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FLEET SAFETY DRIVING COURSES AND PROGRAMS

FLEET SAFETY DRIVING COURSES AND PROGRAMS

You know you can trust AMA to deliver top Fleet Safety driving courses – we have a fleet of our own. We totally understand the need to ensure your company’s drivers are well trained and safety oriented.

Our fleet driver training programs help develop safer drivers, lower your insurance rates, and increase driver productivity.

Our programs are fully customizable to what your company needs, where you need it. We also have a full suite of course management tools and reporting options and are happy to work with you to build any custom reporting you need.

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EXPERIENCED & TRUSTED FLEET SAFETY TRAINING

Fleet Safety training has been a part of our driving programs for over 40 years, and we’re the top driver education organization in the province. We’ve trained over 850,000 Albertans safe driving practices to date, so you know we’re here for the long haul.

Along with our ongoing course development, we’re also a top transportation safety advocate in Alberta. We’re a proactive part of the safe driving community, so you know we have the knowledge and experience to work with whatever your fleet safety training needs are.

THE BEST PROGRAMS BUILT TO FIT YOU, WHEREVER YOU NEED US

Our courses and programs are fully customizable to fit your company’s needs, timeline, and budget. We fit our training to your schedule, wherever you need it.

  • Our programs and curricula are rigorously maintained to be current with legislation, technology, customer needs, and driver safety best practices.
  • Our trainers are fully licensed and certified
  • We offer courses and driver review: in-class, in-vehicle, on-track, online, and even in our driving simulator
  • We offer a full suite of reporting options to suit your requirements

OUR COURSES

Driver training options can include in-class and on-road courses, on track courses, online courses, and in our driving simulator for real time evaluation.

These are some of the courses we have developed, but we’re happy to work with you to develop a program that fits your company’s needs. Some of our most requested courses include Driver Fatigue Management, Advanced Vehicle Control, Aggressive Driving, and Collision Avoidance.

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Price: Varies

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In-Class/On-Road/On-Track Courses

In-class and in-vehicle courses are practical and hands-on, with direct instruction and examination.

Learn advanced vehicle control concepts and skills in a combination of in-class and on-track sessions. Includes vision and written tests. Advanced Vehicle Control teaches how driving behaviour affects a vehicle’s performance. Drivers will qualify for a three-point demerit reduction upon successful completion of this course. Trainees will learn to:

  • Adopt the proactive rather than the defensive approach to driving
  • Gain awareness of dangers in the driving environment
  • Develop knowledge of personal limitations

Learn proactive collision avoidance including developing awareness, avoidance, and evasive maneuvers. Includes vision and written tests. Our Collision Avoidance program helps develop experienced driver’s proactive safe driving and collision avoidance skills.

  • Understand threshold/ABS braking, slalom, and simple evasive maneuvers
  • Learn hazard avoidance - simple evasive, brake-and-avoid, and off-road recovery
  • Understand basic vehicle control skills - steering, braking, and visual search
  • Learn proper driving procedures and pertinent driving regulations
  • Gain awareness of road hazards, proactive strategies, and vehicle handling skills
  • Understand the highway transportation system

Want to know how your drivers stack up? We’ll bring in a neutral third-party examiner to provide an objective assessment on your fleet driver’s road performance. Includes vision and written tests

Driver Evaluation testing helps your company identify and prevent the unsafe driving behaviours and vehicle abuse. It also gives your drivers more knowledge and confidence on the road. It includes:

  • General knowledge test of traffic safety
  • Hand-eye coordination assessment
  • Road evaluation in urban, rural, or combined setting
  • Attitudinal assessment

A written report on each driver, including an assessment of overall risk and cost factors from driver-induced vehicle wear and tear will be provided upon completion. This is a powerful tool for follow-up with your employees.

Give your employees safe hands-on experience to learn the most common driver response skills necessary for handling road emergencies. Includes vision and written tests.

This course teaches evasive manoeuvres, threshold braking and advanced steering techniques. It helps your drivers:

  • Learn how to deal with hazards and typical road emergencies
  • Understand proactive driving and visual skills
  • Learn advanced braking and steering skills
  • Know your vehicle’s limitations

These Fuel-Efficient driver courses have proactive driving tips to help raise driver awareness as well as provide drivers with a range of effective strategies and driving techniques to help them drive in a safer and more fuel efficient manner. Includes vision and written tests.

  • Learn fuel-efficient driving techniques
  • Learn to save fuel in heavy traffic flow and on highways
  • Take two, 20-minute drives to measure fuel consumption

This full-day course assesses your drivers become aware of the hazards they may face in their daily drive through classroom, driving instruction, an in-vehicle (road and track) program, and group discussion. Includes vision and written tests.

  • Gain knowledge of hazardous roadway manoeuvres
  • Learn vehicle and environmental hazards and solutions
  • Know risk perception and management on the road
  • Understand driver fitness and impairments
  • Understand the highway transportation system

This half-day course assesses your drivers’ normal driving environment to determine what kind of hazards they are aware of and what can be done to avoid or deal with hazards. Includes vision and written tests.

  • Gain knowledge of hazardous roadway manoeuvres
  • Learn vehicle and environmental hazards and solutions
  • Know risk perception and management on the road
  • Understand driver fitness and impairments
  • Understand the highway transportation system

Proactive defensive driving prepares trainees to not only react to driving situations, but look to proactively plan, avoid, and handle driving situations before they happen.

Our highly interactive classroom course teaches proactive driving skills and safe driving expectations and procedures. It includes sections on:

  • the Highway Transportation system
  • the Traffic Safety Act
  • driver, vehicle, and environmental issues
  • driver impairments
  • risk perception and management
  • driver solutions

Our Professional Driver Upgrade course identifies areas for driver improvement through in-vehicle coaching, one-on-one sessions, and assessments of your drivers’ attitude towards staying safe on the road. Verbal and written feedback provided to your company. Includes verbal and written tests.

Your drivers will learn:

  • Assessment and feedback of road and vision evaluations
  • Improve driver awareness using commentary driving technique
  • On-road evaluation of driving behaviours
  • Important general traffic safety knowledge and regulations

Price:

$279 + Taxes & Fees
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Remedial training for drivers who do not pass the Professional Driver Upgrade course. Includes written and vision tests. Individual training improvement course for drivers who do not receive a passing grade in the Professional Driver Upgrade.

Participants will receive a minimum of a two-hour in-vehicle program tailored to improve proactive driving habits.

Trainees learn special insights and skills for dealing with night driving. Our Safe Performance at Night driving course covers:

  • Night vision
  • Night hazard awareness and emergency situations

This course is offered seasonally, please give us a call or send us a message for offerings.

Reversing/Backing-up in any vehicle is a high-risk maneuver. Your driver’s will enhance their backing skills and increase awareness of common backing problems. Includes vision and written tests.

Our Safe Performance Backing course helps your drivers learn through a combination of in-class and in-vehicle sessions designed to enhance their backing skills and increase awareness of common backing problems.

Drivers:

  • Get familiarized with special equipment
  • Learn steering and viewing techniques
  • Understand proper safe backing communication
  • Understand how backing is affected by speed, blind spots, and traffic

Our Safe Performance Trailering course helps teach your drivers proper hitching, turning, backing, and pulling procedures on various road surfaces and conditions. Includes a vision test. A written report on your driver's performance is included.

Your drivers will:

  • Get information on equipment concerns and personal safety.
  • Become aware of trailering problems and typical hazards.
  • Learn how to properly operate trailers up to eight metres in length.

Our Winter Driving course teaches participants some of the most common driver response skills necessary to handle typical winter road emergencies. Includes vision test.

This half-day hands-on, track-oriented course includes in-vehicle skill training with an instructor, including:

  • Evasive manoeuvres
  • Threshold/ABS braking
  • Advanced steering techniques
  • Basic winter vehicle handling skills of braking, steering, and vision
  • Advanced steering techniques
  • Winter driving tips, techniques and survival strategies

Online Courses

Our online courses are accessible from anywhere at any time, so your employees can improve their driving skills when it’s most convenient for them.

More time spent on the road may increase the likelihood of aggressive driving behaviours. This course helps your drivers develop strategies to keep cool behind the wheel.

This course helps your drivers understand and reduce the risks caused by aggressive driving. They’ll learn to break bad habits such as speeding, tailgating, and weaving in and out of traffic, and:

  • Master skills to manage aggression
  • Recognize the causes of aggressive driving

Your drivers learn how to better handle your fleet’s Commercial Vans including safe driving, loading, and accident prevention. Our online Commercial Vehicle and Van Handling course helps your fleet to be safer drivers in everyday or emergency situations. Your drivers learn how-to:

  • Recognize vehicle and driver limitations when operating a commercial van
  • Safely load and operate a van
  • Negotiate different driving environments
  • Incorporate preventative safety measures

Our interactive online Demerit Reduction Defensive Driver course can help your drivers understand the causes and consequences of unsafe driving habits. This course covers how unsafe driving habits relate to traffic safety and develop safe proactive driving strategies. It includes:

  • Discussions on vehicle design and safety, road rules, and statistics
  • Strategies to prevent speeding, driver impairments, risk-taking, and distracted driving

Our online Distracted Driver course will help your drivers understand how attention capacity affects drivers, and will teach them strategies to cope with distracted driving.

  • Develop proactive strategies to better cope with inattention
  • Gain a better understanding of the effects of distracted driving

Driving tired is a huge and sometimes not well understood risk for professional drivers and companies. This course introduces drivers to the dangers and recognize driver fatigue.

Our Basic Driver Fatigue Management course is designed to introduce your employees to the dangers of driving when tired or sleep-deprived. They will learn:

  • To understand the impacts, risks, and warning signs of driver fatigue
  • The basic principles of fatigue as well as a general understanding of sleep
  • How to recognize, understand and manage the effects of fatigue

Our Advanced Driver Fatigue Management course builds upon what was learned in the Basic course.

This course is designed to bring awareness to your drivers of the dangers of driving when they are tired or sleep-deprived. It builds on the concepts and techniques of our Basic Driver Fatigue course. Driver’s will learn:

  • How to prevent the onset of fatigue
  • Develop a deeper understanding of how fatigue affects driving ability
  • Fatigue self-evaluation techniques and concepts

These Fuel-Efficient driver courses have proactive driving tips to help raise driver awareness as well as provide drivers with a range of effective strategies and driving techniques to help them drive in a safer and more fuel efficient manner.

  • Learn fuel-efficient driving tactics
  • Complete the course on your own time

This is a quick and interactive video based online assessment to help gauge your drivers levels of proactive driving skills.

Our video-based Proactive Driver Assessment allows you to gauge your drivers’ skills by placing them in a series of potential and realistic driving situations and studying their reactions.

Improve your drivers’ daily driving behaviour by making them aware of the causes and consequences of unsafe driving.

Our online Proactive Defensive Driver Improvement course can help improve your drivers’ daily driving behaviour by making them aware of the causes and consequences of unsafe driving. Drivers learn and discuss:

  • The SIPDE (Scan, Identify, Predict, Decide, Execute) system as it relates to specific driving environments
  • Vehicle safety, driver impairments, road rules, and statistics
  • Strategies on risk management, vehicle, and environmental hazards

Help your drivers develop strategies for avoiding hazards common with parking and backing to keep themselves, their vehicles, and others safe. Our Safe Backing online course will help your drivers parking and backing skills to keep themselves, their vehicles, and others safe. They will learn:

  • How-to spot and avoid problem situations
  • How-to be aware of driveway dangers
  • How-to recognize backing assistance signals
  • Safe backing procedures, safe turning, and how to use a spotter

Our Safe Performance Backing course is available as an interactive DVD. To help with learning, each DVD includes a facilitator guide and participant quiz.

We offer a practical, common sense approach to the skills and cautions involved in backing a vehicle. Employees can improve their driving knowledge conveniently, at their own pace, right in the office. Training can be worked into any schedule or safety meeting.

The DVD can be viewed either:

  • One chapter at a time, with commentary interspersed, to deal with specific issues.
  • All at once, movie style, with all the comments saved for the end.

Price:

$299 + taxes and shipping

Our Safe Performance Trailering course is available as an interactive DVD. To help with learning, each DVD includes a facilitator guide and participant quiz.

We offer a practical, common sense approach to the skills and cautions involved in pulling a trailer. Employees can improve their driving knowledge conveniently, at their own pace, right in the office. Training can be worked into any schedule or safety meeting.

The DVD can be viewed either:

  • One chapter at a time, with commentary interspersed, to deal with specific issues.
  • All at once, movie style, with all the comments saved for the end.

Price:

$299 + taxes and shipping

This course helps your drivers become safer and more confident driving with a trailer.

This course covers trailering in rural and urban areas. Drivers learn how to avoid hazards, how to properly load and secure cargo, and how to drive with a trailer in extreme weather conditions. Drivers learn:

  • How-to negotiate different driving environments
  • How-to incorporate preventative safety measures
  • Safe parking and backing methods with a trailer

Our Online Winter Driving course teaches participants some of the most common driver response skills necessary to handle typical winter road emergencies. Includes vision test.

Drivers learn how to safely drive on Alberta’s dangerous roads during heavy snow, black ice, sleet, and emergency conditions with our interactive online Winter Driver course, including:

  • Evasive manoeuvres
  • Threshold/abs braking
  • Advanced steering techniques
  • Basic winter vehicle handling skills of braking, steering, and vision
  • Winter driving tips, techniques and survival strategies

ABOUT OUR DRIVING SIMULATOR

Our Roadbot driving simulator is a highly effective tool for real time on-site driver training and examination. It includes over 200 driving scenarios for drivers to practice and be evaluated on manoeuvers in a safe and controlled environment.

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