections
General Driving Evaluation
Commentary Driving (Hazard Identification)
Ditch Entry and Recovery
Braking and Turning on Slippery Road Surfaces
Rear Crash Avoidance
Brake and Avoid: Slippery surfaces
Do you know how to handle black ice?
What are the best methods for stopping and turning on slippery roads?
What is better regular tires or actual snow tires?
How do you properly prepare your vehicle for winter driving?
These are only some of the questions that are answered in this informative Online Winter Driving Program. Written and narrated by Dr. Randy Flemmer, president of Fleet Safety International, this program teaches you valuable winter driving strategies that can save your life.