• COURSE TITLE: Behind the Wheel – Practice Driving (Grades 10-12)

    PREREQUISITE: Classroom Driver Education

    DESCRIPTION: The Behind the Wheel standards provide students with a detailed understanding of the

    fundamentals of driving and fosters responsible attitudes and behaviors. Students are

    trained to respond to a variety of driving conditions. Behind the Wheel training consists

    of seven (7) hours of observation time and seven (7) hours of driving time. To be eligible

    a student must possess a valid Virginia Instruction Learner’s Permit and successfully

    complete the classroom phase of Driver Education. This course is taught before school,

    after school, and in the summer months and a fee is charged.

    MAIN TOPICS: Vehicle Control task

    Basic Traffic Maneuvers

    Multiple Hazards and Adverse Conditions

    City and Highway Driving

    Emergency Situations

    Basic Driving Procedures