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2016-2017 SASC Winter Driver Training

This article was originally published in December 2013. We are republishing it as the 2016-2017 program has now been scheduled. It has been updated with a new element/exercise so if you’ve taken part before you may want to give it a try again to freshen up your skills. Here are the updated links for this year’s program:

Registration: Register Here
More Information: Click here

This weekend, the Southern Alberta Solosport Club (SASC) held their first Winter Driving Training of the year and we were invited to check it out. While winter driving training is not mandatory for one to receive their driver’s license in Canada, it really ought to be. The skills that are taught at the event through various exercises are critical for safe winter driving and even the most experienced drivers come away learning something new.

Have you ever been caught on slick roads where no matter how far you crank your steering wheel your car just wants to continue going straight? What should you do if you lose control of your vehicle? If it looks like you cannot stop in time before running into someone, what should you do? These questions and many more will be answered as you go through each of these scenarios.

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2014 SASC Winter Driver Training

We wrote about the Winter Driver Training put on by SASC last year on the frozen ice of Ghost Lake, and this year the spots are filling up fast. If you have never participated in anything like this, I highly recommend it. The skills and confidence you will pick up will help tremendously with your winter driving. The organizers have let us know of a few spots that are still left on the following days.

Sunday, Jan 26, 2014:
Click here to register for Jan 26 event

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014:
Click here to register for Feb 9 event

*update* The event is completely booked up!