National Safety Council recognizes Avitus Group as Authorized Instructor

Defensive driving course; a must for all experienced drivers

Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group
Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group
  • Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group
    Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group
    Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group
    Rob Sperle, Human Resource & Risk Management Training Coordinator, Avitus Group

The National Safety Council has recognized Avitus Group as an Authorized Instructor of the Defensive Driving Course. There are three main reasons every experienced driver should take a National Safety Council recognized defensive driving course: safety, potential discounts on insurance rates and potential points back on your driver's license. Only recognized courses can offer these benefits. This course is also ideal for businesses that have a fleet or require any of their employees to drive a company car. 

Even if you consider yourself to be a safe driver, this course is designed to protect you from those who aren't. There's an infinant number of scenarios that can happen when you are on the road and this course prepares you for some of the most common like distracted drivers (cell phones, texting,) speeding and road rage.  

According to the National Safety Council, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of workplace fatalities, accounting for more than 2000 deaths per year. Driver error contributes to nearly 60% of motor vehicle collisions. There’s no question that learning critical defensive driving techniques can significantly prevent injuries and save lives. I always recommend this class to any experienced driver. As an added bonus, each state is different, but many states offer insurance discounts after a driver has completed a course that is recognized by the National Safety Council. This is great news for the business owner. Who wouldn’t want lower insurance rates? If your business has a fleet, Avitus Group can even customize the training to include your fleet rules and regulations. We also cover local training statutes.

The Avitus Group Defensive Driver Training Course is a four hour course for experienced drivers in all sizes of vehicle operations including cars, trucks, vans, straight trucks and tractor trailer trucks. The training consists of classroom, video and PowerPoint presentations. This course is designed to be flexible to accommodate your needs and vehicles used. The training materials include driver guides and student materials. The DDC-4 course addresses personal responsibility and driving, defensive driving tips & techniques for avoiding collisions and violations and the top unsafe driving behaviors.

Please see our list of upcoming classes and register online. If you don’t see your city on the list, contact us about setting up a training specifically for your office.