NEISD Teen Driver Education Program

8750 Tesoro Drive
San Antonio, TX 78217
210-407-0140 Option 1
Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:45pm

32 Hours
In this time period, students gather knowledge to form good reasoning and sound judgment, learn why good attitude and behavior are essential to safe driving and learn the basic responsibilities of a driver.

Instruction is given in the following areas:
  • Traffic laws and rules
  • Driver preparation
  • Vehicle Movements
  • Driver Readiness
  • Risk Reduction
  • Environmental Factors
  • Distractions
  • Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness
  • Adverse Conditions
  • Vehicle Requirements
  • Consumer Responsibility
  • Personal Responsibility
20 hours (7 hours behind-the-wheel driving and 13 hours in-car observation
The purpose of this area of instruction is to help the students demonstrate their ability and skill to execute maneuvers in the traffic patterns and to learn the concept of defensive driving.
All students must pass a driving test at the end of their training to officially complete the course.
The following lessons are just a few of the instructions that will be taught by the behind-the-wheel instructor:
  • Residential (basic turns and control)
  • City traffic (light, moderate and heavy)
  • Rural and freeway (speed control, entrances, exits)
  • Parking skills (parallel, angle, perpendicular)
  • Downtown (multiple lanes, one-way, etc.)