Defensive Driving for 15 Passenger Vans
Many businesses, sports teams, and community organizations use 15-passenger vans to transport people to and from events and job sites. Research shown that unsafe operation of these vehicles present a significantly higher hazard to occupants than other passenger vehicles. This is why the Saskatchewan Safety Council has developed a program specifically for 15-passenger vans.
The goal of this course is to teach drivers the different driving techniques required to operate a 15-passenger van. Students will learn proper loading strategies as well as how to create an action plan for safety.
- Overview of safety concerns
- Defensive driving for large vans
- Dealing with emergency situations
- Circle checks and safety alerts
- Collision prevention
- Speed and stopping distances
- Adapting to different road and weather conditions
- Proper turn techniques
- Loading and unloading passengers and cargo
- Vehicle maintenance
- Creating a safety action plan to minimize risk for incidents
Course Duration: 4 Hours
We also offer an optional in-vehicle assessment at an additional cost.
To request a course for your company or for more information, please contact us.
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