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Are you up to the challenge???? Calling all teens with a driver’s license...the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office wants to see if you can handle the PAD – the Driving Pad!!!! Come put your driving skills to the test. Learn how to become a better and safer driver at the very place and with the same instructors that teach our deputies high-liability driving skills that help them get home safely every day.
This is a hands on course where students will learn:
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is hosting the Teen Driving Challenge on January 13, 2018. We are looking for teens with a driver’s license and a car to learn how to become better drivers. Students will spend some time in the classroom and then head out to the driving course to learn defensive driving skills.
- Classroom Instruction
- Vehicle Maintenance
- Evasive Maneuvers
- Threshold/Emergency Braking
- Off Road Recovery
- Forward Serpentine
- Reverse Serpentine
- Figure 8
This is a FREE EVENT. Space is limited and advance registration is required to attend. Students must have a valid driver's license and provide their own vehicle to use. For more information and for registration forms, please follow the link below or call Deputy Ryan Thomas at 813-247-8115.
Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of 15-20 year-olds throughout the country. This program is a joint effort between the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Sheriff's Association to reduce that statistic and make teens better and safer drivers.