In 2010, seven (7) teenagers ages 16 to 19 died every day from motor vehicle injuries. Per mile driven, teenage drivers ages 16 to 19 are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and older to be in a fatal crash.
As a result, car crashes are the number one killer of teens and take an average of ten (10) teen lives every day (www.iihs.org).
The Advanced Teen Safety Driving Program is a two-part program designed for teenagers, ages 16-21, to gain advanced skills and techniques to assist with real world driving situations and to avoid being in dangerous driving situations.
The Advanced Teen Driving Safety Program consist of two (2) parts:
Objective: Prepare teenage drivers through classroom instruction to help mitigate and prevent motor vehicle related incidents.
The students will participate in a three-hour classroom instruction, in which, they will learn:
Location: Miami Dade College North Campus- Driving Range, Adjacent to Building 9
Objective: Prepare teenage drivers through practical experience instruction to help mitigate and prevent motor vehicle related incidents. The students will participate in a nine-hour field instruction in which, they will learn:
To pass the workshop successfully, students must demonstrate proficiency checks in the categories listed above.