Winter Driving Program

Earn your Winter Driving certificate upon successful completion of this course


Winter driving is not easy and at times can be dangerous. This online Winter Driving course is designed for organizations and individuals who wish to review and enhance their winter driving knowledge. The course covers everything from pre-winter strategies through to steering and braking in emergencies.

This program was developed by Dr. Randy Flemmer who has over 30 years of driver education and fleet safety experience.


  • Preparing for winter driving conditions
    • Windows and wipers
    • Journey management
    • Regular maintenance
    • Winter tires
    • Emergency kit
    • Roads and black ice
  • Visual targeting
  • Motion and braking
  • Cornering
  • Emergency braking
  • Skid control
  • Collision avoidance
  • SAFER System of Defensive Driving
    • Space
      • Following distance
      • Driving with the intention of space
      • Space and adverse conditions
      • Intersections
    • Attitude
      • Four key words
      • Attitude and patience
    • Foresight
      • Situational awareness
    • Eyesight
      • Visual scanning patterns
      • Horizon method
    • Responsibility
      • Getting home safe
      • Safe breakdown procedures
      • Trapped in a blizzard
      • Getting unstuck
      • Advanced driving


    Average Completion Time

    Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 90 minutes.


    Knowledge Assessment

    Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


    Certificate of Completion

    Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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