Miami Dade College to Offer Advanced Driving Safety Course for Teens, July 31 – Aug 1
Miami, July 17, 2014 -
With the aim of exposing students to real-world driving scenarios and preventing the ever-increasing number of deaths on the road, The Assessment Center at
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Justice will once again offer the Advanced Teen Safety Driving Program,
9 a.m. – noon, Thursday, July 31, and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1.
The classes, open to drivers 16 – 21 years old with at least six months’ driving experience, will include four hours of classroom training on Thursday where topics will include vehicle dynamics, distracted and impaired driving, and vehicle safety. The following day, students will participate in an eight-hour session on the campus’ own driving range, and learn about close-quarters driving, braking and evasive maneuvering techniques, vehicle skid control, as well as road recovery, among other subject matter.
All instructors are current or retired law-enforcement officers certified by the State of Florida. Several are also certified Master Instructors.
Classes are limited to 20 students with a Florida-issued driver’s license. The cost is $150 per student and includes all materials and a vehicle to practice.
Advanced Teen Safety Driving Program
To reserve a spot or for more information, please visit http://atdsp.eventbrite.com. Or you may contact Lisa Guinovart at firstname.lastname@example.org, (305) 237-1508.
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