8-Hour Defensive Driving Instructor Course

Description: 8 Hour Defensive Driving Instructor Course

Location: Columbia SC

Fee: Member $355, Non-member $445

(The teaching kit is a required purchase and annual certification)

The National Safety Council first introduced defensive driving concepts in 1964. DDC-8 has come a long way since then, but the importance of sharing defensive driving principles with all drivers still has not changed. Our master trainers will provide you with the tools and knowledge to become an excellent trainer.


During this 3-day course, you'll gain the confidence and knowledge to be an effective trainer for our most popular defensive driving course.


Safety managers, fleet supervisors, HR managers, and driving school instructors should all attend this course.


Driver error causes 62% of all motor vehicle crashes. Research shows that learning critical defensive driving techniques can significantly reduce accidents and save lives. DDC 8 is affordable, costing as little as $5 per driver. The modular format offers flexibility to your training schedule and makes it easy to use. This is the course that should be part of every experienced driver's education. Including it in your driver training program can significantly reduce the number of collisions and citations your drivers experience.

Topics covered in the instructor course include:

how to get students involved in the course

how to use course materials

administrative responsibilities

adult learning needs

developing effective teaching skills

accident preventability

driving conditions

following distance

head-on collisions


alcohol and drugs

and much more

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Duration: 480 minutes
Priority: High
Access: Public
Created by: scnsc
Updated: Friday, September 3, 2010 11:17am