Driver education and training can help your teen learn the rules of the road and how to drive safely. A trained instructor brings experience and knowledge that can help your teen learn to drive.
How to choose a driver education program
Take time to research the driving schools in your area.
- Focus on quality - Rather than cost or convenience
- Ask around - Check with friends and the Better Business Bureau
- Call several schools - Ask questions about their instructors, curriculum and training vehicles
- Visit several schools - Sit in on a class, look at the vehicles and student materials
What to Look for in a Quality Driving School:
Quality driving schools:
- Require instructors to complete ongoing training
- Have reasonable student-teacher ratios
- Are members of professional associations
- Encourage parental involvement
- Resolve complaints
Some driver education schools give your teen 2 credits towards high school graduation and a 6-month reduction of the novice stage. For more information about driver education and training.