The M1 Concourse Teen Defensive Driving School is designed to teach novice drivers how to effectively navigate a variety of hazardous, real-world driving conditions.
Our curriculum integrates a number of hands-on, advanced training exercises where teens will learn crucial skills that may one day, save their lives. The program focuses on teaching skills and behaviors that go far beyond what drivers learn from a standard driver’s education course.
Students are taught by professional instructors who use their skills and experiences, learned through years of professional driving, to teach the principles of defensive driving on the road.
Our program is targeted towards new and novice drivers, but is equally valuable to those with more experience. Parents are welcome to register and participate alongside their son of daughter. Teenagers with a temporary permit and some driving experience are also eligible to attend.
All activities and drills are conducted in a controlled and safe environment.
Students will be taught the necessary elements to prepare them to handle an emergency situation when behind the wheel of a vehicle. Skills learned include:
Participants will get behind the wheel of "skid cars", vehicles equipped with a hydraulic dolly lift system, to simulate real-world, low-traction conditions. Students will learn why skids and spins happen, how to avoid them, and how to recover in order to prevent an accident. Skills learned include:
Students will be exposed to emergency road situations where initial braking may not be an option. They will learn the maneuvers necessary to avoid an accident and then get the vehicle stopped in the shortest possible distance, all while maintaining control of the vehicle. Skills learned include:
Students will learn effective braking techniques, including:
The M1 Concourse Teen Defensive Driving Experience is ideally suited for: