ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This 6 hour online Defensive Driving program is approved by the Alberta Government for reduction of 3 demerits points from an Alberta operator's licence. A minimum mark of 80% must be obtained on the final exam to qualify for the demerit point reduction.
This program contains audio, video, and interactive exercises. If you are looking for a comprehensive defensive driving program that also is approved for demerit reduction, then this is it. This program teaches the trademarked SAFER System of Defensive Driving.
In order to receive a reduction in demerits, you are required to successfully complete this course and then register your information online at DriversRegistration.ca. A government notice-of-completion form will be mailed to you within 7 business days. Bring your notice-of-completion form together with your online Defensive Driving program certificate of completion to a local registry office in the province of Alberta. Alberta residents are eligible for a 3 demerit reduction once every 2 years.
Non-Alberta residents can take this program, but they will not qualify to receive the 3 demerit point reduction; they only receive an online course completion certificate.
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM TEST
Testing conducted in this online Defensive Driving 3 Demerit Reduction Program is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to qualify for a 3 demerit point reduction from an Alberta operator’s license. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Alberta residents who achieve the required passing mark will receive an Alberta course completion certificate. This certificate, together with the government notice-of-completion form received in the mail 7 business days after registering at DriversRegistration.ca, can be taken into any registry in Alberta to receive a 3 demerit point reduction.
Non Alberta residents can download and print a course completion certificate online immediately upon successful completion of the program.
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM OUTLINE DURATION
Minimum 6 hours as per Alberta Government regulations
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM COURSE COST
ONLINE DEFENSIVE DRIVING 3 DEMERIT REDUCTION PROGRAM OUTLINE
1. Driver competency model
2. SAFER System of Defensive Driving
3. Adverse conditions
4. Most common collisions
a) Rear end collisions
B) Backing collisions
c) Intersection collisions
5. Other Collisions
a) Vehicle in front collisions
b) Passing and being passed collisions
c) Head on collisions
d) Bicycle collisions
e) Motorcycle collisions
f) Train collisions
g) Wildlife collisions
6. Drinking, driving, and drugs
a) Cellular phone related collisions