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Hazard Awareness Training for Safe Driving

Graham Marshall - Monday, May 23, 2011

Industry now has a single, dominating expectation about safety outcomes.

The common expectation is easily summarized as a demand for "zero fatalities".

While recent years have seen steady improvement in recorded fatalities; one area continues to hold back industry progress in achieving zero.
 
The big problem area remains road transportation - in all its forms.

Today I'm posting a paper that explains why industry has been unable to solve the crisis of road transport fatalities.

The paper was presented at the 45th Annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference.

The paper explains how the crisis of fatalities results from the application of a model of competency that suggests fatalities will be eliminated when drivers develop the necessary “skills” associated with vehicle operation.

I explain why improving drivers’ skills by commissioning advanced driver training is not the required solution to the fatalities crisis.
 
Instead, my Driving Mastery Model (DMM) suggests that fatalities can be eliminated when drivers develop competency to a level defined within the model as “mastery”.

Drivers achieve “mastery” by integrating three key competency elements.

These being:

1.  The right driving skills;

2.  The necessary awareness of hazards; and

3.  Knowledge and skills in using the Think 6, Look 6 hazard management process.

In that sense, the DMM is represented in summary form thus:

Mastery = Awareness of hazards + Knowledge of the hazard management process + Skills of vehicle operation.

This paper explains and defines the elements of the DMM and demonstrates how its application works to motivate positive driving outcomes.

To read the paper, simply click here.

 

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