Defensive Driving 6 Hour Course
DDC 6 is a fast-paced, six-hour driver improvement program. DDC 6 offers practical strategies to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities, and costs. It addresses the importance of attitude in preventing accidents, and reinforces the good driving skills students already have. Most importantly, DDC 6 shows students the consequences of the choices they make behind the wheel, and puts defensive driving in a personal context.
No other driver improvement course is so widely used by business and industry, courts and government agencies, state departments, municipalities, driving schools and the military. It’s one of the few driver improvement programs that offer consistent quality and content nationwide. Yet, flexible enough for us to customize the course to address driving and road conditions in your state or geographic area. In addition to standard road rules and regulations content, NSC’s DDC 6 course offers a fresh look into contemporary driving issues that impact our behavior and safety on the road way.
Course time accounts for occasional breaks during the training and a lunch break. Lunch is not provided but there is a wide variety of fast food options in the immediate area.
- Aggressive driving and road rage
- Fatigue and drowsy driving
- How driver behavior and mental conditions affect driving
- Defensive driving techniques
- The crash impact on passengers
- How to avoid a collision and case study scenarios
- Personal driving style evaluation
- Hazard recognition and collision avoidance
- Emotional impairment, common driving irritation and “Pet Peeves”
- The “Fatal Four” causes of a crash
- Driving skills inventory and assessments
- Occupant protection laws and graduated driver’s licensing
- Vehicle malfunctions and maintenance
Materials and instruction for seminars presented by IISC are provided in English. All attendees must be able to understand the information as provided. Non-English speaking attendees may provide their own interpreters to insure comprehension of the course content. Interpreters may assist the participant with testing and skills practice as necessary. Interpreters will not be charged for attending unless they require a certificate of completion for the seminar. The presenter is required to ensure that participants understand the course contents prior to awarding completion documentation.
Please read our current Covid-19 in-person class procedures here.
Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date. Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee. You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person. Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee. ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER. This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.
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The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.
The increased cost for the virtual class is for the cost to ship class workbooks and certificates to the attendees.
For Virtual Attendees:
This is a live instructor training. Attending virtually requires the use of a computer/laptop with a camera and microphone. Your camera must be on during the class and the instructor will call on you to answer questions. The link to the zoom meeting will be sent to you the day before the class. Please be familiar with the zoom platform before the class so you don't have any issues the morning of the class. Joining the class late may result in you needing to reschedule to a future class date.
IISC Office or Virtual
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines
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