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IC~01 - Driving Safety and Driver Fatigue

Duration: ±3 hours | Course Code: IC~01 | Cost From: R 350 ($20) per person

Road straightPenny Ferry Training LOGODrivers need to have the skills to deal with the unexpected, particularly in a heavy vehicle. There will always be another motorist cutting in, slippery road conditions, animals and children on the roads and maybe even tyre blowouts to deal with, so having the skills to stay out of trouble are essential. Defensive driving is all about avoiding problems before they happen. Driver fatigue is also one of the ongoing major causes of accidents, particularly on the long-haul routes. This course covers some of the basic rules that drivers should follow, as well as provide an awareness of the do's and don'ts of driving, the dangers and hazards and especially Driver Fatigue.


The objectives of this short course are:

  • To create an awareness among drivers of the "rules" of safe driving
  • To improve driving safety
  • To create awareness of Defensive driving principles
  • Create an awareness and understanding of driver Fatigue

Target Audience

All commercial and industrial drivers, including Taxi Drivers, HGV Drivers, Farm Equipment ~Drivers and Bus Drivers

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the short course, learners will have knowledge and understanding of Driving Safety, including:

  • The rules to follow when driving on and off road, and long distances
  • Common driving hazards
  • Defensive Driving principles
  • Driver fatigue recognition and what to do about it

Scope & Requirements

The Learners must be able to read, write and speak English, have access to a computer and to the Internet to attend the course and do further research. Ability to drive commercial and industrial vehicles.


R 350 per person
$ 20 per person for international students
Group discounts available on request


All Material is subject to Copyright. A Certificate of Completion will be sent to those who complete the course.

Duration: ±3 hours
Course Code: IC~01

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Comet Training is a trading name for The Penny Ferry (Pty) Ltd, a limited liability company established in 1996. The Penny Ferry has been involved in hands-on training and e-learning for many years, specializing in the Marine, Environmental, Tourism, Industrial, Health and Technical markets. Through close associations with other organizations, Comet Training was established to better promote a suite of e-learning applications to the global markets.