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(Sara's KW) Sara's Kitchener-Waterloo Driving School School’s Collision free approach to driving education emphasizes the most important mental, technical and physical skills needed for safe driving.

Please ask for our Pioneering out of town program.

Residents of Elmira, St. Jacobs, St. Agatha, Conestogo, Guelph, Preston, Galt, Bloomingdale , New Hamburg, Baden, Luxemburg, Petersburg, Wilmot, Waldau and all other Wellington County, Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge Ontario (ON) neighbouring communities please call and ask for our pioneering out of town driver training program.

 

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In the classroom - 20 hours

1 Becoming a Safe and Responsible Driver

  • The Benefits of a Driver Education Course
  • Graduated licensing and demerit points system
  • Avoiding collisions, safe and responsible driving habits (introductory).

2 - 3 - 4 Traffic Laws: Creation and enforcement.

  • The Consequences of Braking Traffic Laws

5 Getting To Know Your Car before you drive

  • Operation Devices and Features
  • Control / Visibility / Communication/ Information
  • Protection Devices and Features (Safety, Comfort, Security)
  • Checks to Make Before Starting Your Car
  • Inside / Outside Checks and Adjustments
  • Planning For Everyday Driving
  • Time of Day / Route Planning

6 Natural Forces in Driving: Laws of Nature

  • Momentum / Traction

7 Maneuvering Your Car

  • Starting a Cold Engine in Cold Weather kw driving school
  • Starting a Flooded Engine
  • Moving an Automatic Transmission Car
  • Moving a Manual Transmission Car
  • Starting the Car on a Hill
  • Using Your Eyes while Driving Along
  • Steering Straight Ahead
  • Accelerating / Maintaining Speed / Slowing Down / Stopping
  • Changing Direction: Backing
  • Turning a Corner & Turning Around
  • Angle Parking
  • Perpendicular and Parallel Parking
  • Parking on a Hill

8 Driving Strategically:

  • Acquiring effective seeing habits
  • Maintaining space
  • Communicating effectively with other road users
  • Avoiding collisions

9 Driving in The City

  • Moving in and Out of Traffic
  • Entering Traffic / Changing Lanes / Leaving Lanes
  • Types of Intersections/ Turning at Intersections
  • Special City Driving Conditions
  • Vehicles and Special Areas

10 Driving on Highways and Country Roads

  • Avoiding collisions, safe and responsible driving habits (intermediary)
  • Highways and Country Roads
  • Highways Maneuvers / Passing/ Steering on Highway Curves
  • Driving onto the Shoulder
  • Conditions on Country Roads
  • Road Surfaces / Other Road Users/ Special Obstacles
  • Dangers of Rural Driving
  • Traffic Fatalities / Preventing Head-On-Collisions
  • Taking a Long Trip/ Preparing for the Journey

11 Driving On the Freeway (Expressways)

  • Characteristics of Freeways
  • Entering a Freeway
  • How to Handle Entrance Problems
  • Driving Along on a Freeway
  • Dangers associated with high-speed driving
  • Emergency maneuvers Avoiding head-on collisions
  • Emergency braking, swerving, and rear crash avoidance
  • How to pass safely
  • Strategic Driving / High-Speed Driving
  • Exiting From a Freeway
  • How to Handle Exit Problems

12 Driving at Night and In Bad Weather

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  • Headlights, night Driving Maneuvers
  • Survival tactics for driving at night
  • Rain and winter driving, and avoiding skids
  • Testing for Traction / Skidding
  • Adapting to Poor Driving Conditions
  • Hydroplaning / Driving through Deep Water
  • Driving In Fog / Driving in High Winds
  • Driving in Winter Weather
  • Reduced Traction/ How to get moving/ Driving Along
  • Driving on very Slippery Roads

13 Reducing Collisions & Injuries

  • Collision Avoidance / Making Quick Decisions
  • Collisions / Force of Impact / The Human Collision & Safety Belts
  • What to Do at the Scene of a Collision?

14 Impairments/Drinking and Driving

  • What Alcohol does to you?
  • Blood and Alcohol Concentration
  • Alcohol and the Law
  • How to Avoid Becoming Impaired
  • Dealing with Impaired Drivers
  • Other Physical Impairments
  • Other Drugs and Fatigue
  • Health Conditions & Distractions
  • Emotional Impairment
  • The Consequences of Traffic Accidents

15 Taking care of yourself and your vehicle

  • Basic preventative vehicle maintenance
  • Keeping eyes on: Tires and Battery
  • How to reduce fuel consumption and wear on your vehicle

16 Mechanical Failures when the car is moving

  • Survival tactics for loss of control
  • Survival tactics loss of power
  • Survival tactics loss of visibility

17 Emergency situations

  • Safe driving habits (advanced)
  • Common collision scenarios
  • Handling some common but dangerous situations
  • Dealing with emergency vehicles
  • What to do at the scene of a crash

18 Risk perception and Defensive driving techniques

  • Recognizing high-risk situations
  • Becoming proactive
  • The effect of attitude, expectations, and beliefs on driving
  • Vision and perception
  • Improving your seeing habits

19 Driving responsibly

  • Seat belts, air bags, head restraints and child restraints
  • Traffic psychology - attitude can save lives
  • The licensing process (points, probation, graduated licensing)

20 Preparing for your driving test — some hints from our expert instructors

21 Buying a vehicle

22 Auto insurance

23, 24 Review

25 Evaluation

In the car - 10 hours

During in-car lessons, students learn and practice:

  • Braking, steering, hand-over-hand, and backing exercises
  • Keeping the vehicle in control
  • How to drive smoothly

Right and left turns

  • Where to look
  • When and how much to brake
  • When to begin steering and how much to steer
  • When and how to recover

Collision avoidance techniques

  • How to keep the vehicle straight
  • How to respond to what is seen
  • How to establish and maintain a safe following distance
  • Where to look to predict potential collisions
  • How to enter intersections safely
  • Blind spot checks

Proactive driving habits

  • How to maintain an escape route in traffic
  • How to control traffic behind to eliminate the risk of a rear-end collision
  • When and how to use the S-approach
  • How to search for, spot, and solve hazards

Freeway/highway driving

  • How to enter and exit a freeway and/or highway
  • How to make proper lane changes
  • How to pass on secondary highways
  • Gravel shoulder recovery
  • Head-on collision avoidance

Emergency maneuvers

  • How to stop during brake failure
  • How to escape a rear-crash
  • Controlled swerving
  • Emergency braking (threshold and ABS)

Driving evaluations

  • Competency evaluation
  • Simulated road test

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