Education Program


Complete Driver Education Program

This program contains 25 hours of in-class driver's education and 10 hours of in-car training with our professionally trained, certified instructors.


Benefits:

Complete driver’s education program

Convenient location (Saint Mary's University)

Competitive rates

Flexible schedule

Insurance discount

Pickup/Drop-off service

Free one-time road test (with instructor's approval) 


 

In-Class (25 hours) Course Outline: 

Day 1

1.      Program Introduction

2.      Traffic laws and Regulations

3.      Traffic safety

4.      Levels of traffic laws

5.      Traffic Control Devices

Day 2

1.      Basic vehicle components

2.      Safety examination

3.      Driving techniques

4.      Laws of physics

5.      Collision Avoidance

6.      Skid Control

7.      Adjusting driver behaviour

8.      Driving attitude and influences

Day 3

1.      Responding to emergency situations

2.      Safety and Responsibility

3.      Conflict avoidance

4.      Environmental Responsibility

5.      Lifelong learning

6.      Cooperative driving

7.      Communication

Day 4

1.      Driving impairment

2.      Consequences of driving impairment

3.      Distraction

4.      Observation

5.      Perception of personal limits

6.      Dangerous driving

7.      Risk tolerance

8.      Factors effecting perception

9.      Factors of collision
 


 

In-Car (10 hours) Training Outline (Each Lesson is 2 hours):

Lesson 1

·         Pre-driving checks and adjustment

·         Knowing your vehicle

·         Basic manoeuvre

·         Left turn and right turn

·         backing

Lesson 2

·         Traffic signal response

·         Basic lane change

·         Traffic interaction

·         U turn and other special manoeuvre

·         Defensive driving techniques

Lesson 3

·         Highway entering and exiting

·         Passing procedure

·         Emergency situation training

Lesson 4

·         Parking (curb-side and parallel)

·         City driving with heavy traffic

·         Roundabout

Lesson 5

·         Driving techniques review

·         Road test analysis

·         Preparing for the Provincial Road Test