All instructors are licensed by the Vermont Department of Education and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles.

COURSE INFORMATION

Objectives:

  • Help students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes for a safe and economical operation of a motor vehicle
  • Enable students to understand the natural and civil laws relating to safe motor vehicle operation
  • Prepare students for vocations involving motor vehicle usage
  • Develop responsible citizens serving community, state and nation

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Nature of the highway transportation system and traffic safety problems
  • Traffic controls and laws
  • Vehicle capabilities and limitations
  • Occupant restraint systems, purpose and types
  • Driver competencies and limitations
  • Impairments to driver abilities, alcohol and drug intervention strategies
  • Financial responsibility, insurance, buying and maintaining a car
  • Fuel efficient driving techniques
  • Interaction with other highway users
  • Emergency and evasive maneuvers
  • Six hours practice on the highway

090F
DRIVER EDUCATION – Fall
(Q)  .5 credit

This course is for students wishing to obtain knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for the safe and economical operation of a motor vehicle. This course includes thirty (30) hours of classroom instruction and six (6) hours of behind the wheel driving experience.  Students must have learner permits by the first scheduled class.

090S
DRIVER EDUCATION – Spring
(Q)  .5 credit
This course is for students wishing to obtain knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for the safe and economical operation of a motor vehicle. This course includes thirty (30) hours of classroom instruction and six (6) hours of behind the wheel  driving experience.  Students must have learner permits by the first scheduled class.