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WFTR 152 - Defensive Driving Evaluation
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 152

Calendar Description:
Assessment of defensive driving and hazard awareness skills.

Date First Offered:
2005-06-02

Hours:
Total Hours: 1
Field Experience Hours: 1


This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Must attend 6 hour Defensive Driving course or 3 hour Defensive Driving Refresher

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Six Conditions of Driving: driver condition, anticipating changes in conditions, adjusting to changes in conditions, preparing for conditions.
- Hazard Perception and Avoidance: typical hazards, IRP 12 backing signals, how to spot hazards, vehicle positions, mirrors, scanning, wildlife, road hazards, large trucks - sharing the road, seat belts video.
- Split Second Decisions: critical incidents - mental preparation
- pretrip safety check and vehicle familiarization
- posture
- hazard avoidance
- defensive planning
braking techniques
signals and lane changes
steering control and lane position
acceleration
parking techniques and backing
intersections
preplanning
speed awareness
turns
stopping and starting


Learning Outcomes:
- demonstrate better defensive driving skills
- demonstrate improved hazard perception and avoidance skills
- demonstrate an increased awareness of traffic laws
- upon completion, students will be able to apply defensive driving techniques and hazard avoidance skills


Grading System:
Other

Grading Weight:
Other: 100 %


Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No
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