What is a Defensive Driving
KDS provides customized workshops for businesses
that need a driver safety or defensive driving program for
their employees. The program can be of any length. It can
include classroom work, in car instruction, or a combination
of both. The employer or committee can select topics and
skills to be covered.
Many insurance companies require employers to provide a
yearly training program for their employees who drive for
the business. Companies also will use a defensive driving
class as part of their safety program to help minimize
What does the program
The classroom can cover any of the following
- Adjusting Speed
- Collision Prevention
- Driving Emergencies
- Effects of Aging
- Margin of Safety
- Risk Management
- You the Driver
- Your Car
- Other topics can be addressed. A KDS representative
can design a course to fit any need.
When are classes?
The workshop can be held at any time convenient
for a group of employees. The length of the session or
sessions will be determined by KDS and the employer.
The fee for a workshop conducted at the Napoleon
classroom is $50.00 per
hour. There is an additional charge for moving equipment to
workshops conducted at other sites. Refreshments or meals
can be arranged through Key Driving School.
What recognition can an employee
Each participant will receive an attractive
Certificate of Completion after completing the workshop. The
employer also will receive a letter listing names of
employees completing the workshop.
Does a person need to pass a
No test is required by KDS. The employer or
insurance company can request a written test or
demonstration drive if they wish.
An example of skills evaluated during a demonstration
drive are as follows: driving within marked lanes, staying
in appropriate lanes when turning, exercising the proper use
of turn signals, maintaining the proper stopping distance at
intersections, exercising vigilance for other traffic and
wearing safely belts.