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Lower Auto Insurance Premium
with the SafetyServe Defensive Driving Course

Tennessee

Defensive Driving Course

  • Approved in Tennessee for insurance premium reduction for eligible policyholders
  • Check with your insurance agent to see if you meet their requirements
  • Free printable and watermarked certificate*
Safety Serve Course

Defensive
Driving Course

$49.94

No Hidden Fees

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Defensive Driving Course Outline:

  • Recognize that driver safety affects everyone
  • Identify your personal driving behaviors and tendencies
  • Recognize that every behavior is a choice
  • Define risky driving behaviors
  • Identify the Six Deadly Choices that lead to the majority of crashes
  • Identify what’s in your control
  • Explain how to drive defensively in conditions beyond your control
  • Define defensive driving, collision prevention and NSC's collision prevention formula
  • Identify defensive driving techniques that can be used when physical, mental and emotional factors affect your ability to drive
  • Recognize potential hazards when driving and use the 'What-if' strategy to avoid hazards
  • Identify the risks associated with driving without seat belts or proper restraints
  • Identify how to effectively use vehicle safety systems
  • Recognize the risks of speeding
  • Recognize the risks of following too closely
  • Employ the 3-second and 3-second+ following distance rules
  • Define aggressive driving and road rage
  • Identify driving distractions
  • Recognize risks of distracted driving
  • Identify risks of substance impairment
  • Identify risks of drowsy driving
  • Choose safe, responsible, and respectful behaviors to avoid impaired or drowsy driving
  • Choose appropriate driving behaviors for different driving situations and conditions
  • Explain the proper procedure for navigating multi-lane roads
  • Identify risks associated with improper turns
  • Explain the proper procedures for passing and overtaking another vehicle
  • Identify risks associated with driving left-of-center
  • Describe right-of-way violations and safe intersection strategies
  • Identify roadway maintenance and construction hazards
  • Use techniques for trains and railway grade crossings
  • Identify other vehicles you will encounter on the road and techniques for dealing with them
  • Recognize the challenges drivers of larger vehicles face and explain how to safely share the road
  • Explain proper techniques for dealing with pedestrians, pedal cyclists, and animals
  • Describe the three stages of a collision
  • Identify the steps to conduct pre-trip inspections
  • Explain the importance of proper vehicle maintenance
  • Describe steps for addressing different types of immediate danger you may encounter
  • Determine of a collision was preventable in different driving situations
  • 10 Habits of Defensive Driving
  • The Six Deadly Choices
  • The importance of choosing the right behaviors
  • Your driving plan
 

Be a safer driver in Tennessee with the All new
National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course


The National Safety Council and SafetyServe.com have developed a comprehensive online driving course that is approved in many states for ticket dismissal, point reduction and insurance premium savings. Available in English and Spanish.

As of today the state of Tennessee has not officially approved the course; however the National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course may satisfy a court requirement, qualify for insurance premium reductions or satisfy a condition of employment. Please check with your court, insurance provider or employer for details.

The course offers state-of-the-art animations, has an adaptive curriculum and provides the most engaging interactive experience. The bookmark feature allows students to log in and out as many times as necessary to complete the course.

 

*Certificate Process

A printable certificate will be available upon successful completion of your Course, you will be asked to verify your mailing address, once verified, a personalized official watermarked Certificate of Completion from the National Safety Council will be mailed to you the following business day. If you require your official certificate sooner please contact Customer Service at 800-775-1484 for alternate delivery options.
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