Courses: Taxi Industry & Driver Safety

Course Details:
This course provides a review of taxi operations (i.e. pre- and post-trip inspections, money transactions, trip sheets, taxi stands, etc.), rules and regulations, map book skills, Global Positioning System (GPS), and major routes and destinations within the Metro Vancouver region. Taxicab drivers are victims of assault and homicide at a level that is one of the highest of any occupational group in North America. The course includes strategies to identify ways for drivers to reduce risk of assault, reduce conflict with customers, and take action to minimize risk when violence occurs. (Formerely TAXI160)

Course Code: DRIV-1110
Department: Driver Education Center
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