Defensive Driving

Defensive driving entails altering driver behavior to prevent accidents caused by hazards on the road or in the vehicle. These resources include training that will help drivers deal with situations before they arise.

National RTAP's Defensive Driving 2 The Point Cards

PASS training from Dakota Transit, of which Defensive Driver/Maltreatment Awareness is a component

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)'s Defensive Driving tips

National RTAP's Safety Training and Rural Transit (START) Training Module has information about defensive driving.

OSHA's Motor Vehicle Guide


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Updated December 21, 2017