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.


Contact the Precision Driving Unit to be placed on the 2018 wait list. 
Wait lists are maintained for current and following year only. 

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 between the ages of 16-19.

Any questions or further information regarding the course can be directed to the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit at 517-636-0301.