Basic Driver Improvement (BDI) Course Topics
When you take our Florida traffic school online, you can rest assured that there won’t be any unwanted surprises. We’ve created a curriculum based on the requirements established by the state of Florida. A chapter list and short summary is below!
Chapter 1: Points, Suspensions and Revocations
This brief chapter covers the basics of what you need to know about the Florida point system. How many points does it take for a driver to lose their license? What is the difference between a revoked and suspended license? You’ll find the answer to all that and more in this chapter.
Chapter 2: The Traffic Crash Problem
We can all agree that there are a lot of crashes on the roads, but do you have any idea of the magnitude and the personal and societal impact that these crashes have?
Chapter 3: What Happens During a Crash?
Did you know that a crash isn’t over once your car hits another object? This chapter is dedicated to helping you realize everything that physically happens during the entire crash process. It will also give you an idea of how different factors can impact the outcome of the event. While this chapter might seem simplistic and dull, we make it really interesting.
Chapter 4: Crash Prevention Techniques
If you intend to take a Florida traffic school online, this chapter is one of the most important. This chapter gives you tons of defensive driving tips and tricks that can go a long way in preventing a crash.
Chapter 5: Hazards on the Road
As drivers, there are many situations you should always be prepared for while driving. This chapter covers everything from driving in poor weather conditions to handling a vehicle malfunction.
Chapter 6: Vulnerable Road Users
In this chapter, you will learn about how you can make a difference for more at-risk road users such as pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists.
Chapter 7: Passing and Intersections
This chapter is dedicated to making sure you know the basic road rules. Most of this stuff will be a refresher, but either way, after going through this chapter you can feel confident that you will be more informed than most other drivers on the road.
Chapter 8: Keeping Yourself Safe
We all know that seatbelts and air bags are important. But in this chapter we explore how significant these safety devices really are. Plus, we’ll give you some tips on vehicle maintenance!
Chapter 9: Driving Under the Influence
In this chapter, we address driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol or both. With unique and engaging interactions, you’ll be able to visualize how these substances can impact your ability to make smart choices.
Chapter 10: Balancing Emotions and Attention While Driving
The last chapter of the course focuses on something we often have very little control over: emotions! After all, we don’t consciously decide that we want to be upset. Luckily, there are things that we can do to help ourselves in times of crisis.