Driving Behaviour & Defensive Driving

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This one day course provides candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to discuss issues that affect driving behaviour and attitude.

By the end of the course candidates will:

  • Be able to identify and evaluate their own driving behaviour
  • Be able to demonstrate safe and defensive driving principles using their own driving skills
  • Have the ability to maximise vehicle fuel economy/efficiency.

The Driver Behaviour and Defensive Driving course concludes with an objective practical and theory assessment carried out by an RTITB examiner. All elements of the examination must be passed in order to be successfully complete the course. Successful candidates will receive recognition of their achievement with an RTITB certificate of completion.


To make a booking, select a course type below and search for dates. Alternatively, please call our Academy team on +44(0)1952 520214.

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The course covers the following:

  • The Highway Code
  • Driving styles
  • The effects of road predictability
  • Optical behaviour and driving
  • Vulnerable road users
  • The effects of fatigue on driving behaviour
  • Practical driving in urban and rural environments
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Feedback on practical driving

This course is suitable for drivers who:

  • Have a sense of responsibility in the workplace
  • Have prior experience of professional driving
  • Who value current environmental issues
  • Hold a current valid UK driving licence
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