Program Overview: The Ignition to Independence: Car and Driver 101 program is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the rules, regulations, and safe driving practices necessary to obtain a driver's license. Through a series of engaging lessons and interactive activities, students will gain the knowledge and skills required to pass the DMV written exam.
Program Overview: Welcome to the car safety and maintenance portion of the Ignition to Independence program! Over the course of four weeks, we will embark on an exciting journey to learn about the essentials of car safety and maintenance. Get ready to become a confident and responsible driver while having fun along the way!
YOUTH DRIVER'S ED: WEDNESDAY's 12-3PM OR 4-7PM | LOCATION: OGC HEADQUARTERS
- Overview of the importance of the written test and its role in obtaining a driver's license. - Explanation of the test format, including multiple-choice questions and required passing score.
- Discussion on the significance of understanding traffic laws, road signs, and safe driving practices.
CHALLENGE: CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSTALLATION
- In-depth coverage of California traffic laws, including speed limits, right-of-way rules, signaling, and more.
- Explanation of specific laws related to driving under the influence (DUI), seat belt usage, and distracted driving.
CHALLENGE: OGC FORMULA PRIX TRIATHLON
- Comprehensive overview of common road signs, symbols, and their meanings. SYLLABUS: DRIVER’S ED 101
- Understanding different types of road markings, including lane lines, crosswalks, and pavement markings.
- Discussion on defensive driving techniques and strategies to reduce the risk of accidents.
- Coverage of essential topics such as maintaining a safe following distance, proper lane changing, and using mirrors effectively.
- Administration of practice written tests simulating the DMV exam conditions. - Review of answers and explanations for any incorrect responses.
- Guidance on test-taking strategies, time management, and techniques to alleviate test anxiety.
- Recap of key topics covered throughout the lesson plan.
- Final review of challenging areas and any remaining questions from students.
- Tips for effective study habits and additional resources for further practice
We're putting the participants' knowledge to the test in our OGC Formula Prix. Thrilling go-kart races with road signs and markings, engaging ITI Jeopardy rounds, and an exhilarating "Who Wants to Be an OG-naire" game that combines the DMV handbook, car knowledge, and OGC facts!
CAR SAFETY & MAINTENANCE: MONDAY's 3-7PM | LOCATION: VARIES
LOCATION: OGC HEADQUARTERS
- Goal: Understand the importance of car safety and become aware of potential risks on the road.
- Objective: Identify common safety features in vehicles and understand their importance.
- Activities: Engaging in discussions, visual presentations, and hands-on exploration of safety features.
- Materials: Visual aids, sample safety equipment, vehicle safety manuals.
- Goal: Learn the basics of car maintenance and gain the skills to perform simple checks and troubleshoot common issues.
- Objective: Check tire pressure, and fluid levels, and perform basic troubleshooting tasks.
- Activities: Demonstrations of tire pressure and fluid level checks, hands-on practice of basic troubleshooting.
- Materials: Tire pressure gauge, demonstration props for fluid checks, troubleshooting guide.
- Goal: Prepare you to handle roadside emergencies and provide basic first aid in case of minor injuries.
- Objective: Identify common roadside emergencies and apply basic first aid techniques.
- Activities: Discussion on common emergencies, hands-on first aid demonstrations, and scenario-based exercises.
- Materials: Visual aids for emergency scenarios, first aid supplies, scenario cards.
- Goal: Promote safe driving practices and equip you with defensive driving techniques to anticipate and respond to potential hazards.
- Objective: Understand the importance of safe driving and apply defensive techniques.
- Activities: Interactive discussion on safe driving practices, defensive driving simulations, and group exercises.
- Materials: Visual aids for defensive driving techniques, driving simulator or online simulations, scenario cards.
Get ready for an exciting journey to becoming a knowledgeable and confident young driver!