1 The Privilege Of Driving Learn about the mandatory requirements Utah has placed in order for you to get a license and keep it valid. The Utah point system, license renewal, restrictions, and a general introduction to driving.
2 Road Signs Be able to name road signs by shape and color. Tell what a sign means and how to obey what it's telling you. Regulatory, Warning, Destination, Recreational, and Roadside Services signs will be discussed and explained in detail.
3 Pavement Markings and Speed Limits Become familiar with ALL road markings (painted lines, shapes, lanes, curbs, etc.). Learn about white and yellow lines; also, solid and dotted lines. The Bike Lane, Carpool lane, freeway on-ramps, etc. Also, memorize speed limits for residential, school zones, freeways, and rural interstates.
4 Maneuvers and Parking Regulations Learn how to execute successfully the required maneuvers for you driving test. U-turn, 3 Point Turn, Paralell Park, Left and Right lane changes, Uphill and Downhill parking, Backing, etc. Also, memorize the required parking distances (how close to a fire hydrant can you park your car without getting a ticket?).
5 Driving in Foul Weather Be prepared for driving in all types of weather conditions. Snow, rain, fog, nighttime, sunny, etc. Know how to control your car if you go into a skid, and learn what to expect while driving in bad weather.
6 Driving Under the Influence Driving while under the influence of ANY drug including stimulants, halluciogens, depressants (alchohol), etc. DUI fines and penalties. A general overview of how certain drugs affect driving skills.
7 What to do in an Emergency Be prepared for any emergency. Flat tire, engine fire, brake failure. Make sure you car has the neccessary tools to fix a flat, put out a fire, and keep you alive for a short amount of time. Know how to let other drivers know that you're not moving and that you need help. Stay safe while pulled over so as not to get hit by another driver.
8 Pruchasing A Car and Insurance DGet current with all the most important things you should know when purchasing a new or used car. The Kelly Blue Book, salvage titles, what to look for in a used car, etc. Also, learn how to purchase insurance and not be confused by the various different types (liability, collision, uninsured motorist, comprehensive, SR-22, etc.)
9 Get Ready for your Tests What comes after the classroom classes? We will explain how to finish up with the driving school and successfully pass the required state tests that come upon completion of the entire course.
At the driving school we have a practice test that is very similar to the actual official state written exam. You can take the Free Practice Test as many times as you like. We will correct it for you each time you take it so that you can study which questions you missed and get the right answers. It's pretty hard to fail the state test if you've taken the free practice test at the school!
3 Observation Classes You are required by state law to take 3 observation classes. In these classes you will sit in the back seat of a car and watch closely while another student driver recieves a Behind-The-Wheel (driving) class. These classes are VERY important, and will help you to be MUCH LESS NERVOUS when it's time for you to drive.
3 Driving Classes You are required by state law to take 3 Behind-The-Wheel classes. You will be taught EVERYTHING you need to know to pass the state road exam, which includes the follwing: Paralell Parking, Backing, 3 Point Turn, U-Turn, Uphill and Downhill parking, Lane Changes, General Rules of Traffic (Stop signs, road markings, speed limits, etc.).