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WFTR801 - Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC)
Course Code:
WFTR 801

Calendar Description:
This training focuses on pro-active techniques to prevent Heavy Vehicle motor vehicle collisions in all driving conditions. This course is provincially recognized in BC & AB.


Date First Offered:
2005-03-23

Hours:
Total Hours: 8
Lecture Hours: 8

Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Valid Class 5 Driver's License

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
Yes

Course Content:
- Regulations and traffic law
- Space
- Visibility
- Time management
- Seeing zones
- Trained eye lead time
- Eye movement
- Space management and effective attention getters
- Mental/physical preparedness
- Route selection and planning
- Mental disturbances
- Fatigue management
- Distraction (in and out of cab)
- Unfamiliar equipment and/or route selections


Learning Outcomes:
Students will recognize and understand the regulations and laws. Students will be able to implement pro-active driving techniques using various driving scenarios.


Grading System:

Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:
Required - n/a, Student Manual
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