e-Learning: Eco-Safe driving

Eco-Safe driving

A defensive driving course for people who drive a car as part of their work, aimed at building on existing skills and knowledge to become a smoother, safer and more fuel-efficient driver.

What’s covered in this course

  • Vehicle safety checks
  • Understanding why driving is a high-risk activity
  • Where collisions occur
  • Contributory factors in collisions
  • Distractions, particularly the mobile phone
  • Impairment through alcohol and drugs
  • A safe system of car control
  • Understanding hazards
  • Effective speed management
  • Signs and markings
  • Defensive driving techniques, hazard awareness and planning for the road