RMS Safer Drivers Course

About the course

The Safer Drivers Course is a combined theoretical and practical course for learner drivers under 25 years old who have completed at least 50 logbook hours. Learners who complete the course will receive 20 hours credit towards their logbook.

Module 1: 3 hours classroom facilitation

Module 1 will help young drivers develop a better understanding of safe driving, which in turn will help develop safer driving behaviours. The workshop will explore risks associated with young drivers and help to develop strategies to become a safer driver.

Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, learners will:

  • Understand that they are at the highest risk of crashing when transitioning from supervised to independent driving
  • Learn how to reduce the risk of crashing by adopting safe driving behaviours, minimising risk taking and making low risk decisions on the road
  • Understand and build resilience to the impact that peer influence and passenger behaviour can have on crash risks
  • Understand the most common crash types and how to avoid them

Module 2: 2 hours on road coaching

Module 2 involves practicing safe driving behaviours and low risk driving strategies discussed in Module 1.

Outcomes:

At the conclusion of coaching, learners will:

Have a better understanding of low risk driving strategies including speed management, crash avoidance space, decision making, gap selection and responding to hazards

Course Dates

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