Driver Education

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Driver Education

New drivers can prepare for the challenges of driving (and driver license testing) in the Western Nevada College Driver Training Program. The non-credit course meets four days for 30 hours of classroom training, and is open to students ages 15 and over.

WNC's Driver Training Program meets the training requirements to obtain a Nevada driver's license. The course uses lectures, videos, interactive CD's and computerized driving simulators to cover Nevada driving regulations, basic vehicle control, and driving maneuvers in various environments and situations. The comprehensive course also discusses the added challenges of inexperience and youthful attitudes. Guest speakers bring a wealth of knowledge in the areas of traffic safety and enforcement and insurance.

Students must be at least 15 years of age on the last day of class to be eligible to take the course. Most insurance companies will give a discount for taking a 30-hour driver education course. Students should check with their insurance provider to clarify their individual policy.

During the academic year classes usually run four Saturdays in a row with holiday weekends excluded. The classes run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a half-hour lunch break. During winter break, spring break and summer, classes usually run four days in a row. Students must bring their lunch as college food services are not available. Classes cost $95.

Please Note: Payment is due at time of registration.

For additional information, please contact:
Judy Larquier
Coordinator
Phone: 775-445-4458
E-mail: Judy.Larquier@wnc.edu
Driver Education
Western Nevada College
Donald W. Reynolds Center for Technology 104E
2201 West College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703


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