Our Program Includes

Your teen’s driving skills are your responsibility as their parent.

Not Drivers Ed, or the School System or even the Government!

Our two-day safe teen driving course teaches teens and their parents driving fundamentals including sound judgment, good decision making, and physical control of ANY vehicle in real-life road and traffic conditions. It includes hands-on behind-the-wheel instruction in a safe, controlled environment, and classroom curriculum centered on preparing students mentally.

We Supply

  • Vehicles and fuel
  • Lunch on both days
  • Trained and Certified Instructors
  • 1 Instructor Paired with 2 Teens
  • Track set up and safety crew
  • Emergency vehicles and staff on site at every event
  • Maximum class size of 24 students (the lowest instructor-to-driver ratio in the industry)
  • Your teen driver gets practice to make sure the skills and training they receive becomes second nature.

Teens

  • At least 15 years old
  • Currently driving on a learner’s permit (or have a driver license)
  • Have a minimum of 20 hours supervised behind-the-wheel experience
  • Option to use your own vehicle
  • Focus on avoidance before recovery
  • Teen-Parent Driving Agreement
  • 5 hours classroom training
  • 8 hours in-car training (can be added to driver’s log)

Driving Exercises

  • Two wheels off exercise
  • Distraction exercises
  • Hands on Vehicle Maintenance Clinic
  • Impairment Exercise
  • Parking
  • Reverse Driving
  • Distracted Driving
  • “Rules of the Road” Review

Classroom

  • Personal responsibility 
  • Distracted or impaired driving dangers
  • Mental habits to avoid distractions
  • Using sound judgment
  • Making good decisions on the road
  • Physics of safely controlling a car in real situations
  • Seeing what’s ahead and around you on the road
  • Vehicle control and physics to understand how braking, acceleration and turning change the grip of tires on the road 

Behind the Wheel

  • How to handle a vehicle with – and without – anti-lock brakes
  • Safe driving in reverse and successful parallel parking
  • Focal and peripheral vision
  • How to safely avoid hazards by scanning for and using escape routes
  • How to safely recover from dropping “Two Wheels Off” the road
  • How to sense the vehicle’s motion and weight transfer
  • How to react to the most common situations that lead to injury or death for new drivers:
    • Driving on a twisting road while distracted
    • Overcorrection 
    • Understanding the effects of impaired driving simulating .08 – .12 blood alcohol content (BAC)
    • Loss of traction of rear tires, front tires, and all tires to practice skid prevention and recovery (wet and dry conditions)
  • Proper vehicle maintenance

Parents

  • Parent Focus: Communication Skills First, Lead By Example second
  • Same classroom instruction as teens
  • Participate in driving classes
  • Drive the same exercises as your teen
  • See the Difference – ride with your teen before graduation
  • Reinforce safe driving behaviors once everyone returns home,
  • GRIP Principles© Exercises structured to simulate real-world scenarios

Parent Instruction

  • How to safely communicate with your teen in the car
  • Managing stress, anxiety, and emotions while maintaining safety
  • In-Car language
  • Teen-Parent Driving Agreement

Defensive Driving

We teach predictive behaviors so that you and your teen are prepared for any situation that occurs on the dynamic roads you drive on.

Continuing Education

Driving is an active learning experience.  We provide the opportunity to keep your skills sharp and for you and your teen to Arrive Alive Every Time You Drive™!

Private Driving Lessons

We are investigating providing private driving lessons for adults and teens.  Stay tuned for more information.

Competency Evaluation

Our courses are on a pass/fail basis because we are committed to your safety, the safety of our roads, and you and your teen Arriving Alive Every Time You Drive™.  If you are not ready for any reason, we will support you to get the skills you need to drive safely.

Strategic Driving

  • Reading traffic
  • Situational Awareness
  • Avoiding others’ mistakes
  • Dealing with distracted drivers, traffic stops, road rage and more

Testimonials

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