Driving School Instructors Program

Instructor Training Program

This licensee is authorized to provide Driving School Instructor Training. This training is required prior to applying to the department for a license and administration of a knowledge exam. 

"The Alaskan Crew"

Victoria Jean Roberts, Shannon Lee Marotta & Monica Bliss Sander-Robbins, completed Newport Driving School's Instructor Training Course. Watch for "The Alaskan Crew" to provide superior driver education and training in Alaska.

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Shannon and Vic (February 3, 2003)

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Wasilla, Alaska


Extensive Course Material to Build Great Talent


Chapter. 1 Qualifications of a Professional Driving Instructor.

A. Legal Requirements:

B. Necessary traits:

Chapter 2. First AID Relating to Vehicle Accidents

A. Accident Scene Procedures and Precautions:

B. First Aid:

Chapter 3. Teaching Techniques for training Drivers.

A. Class Environment:

B. Learning Theory:

C. Classroom Techniques:

D. How to Become a more Effective Teacher:

Chapter 4. The Driving privilege; licensing and controls.

B. Operating a Motor Vehicle is a Serious Responsibility:

C. Obey the Literal Interpretation of Everyday Laws:

D. Common Courtesy is a Key to Safety:

E. The Importance of Driver Education:

F. History of the Automobile:

G. Driver’s License:

Chapter 5. California vehicle code and rules of the road.

A. Automobile ownership and registration.

B. Traffic laws for pedestrians and drivers:

C. Civil liability and financial responsibility:

D. Criminal offenses:

Chapter 6. Motor vehicle equipment and maintenance.

A. Legal requirements

B. Construction of the automobile

C. Safety Equipment.

D. Economical and Safe Use of Automobile:

E. Buying, Financing and Using and Automobile:

Chapter 7. Physical and Mental Capabilities of Drivers.

A. The Physiological Nature of the Driver:

B. The Psychological Nature of the Driver:

C. Effects of Drugs and Alcohol:

Chapter 8. Physical and Mental Capabilities of Drivers.

A. The Physiological Nature of the Driver:

B. The Psychological Nature of the Driver:

C. Effects of Drugs and Alcohol:

Physical laws affecting the operation of motor vehicles. Laws and Driving Automobile.

A. Natural

B. The Force of Gravity:

D. The force of friction.

1. Definition of friction:
2. Friction in starting, moving and turning.
3. Friction in stopping.
4. Road, brake, and tire conditions affecting the amount of friction.
5. Excessive wear due to friction.
6. Friction reduction through lubrication.

E. Centrifugal and centripetal force:

F. Force of impact:

Chapter. 9 Teaching-driving skills.

A. Boulevard stops:

B. Intersections:

C. Other city driving skills:

D. Freeway driving:

E. Driving on open highways:

F. Passing:

G. Night driving:

H. Hazardous conditions:

Chapter. 10 Defensive Driving

A. Scanning (Smith System of Driving):

B. SIPDE; Search, Identify, Predict, Decide and Execute:

C. Collision avoidance:

D. Procedures when involved in an accident:

E. Large trucks an recreational vehicles:

F. School buses:

G. Pedestrian safety – as a pedestrian:

H. Pedestrian safety – as a driver:

I. Bicycle safety:

J. Avoiding collisions with animals:

K. Sharing the road with motorcycles:

L. Riding a motorcycle:

Teaching Techniques for training drivers.

Motor Vehicle equipment and maintenance. 
A. Maintenance of the automobile.

Chapter. 11 Student Orientations to vehicle features, controls, and operation.

A. Before entering automobile: 

B. After entering automobile: 

C. Starting the engine:

D. After starting engine:

E. Moving the automobile forward:

F. Stopping the automobile:

G. Moving and stopping automobile in reverse:

H. Preparing to exit vehicle:

Chapter 12. Driving skills.

A. Parking techniques:

Movie Placement

Classroom Handouts


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