Driver Education at H-F

Driver Education topics include:
Highway Transportation System • Signs, Lines & Roadway Markings • Intersections • IPDE System & The Smith System • City (Urban) Driving • Laws of Nature • Expressway Driving • Adverse Conditions • Emergency Driving Situations • Driver Condition, Emotions & Attitudes • Alcohol/Drugs • Interacting with Motorcycles • Insuring & Owning a Car


Driver Education program, students will:

  • Evaluate traffic scenes in order to make safe and effective decisions while driving
     
  • Understand the risks and consequences involved with operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
     
  • Know the Illinois Rules of the Road
  • Know how to adapt to a variety of driving conditions
     
  • Understand the financial and practical aspects of owning a vehicle
     
  • Know the basic techniques of operating a vehicle
     
  • Explain how overall attitude can affect safe driving

     

Behind the Wheel topics include:
Stop-Start-Turns-Backing • Residential Turns • 2-Lane Rural Highway • 4-Lane Highway • Turnabouts • Left-Bay • Right-Bay • Reverse-Bay • U-Turn • 3-Point • Uphill & Downhill Parking • Parallel & Angle Parking • Congested Driving • Expressway Driving • Emergencies & Adverse Conditions