Winter Driving™ - Become a Good Winter Driver

Winter Driving Skills

Winter driving is at best frustrating, and at worst, dangerous. In difficult weather it can take all your driving ability just to keep your vehicle on the road. In order to safely handle your vehicle in winter weather, you must be able to: assess road conditions, predict how your vehicle will react and know what action to take to keep it under control.

Learning Path & Details

Competencies

  • Keeping a Safe Workplace

Learning Objectives

  • This program will teach you what you need to know to become a good winter driver.
  • We will demonstrate certain principles of physics, and how they explain the actions a vehicle takes.
  • We will familiarize you with the danger zones; those parts of the highway that offer the greatest driving challenge in winter conditions.
  • You will learn basic techniques to maintain control of your vehicle; and to correct a loss of control situation if one occurs.
  • And finally we will discuss points of vehicle inspection to ensure your vehicle is properly prepared for winter driving.

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Winter Driving Training™ - Part 1

Winter Driving Training™ - Part 1

Driving in winter conditions takes skill. In this course, you will learn to identify the laws of physics as they pertain to moving vehicles as well as the basic techniques to maintain control of a moving vehicle.

Training Files (17)

TitleTypeTime/PagesLanguage
Winter Driving
Video with graphics and narrator
Full Video18:45 min EnglishDemo
Program Introduction
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Introduction01:22 min EnglishDemo
Braking & Adjusting - Slippery Roads
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:03 min EnglishDemo
Danger Zones (Black Ice/Slush)
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:47 min EnglishDemo
Danger Zones (Curves)
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette00:54 min EnglishDemo
Danger Zones (Hills)
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette00:32 min EnglishDemo
Laws of Physics and Winter Driving
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:35 min EnglishDemo
Over Steering
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:17 min EnglishDemo
Skids & Skidding
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette00:44 min EnglishDemo
Traction & Control
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:28 min EnglishDemo
Under Steering
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:26 min EnglishDemo
Understanding Road Conditions
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette00:37 min EnglishDemo
Visibility
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette01:32 min EnglishDemo
Winter Driving Preparation
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Vignette02:22 min EnglishDemo
Program Conclusion
Video with graphics and narrator
Video Summary01:13 min EnglishDemo
Winter Driving PowerPoint
Facilitator Resources
Workshop Material EnglishDemo
Certificate of Completion1 page EnglishDemo

Additional Information

In order to safely handle a vehicle in winter weather, drivers must be able to assess road conditions, predict how the vehicle will react in different situations and conditions, and know what actions to take to keep it under control.


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