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INTRODUCTORY EXPERIENCES

DEFENSIVE DRIVING

South Africa has one of the highest road accident rates in the world. The best way to stay safe is to identify potential danger before it strikes. Our team of experts will guide you to become a better driver – to spot hazards, escape routes and external factors that can impact on your safety.  
 
We’ll kick of the day with an introduction to defensive driving theory and understanding the psychological effects and behaviours of motorists.  
 
The driving session will cover practical defensive driving followed by an evaluation.  
 
Start time: 09:00 End time: 13:00  
 
Your Experience includes: - Theory & driving session - Refreshments, lunch and certification

SKID AND COLLISION

Upgrade your driving skills with realistic and effective skid-control and collision avoidance techniques in a safe environment. This course turns learning into an exhilarating experience – a must for all drivers.  
After a short theory session, you’ll get behind the wheel and our advanced driving instructors will assist and correct your vehicle handling techniques in adverse conditions.  
Throughout the day, our team of experts will allow you to experience all the latest electronic driving aids in our vehicles.  
Start time: 09:00 End time: 13:00  
Your Experience includes: - Brief overview of vehicle technologies - Anti-lock braking systems, dynamic stability control, different types of skids and skid recovery - Refreshments, lunch and certification

FULL DAY ON-ROAD EXPERIENCE

Spend the morning on a wet skidpan, understanding the fundamentals of vehicle control at low speeds in adverse conditions. The afternoon will be spent on open tarmac, practising braking and steering techniques in dry conditions at slightly higher speeds.  
 
Then you’ll head for the skidpan to practise emergency lane changes, controlling under steer and over steer. After a short break for lunch, our advanced driving instructors will take you through brake recognition, high-speed braking, steering slaloms and swift lane-change disciplines.  
 
Start time: 09:00 End time: 17:00  
 
Your Experience includes: - Brief overview of vehicle technologies - 2-hr skidpan session - 2-hr open tarmac session - Refreshments, lunch and certification

HIJACK PREVENTION

Hijacking is a horrifying reality on South Africa’s roads – this course provides step-by-step instructions on hijack prevention and survival.  
 
The objective of the course is to improve awareness, enabling you to pre-empt a possible attack and avoid it. We will explain how to get yourself, children and other passengers safely out of a vehicle in the event of a hijacking.  
 
Topics covered: - Motivation behind attacks - Factors that might lead to attacks - Vehicle-to-vehicle attack / being followed - Risks while driving at night and the best way to overcome these - How to react during an attack - Practical situations around a stationary vehicle  
 
Start time: 09:00 End time: 13:00  
 
Your Experience includes: - Refreshments, lunch and certification