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.

Automotive Fleet Magazine's Molding a Defensive Driver, How to Avoid Wrong-Way DriversWhat Every Fleet Manager Must Know About Defensive Driving, and How to Deal with High-Risk Drivers

CTAA's PASS Training

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

National RTAP's Defensive Driving 2 The Point Cards and Safety Training and Rural Transit (START) 

OSHA's Motor Vehicle Guide

Texas Department of Insurance's Take 5: Defensive Driving


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Updated October 16, 2019