Message from Sheriff Ivey: “The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting our young drivers while doing everything possible to significantly reduce the number of injuries and deaths associated with traffic accidents. The Florida Sheriff’s Association’s Teen Driving Challenge is a “hands on” course that improves driving skills, vehicle awareness, and the development of good driving habits. I am honored to partner with the Florida Sheriff’s Association on this amazing program and invite your teen to participate in this life saving course.” In a nutshell: Participants must be a high school student who have a restricted permit or driver’s license. The class consists of two training days; the first day is a four-hour block of instruction in a classroom and the second day is eight-hours of vehicle operations at the Brevard Community College Palm Bay Driving Range. Your teen will learn techniques on vehicle control, crash avoidance, and lots more. Students must use their own vehicles and it is recommended they use the vehicle they will most likely be driving. All Instructors are Brevard County Sheriff Deputies. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of completion. Certificates may be presented to your auto insurance company for a possible reduction in your insurance premium. Topics include:
- Knowing your Vehicle
- Using your Senses
- Vehicle Dynamics
- Safe Driving Habits
- Alcohol and Driving
- Aggressive Driving
Classes are 2 days and scheduled as follows:
- January 23, 24 – Full
The first day of class is from 5:30 pm until 9:30 pm at Brevard County Sheriff’s Office -West Precinct, located at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940.
The second day is from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm at the Eastern Florida State College Driving Pad, 250 Community College Parkway, Palm Bay, FL 32909.
Starting in February 2015, classes will be 1 day.
- February 7
- February 21
All Registration Information MUST be received prior to class date. Mail completed registration documents to:
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Attn: Teen Driver Program Coordinator 700 S. Park Avenue Titusville, FL 32780 For more information contact the Program Coordinator by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.