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Dr. Robert P Bates

Professor Emeritus

Office: 1211 - Lantz
Phone: 217-581-5761
Email: rpbates@eiu.edu

My background is in teacher preparation of Driver Education teachers.  I have worked at this area for the last 30+ years.  I am also interested in Advanced Driving techniques such as those for Law Enforcement and First Responders.

Frequently Taught Courses

HST 3310 Driver Task Analysis
HST 3330 Advanced Driving Maneuvers
HST 3350 Industrial Safety


BS Industrial Technology at SIU-C
MS in Driver and Traffic Safety Education at SIU-C
PhD in Health Education at SIU-C

Professional Organizations


Speakers Bureau

For more information, please visit the Speakers Bureau Webpage.

Driver Education and Teen Driving Advanced Driver Training Occupational Safety and Health Issues OSHA

Conference Presentations

National Safety Council
Michigan Safety Council
BMWCCA Car Control Clinic -Oktoberfest 1998-2003
Illinois High School and College Driver Education Association