NSC Defensive Driving Course for Transportation Network Companies

Satisfies 601 KAR 1:113, Section 6 (f)


No Hidden Fees

  • Available 24/7
  • Progress is bookmarked and saved
  • Free Printable Certificate Available Immediately Upon Completion
  • Note: This online defensive driving course is not intended nor approved for motor vehicle point reduction or ticket dismissal programs.

Defensive Driving Course Topics

Driver Safety Affects Everyone

  • Identify your personal driving behaviors and tendencies
  • Recognize that every behavior is a choice
  • Define risky driving behaviors
  • Explain how to drive defensively in conditions beyond your control

Driving Defensively

  • Define defensive driving and collision prevention
  • Identify defensive driving techniques
  • Use the 'What-if' strategy to recognize and avoid hazards
  • Identify the risks associated with driving without seat belts or proper restraints
  • Identify how to effectively use vehicle safety systems

Speeding and Distractions

  • Recognize the risks of speeding and following too closely
  • Employ the 3-second and 3-second+ following distance rules
  • Define aggressive driving and road rage
  • Identify driving distractions
  • Recognize risks of distracted driving

Impaired Driving

  • Identify risks of substance impairment
  • Identify risks of drowsy driving
  • Choose safe, responsible, and respectful behaviors to avoid impaired or drowsy driving
  • Choose appropriate driving behaviors for different driving situations
  • Explain the proper procedure for navigating multi-lane roads

Managing Driving Risks

  • Identify risks associated with improper turns
  • Explain the proper procedures for passing and overtaking another vehicle
  • Identify risks associated with driving left-of-center
  • Describe right-of-way violations and safe intersection strategies
  • Identify roadway maintenance and construction hazards
  • Use techniques for trains and railway grade crossings

Safely Sharing the Road

  • Identify other vehicles you will encounter on the road and techniques for dealing with them
  • Recognize the challenges drivers of larger vehicles face
  • Explain proper techniques for dealing with pedestrians pedal cyclists, and animals

The 3 Stages of a Collision

  • Identify the steps to conduct pre-trip inspections
  • The importance of proper vehicle maintenance
  • Describe steps for addressing different types of immediate danger you may encounter
  • Determine if a collision was preventable in different driving situations

10 Habits of Defensive Driving

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

The Online Defensive Driving Course Experience

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  • Train in your own place at your own pace
  • Print your certificate immediately upon completion