Teen Driver Challenge with the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office

Teen Driver Challenge
Teen Driver Challenge

On Saturday, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office held a Teen Driver Challenge class at the Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex. All participants learned new skills to make them safer and more confident drivers.

The Teen Driver Challenge is a defensive driving program that covers various topics, including:

  • Teen crash facts
  • Knowing your vehicle
  • Using your senses
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Aggressive driving and road rage
  • Figure 8
  • Threshold/Emergency Braking
  • Backing
  • Cornering
  • Forward and reverse serpentine
  • Off-road recovery
  • Evasive maneuvers
  • Skid control

The Teen Driver Challenge class is open to participants who are 15 to 19 years old, with a learner’s permit, and have at least six months of driving experience.

Teen Driver Challenge
Teen Driver Challenge

Are you interested in taking the Challenge?

The IRCSO’s next class will be Saturday, February 12, 2022. For more information about the program visit teen driver challenge. Here, you will find the required registration documents, program information, and a video.

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