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Oct 24, 2005 (12:41 pm)
Hi if youre looking for Driver Education I can recommend www.teendrivingcourse.com Driver Education and also they have a Driver Ed Home Course Its all good
#12 of 30 Drivers Ed online is a farce!!!
Oct 24, 2005 (2:05 pm)
The only way anyone ever learns to drive is by getting behind the wheel and driving. Of course you can learn the "rules of the road" online or in a classroom or simply by studying the driver's ed manual. The written tests are reasonably simple and you don't even have to be literate to take them. If necessary they will provide someone to help you read the questions (which raises the question: If they can't read the test, then how do they read the signs? ).
But sooner or later you've got to get behind the wheel. I don't know how many hours of practice driving are required to pass driver's ed nowadays, but you can't do that at your computer. Computers and classrooms may produce smarter drivers, but I believe what we need are SAFER drivers - and safety increases with practice.
Moreover, I think everyone should learn to drive the way I did - in a beat up old pickup truck with a three on the tree in cow pasture. AND I think everyone should have to take their road test in a vehicle with a manual transmission. The whole process is too easy for kids (and everyone else) today.
#15 of 30 Re: Driver's Ed Online - experiences? [Sylvia]
Mar 09, 2006 (4:30 pm)
dmvonline.com can give some practice tests and material to learn from. But they should be supplemented by the practical aspect of driving.
#16 of 30 My Wife needs to take drivers ed....
May 05, 2006 (1:12 am)
She got a ticket a few months back and if she takes drivers ed, she can get it removed off her record. Does anyone else besides Texas, have this in their state ? I know Michigan doesn't. A few state politicians are trying to get rid of this loophole.
#18 of 30 Re: My Wife needs to take drivers ed.... [rockylee]
May 17, 2006 (5:35 am)
I think you're talking about taking Defensive Driving online to get rid of the ticket. They're talking about online versions of DRIVERS ED (you know, that course you took in High School before you got your driver's license).
Personally, I think that Driver's Ed courses should NOT be online because the best education is from actually IN the car (I don't think the offer online PILOT training, do they?).
But I see nothing wrong, in any form, with online Defensive Driving courses. I need to take one myself for a ticket I got just last month....
Nov 15, 2006 (12:28 pm)
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