Thinking Driver Winter Emphasis


No classes currently scheduled.


Classroom Theory Training

Participants will receive classroom instruction on defensive driving techniques and applications specific to Alaskan winter conditions. The classroom session includes training on basic cold weather vehicle maintenance and awareness of seasonal hazards, developing knowledge and skills of how to deal with them. The main teaching points include, winter safety gear, extreme weather driving, skid avoidance, skid recovery, threshold and ABS braking systems, driving attitude, and accident prevention.

Practical Driver Training

  • Preparation & Planning
  • Vehicle Inspection & Equipment
  • Cold Weather Equipment
  • Driving on Snow and Ice
  • Basic Skid Rules
  • Surviving a Blizzard
  • Driving Attitude

*Please note: This course consists of 2 parts, Classroom and Practical. Students can choose to take one or both sections.

This course is scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please contact our office to schedule a specific date or request on-site training.

  • Individual Classroom Cost: $100
  • Individual Practical Driving Cost: $200

Course Cost: $300