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Drive Responsibly

Not your average "defensive driving" course.
Instructor:
Samuel Delgado
101 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Our number #1 goal is that you become a more responsible driver as a result of taking this course.

This is a 4-hour defensive driving course. Our class has been quoted as “fun,” “easy,” and “informative.” So Relax, not only will you learn a lot and have the training to meet all state or court requirements, you might just enjoy yourself as well. This course has been broken up into 4 major components and each component is segmented into four parts. Take it all at once or break it up. Either way, get ready to learn what it means to drive responsibly.

*MAKE SURE THIS COURSE IS ACCEPTABLE FROM YOUR JUDGE OR STATE

*CHECK WITH YOUR INSURANCE CARRIER TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR A DISCOUNT BY TAKING THIS COURSE

*This course is approved by the Tennessee Department of Safety

Possible Consequences

1
Intro

This intro will give you a basic overview of the course and topics covered in the first component.

2
Loss of Life or Health

Our life and health are very valuable to us as drivers. When realizing exactly what is at stake in driving, one can be compelled to change their attitude towards driving.

3
Loss of Life or Health

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 true or false

1 multiple choice

4
Loss of Job or Freedom

We often do not think about the possibility of losing a job or going to jail as a result of our driving, but it is something that can happen. When realizing exactly what is at stake in driving, one can be compelled to change their attitude towards driving.

5
Loss of Job or Freedom

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 true or false

Interactive Driving

1
Signs - Shape

In this segment, we will look at signs and how certain shapes are exclusive to one sign only. Identifying these patterns can help identify what the signs mean, but also the importance of what that means for the individuals driving.

2
Signs - Color

In this segment, we will look at signs and how certain colors are exclusive to one sign only. Identifying these patterns can help identify what the signs mean, but also the importance of what that means for the individuals driving.

3
Signs

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 fill in the blank

4
Signaling

In this segment, we will look at all of the lights on a typical vehicle. Not only will we identify what they are, but we will discuss what they mean for us as the drivers.

5
Signaling

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 true or false

1 multiple choice

6
Following Distance

There are varying interpretations of how maintain adequate following distance. In this segment we will explore those and determine what works best.

7
Following Distance

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 multiple choice

8
Specialty Vehicles

In this segment we will look at 18 wheelers, motorcycles, cyclists & vehicles carrying loads. These vehicles deserve our respect and special attention. We will discover how to drive with this vehicles.

9
Specialty Vehicles

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 multiple choice

Driving Circumstances

1
Inclement Weather - Fog & Rain

In this segment, we will look at driving in fog and rain. These situations already pose serious dangers, but can become even more dangerous if not respected or treated properly.

2
Inclement Weather - Snow & Ice

In this segment, we will look at driving in snow and ice. These situations already pose serious dangers, but can become even more dangerous if not respected or treated properly.

3
Inclement Weather

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 true or false

2 multiple choice

4
Heavy Traffic

In this segment, we will look at driving on an interstate/freeway, driving during a traffic jam, and driving courtesy. Driving at higher speeds can increase our changes or death in the event of a collision, so it is extremely important that we know how to handle these driving circumstances.

5
Heavy Traffic

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 fill in the blank

6
Residential Areas - Backroads

Often drivers will assume there is no risk when driving alone on an open road. In this segment, we will look at backroads and all of the hazards they pose. Once we identify these hazards, we might change our views and more importantly, the way we drive on these roads.

7
Residential Areas - Neighborhoods

Hitting a pedestrian is the last thing a driver wants to do. In this segment, we will look at neighborhoods and all of the hazards they pose. We will look at some tips and strategies in order to stay safer when driving in these areas.

8
Residential Areas

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 true or false

9
Parking Lot & City Areas

Parking lots and city areas are notorious are being extremely busy. If we are not mindful, we can easily cause a wreck. These wrecks can be avoided if we apply some easy strategies for making us safe.

10
Parking Lot & City Areas

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 true or false

How to Manage

1
Emergencies

We hope to never deal with these emergencies, but if we are prepared, we can lower our chances of death or injury. In this segment, we will look at tire blowouts, skids, brake failure, headlight failure & vehicles fires.

2
Emergencies

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 multiple choice

3
Maintenance

A lot of emergencies on the road can be avoided if we implement routine maintenance of our vehicles. In this segment, we will look at maintaining our tires, changing our oil, what to check regularly, what to look for under the hood, & what needs to be replaced on our vehicles.

4
Maintenance

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

1 multiple choice

5
Impairment - Alcohol & Illicit Drugs

Drugs and alcohol are responsible for collisions every year. These collisions can be avoided with some careful planning. In this segment, we will look at the dangers of these drugs and how to plan our evening in order to avoid poor decisions.

6
Impairment - Other Drugs & Drowsiness

When we hear "DUI," we probably do not think about prescription or over-the-counter medicine, but it is important to discuss the dangers of these drugs as well. In this segment, we will look at how other drugs can effect our driving. We will also look at another form of impairment that can be directly related...drowsiness.

7
Impairment

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 multiple choice

8
Self-Control

In this segment, we will look at self-inflicted hazards. Texting and other distractions pose extreme dangers. Another possible cause for harm that is often overlooked is road rage. We will look at some strategies that we help us remain in control of our vehicles and emotions.

9
Self-Control

This is meant to review the material covered. If the answer was not directly mentioned, you will have to infer.

2 multiple choice

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