Approved Defensive Driving Course for District Court of Craighead County


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This course is for the sole use of traffic violators who have been mandated by Craighead County District Court to complete this online Defensive Driving Course.

Approved Defensive Driving Course for District Court of Craighead County

Defensive Driving Course Take this course if you have received a traffic citation and have been ordered to take the National Safety Council online Defensive Driving program. You must provide a copy of the certificate to the Craighead County District Court. It is your responsibility to complete this course within the time frame provided by the court.

Curso de Manejo Defensivo Tome este curso si ha recibido una citacion de trafico y si tiene una orden de tomar el curso DDC online de National Safety Council. Debe de proveer una copia del certificado a Craighead County District Court, es su responsabilidad de completar este curso en el lapso del tiempo provisto por la corte.

The Defensive Driving Course uses state-of-the-art animation, sound and graphics in an engaging, interactive learning environment where students analyze real driving situations, spot driving hazards and identify and execute the correct defenses. The convenient bookmark feature offers the ability to log in and out of the course as often as you like to accommodate your schedule.
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Defensive Driving Course Topics:

  • RUA defensive driver
  • Recognize the hazard
  • Understand the defense
  • Act correctly, in time

  • Road sign shapes and colors
  • Understanding lane markings

  • Speeding
  • Violating right-of-way
  • Distracted driving
  • Turning improperly
  • Driving left-of-center
  • Following too closely

  • Visibility
  • Techniques for handling these factors
  • Winter driving
  • Fog, dust, smoke
  • High winds
  • Road conditions

  • Stressful driving situations
  • Aggressive driving
  • Impaired driving
  • Drowsy driving

  • The three stages of a collision
  • Seat belts and air bags
  • Brakes – anti-lock vs. non-anti-lock
  • Mirrors
  • Pre-trip inspection

  • Passing and overtaking
  • Blind spots
  • Multi-lane roads
  • Railroad crossings
  • Work zone dangers

  • Larger vehicles
  • School buses
  • Emergency vehicles and the “move over” law
  • Motorcycles, pedestrians and pedal cyclists
  • Slow-moving vehicles
  • Animals

  • The Six Deadly Choices
  • The importance of choosing the right behaviors
  • Your driving plan

Certificate Process

Upon completion of the Defensive Driving Course the student will be able to print a personalized Certificate of Completion from the National Safety Council. As a condition of sentencing by the Judge, the student will need to present the Certificate of Completion in person to court personnel by the date ordered by the Judge.