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Improve Your Driving Skills


An Essential Guide for Newer Drivers

Young drivers need a lot of time and practice to develop safe, defensive driving skills as well as confidence behind the wheel. This safety training program is designed to help newer drivers learn and practice safe driving habits.

Eligible drivers can get a State Farm® car insurance discount1 upon completion of the program requirements.

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Getting Started


Module 1: Getting Ready to Drive

We’re here to help you hit the road quickly. But first, let’s go over a few car basics.

Lesson 1: Car Basics
Lesson 2: Making Adjustments

Module 2: Focus and Distraction

Learn about the most common distractions and how to prevent them.

Lesson 1: Managing Distractions
Lesson 2: Impaired Driving
Lesson 3: Scanning for Hazards

Module 3: Residential and City Roads

While you can’t control others’ actions, you can manage your own reactions.

Lesson 1: Sharing the Road
Lesson 2: Starting, Stopping and Backing Up
Lesson 3: Entering and Exiting Parking Lots
Lesson 4: Navigating Intersections

Module 4: Highway Driving

Merging onto a busy interstate is one of the more stressful lessons we learn.

Lesson 1: Entering and Exiting Highways
Lesson 2: Managing Speed and Distance
Lesson 3: Maintaining Lane Position
Lesson 4: Changing Lanes and Managing Blind Spots

Module 5: Special Driving Situations

Let’s take a look at some special circumstances and safer ways to drive in them.

Lesson 1: Driving at Night
Lesson 2: Driving in Bad Weather
Lesson 3: Driving in Rural Areas
Lesson 4: Handling Emergencies

Modules Complete: Next Steps

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1 Discount names, percentages, availability and eligibility may vary by state. California customers may be eligible for the Inexperienced Driver Safety Education discount.

2 Not required in California

Disclosures and disclaimers

Please remember that the preceding descriptions contain only a general description of available coverages and are not a statement of contract. All coverages are subject to all policy provisions and applicable endorsements. Coverage options may vary by state. To learn more about auto insurance coverage in your state, find a State Farm agent. Steer Clear Safe Driver Discount is not available in every state. For additional information, please contact your State Farm® agent.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm® makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.

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