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 certificate of completion and wallet card.

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 man-oeuvres

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)


Participants must complete the online learning resource (Knowledge Unit) prior to attending the 1-day field session (will be verified).

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 Dates

  • April 4, 2022     Kamloops, BC
  • April 11, 2022    Campbell River, BC
  • April 11, 2022    Harrison Mills, BC
  • April 11, 2022    Cranbrook, BC
  • April 19, 2022   Squamish, BC
  • TBD - Prince George, BC


This course is being provided by an external provider, Overland Training Canada.  To enroll in an open session or to request a private group session, contact the training provider: Overland Training Canada