SAFE & EFFICIENT DRIVING (SAFED)

SYNOPSIS

The course is designed to enhance the development of driver skills and knowledge specifically in the area of safety and fuel efficiency. Adopting best practice in safe and fuel efficient driving leads to reduced fuel spent, reduced stressed levels and enhanced satisfaction of driving, development of a health and safe culture within WAPIC organization, reduced vehicle accidents, improved safety and driving standards and reduced vehicle operating costs. This course is highly specific in its nature focusing on safe and fuel-efficient driver.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

• Improved driving standards
• Reduced vehicle operating costs
• Reduced fuel spend
• Improved road safety and driving standards


COURSE CONTENT

Fundamentals of Safe & Fuel Efficient Driving:
• Improved driving standards
• Reduced vehicle operating costs
• Reduced fuel spend
• Braking system, Clutch control, Exhaust brake, Gear selection
• Forward planning
• Fuelling the tank
• Axle loading
• Load positioning
• Hazards
• Momentum
• Speeding and revving
• Tyre care and maintenance

Techniques of Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving:
• Understanding fleet costs
• The driver, vehicle and fuel
• Techniques of effective vehicle operation
• Driving controls & fuel cost savings
• Fuel wasters in vehicle operation
• Driver’s role in fuel cost saving
• Vehicle maintenance and fuel savings
• Fuel management systems

Practical Assessment/ Training:
• Candidate’s assessment
• Vehicle Safety checks
• Trailer safety checks
• On-Road assessments/Practical training
• Skip gears or block changes
• Route planning and journey management

Driving in Difficult Situations:
• Bad weather
• At night
• Bad road

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

Lectures and Discussions
Case studies/Practical Exercises
Practical Assessment and Evaluation
Video Clip

FEE: N45,000 (incl 5% VAT)
DURATION: 1 Day


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