The National Safety Council, Nebraska offers DMV approved teen driver education classes.
Training includes 20 hours classroom time AND up to 6 hours behind-the-wheel time because we believe your teen
is worth the extra time behind-the-wheel. Completion of this program will satisfy the requirements to receive a
Provisional Operators Permit (POP) without having to take additional testing through the DMV.
Two training options for teen driver education
Classroom instruction $325 OR Online instruction $370
both options INCLUDE behind-the-wheel training.
Give your teen the knowlege and lifesaving skills that they need—register for classes today:
Click on any of the buttons below for more information on our driver education programs, driving tips, and resources.
These are all great questions. Click on this link for more information.
Teaching your teen to drive requires considerable patience, empathy, and the knowledge of what is needed to best prepare him/her to become a skilled, responsible driver. Many parents approach this task with trepidation and high anxiety.
There are many great articles available about how to proceed. Our top recommendation is to NOT skip a formal driver education class. Face it, it has been awhile since you completed driver education, and although you are a great driver you can't remember every detail to prepare your teen. And ... times have changed. Teenagers today have more distractions, more traffic to contend with and faster vehicles.
So #1 Tip - Register your child for Driver Education Training
#2 Practice, practice, practice. Spend time with your child having them behind the wheel. Be patient and remember to let them take the initiative. If they aren't pushing to drive they are probably too nervous. That's ok - let them have time to mentally prepare themselves. You will both know when they are ready.
#3 Be a great role model. Although you may think your teen is staring out the window or at their phone, they are aware of what you are doing. As always - practice being a defensive driver. Stay off your phone. Wear your seat belt - Every Time, Every Trip.
#4 Play "how do I get there?". Ask your child for directions while you are driving. This is a great game to play in the pre-teen years and gives them the confidence once they are behind the wheel that they aren't going to get lost ... at least not every time.
#5 Make sure your driver is set-up for success. Being a successful driver includes following all of the rules of the road and being a conscientious, defensive driver but having the right tools is also important. How will they handle a flat tire, running out of gas or a dead battery? Help your student be prepared. A membership to AAA wll give both of you the peace of mind when you aren't there.
For information about a Free membership for teens and to check on auto insurance:
For more information and other great resources, click here
For a copy of the DMV Driver Manual - click here.
Take a practice driver examination test from the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles.
AAA Nebraska provides information that is valuable for you and your teen regarding distracted driving and alcohol and driving. There are also great resources for parent supervision, driving logs and sample driving tests. Visit the AAA site for more information. And if you are a member of AAA and have taken driver education through the National Safety Council, Nebraska ask about special offers for your teen.
For information on adding your teen driver to your AAA membership for free - click here.
To view and download the Parent's Guide to Supervised Driving Manual - click here.
Join our team of part-time driver education instructors and make a difference in the lives of a teenager.
Becoming a driver education instructor is a great way to earn extra money while giving back to the community. While the level of instruction is demanding - it is also quite rewarding knowing that you are providing Nebraska families the peace of mind that comes with having their new drivers well trained and well prepared by caring, professional instructors.
For more information about the training and education required to be an instructor, click here.
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