Steer Clear®: 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.
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Module 1: Getting ready to drive
We’re here to help you hit the road quickly. Let’s get you started.
Lesson 1: Car basicsVideo 1: Car Parts and Safety FeaturesVideo 2: Car Maintenance
Lesson 2: Making adjustmentsVideo 1: Adjusting the Driver’s SeatVideo 2: Adjusting the Steering WheelVideo 3: Adjusting the MirrorsVideo 4: Adjusting the Seat Belts
Module 2: Focus and distraction
Learn about the most common distractions and how to prevent them.
Lesson 1: Managing distractionsVideo 1: What is distracted driving?
Lesson 2: Impaired drivingVideo 1: Don’t Drink and DriveVideo 2: Drowsy Driving
Lesson 3: Scanning for hazardsVideo 1: Watch for HazardsVideo 2: Proper Scanning
Module 3: Residential and city roads
While you can’t control others’ actions, you can manage your own reactions.
Lesson 1: Sharing the roadVideo 1: Communicating with Other DriversVideo 2: Anticipate the Behavior of Other Drivers
Lesson 2: Starting, stopping and backing upVideo 1: Starts and Stops
Lesson 3: Managing parking lotsVideo 1: Entering and Exiting Parking Lots
Lesson 4: Navigating intersectionsVideo 1: Residential IntersectionsVideo 2: Busy Intersections
Module 4: Highway Driving
Merging onto a busy interstate is one of the more stressful lessons we learn.
Lesson 1: Entering and exiting highwaysVideo 1: Successful Highway Merging
Lesson 2: Managing speed and distanceVideo 1: Speed ManagementVideo 2: Create a Space Cushion on All Four Sides
Lesson 3: Staying in your laneVideo 1: Maintaining Lane Position
Lesson 4: Changing lanes and managing blind spotsVideo 1: Changing LanesVideo 2: 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 after sundownVideo 1: Driving at Night
Lesson 2: Driving in stormy weatherVideo 1: Driving in Bad Weather
Lesson 3: Driving in the countryVideo 1: Driving in Rural Areas
Lesson 4: Handling emergenciesVideo 1: Emergency Vehicles and Car TroubleVideo 2: Handling Emergencies
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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
Steer Clear® Safe Driver Program availability and eligibility may vary by state. Contact your State Farm agent to confirm eligibility for the program.
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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