The course includes-
- Parent Guidebook – This 100 page book is divided into ten chapters. In each chapter you will find an introduction from Mike that will help you understand how teach each lesson like a pro and help your student enjoy a well-rounded driver education. There is also a detailed outline for each chapter that mirrors how Mike teaches the course in his own classroom. The guidebook includes a variety of critical thinking questions and enrichment activities that will build your teen’s confidence and defensive driving skills. We give you all the answers to the 10 worksheets. 10 quizzes and two practice final exams to make it easy for you to correct your teens work and see how they are progressing throughout the course. Click for sample pages.
- Student Workbook – This 96 page student workbook is divided into 10 chapters. Each chapter includes a combination of reading assignments, discussions with parents, enrichment activities, videos, 10 quizzes, two practice final exams and Mike Pehls’ words of wisdom at the front of each chapter that will keep your teen stay engaged in the process and help them get a well-rounded driver education experience. Click for sample pages.
- Our Classroom Video Series – Includes a total of 79 short lessons from Mike Pehl for driver education students. The lessons are grouped together to match the ten chapters in our PTDE driver education course material. To preview the table of contents brochure for this video series please click here.
- Roadworthy “A Parent’s Guide to Teaching Teens to Drive” DVD – This video includes 12 essential behind the wheel lessons taught by Veteran Crash Investigator, Mike Pehl. Mike uses his unique perspective and no-nonsense teaching style to walk parents and newly permitted teens through the behind the wheel practice process. These lessons provide practical advice and easy to follow demonstrations that will help teens drive safely and parents to sleep soundly. Click here to view PDF file with detailed chapter descriptions.
- Scenes from a Salvage Yard – In this video Mike Pehl examines 16 different wrecked cars during a field trip to a salvage yard. His authentic on-the-scene analysis includes startling information which will stimulate meaningful discussions with your teen about the importance of understanding how to develop skills to avoid a car crash. Few driver education materials include the strategies discussed and demonstrated in such details as the DVD. Click here to view the PDF with chapters.
- Triple AAA Book – How to Drive – This 400 page illustrated book includes much more background information about driving safety than the driver’s ed manuals for most states. Written in clear, concise language for beginning drivers, this book emphasizes the information and processes needed to maneuver safely and communicate effectively with other drivers on the road.
- OK Driver Manual. http://driving-tests.org/oklahoma/ok-dmv-drivers-handbook-manual/
INFORMATION FOR OKLAHOMA RESIDENTS
Parents must visit the OK DPS website and get the Parent Taught Driver Education booklet. This booklet needs to be obtained and an affidavit submitted and accepted before a student takes any behind-the-wheel training. There are four ways to get the packet:
In writing to:
Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, Driver License Examining Division
PO Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415
By phone: 405-425-2300
By email: Parent@dps.state.ok.us
Download here: https://www.dps.state.ok.us/dls/pub/PTDE.pdf
A Parent-Taught Driver Education Affidavit must be completed and submitted to the DPS. Once the DPS receives it, the department must accept the affidavit and return an accepted copy back to you before a student is allowed to start behind-the-wheel training. The affidavit can be found in the Parent-Taught Driver Education booklet or can be filled out online at-