30-Hour Classroom Course
This course will consist of 30 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of driving instruction (behind-the-wheel). Students must be at least 14 years and 9 months old to take the 30 hours of classroom instruction. At age 15, they are able to take the 8 hours behind-the-wheel course. Students will spend 4 full days in classroom instruction.
Topics to be covered in the 30 hours of classroom instruction include: Getting a Driver’s License, Motor Vehicle Registration and Title, Signs, Traffic Lights and Pavement Markings, Basic Driving and Safety, Traffic Laws and Regulations, Interstate Driving, Driving Emergencies, Driving Offenses.
The 8 hours of driving (behind-the-wheel) will consist of practical application of the skills covered during classroom instruction. Skills to be assessed include: pre-trip preparation, backing up, accelerating and braking, left turn, right turn, proper lane usage, lane change, obeying traffic signs and signals and stopping. The 8 hours of driving will be divided into 2 hours per day over a period of 4 days. The passing score must be 80% for the classroom instruction and 70% for behind-the-wheel instruction.
Please Note: Your child’s safety is our priority, so it is our policy to CANCEL driving sessions under certain weather conditions. This would include rain, fog, and icy road conditions.
6-Hour Classroom Course
This course will consist of 6 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours behind-the-wheel. This course is for adults, 18 years and older. Some of the topics covered in the 6 hours of classroom instruction include: Traffic Safety Problem, Factors Influencing Driver Performance & Highway Safety, Traffic laws and Procedures, Special Skills for Difficult Driving Environments, Road Hazards, Perceptual Skills Needed for Driving, Defensive Driving Strategies, Driving Emergencies, Alcohol, Other Drugs and Driving.
The 8 hours of driving (behind-the-wheel) will consist of practical application of the skills covered during classroom instruction. The passing score must be 80% for the classroom instruction and 70% for behind-the-wheel instruction.