Teenage Defensive Driving Program

"Train Like a Trooper" (1 Day)

Teenage Defensive Driving Program

TEENAGE DEFENSIVE DRIVING is an 8-hour program aimed at the teenager. The curriculum includes 7 hours of hands-on training and 1 hour of classroom instruction. 

The areas covered in class and reinforced during practical exercises are:

- Defensive driving
- Skid control
- Serpentine
- Controlled braking
- Evasive maneuvering
- Confined area maneuvering
- Off road recovery (emergency)

Class size is limited to 15 students to allow a 3-to-1 student/instructor ratio.

Michigan State Police patrol vehicles will be provided for all driving exercises.

DATES: April 8 & 15, June 10, 17, 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30, and July 5, 6 & 7
TIME: Students should arrive promptly at 7:45 am
DRESS CODE: Appropriate attire for a professional experience.
Baggy low ride jeans, flip flops or inappropriate T-shirts are unacceptable.
Tennis shoes and fitted jeans are acceptable.
PREREQUISITE: (Mandatory for successful completion of program)
Must be a fully licensed GDL Level 2 driver.

Any questions or further information regarding the course can be directed to Ms. Jackie Fitzsimmons, Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit, at 517-322-1500