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TEEN DRIVER COURSE

Learn the skills necessary

to become a safe and responsible driver

ENROLL

Based on the state approved curriculum our Teen Driver Course consists of 24 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of  behind-the-wheel (BTW) training.

 

 

TOPICS COVERED

IN CLASS

 

1) INTERSECTIONS

2) DEFENSIVE DRIVING

3) EMERGENCIES

4) DUI/DWI

5) FREEWAY DRIVING

6) CITY DRIVING

7) RAILROAD CROSSINGS

8) VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

 

 

The 24 hours of classroom instruction is divided into eight 3-hour class sessions. It is here that the student will be informed with the knowledge base about safely driving an automobile. Utilizing various teaching methods including: lecture, hands-on and video/multimedia presentations, students will be informed about driving safely in a meaningful and memorable way.

 

Mon, Tue, Thur: 6:30pm to 9:40pm

(includes 10min break)

Class Calander

 

AREAS COVERED DURING BTW TRAINING

 

The 8 hours of behind the wheel (BTW) training consists of four 2-hour drive sessions. Here the student hone their driving skills and begin to develop and master good technique and habits (with a focus on defensive driving and accident avoidance) that will help prepare them to successfully pass their driving exam and equip them for a lifetime of safe and responsible driving.

1) BASIC DRIVE

(Left & right turns residential, rural roads, lane changing, maneuverability*)

 

2) CITY DRIVE

(Left & right turns @ major intersections, one way streets, parking techniques, maneuverability*)

 

4) FREEWAY DRIVE

(Entering and exiting (handling merging traffic—approx. 10-12 times), maneuverability*)

 

3) EXAM DRIVE

(Simulated exam (road/maneuverability test), maneuverability*)

 

*Maneuverability will be practiced on each drive session (accumulating 1.5-2 hours total practice time)

 

Students will be assigned to one of our instructors and scheduled by the instructor.

CLASS #4

 DUI / DWI

 

• Impaired Driving

• Alcohol (affects on the body)

• Other Substances

• Zero Tolerance (DWI Laws)

• Fatigue

• Distracted Driving

CLASS #5
FREEWAY DRIVING

 

• Highway Transportation Sys.

• Passing (one way / two way)

• Entering/Exiting the Freeway

• Handling Merging Traffic

• Emergency Stops

• Trucks

CLASS #6
CITY DRIVING

 

• Downtown Intersections

• Restricted Lanes (Bike/Bus)

• One Way Streets

• Parked Cars

• Unique Downtown Situations

• Organ Donation

CLASS #7

 RAILROAD CROSSINGS

 

• Maneuverability

• Road Rage

• Railroad Crossings

• Railroad Warnings Signs

• Rules for Safe Crossing

• Insurance

CLASS #8

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

 

• Buying & Selling (new/used)

• Warning Lights

• Vehicle Controls & Systems

• Mechanical Parts & Systems

• Maintenance Schedule

• Anti-lock Braking System ABS

CLASS #1
INTERSECTIONS

 

• What is an Intersection

• Stop & Thru Streets

• Levels of Traffic Control

• Stopping Points

• Pedestrians (Yield)

•Right turns, Left turns

CLASS #2
DEFENSIVE DRIVING

 

• Sight planning (Smith System)

• Lane Changing

• Defensive Driving (S.P.I.D.E)

• Visual Habits

• Speed Limits

• Signs and Road Markings

CLASS #3

 EMERGENCIES

 

• Emergency Yields

• Respectful Yields (funeral)

• Safety Yields (school bus)

• Driving in the rain/snow

• Driving at Night

• Equipment Failure

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