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SDTC

SDTC (Safe Driving Training Center)
The primary purpose of SDTC (Safe Driving Training Center) is to nurture and cultivate excellent drivers to prevent traffic accidents and to implement environment-friendly, cost-effective driving.

Creating a happy world with safety experiences—"Premier education center for safe driving experience"

Creating a happy world with safety experiences

  • Conduct education on safe driving/eco-driving
  • Provide on-site practical education services
  • Eliminate accident-causing factors for individual drivers
  • Provide sympathy-based education that conforms to the traffic site
  • Education based on creative ideas
  • Establish ethics, especially the work ethics of drivers

Information on the facilities of SDTC(Safe Driving Training Center)

Information on major facilities

Main Building: administrative office, driving simulation room, precision driving laboratory, auditorium, lecture room, anteroom for adjunct faculty, computer training room, observatory, cafeteria, etc.
Accommodations: bedrooms, fitness center, lounge, etc.
Outdoor facilities: 8 experience training courses, including basic training course, soccer field, tennis court, vehicle repair center, gas station, promenade, etc.

Information on major facilities

  • 4th floor: Observatory
  • 3rd floor: Auditorium, lecture room, computer training room
  • 2nd floor: Simulation room, lecture room, laboratory, precision driving laboratory
  • 1st floor: Director's room, administrative office, research and education bureau, conference room, cafeteria

Outdoor experience education facilities

  • Basic training course

    Basic training course
    • - Area: 4,202㎡
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to experience a variety of basic driving courses, including driving sensation, basic rules to bear in mind for safe driving, preparatory exercise and stretching, regular checkup of vehicle, how to park, limitation of tires, and effect of wearing a safety belt.
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to learn proper driving behavior, gain knowledge on vehicle repair and maintenance and enhance safe driving capabilities.
  • Free training course

    Free training course
    • - Area : 17,082㎡
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to experience a variety of safety driving guidelines, including the importance of proper driving posture, features of vehicles, effect of posture on safe driving, blind spots that inevitably occur due to the specific structural characteristics of different vehicles, and safety cautions against possible accidents due to overhand while reversing.
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to enhance safe driving capabilities by clearly understanding the proper driving posture and features of vehicles
  • General driving course

    General driving course
    • - Area: 11,609㎡(1.1km x 10m)
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to gain various experiences regarding road driving, including basic and application driving on low and medium speed condition, driving in harmony with other transportation vehicles, risk factors in passage at the intersection, visibility of night pedestrians, and evaporation and deceptive phenomenon
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to learn how to handle better a variety of risk factors that might occur on the road as part of defensive driving.
  • Multi-purpose training course

    Multi-purpose training course
    • - Area: 3,810㎡(254m x 15m)
    • - Description: This course is designed to train truck drivers to learn how to carry out cargo loading properly, including the effect of loading status on safe driving, driving sensation while driving on unusual road conditions, and the proper method of loading to prevent cargo dropping.
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to learn how to load cargo properly as well as related skills for a safe driving.
  • Risk aversion training course

    Risk aversion training course
    • - Area: 10,935㎡(243m x 45m)
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to gain various experiences in emergency and unplanned circumstances, including risk aversion skills, a sudden stop in front of obstacle, effective braking and steering wheel manipulation, limitation of response (mechanism of recognition, decision and organization).
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to enhance safe driving capabilities by obtaining risk aversion skills that can come in handy in emergency and unplanned circumstances.
  • Straight-line braking training course

    Straight-line braking training course
    • - Area: 12,879㎡(243m x 53m)
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to experience a variety of features and limitations of vehicles due to sudden stop, including risks involved in straight line driving and adjustment safety, and effective braking on slippery roads due to rain or otherwise (comparative experience between ABS and Non-ABS).
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to enhance braking skills on various road conditions, including emergency.
  • Curved-line braking training course

    Curved-line braking training course
    • - Area: 19,800㎡(346m x 10m)
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to experience a variety of risk factors and proper handling methods with regard to curved-line braking, including risks involved in curved-line driving and adjustment safety, lateral sliding of the car and restoration (comparative experience between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive).
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to enhance their braking skills on various road conditions, including emergency.
  • High-speed driving training course

    High-speed driving training course
    • - Area: 15,068㎡(1.5km x 10m)
    • - Description: This course allows trainees to experience a variety of factors with respect to high-speed driving, including visibility features and speed sensation of drivers while driving at high speed (steering wheel manipulation, lane change, visibility features, sensation for road and speed).
    • - Training effect: Trainees will be able to enhance safe driving capabilities in line with the change in visibility features and speed sensation.

Indoor experience education facilities

  • Driving simulation room

    Driving simulation room
    • - Location and capacity: 2nd floor of the Main Building, 15 persons per session
    • - Equipment: 15 units of driving simulators and control room
    • - Description: Virtual safe driving experience based on three-dimensional video(acquisition of cognitive decision and manipulation training)
    • - Training effect: Enhance driving behavior and habits, raise safety awareness
  • Precision driving laboratory

    Precision driving laboratory
    • - Location and capacity: 2nd floor of the Main Building, 13 persons per session
    • - Equipment: 13 units of precision driving inspection equipment
    • - Description: Correct the driving aptitude defects based on the inspection of personal characteristics and psycho-physiological behavior
    • - Training effect: Analysis of driving behavior features of drivers in a scientific, precise manner

Other education facilities

  • Auditorium

    Auditorium
    • - Location and capacity: 3rd floor of the Main Building, 150 persons (up to 160persons)
    • - Major facilities: Beam projector, sound equipment, large screen
  • Lecture room 1,2,3

    Lecture room 1,2,3
    • - Location and capacity: 3rd floor of the Main Building (lecture room1, 2)/2nd floor of the Main Building (lecture room 2), 50 persons for each room
    • - Major facilities: Wireless microphone system for broadcast: Beam projector,large screen
  • Computer education facility

    Computer education facility
    • - Location and capacity: 3rd floor of the Main Building, 30 persons
    • - Major facilities: 30 personal computers

Experience-based education designed to correct incorrect driving habits and raise safety awareness

“'SDTC” (Safe Driving Training Center) is a special-purpose education and training center established to provide onsite experience-based training and education for safe driving experience as well as for eco-driving as part of the effort for low-carbon green growth.
Our Center is the first domestic education center that specializes in highly sophisticated experience-based education in a bid to correct misleading driving behaviors, reduce greenhouse gases and save energy by enabling trainees to have hands-on experience in various circumstances, including emergency cases, in a safe, effective manner.

We at the Center are committed to sustaining our efforts to provide quality education and training to create the world of safe driving under the slogan of "Accident-free Happy Future" and "Green Environment and Bright World" based on a variety of safe driving experience education programs through our superior professional researchers and faculty members as well as state-of-the-art education facilities. Thank you.

Prepared by Employees of SDTC (Safe Driving Training Center),
Korea Transportation Safety Authority