DRV 100 Driver's Education

2.5 Credit Hours • 56.25 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: DRV 130 (Grade of B or higher), DRV 134 (Grade of B or higher)

Consists of 30 hours of classroom instruction and one to six hours of actual driving. Covers defensive driving techniques, drugs and alcohol, consequences of breaking traffic laws, insurance, how to buy a new and used car, proper driving techniques, what to do at the scene of an accident, what to do if your car breaks down, how to maintain your car and prepare for winter driving and seat belt safety. Enables the student to develop skills in defensive driving, three point turns, parallel parking, right and left turns, right of way, winter driving, highway driving, changing lanes safely, learning to pass other vehicles correctly and rural driving techniques.