Behind the wheel instruction will be taught through verbal instruction, observation and demonstration. Students at Needham Driving School will be exposed to all types of driving conditions before completing their driver education course. Driving in urban, rural and highway environments can all present different problems and it is crucial to expose the students to all situations possible. Instructors will guide students to make proper mirror,seat,and steering wheel adjustments to provide maximum safety, visibility and comfort while driving. All lessons will also apply the concept of SIPDE (Search,Identify,Predict,Decide,Execute). This concept will train students to always be aware of their surroundings and realize the dangers of distractions while driving. Students will learn and practice all skills listed above. The order in which they will be taught will be based on the students progression and skill level
Students can begin the classroom portion of driver's education at 15 years and 9 months. At 16 students are eligible to receive a learner's permit. Once a student has a learners permit behind the wheel instruction and observation can begin.
Junior Operators Law Applies to drivers age 16 1/2 - 18 years old
Drivers between the ages of 16-18 must obtain a Drivers Education Certificate of completion to become eligible to take a road test and obtain a MA license. In order to obtain a drivers education certificate you must complete the following:
Monday - Thursday 10am-6pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
July & August Monday- Friday 9am-5pm
Driving available 7 days a week.
Driving hours can be scheduled 7 days a week. We will pick you up and drop you off at your home or school. Needham, Wellesley, Dover, Natick, Weston and Westwood.