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NSC Defensive Driving Course (DDC4)

Why Take the Course?

Fleet vehicle accidents can cost an average of approximately $70,000 per claim, and are among the most costly of injury claims for businesses. An effective strategy for avoiding these accidents includes having a fleet safety program in place, as well as providing driver safety training for employees.

Course Description

The National Safety Council (NSC) accredited Defensive Driving Course provides key understanding, skills and techniques to avoid collisions, reduce traffic violations and change driver behaviors and attitudes.

The NSC created the first defensive driving course in 1964 and has been the leader in driver safety training ever since. Blakeman is a certified DDC4 course provider and offers the course in both English and Spanish. The course is 4 hours long and we can accommodate up to 35 attendees at a time for on-site training. If on-site training is not your preference, we also offer the course at our office location by request. Class-size for training in our office location is limited to 12 attendees.

What You Will Learn

Participants will gain the basic knowledge and techniques in order to recognize potential hazards and avoid collisions and violations. The course is intended to encourage best practices behind the wheel, as well as driving behaviors and attitudes. Included in the course are techniques for dealing with distracted driving, speeding, impaired driving, hazardous traffic conditions, and more.

Course Contents

  • Blended learning methods to encourage greater student participation, small group interaction and improved learner retention
  • Multimedia presentation featuring hazard condition re-enactments and driving scenarios to provide students the knowledge for real-life situations
  • Multiple testing strategies, knowledge checks and a final exam to ensure that participants reach a desired level of competency
  • Six 10-minute supplemental modules that companies can opt to teach based on safety issues or incident trends