Winter/Defensive Driving Don’t let this class slip away. Most job-related fatalities are associated with driving. The winter weather increases the risk of an accident. Why not take an hour and pick up some tips and training materials to help your employees reduce the hazard. Topics Covered: Pre-trip preparation. Key points for driving defensively. Recognizing road hazards and tips on how to adjust for changing conditions. Vehicle control tips on wet and icy surfaces.