Course teaches Vail Valley parents to teach teens to drive |

Course teaches Vail Valley parents to teach teens to drive

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado –The Alive at 25 Parent Program will be offered from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Greater Eagle Fire District station in Eagle.

The cost for the class is $15. To sign up for the class visit or call 720-269-4046. Participants are asked to sign up by Friday.

The class lasts for three hours and instructors and community partners have worked to provide food for the class. According to the National Safety Council, parent supervision while teens are learning to drive helps them build experience in safer, less risky conditions and it helps them to be better drivers.

Parent driving behavior also tends to influence teen driving behavior – bad habits included. The Alive at 25 Parent Program focuses on helping parents know and understand the defensive driving principles their young driver learns in the Alive at 25 program and additionally helps parents have a strong knowledge of the driving laws that relate to their new drivers. Officers that teach the class help parents develop strategies to be a mentor and guide to their new driver.

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