Teenage Defensive Driving Program

"Train Like a Trooper" (1/2 Day)

Teenage Defensive Driving Program

TEENAGE DEFENSIVE DRIVING is a 5-hour program aimed at the teenager. The curriculum includes 4 hours of hands-on training and 1 hour of online 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 16 students to allow a 2-to-1 student/instructor ratio.

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


June 24-28, 2019
July 8-12, 2019

If classes are full, click here to add your teenager to the 2020 wait list
Wait lists are maintained for current and following year only. 

TIME: Students should arrive promptly 15 minutes prior to class start time
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.