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Defensive and Eco Driver Training –

Module 2:

In Vehicle Driver Evaluation & Coaching

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Introduction

Our Defensive and Eco drive Training involves in-cab driver tuition aimed to help businesses reduce fuel and maintenance costs, reduce CO2 emissions and improve safety through enhanced driving techniques, increased driver awareness, vehicle control and fuel economy.

Course objectives/aims

Our Defensive and Eco drive Training Programme will deliver:
• Improved driver performance in L/100km.
• Average fuel savings of 8%.
• Real and immediate bottom-line savings €€€s.By simply reducing fuel consumption by 1,000 litres per year will save €1,100 and 2.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions (assuming a price of €1.10 per litre, ex VAT).
• Fuel Efficient Drivers = Safer Drivers = Good Risk Management.
• Counteract the cost of rising fuel prices.
• Reduce running costs and emissions.
• Improve profit margins.

Course content

Course content
• Driver compliance check – driver CPC, eyesight and licence checking.
• Basic principles of fuel consumption and driver safety:
– An overall awareness of fuel economy and road layout.
– Better use of gears (to avoid over-revving and unnecessary gear changes).
– Keeping correct distances (to avoid hard braking).
– Safe and fuel-efficient driving techniques.
On Road Vehicle checks and risks.
• Drive 1 – Driver risk assessment and identification of driver competences.
• Review of key areas for improvement and coaching.
• Drive 2 – Application of techniques and coaching for best performance.
• Final feedback session and future action planning.
• Review of fuel saved with driver.

Who should attend?

Drivers of any vehicle wishing to improve driving techniques and reduce vehicle running costs.

Duration

2 hours per driver – maximum 3 drivers per day.

Participants

Maximum 3 driver per day.

Requirements

A suitable vehicle must be provided to facilitate trainees. 3 drivers per day ie, 1:1 in vehicle training for approx. two hours each – drivers need to be taken off their normal route/duties for the training session.

Certification

On completion of this course a certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants.

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01 8447516info@ftai.ie

Course evaluation

• Assessment drive – identification of driver competences.
Review of key improvement areas.
• Application of techniques and coaching for best performance. Final feedback session and future action
planning.

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Phone : +353 1 844 7516

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