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Attend "Hayatı Emniyetli Yaşa" (Live Safely) safe driving trainings prepared in cooperation with DRD and Demir Bükey Academy.

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About the Program

“HEY – Hayatı Emniyetli Yaşa” (Live Safely) is a corporate social responsibility project launched in cooperation with Demir Bükey Academy and DRD Fleet Leasing in order to minimize the losses in traffic, which is one of the most important problems in our country. Aiming to increase knowledge and raise awareness of all stakeholders in the traffic, including the drivers, the program contains various professional activities such as safe driving trainings, driver assessments and measurements, and first aid trainings, as well as involves events such as university seminars and conferences.

What are the training categories?

  • Automobile,
  • Light Commercial,
  • 4×4,
  • Heavy Vehicle
  • First Aid

What are the training contents?

You should get Safe Driving Training in order to learn about the dynamic properties and limits of your vehicles through applied trainings in areas closed to traffic, including minimizing traffic accidents through individual and corporate trainings and adopting defensive driving principles.

Why should you receive safe driving training?

You should get Safe Driving Training in order to learn about the dynamic properties and limits of your vehicles through applied trainings in areas closed to traffic, including minimizing traffic accidents through individual and corporate trainings and adopting defensive driving principles.

What is safe driving training?

It is a training program aiming to raise conscious drivers in order to take measure against the risks that might arise in the traffic due to increasing number of vehicles as well as the road and weather conditions.

About Program Partners

Demir Bükey Academy is the pioneer organization of Turkey in its field operating on safe driving trainings for more than 24 years in Turkey. The organization has provided training to more than 120 thousand drivers to date and is a long-established organization which has “Advanced Driving Techniques” accreditation in Turkey with its experienced instructors and comprehensive training programs, has been globally accredited by the National Safety Council in 2014, and is in cooperation with the Drive Safe Australia and the Nation Wide Transport Training Australia.

 

DRD Fleet Leasing is Turkey’s largest operational fleet leasing brand with all domestic capital which has started with its operations in 1998 by pioneering the operational fleet leasing sector in Turkey, and is serving today with a fleet of more than 35.000 vehicles, over 1.400 contracted service points all around the country, and over 9.500 local and global corporate customers in more than 50 sectors. In addition to its corporate customers, the company also offers annual leasing services for 24 months or 36 months to the individuals, which is a first in Turkey.

Trainings

In addition to traffic safety and raising driver awareness, conditions to be complied with according to the road and weather conditions, importance of driving the vehicle correctly, and problems caused by mistakes while driving are discussed.

 

Main topics are as follows:

  • Definition of safe driver,
  • Active and passive safety tools,
  • Tire and correct tire pressure, properties of winter and summer tires,
  • Position for holding and rotating the steering wheel and sitting on the seat,
  • Braking techniques (vehicle with and without ABS braking system),
  • Following distance,
  • Overtaking techniques,
  • Correct signal use and country conditions,
  • Turns, cornering techniques and weight transfer,
  • Driver based skidding movements,
  • Factors causing losing the control,
  • Driver behaviors on slippery surfaces,
  • Electronic systems for preventing losing control of the vehicles,
  • Road surfaces with different characters,
  • Foggy conditions, icy road sections,
  • Following distance,
  • Problems that might be encountered while entering the turns fast,
  • Using of brake in vehicles with and without ABS system on various slippery surfaces,
  • Weight transfer on turns,
  • Skidding movements on turns according to the traction characteristics of vehicles,
  • Crash tests.

These are the practical trainings applied on tracks with different conditions and alternative driving programs including braking and slippery surface driving in order to ensure that the driver seats correctly, uses the steering wheel, acceleration and braking reactions correctly, improves their correct maneuver ability, and knows better about their vehicle.

 

Main topics are as follows:

  • Braking and maneuver station for braking,
  • Rotating the steering wheel correctly and correct seating,
  • Emergency braking in vehicles with and without ABS system, maneuver methods during braking,
  • Maneuvers bringing out the driver’s perception and reaction in braking and maneuvers during braking,
  • Reaction of motor vehicles on slippery surfaces,
  • Correct braking technique on slippery surfaces,
  • Importance of soft rather than hard steering wheel movements,
  • Handling and steering wheel movements on slippery road sections,
  • Importance and applying of braking and ABS braking system on slippery road sections.
  • Traffic Adaptation Training Program
  • Heavy Vehicle Safe Driving Training Program
  • Safe Driving Techniques Training Program
  • Special Tanker & Mixer Safe Driving Training Program
  • Tactical Driving (Anti-terror) Techniques Training Program
  • 4×4 Off Road Driving Techniques Training Program
  • Road Risk Analysis
  • Personal Driver Raising Program
  • Tiredness and Combating with Tiredness Program
  • Traffic Adaptation Program
  • Driver Assessment Test

Data

Demir Bükey Academy in Figures

Years of Experience

Drivers

Companies & Organizations

Training Stations

Safe driving training stations

Slalom Station

The training provided for correct seating, correct steering wheel holding and rotating for maximum vehicle command while the vehicle is en-route.

Braking Maneuver Station

The training where obstacle avoiding techniques are applied with maximum safety in case of an instant maneuver or obstacle while the vehicle is en route.

Anti-Skid Station

The training provided for ensuring maximum safety under slippery surface conditions while the vehicle is en route on an artificial icy surface.

Skid Car Station

The training provided for ensuring steering wheel control for rear-wheel drive vehicles in case of skidding.

Definition of a Good Driver

A good pilot does not fly a broken plane. But a good pilot also has skills and ability for landing a broken plane. A good driver should know their vehicle well, and take measures beforehand against changing conditions.

(A)

They are responsible for the vehicle they drive and for the passengers. They have to ensure that the passengers embark and disembark the vehicle safely, put on their safety belt, sit properly, and have a safe and comfortable journey.

(B)

They should have a timely and complete servicing of their vehicle, and should show due care to their vehicle.

(E)

They should uncompromisingly comply with the traffic rules, and should adjust their speed according to the weather and road conditions within the legal speed limits. They should not drive when they are tired, sleepless, drunk or under medication.

(C)

They should be aware that not experiencing a problem is easier than experiencing and trying to solve a problem, and should avoid unnecessary aggressive behaviors, arguments and oppositions in traffic.

(D)

They should uncompromisingly comply with the traffic rules, and should adjust their speed according to the weather and road conditions within the legal speed limits. They should not drive when they are tired, sleepless or drunk.

Factors causing traffic accidents

89% of the traffic accidents in Turkey arise from driver related causes, while 9% of them from pedestrians and 1% from roads. In addition to ignoring the traffic rules, over speeding, improper passing, drunk driving, walking on vehicle way and red light violation are among the causes of traffic accidents based on human factor related to traffic management, inspection and practices. It is vital to take measure against the risks that might arise in the vehicle at the traffic due to increasing number of vehicles as well as the road and weather conditions.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which driving trainings can I get in addition to Safe Driving Training?

In addition to Safe Driving Training programs, at Demir Bükey Academy,

 

 

  • Driver qualification assessment tests,
  • First aid trainings,
  • 4×4 land vehicle driving techniques trainings,
  • Heavy vehicle driving trainings,
  • Personal driver raising program,
  • Tiredness and combating with tiredness program
  • Fire and firefighting program,
  • Traffic adaptation program etc. various training and driver assessment programs are being provided.
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    The special agreement offered by DRD to its customers in cooperation with Demir Bükey Academy only covers the Safe Driving Training programs for now.

     

    For training programs and driver assessment and measurement tests other than the Safe Driving Training programs, please contact Demir Bükey Academy customer representatives through 444 2 943 or http://www.demirbukey.com/ website.

2. Should I be a DRD customer for attending to the training?

Everyone actively driving vehicle and having a driver’s license may attend to Demir Bükey Academy training programs. In addition to this, within the scope of the special agreement concluded by DRD and Demir Bükey Academy, DRD customers are able to benefit from the said trainings with special advantages.

3. Do you perform a driver placement test for the new recruits of our company?

Demir Bükey Academy offers driver qualification and placement tests for companies. For detailed information on the topic, please contact Demir Bükey Academy customer representatives through 444 2 943 or http://www.demirbukey.com/ website.

4. I will get a driver’s license. Do you offer driving lesson?

For detailed information on the topic, please contact Demir Bükey Academy customer representatives through 444 2 943 or http://www.demirbukey.com/ website.

5. Do the driver assessments to be performed by instructors at the end of safe driving training program affect the leasing price/process?

Participants are subjected to tests on the training day one before the theoretical training and the other after track training. Participants who do not sufficiently succeed in these tests are reported to their company and it is recommended that the relevant participant take the training program again. In addition to this, there is no application affecting the leasing price/process.

6. If I fail in the training, is there any possibility that you take back the vehicle?

We do not impose any sanction as a result of the training. In addition to this, the participants who do not sufficiently succeed at the training program are reported to their company and it is recommended that the relevant participant take the training program again. In addition to this, there is no application affecting the leasing price/process.

7. What is the validity period of participant certificates received at the end of the training?

Participant certificates issued to the participants at the end of the training by Demir Bükey Academy are valid for 2 years.

8. Can I request having the same training during the leasing period? Will the curriculum be the same in every training?

Within the scope of the special agreement concluded by DRD and Demir Bükey Academy, DRD customers are able to benefit from the said trainings with special advantages. Participation right to the trainings with given special advantages only applies once for the leasing period. In addition to this, it is possible for you to retake the relevant training outside the scope of DRD’s Special Agreement by contacting Demir Bükey Academy through 444 2 943 or www.demirbukey.com website.

9. We did not sign an agreement with DRD yet, can I still benefit from the training?

In order to take Safe Driving Training from Demir Bükey Academy within the scope of DRD Special Agreement, first the operational leasing agreement process should be completed with DRD, vehicles subject to the main agreement should be delivered to our valuable customers and the protocol should be signed and procedures should be completed for the vehicles related to training.

10. Where can I apply for the training?

You can book safe driving training programs by making your application through our “www.hayatiemniyetliyasa.com” website, by calling 0850 911 1 724 customer services line or via your portfolio officer.

11. Where can I apply again if I miss my appointment?

You are entitled to make maximum two bookings for “Safe Driving Training” with the same license plate throughout the leasing period. When you want to postpone your appointment, you can inform us about your postponement request by calling our customer services from 0850 911 1 724 latest 20 days before your training date. If you do not participate to the predetermined training programs without any excuse, then you lose your right to participate to the said training without any refunding.

12. I want to postpone my appointment date, when should I inform about this?

When you want to postpone your appointment, you can inform us by calling our customer services from 0850 911 1 724 latest 20 days before your training date.

13. My spouse is also driving the vehicle I leased personally, can we get a training for 2 persons? Or can only my spouse get the training?

Within the scope of our training agreement, “Safe Driving Training” with DRD advantages is valid only for “1” person who registers with the license plate. In addition to this, it is possible for you to take the relevant training outside the scope of DRD’s Special Agreement for the other driver by contacting Demir Bükey Academy through 444 2 943 or www.demirbukey.com website.

14. How many persons can benefit from the training for pool vehicle?

Advantages of the Safe Driving Training from Demir Bükey Academy within the scope of DRD’s Special Agreement are limited with 1 user for each vehicle subject to leasing agreement.

15. Can the training day be during the week or at the weekend?

You can select from the available training days during the week or at the weekend which are not booked previously within the scope of the training schedule to be announced by Demir Bükey Academy.

16. What are the documents, information etc. you ask for the training?

Our customer, who wants to get a Safe Driving Training, has to submit their driver’s license photocopy and training participation form, which was delivered to them, to us before the training date.

17. Is the training available at other cities for the customers residing there?

If a sufficient number of participants is achieved for the training, then Safe Driving Trainings are provided at different cities, provided that suitable conditions are provided.

18. In which cities can I get this training?

You can get this training in Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, İzmir, Bursa, Mersin and Antalya provided that sufficient number of participants is achieved.

19. When and how is my certificate delivered?

DRD Fleet Leasing delivers your certificate to your registered address by cargo within 1 month.

20. Is it possible to get this training product for the existing vehicles I already leased from DRD?

You can get these trainings within the scope of the vehicles you previously leased from DRD and which their agreement is still valid. For detailed information, you can contact with DRD Customer Services from 0850 911 1 724 or with your profile officer.

21. Is it possible to get this training for a fee for the existing vehicles not leased from DRD or for our vehicles?

Advantages of the Safe Driving Training from Demir Bükey Academy within the scope of DRD’s Special Agreement only apply for the vehicles leased from DRD. For other vehicles, please contact Demir Bükey Academy customer representatives through 444 2 943 or http://www.demirbukey.com/ website.

22. What is the minimum number of participants for organizing the training?

Safe Driving Techniques trainings are organized for groups of minimum 20 / maximum 25 persons for the convenience of participants and for maximum efficiency of the training.

0212 911 15 00

444 2 943

Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı Parkı, Ziyagökalp, 34306 Başakşehir/İstanbul

Otodrom Otomotiv Org.ve Eğt.Hiz.San.Tic.A.ş. Adres : Mescit Mah. Demokrasi Cad. No:19 Tuzla / İSTANBUL

hayatiemniyetliyasa@drd.com.tr
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