MN Highway Safety & Research Center

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Custom, Corporate and other Driver Safety Programs

Our certified instructors will help you create a customized driver and traffic safety program that fits your needs:

  • At-risk driving populations
  • Fleet, commercial and specialty vehicles
  • Emergency responders

Customized, Behind the Wheel Training

We can provide your employees with behind-the-wheel and/or classroom training at your facility or ours, covering topics and skills such as:

  • Crash data trends and defensive-driving tips
  • Changes in laws and vehicle and roadway technology
  • Limits of human-reaction time and effects of distraction and fatigue
  • Proper visual scanning techniques
  • Vehicular control techniques and collision avoidance
  • Backing and confined space operations
  • Large-vehicle cornering, turning and curb clearing
  • Backing, parking and proper mirror set-up and usage
  • Skid control
  • Braking, with emphasis on anti-lock brake systems

Online Drive Safe Course

Our fully online driver safety course is ideal for those who drive as part of their job, covering topics and skills such as:

  • Crash data trends and defensive-driving tips
  • The importance of being prepared
  • Proper visual scanning techniques
  • Limits of human reaction time and effects of distraction and fatigue
  • New laws and trends in vehicle and roadway technology

The two-hour course is full of interactive content. Bulk pricing is available for corporate customers.

Blended Drive Safe & Behind the Wheel Training

Have learners complete the online Drive Safe course on their schedule and then attend custom behind-the-wheel training at our facility or yours.

For more information and scheduling, contact us at mhsc@stcloudstate.edu, 320-308-1400 or 888-234-1294.