Resource Road Safety Training

Learn basic safety and decision-making skills for driving on resource roads in British Columbia in this new, one day in-field course. Participants will receive a record of completion.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate ability to:

  • Operate a radio and follow safe road procedures in accordance with industry best practices in BC
  • Implement driver controls to reduce the risk of incidents related to resource road operations
  • Perform emergency manoeuvres

Course Overview

  • Pre-Trip inspection
  • Blind spots
  • Emergency manoeuvres
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Driving techniques for safe operation on resource roads
  • Radio use and resource road procedures
  • Driving strategies for deactivated roads (optional)

Prerequisite

Participants must have completed the online Knowledge Unit Training and verified its completion prior to attending the 1-day field session.

Additional Information

  • Participants will need to bring a valid driver’s licence, copy of their current driver's abstract and vehicle insurance.
  • Participants or companies need to provide their own vehicles, ideally those that will be used in the workplace.
  • Participants spend the majority of the course outdoors and behind the wheel.
  • Group size is limited to 6 participants per trainer.
  • Lunch is not provided.

Session Scheduling & Enrollment

NEW! Public sessions are being offered in several locations:

  • February 15, 2023 - Prince George
  • March 29, 2023 - Prince George
  • April 24, 2023 - Prince George
  • April 25, 2023 - Kamloops
  • April 26, 2023 - Prince George
  • May 24, 2023 - Prince George
  • June 12, 2023 - Campbell River
  • June 26, 2023 - Lower Mainland
  • June 28, 2023 - Prince George
  • July 26, 2023 - Prince George
  • August 21, 2023 - Lower Mainland
  • August 31, 2023 - Prince George
  • September 27, 2023 - Prince George
  • October 25, 2023 - Prince George

This course is offered primarily on request by an external provider, Overland Training Canada

To register for the public sessions, or to learn more about requesting a private group session, contact Overland Training Canada