Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

General Public Courses

Public Defensive Driving Course

All classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (we ask that students report to the PDT at 7:50 a.m. to fill out necessary paperwork). Call for dates.


Drivers must have a driver's license and be at least 16 years of age to participate in the classes. If an individual has a driver's license but is under the age of 18 years old, a release form must be signed by the parent or legal guardian allowing them to attend the course.



$150.00 driving personal/company vehicle
$200.00 driving OSU-Oklahoma City vehicle

Payment must be made 48-hours before class date to confirm attendance. We accept payment in the form of credit card, (Visa/Master Card or American Express) personal check or cash.


For companies or organizations we can accept purchase order numbers for invoicing.


There is a student limit of 20 individuals in each class with a 1 instructor per 4 students ratio.


Driving Maneuvers

  • Shuffle steering
  • Forward serpentine
  • Off-road recovery
  • Turn-around
  • Backing
  • Controlled braking
  • Evasive steering
  • Skid Control