Defensive driving practices apply to all driving situations. In addition to normal work
related travel on public roads, Garden employees drive a wide variety of equipment; from
scooters to golf carts to trams, trolleys and buses; not to mention mowers, gators,
tractors and other heavy equipment within the Garden.
The National Safety Council developed defensive driving training in response to the
significant number of occupational deaths due to vehicle collisions. Defensive driving can
prevent accidents and injuries which is why it is important for your garden to conduct
BHS: Safety Matters – Defensive Driving Techniques