Winter Driving Fundamentals

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This online course explores the main risks associated with winter driving and offers simple solutions on how to reduce winter driving risk. Winter driving can present challenges to both drivers and their vehicles. Cold weather can test the limits of a vehicle and winter driving conditions will test the abilities of any driver. Being prepared for all road conditions is imperative!

COURSE DURATION:

Approximately 30 minutes.

ASSESSMENT:

Testing conducted throughout this course 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. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

TOPICS COVERED:

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • The Six Conditions that affect Winter Driving
    •  Weather
    •  Vehicle
    •  Road
    •  Traffic
    •  Lightning
    •  Driver
  • Traction and Control
    •  Understanding Traction
    •  Tires
  • The 3 Elements of Control
    •  Speed
    •  Vehicle Condition and Technology
    •  Driving Skill