Driver Education

Summer 2024 Driver Education

   

Open to D233 students who will be at least 16 years old on or before Nov. 1, 2024, and have sophomore status. 

Pre-Registration will be ONLINE, March 18, 2024

The link for the Google Form will be live at 7:30am

Please click here for Pre-Registration information

Summer Driver Education
Classroom Session:

June 3-28  •  Mondays-Fridays  •  2:05-3:50 p.m.

(No Class June 19)

Room #105 North

Fee: $75

 

Behind the Wheel Sessions:

Session 1: June 3-10

Session 2: June 11-18

Session 3: June 20-27

Fee: $100

 

You will request a time slot for your student to drive  for 2 hours each day at the following times:  

6a - 8a

8a - 10a

10a -12 

12p - 2p

2p - 4p

4p - 6p 

SPOTS WILL BE FILLED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

 

Students must have completed Driver Education Classroom before taking Behind the Wheel

 

Students must complete both Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel instruction in order to be eligible to obtain their license before they turn age 18. For more information, please contact Lisa  Martin ([email protected]) at (708) 335-5335 or Department Chair Adam Vogel ([email protected]).

 

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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 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