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Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement

This training has been designed for maximum presentation and implementation flexibility.  Using Coaching Systems Coaching the Van Driver the course presents coaching points and defensive driving techniques that are helpful in keeping drivers safe on the roadway.  The intent of the course is to refresh and upgrade defensive driving skills.   Using Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) Passenger Assistance 7.0 and Q’Straint Wheelchair Securement Basic 101 this driver training program ensures that your passengers are transported in the most safe, sensitive and careful manner possible.   The training covers characteristics of a professional driver, knowing your passengers, assisting your passengers, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and transporting an aging society.  Q’Straint Wheelchair Securement Basis 101 provides a comprehensive introduction to wheelchair securement best practices.  Drivers will learn how to operate the 4-point securement systems and understand how to properly secure passengers and their wheelchairs. 

 

Schedule Training

If you do not see a training in your CTD please contact:

Anne Lowder

KSRTAP Coordinator

alowder@ku.edu

 

Cancelation Policy:

We request that you cancel at least a week before a scheduled class. If someone from your agency can not attend a scheduled class, a replacement from your agency may attend in their place, as long as kutc_training@ku.edu is notified of the change. 

If you have to cancel enrollment in a class, we offer a refund to your account depending on the cancellation date. Please see below for more details.

100% refund if you cancel 7 or more days before a class

50% refund if you cancel 3-6 days before a class

No refund if you cancel 0-2 days before a class

Absences due to extenuating circumstances will be handled on a case by case basis. Please email kutc_training@ku.edu with questions. 


Select A Session

Date Session Name Location  
6/25/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner 521 W. 35th Chanute Parkway View Session
6/25/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Randy Trotter Sedan - 221 W. Main St. View Session
7/11/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Hays - 2703 Hall St View Session
7/31/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner Fort Scott - 4305 S. Campbell Dr. View Session
7/31/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Jeffrey Priddy Paola - 100 Lakemary Dr View Session
7/31/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Junction City - 1025 S. Spring Valley Rd. View Session
8/1/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Salina - 2601 E Crawford St View Session
8/1/2024 9:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Justin Lynch Parsons - 1207 Partridge Ave. View Session
8/15/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Newton - 800 N Main View Session
9/10/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Randy Trotter Sedan - 221 W. Main St. View Session
9/11/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Garden City - 1008 N 11th St View Session
9/12/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Dodge City - 236 San Jose Dr. Hennessy Hall View Session
9/18/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Wichita - 5111 E 21st View Session
9/19/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Wellington - 2316 N A Street View Session
9/26/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner Chanute - 521 W. 35th Chanute Parkway View Session
9/26/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Hartford - 116 Congress St. View Session
10/3/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Arkansas City - 1711 N 4th St View Session
10/9/2024 9:00:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement Lawrence - 745 Vermont St View Session
10/25/2024 9:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Justin Lynch Pittsburg - 2928 N Rouse View Session
10/31/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner Fort Scott - 4305 S. Campbell Dr. View Session
11/13/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner Chanute - 521 W. 35th Chanute Parkway View Session
11/14/2024 8:30:00 AM Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance/Wheelchair Securement - Alisa Miner Chanute - 521 W. 35th Chanute Parkway View Session