The Curriculum

The Total Driver Education course is short and offers a limited opportunity to influence our students' long term driving habits. My goal is to lay a basic foundation for driver education that can be successfully established into life long crash free habits.

The curriculum includes, but is not limited to:

  • The Highway Transportation System and Risk Management
  • Understanding and Applying the ABC’s of Zone Control
  • Understanding Regulatory and Warning Signs

Guide and International Signs
Understanding the Purpose of Pavement Markings
Responding to Traffic Control Signals
Right-of-Way Rules Are Essential
Speed Limits Help in Reducing Risk

Comfort and Control Systems and Risk Management

Visibility and Protective Systems of Your Automobile
Information and Communication Systems of Your Automobile
Checks and Procedures to Use Before Driving

Basic Operating Procedures

Acceleration, Deceleration and Speed
Learning How to Steer the Automobile
Moving from a Curb into Traffic and out of Traffic to a Curb
How to Prepare for and Execute a Right Turn
How to Prepare for and Execute a Left Turn
How to Prepare for and Execute a Parking Maneuver
(Includes Parallel, Perpendicular and Angle Parking as well as Hill Stops and Hill Starts)
Planning and Executing a Reverse in Direction
Managing Power and Speed on Hills and Mountains

Managing Visibility, Time and Space

Visibility, Time and Space on Rural Roads
Visibility, Time and Space on Urban Roads
Visibility, Time and Space on Multiple-Lane Highways
Managing Visibility, Time and Space when Changing Lanes
Passing Another Vehicle and Being Passed

 All aspects of State Road Driving exam will be covered.

PERMIT TUTORING SESSIONS AVAILABLE ON HOURLY BASIS.