Driving in Difficult Conditions Online
Every driver will experience bad weather while driving at some time. The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 puts the onus on a company to provide a safe working environment for its drivers. This course demonstrates safe driving techniques when the weather is bad, plus talks about route planning, vehicle checks, what to carry in your vehicle and what to do in an emergency. It also covers braking and cornering when traction is reduced, and how to drive smoothly to reduce wear and tear.
What will you learn?
- Snow and ice
- Flooding and torrential rain
- Sunstrike and variable light
- Strong winds and storms
- Fog and smoke
- Recognising dangerous scenarios
- Vehicle dynamics
- Vehicle checks
- Emergency preparation
- Route planning
- Cornering and braking technique
- Reading the road ahead
Who is this course suitable for?
All light and heavy vehicle drivers (cars, utes and trucks)