Our classroom instruction techniques include lectures, videos, games, and interactive discussions.
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- Safety: A Personal Focus
- Road Signs: Meaning, color, shapes, roadway markings.
- The Driving Task: responsibilities
- The Driving Task: Identify, Predict, Decide, Execute
- Controlling the Vehicle: Center of gravity, Friction and traction, Performing vehicle maneuvers, Intersections
- Road Signs Test – 25 items
- Alcohol and drugs while driving
- Distractions while driving
- Qualifications/requirements for a restricted license
- Review for the Knowledge Test
- Driving Knowledge Test – 32 Items
- Paperwork: license, permits, information card
- Online Documentation: DE-99 form
- Scheduling driving lessons
Behind the Wheel Syllabus
Six hours of behind the wheel education in our specially designed driver’s education vehicles.
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- Securing and Entering the Vehicle
- Parking Uphill/Downhill with/without a curb.
- Perpendicular and Angle Parking
- Parallel Parking
- No Parking Zones
- Visual Search: Looking ahead, to the sides, and rear.
- Vision Limitations: Blind spots, weather conditions.
- Adjusting to Roadway Conditions: Curves, slippery roads, water on the roadway.
- Adjusting to Traffic Conditions: Keeping pace with traffic, Entering into traffic flow, Exiting into traffic flow.
- Adjusting Speed
- Changing Lanes
- Managing Space: Space ahead, space behind, space to the side, space to merge, space to cross or enter, space to pass.
- Passing and when being Passed: Oncoming vehicles, hills and curves, intersections.
- Approaching, Driving through, Stopping at Intersections
- Communicating: Using headlights, horn, emergency signals; Signaling movements
- Handling Traction Technology
- Avoiding Collisions: Braking and steering quickly, dealing with skids.
- Driving Distractions: Cellphones, food, makeup, etc.
- Emergencies: brake, tire, power, accelerator failure.
- Sharing the Road: Pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcycles, slow moving vehicles, emergency, commercial, and public transportation.
- Adjusting to Driving Environments: Roundabouts, traffic circles, residential, school, and work zone, business area, city, rural, railroad, highway driving.
- Traffic and Police Stops