Advanced Driver Training and Rehab Services
It is never too late to learn defensive driving skills; Or refresh what you were taught when you went through your driving school course as a new driver. YD offers a variety of defensive driving courses and refreshers specifically for the fully licenced driver. We don't bother with the basics and instead go right to the advanced stuff: emergency maneuvers, rear crash avoidance, escape routes, route planning, and more!.
Whether you are looking for your company drivers to have training or a refresher course for a loved one. Contact us and let us know how we can help.
YD has worked with numerous companies over the years...
For over 30 years, Young Drivers has worked with and trained various companies to help their drivers learn to drive defensively and live collision free.
These companies have all benefited from:
- Saving on fuel, reduced man hours, and decreased maintenance costs related to the drivers they have on the road.
- Improved health and safety policies and records which could reduce your overall insurance rates.
- Increased efficiency on the road with skills like route planning and collision avoidance.
Here are some of the companies YD has had the pleasure of working with and training to keep our roads safer:
- 3M Canada
- Technical Safety Standards Authority
- Suncor Energy
Here are some of the ways we have helped those companies
Either packaged together or purchased and used separately the below services are the best way to effectively assess and improve a drivers driving skills and habits.
Using both online and on road tools YD can assess your drivers and provide detailed feedback on who is at the highest risk of crash and who in your fleet should recieve training first to avoid any problems later, and save you money!
Hiring a driver can be stressful when you can't assess their actual driving skills and habits. We use a specifically designed evaluation to measure a drivers driving skills on the road as well as their defensive driving habits, allowing you to better understand just who you are hiring.
Advanced Defensive Driving Courses
After all the asseessments and analysis, we have the specific courses designed to effectively treat and correct bad driving habits. Offered through efficient one day and half day courses, the defensive driving techniques they learn in our course will help them on the road to safe driving.
YD Also works to help drivers return to driving with Driver Therapy
Driver Assessment In-vehicle
Under our Collisionfree!™ Brand of programs we work with Occupational Therapists and Clinics to assist with in-vehicle driver assessments. We provide the vehicle and the instructor to do the driving evaluation portion and keep everyone safe while the OT assesses other aspects related to driving. Our instructors have been trained specifically for this type of lesson.
We have some instructional vehicles equipped with assistive devices such as hand controls, left foot gas pedal, cross-over signals and spinner knobs. We can provide assessments using these devices with OTs, help customers get ready for assessments and teach you how to use these devices. Ask us how we can help.
Maintain Your Independence for Many Years to Come
YD has a number of programs designed for the mature driver that will fit your needs. Young Drivers of Canada is not just for the "young" or "new" driver.
Our Collisionfree!™ Brand of programs will confirm your experience. Our programs will update you on new technologies, keep you driving safely, teach you adaptive strategies and show you what you are capable of.
YD offers Driver Assessment lessons and Driver Refresher lessons in-car to help you continue to drive safely. Don't worry, we are not out to take your driver's licence away. We want to help keep you safe and on the road.
CogniFit® - Assessment and Training
CogniFit® provides an online assessment of the 12 driving related cognitive skills and ranks them. The best part is that based on the assessment it provides a personalized training program to help you improve on the weaker cognitive skills and maintain those that ranked highest. It provides continuous feedback on your progress and at the end you get a second assessment. In the left hand side menu click on CogniFit® for more information.