To learn proper driving skills, increase your knowledge of safety procedures
and develop correct driving habits, behaviors and skills.
So that you CAN DRIVEin New York
City at 17 yrs. old. (without
completing a driver's education course you can begin driving in NYC at 18 yrs
To REDUCE your auto insurance liability rates till age 21.
When does the Driver Ed course begin?
session: September through January Spring Session: February through
Can you register/begin Driver Ed
WITHOUT a Learner's Permit?
can register BUT you can NOT begin driving lessons
WITHOUT a Permit. Plus you must have a
Learner's Permit for SIX months before you can take a road test.
How do you obtain a Learner's Permit?
must go down to a nearby DMV - Department of Motor Vehicle office (there is one
on Neptune Avenue - near the Aquarium). with an original birth
certificate/passport, a social security card, check payment and parental permission
to obtain a learner's permit. The internet
site for the DMV is www.nysdmv.org. It is full of important information and the
learner's permit application can be downloaded & printed there. You will
need to pass a 20 question multiple choice test, take an eye test and be photographed. It is
illegal to drive in the 5 boroughs of NY with a learner's permit. The
permit is valid till age 21 and is needed for scheduling a road test.
What does the Drivers Ed course
Lessons: Driving lessons are
given once a week concentrating on proper driving skills and techniques while
observing 'live auto situation. Driving
slots are available early morning before school, after school hours, Friday and
Sunday beginning at 8:30Am. Students drive in groups, so there is an
opportunity to drive, learn and observe others.
During driving --- cell phones or any mobile devices are prohibited and
will be taken away. Be sure to exchange
telephone numbers with co-drivers and instructor and to notify them in advance
(24 hours minimum) if there is an change in your driving schedule. Your are
personally responsible to be on time for your driving sessions and to use your
time wisely. The NYS DRIVER ED program
provides you with 6 HOURS of behind the
wheel training as determined by law. It
is advisable to keep a personal record of your driving session to insure proper
There are a choice of three weekly lectures - listen to Hotline for days and times. (the days can change depending on the school schedule) You are responsible to ATTEND one of them. Boys: Lectures are given on Friday at either 1:15 or
2:15. Lectures begin promptly,
attendance is taken, a textbook (cost $20) is required, and readings, homework
and tests are administered. Driver
Education MV-285 is distributed ONLY when all course requirements are
completed. *** It is essential to check
the HOTLINE 718-258-2289 or online at yeshivadriver.blogspot.com WEEKLY for all updated news, changes or
How do you register for Drivers Ed?
print an application from yeshiverdriver.blogspot.co (or a permission note from
a parent), copy of your PERMIT and
deposit of $300 and bring to a ORIENTATION/Registration session. It is preferred if you are 16 and few months
at registration. Driving slots are
secured according to "First come....first
When do you receive your MV-285
driver ed COMPLETION CERTIFICATE?
Certificates are distributed at the end of the course when all requirements are
completed (attendance & passed lectures, driving time, finances). This certificate qualifies your for SENIOR
DRIVING privileges at age 17 and insurance reduction rates.
When can you take a ROAD TEST and
end of DE you can schedule your road test, provided that your permit is 6
months old. Be aware that there is usually a 3-4 week wait to obtain a road
test date. You may take your road test with
any licensed driver over the age of 21 or opt for your instructor to accompany
you for the test ($). Drivers Ed does NOT include road test appointments or
What is the cost of the program? $525 total
(deposit of $300 and then balance pymt of $225) ANY QUESTIONS? email@example.com
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for the most updated information regarding the Shulamith Drivers' Education