Crashes on and off the job have far-reaching financial and psychological effects on employees, their co-workers, and their employers. Beacon Mutual is offering the National Safety Council’s 4-hour Defensive Driving Course (DDC-4). Participants completing the course will receive a certificate from the National Safety Council.

National Safety Council (DDC-4) is a fast-paced, four-hour driver improvement program taught within a classroom setting through lecture, video sessions, and case study scenarios. Attendees will be given a student course guide with easy-to-follow layout and enhanced graphics, session objectives, learner-centered activities, and discussion questions.

Course content includes:

  • Hazard Recognition and Collision Avoidance
  • Aggressive Driving and Driver Distractions
  • Defensive Driving Techniques
  • Driving Conditions and Vehicle Maintenance
  • Driving Laws and Occupant Protection Laws

This program will provide participants with various defensive driving techniques designed to reduce collision-related injuries, fatalities, and costs. National Safety Council (DDC-4) addresses the importance of attitude in preventing accidents, and reinforces good driving skills. Most importantly, National Safety Council (DDC-4) shows participants the consequences of the choices they make behind the wheel, and puts defensive driving into a personal context.

This class is designed for employees who drive passenger cars, pickup trucks and/or minivans. National Safety Council (DDC-4) is not intended for individuals who drive large trucks or have a commercial driver’s license.