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Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC) $129.95

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PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC) is specifically designed for drivers in the transportation industry as both a refresher on safe driving attitudes and techniques, and an introduction to new safe driving concepts.

This program is Alberta Government approved for a 3-point demerit reduction. Within 48 hours of successful completion of this course, a verified certificate will become available. Use the information provided on the certificate to submit your certificate and driver information for demerit reduction. Processing of demerit reduction may take 2-3 weeks.

This program is Alberta Government approved for 3 demerit reduction upon successful completion of this course with a minimum 80% passing grade.

The course is divided into 8 modules, which can be completed at the learners pace and does not have to be completed in one sitting. Each module utilizes a variety of interactive scenarios, videos, and knowledge checks to help provide an engaging and memorable learning experience.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

Introduction

  • Welcome
  • Course Navigation
  • Course Downloads
  • Objectives
  • Driver Readiness Quiz

Module 1 - Attitude

  • Scenario
  • Collision Statistics
  • The Challenge
  • Preventable and Non-Preventable Collisions
  • Fundemanetal Philosophy
  • Safer System Of Driving
  • Quiz

Module 2 - Driving Conditions

  • Adverse Conditions
  • Weather Conditions
  • Light Conditions
  • Road Conditions
  • Traffic Conditions
  • Driver Conditions
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Air Brakes
  • Couple And Uncouple
  • Quiz

Module 3 - Collisions

  • Two Vehicle Collisions
  • Vehicle Ahead
  • Collisions With The Vehicle Behind
  • Passing
  • Being Passed
  • Intersection Collisions
  • Head-On Collisions

Module 3A - Collisions (Continued)

  • Other Types of Collisions
  • Collisions With Trains
  • Collisions With Pedestrians
  • Sharing the Road
  • Quiz

Module 4 - Collisions (Continued)

  • Other Types Of Collisions
  • Backing Collisions
  • Wildlife Collisions
  • Jack-Knifing
  • Rollovers
  • Quiz

Module 4A - Collision Response

  • Accident Reporting
  • If a Collision Happens
  • Recording Accident Details and Information
  • Call Your Insurance Agent
  • Liability
  • Quiz
Module 5 - Fatigue

  • Statistics
  • Understanding Sleep
  • Recognizing Fatigue
  • Situational Awareness Test
  • Fatigue Strategies
  • Your Responsibility
  • Quiz

Module 6 - Impaired Driving

  • Drinking and Driving - The Statistics
  • Our Responsibilities
  • Penalties for Drinking and Driving
  • Other Drugs
  • Conclusion
  • Quiz

Module 7 - Emergencies

  • Emergency Manoeuvre
  • Skid Control
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Wheel Drop Off
  • Tire Blow Out
  • Quiz

Module 8 - Conclusion

Final Exam


PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE DURATION: Approximately 6-7 hours

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) TEST: Testing conducted in this online Condensed Defensive Driving program is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER IMPROVEMENT COURSE (PDIC) ONLINE COURSE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.

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