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Beginner Driver Education
July 31, 2021 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
4 Saturday Classes (July 31, August 7, August 14 and August 21)
The Beginner Driver Education Course is 40 hours, and consists of 20 hours of In-Class theory, 10 hours of home-link and 10 driving hours behind the wheel with SHDS certified driving instructor. BDE course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that are required to operate a vehicle, helps establish safe habits and defensive driving techniques. During the BDE course, you will evaluate your attitudes that affect the way you drive. Through discussions, learning activities, assignments, interactive quizzes, and videos that reinforce theoretical knowledge, you will learn how to avoid collisions and reduce incidents by applying prevention strategies on the road.
Please bring your Registration & Consent Form to the first class.
In-Class Lessons (20 Hours)
- Highway Transportation System
- Freeway Transportation System
- Rules of the Road – Who Goes First?
- Knowing Your Vehicle
- Basic Maneuvers
- Defensive Driving Techniques
- The Laws of Physics
- Vehicle Restraints
- Emergency Situations
In-Vehicle Lessons (10 Hours)
- Pre-Driving Checks
- Car Control
- Lane Changes
- Relaxation Techniques