SMALL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 12, 2017 Economic Driving School selected for 2016 San Jose Small Business Excellence Award San Jose,CA – January 06, 2017 — Economic Driving School has been selected for the 2016 San Jose Small Business Excellence Award in the Driving Schools classification by the San Jose Small Business Excellence Award Program. […]

Dyslexia and Driving

Dyslexia and Driving an Automobile By: Dale S. Brown Tom, a handsome twenty-seven-year old man who had dyslexia faced serious problems learning to drive a car. He failed his driving test several times in high school. He worked on learning to drive in college, but never bothered to take the test again. Now as an […]

The Truth About Texting While Driving

According to a AAA poll, 94% of teens said texting while driving is a serious danger. Unfortunately, the same study revealed that 35% of those respondents still admitted to doing it. The presence of information like this goes to show that awareness around the dangers of texting while driving is on the rise, but drivers […]

Research Shows that Hands-Free is Not Risk Free

Voice-driven, in-vehicle technologies have become increasingly common with peoples’ desire to stay connected by texting, talking on the phone or even using Facebook. New findings from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the University of Utah show that dangerous distractions can exist even when drivers keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes […]

Economic Driving School (Specialties, History, Reviews)

Specialties • Teaching teenagers and students with disabilities. • Defensive driving. History Established in 1978 Don Meyer and Donnell Jackson, owners of Economic Driving School attended San Jose State University where they earned their teaching credentials in 1974. At the same time they earned Designated Teaching Credentials in Public Safety and Accident Prevention, including Driver […]

PARENT COMMUNICATION – TEACHING YOUR TEEN TO DRIVE – Part 2

Communication with the student is critical when teaching driving. Below are short phrases the teacher should use to aid in communication PHRASE MEANING 1. “Adjust seat” First unlock, then pull (or push) seat to proper position for you. 2. “Start engine” Twist key, release key, and apply brake. 3. “Shift” Move gear selector lever. 4. […]