October 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The M1 Concourse Teen Defensive Driving program is specifically designed to improve overall skill behind the wheel, instill confidence and increase awareness in teen drivers*. The day begins with a classroom discussion about the basics of defensive driving and the dangers of distracted driving. Then the day continues with several real-world exercises in vehicles and interactive discussions. Help your child become a better driver.
Skid Car: The skid car exercise will teach participants what to do in the event of skid or slide resulting from a loss of control. Using the skills taught by the instructor, participants will learn exactly how to recognize the skid and properly react using their eyes, hands and feet to regain control of the vehicle safely.
Vehicle Dynamics Course: Utilizing the south loop of the test track, participants will push M1 Fleet vehicles to the limit in a safe and controlled environment. The course will consist of a slalom, multiple emergency lane change scenarios and a full ABS braking drill. With individual coaching from the instructor, drivers will be encouraged to gradually increase their speed and effort while learning about the capabilities of the vehicle.
Vehicle Maintenance: An instructor will discuss the importance of regular vehicle maintenance as well as how to check items such as tire pressure, selecting proper seating position and mirror position
*Participants must have valid driver’s permit/license*
*Those under 18 years of age will need parent/guardian signature for the liability waiver*
**Cost is only for one participant.**