Starting high school is exciting, but for some parents it signifies their child’s “When-are-you-going-to-let-me-drive?” mantra. The process doesn’t have to be a white-knuckle experience if you allow Danville Driving School to train your teen.
Danville Driving School provides in-class and behind-the-wheel instruction, online classes and traffic school. Many factors contribute to the program’s success, but its emphasis on mastering the laws of the road and preparing teens both physically and mentally for driving safely are key.
“When we are contacted to teach a beginner, we start slowly and progress to a comfortable level,” said Jack Baldassari, Danville Driving School’s owner and head instructor. “We have a short period of time, and we need teens to mature as drivers.”
Although online classes are offered at Danville Driving School, Baldassari emphasizes the importance of the in-classroom experience with one of his 12 instructors, who amplify information offered in the instruction manual, provide statistics about accidents and ticketing and impart invaluable advice about relevant subjects such as impulsive driving and carrying friends in the car.
“The time tested formula works,” said Baldassari; “When we take many of these kids for their final driving lesson right before they test for their license, we’re able to see how far they’ve come and the driver they’re going to be.”
Danville Driving School is located in the Town and Country Shopping Center, next to the Livery. Classes are offered throughout the school year, as well as during holiday recesses, and instructors will pick up and drop off students for their driving lessons throughout Contra Costa County. For more information or to register for a class, call 837-8235 or visit www.danvilledrivingschool.net.