Teaching a teenager how to drive can be a scary experience for any parent, whether they fear for their own safety, their child’s, or both. Mopar knows this, so their making things a little easier on the parents of budding drivers by bringing back their popular ‘Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge’ teen defensive-driving program for 2016.
The teen defensive-driving program, available to teens ages 15-19 that currently hold a learner’s or driver’s license and have least 30 hours of experience behind the wheel, teaches through a proven provided by the B.R.A.K.E.S. organization, Mopar says. It incorporates both classroom education and hands-on training and covers all the basics of driving including proper seat positioning, hand positioning and basic vehicle dynamics. Advanced behind-the-wheel training will also be provided and includes on-track sessions with instruction on accident avoidance, distractions, panic stop, wheel drop and the wet skid pad.
“We are excited to continue the ‘Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge’ program in 2016 and to assist in training even more teens on the skills they need to stay safe behind the wheel,” said head of Mopar parts and servie, Pietro Gorlier. “By teaming up with the Dodge brand and through sponsorship from the FCA Foundation, we are empowering new drivers with education and experience that will last a lifetime.”
The “Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” classes are free of charge , however a $99 refundable registration deposit is required to secure a spot and can be returned after the session or donated to the B.R.A.K.E.S. organization to help support the continuation and growth of similar education programs. Programs will be hosted in Indianapolis, Indiana, Englishtown, New Jersey, Center Line, Michigan and Sarasota, Florida.
Follow this link for information on dates and how to register.