DrivingMBA, the industry leader in driver education with a Scottsdale and West Valley location, has added Boost Teen Driver Programs for licenced teen drivers to its list of services. These new offerings are designed to heighten driving skills and keep young drivers safe on Valley roads. The company’s two-hour Boost Programs are intended to refresh the skills of licensed teen drivers that have been involved in a collision, received tickets, demonstrate distracted driving or need to have their overall driving skills refreshed.
“It’s no secret that teen drivers are at greater risk for car crashes than other adults – in fact, four times greater according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,” said Maria Wojtczak, Chief Operating Officer at DrivingMBA. “Inexperience dealing with emergency situations and distracted driving are just some of the factors that are responsible for the statistics, which is why we felt it was a necessity to introduce the Boost Program options for licensed drivers.”
DrivingMBA’s special programs include:
- Red Light Running Boost – designed for drivers who need a reminder about the dangers of intersections and how to properly approach a stale green or yellow light.
- Speeding Boost – created for motorists who have received a speeding ticket or whose parents are concerned about speeding habits.
- Space Cushion Boost – intended for teen drivers who have been involved in a rear-end collision or whose parents are concerned about following too close or braking too late.
- Distracted Driver Boost – designed for licensed drivers who have had a collision due to distracted driving or whose parents are concerned about overall driving behavior.
Each of DrivingMBA’s Boost Programs take place on the company’s state-of-the-art defensive driving simulators, comparable to those used to train airline pilots and police. Parents can also opt for additional behind the wheel training for teens for an additional cost. “Keeping teen drivers engaged and alert is not something that should be overlooked,” added Wojtczak. “We wouldn’t expect our kids to be experts in math or foreign language after just a few study sessions, so why would we think these kids are skilled drivers after the minimal requirements to acquire a license? Refresher courses and regular reminders from parents about things like distracted driving and rules of the road are a must to assure our teens are safe.”