The Value of Taking a Driver Education Course
The responsibility for operating your vehicle safely is yours. Driver
education will help you meet that responsibility.
What Can You Gain from a Driver Education Course?
Driver education helps you become an alert and knowledgeable driver capable
of dealing successfully with a wide range of driving situations.
Driver education will increase your awareness of the roadway and its
You will learn how to better manage visibility, time, and space.
You will learn to better maximize your own safety as well as that of
your passengers, other drivers, and pedestrians.
Driver education will help you evaluate and respond to the constantly
changing driving environment more effectively.
You will learn how to better manage and minimize risk by thinking ahead
and by preparing for threatening situations that may develop.
To become a safe and responsible driver, you need more than driving
skill. You also need to understand that there are factors that can seriously
interfere with your ability to
- The feeling that there is little or no risk involved in driving
- The effects of an illness or injury – or the side effects of the
medicine you may be taking for it.
- Your emotional state
- The effects of alcohol and other drugs.
The knowledge you gain through driver education and the experience you
acquire behind the wheel will develop your driving skills and decision-making
abilities, however, it is up to you. Only you can decide to be a responsible