This program is rich with all types of media content and are designed to be easy to follow. Designed for use at the Induction phase of employment or as a refresher opportunity.

This self paced program is designed to increase your knowledge and awareness of worlds best practice driving techniques that are required to operate a vehicle for work. The intention is to raise the standard of driving, regardless of the driver’s current skill and ability. We recommend this program be delivered in conjunction with a practical program to further develop their practical driving skills.


Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the positive points of defensive driving

  • Explain how to correctly prepare to drive

  • Understand the importance of correct seating, steering and mirror settings

  • Nominate various strategies for keeping yourself safe when driving on the road

  • Discuss the consequences of driving when suffering from fatigue

  • Nominate the pitfalls of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol

Course Includes

  • Definition of defensive driving 

  • Important facts and decision making process

  • Vehicle and self preparation – the first step

  • Seating; the bio mechanics, how and why

  • Mirrors; how to maximise rearward vision

  • Steering; methods and hands

  • Prevention strategies that minimise risk

  • Safety tips

  • Hazard prevention

  • Braking; every day rules to follow and emergencies

  • Parking; including slow speed maneuvering

  • Night driving

  • Regional driving

  • Fatigue; symptoms and avoidance

  • Drink or drug driving and the law

  • Health and Sickness – Vehicle Hygiene

  • Wet weather

  • Anti-lock brakes

  • Vehicle safety technology

  • Intersections

  • Overtaking 


  • A Certificate of Attendance is provided upon completion of training.


  • POA


  • Self Paced Approx. 3 Hours.


The Australian Driving Institute Online Road Safety Program online defensive driving course