A lot has changed since you earned your driver license. But ODOT-approved driver instructors are up to date on all the latest vehicle technology, rules of the road and the latest safety tips.
Kids learn by watching, so unless youâ€™ve been a saint behind the wheel, let a pro show â€™em how itâ€™s done.
Teens must complete 100 hours of supervised driving by an adult. Or just 50 if they take an approved driver education course.
An approved driver instructor has the proper equipment and resources to give your teen the training and experience they need to become a safe driver.
An approved driver education course gives teens the knowledge, skill and confidence to pass the driver test the first time around.
In Oregon, teens who complete an approved driver ed course have a 57% lower rate of traffic convictions than teens who don't. Ka-ching!
With approved driver education, your kid is more likely to pass the driver test before they're eligible to vote. Which will free you from being their personal chauffeur sooner.
Coasting through stop signs and racing yellow lights are bad habits that can be passed on to new drivers. But with an approved driver ed course, your kid could end up teaching dad a thing or two.
Teens who complete an approved driver ed course save about 15% annually on their car insurance. (Which you'll probably be paying for.) That means your pocketbook won't be taking such a deep cleansing.
No offense, but teens simply learn better from a professional instructor. Less time back-talking means more time listening.
One in five teen drivers has a fender bender (or worse) their first year of driving. That can throw a real monkey wrench into the family budget.
It's a fact: Hundreds of kids show up in emergency rooms every year because of crash-related injuries. But if you sign them up for an approved driver ed course, you're both less likely to take a trip to the hospital.
Teens who complete an approved driver ed program are more likely to survive their teenage years â€“ and more likely to have teen drivers of their own one day.