Michigan State Police to Host Teenage Defensive Driving Program

Michigan State Police will host a teenage defensive driving program June 27 through July 1.

The five-hour program for teens ages 16 to 19 includes four hours of hands-on training and one hour of online instruction.

It will be held from 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m.

Topics covered in the class and reinforced during practical exercises are:

  • Defensive driving
  • Skid control
  • Serpentine
  • Controlled braking
  • Evasive maneuvering
  • Confined area maneuvering
  • Off road recovery (emergency)

Classes are limited to 16 students to keep a 2-to-1 student/instructor ratio.

State Police patrol vehicles will be provided for all driving exercises.

Tuition is $75.

Registration and additional details are available here.