This course is for the sole use of traffic violators who have been mandated by the North Kingstown Municipal Court to complete this online traffic safety training program.
Approved Defensive Driving Course for North Kingstown Municipal Court
A defensive driving course will help you to anticipate dangerous situations on the road. Using what you learn in our course you will make good decisions to keep yourself and others safe.
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.
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
Following too closely
Techniques for handling these factors
Fog, dust, smoke
Stressful driving situations
The three stages of a collision
Seat belts and air bags
Brakes – anti-lock vs. non-anti-lock
Passing and overtaking
Work zone dangers
Emergency vehicles and the “move over” law
Motorcycles, pedestrians and pedal cyclists
The Six Deadly Choices
The importance of choosing the right behaviors
Your driving plan
Upon completion of the Defensive Driving Course the student will be able to print a personalized Certificate of Completion from the National Safety Council.