(STUDENTS MUST BE 15 AND 9 MONTHS TO BEGIN THE CLASSROOM PORTION OF DRIVER EDUCATION. NO EXCEPTIONS IT IS A STATE LAW! )
Accelerated courses / Intensive courses Classroom Schedule
Needham Driving School will offer Accelerated / Intensive courses during the summer and during all school vacations. A student can finish all of the required 30 hours of classroom in just one week. Open enrollment has begun for the following dates. If you have any other questions please feel free to call or email anytime. All classes are Monday-Friday 9am-3:30pm.
FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE FOR THE BUSY TEENAGER (September-June ONLY)
Needham Driving School understands that teenagers have busy schedules and it can be quite the task to complete 30 classroom hours. That's why we have designed a course for the hectic schedules of today's modern teen. There are (15) 2- hour classes that make up the 30 hours of required classroom. Each numbered class (1-15) has a focused topic allowing you to take the classes in any order. We offer classes during the weekdays and weekends. Classes do not have to be taken consecutively or in order so when and how you complete the classes is up to you. Finish in as little as 3 weeks or take up to a year to complete.(Students enrolled in the flexible schedule cannot attend accelerated courses) If you have any other questions please feel free to call or email anytime.
The Flexible Schedule is full for new students 2013-2014 schedule will be released August 1st 2013 THANK YOU and check out our summer courses
Module 1 "Introduction to Drivers Education"
Module 2 "Signs, Signals and Road Markings"
Module 3 "Understanding the Vehicle and Its Controls"
Module 4 "Basic Driving Skills"
Module 5 "Rules of the Road"
Module 6 "Making Safe Driving Decisions"
Module 7 "Sharing the Road"
Module 8 "How Natural Laws Affect Driving"
Module 9 "Different Driving Environments"
Module 10 "Driving in All Weather Conditions"
Module 11 "Mental and Physical Effects on Driving"
Module 12 "The Dangers of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving Part 1"
Module 13 "The Dangers of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving Part 2"
Module 14 "Consequences of Unsafe Driving and Poor Decision Making"
Module 15 "Handling Emergencies and Breakdowns & Final Review"
Parent/Guardian Class Schedule
(email firstname.lastname@example.org reserve your spot)
June 12th @6pm
June 26th @ 6pm
Explain the Junior Operator's Law and parents' role in support of the law
- List driving skills required to pass a road test
- Discuss the classroom curriculum students will learn and the vital role it plays in becoming a good driver
- Provide parents with information that will assist them in teaching their children to drive
- Answer any questions parents may have
Parents will receive a detailed handout describing Needham Driving School's expectations of the students in addition to policies, procedures, the content of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction, which students will receive. Parents will then receive a copy of the Junior operator's law and read from the Massachusetts Drivers Manual After parents have an understanding of the Junior operator's law, their vital role in support of the law will be explained. In conclusion of the class, the instructor will give advice and provide structure to help parents teach their children to drive. Parents will be encouraged to use the instructors at Needham Driving School as a collective resource for any questions or concerns regarding their children and driving. By the end of this session, the instructor and the parents will become partners in achieving the common goal of teaching the students to become responsible drivers.
Needham Driving School encourages you to enroll in person and check out our modern classroom. Our office hours are Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm and Friday 10am-4pm. If our office hours are not convenient for you please call and we will set up a time to meet with you at your convenience. If you prefer you can also print out an enrollment form and mail a check payable to Needham Driving School. (Please note that there are a limited number of students enrolled at one time and reservations are on a first come first serve basis) Students can begin the classroom portion of driver's education at 15 years and 9 months. At 16 students are eligible to receive a learner's permit. Once a student has a learners permit behind the wheel instruction and observation can begin.