Traffic Driving School Times
Vol. 1, Issue 1 August 2008
Welcome to the first edition of Traffic Driving School History of Business
Times. The Traffic Driving School Times is a Our business opened its doors in
quarterly publication created to communicate August of 2004. Two best friends
information to driving school students and the joined efforts to provide safe driving
general public about procedures that deal with the instruction to drivers of all ages as well
Department of Motor Vehicles and driving schools. as all information required for all your
Traffic Driving School
1204 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10472 MISSION
718-823-2255 Our mission is to treat you with the utmost
courtesy and respect as you learn to
become a safe, responsible driver.
We have professional, New York State
We offer several packages that include 45-minute
certified instructors who will give you the
Behind-the-wheel training; pre-licensing class;
skills and confidence you need in a patient,
Road test appointment & Usage of Car for road test.
careful and reliable manner.
Packages start out as little as 2 lessons through
For those not needing packages, you have the
Road Test Appointment
Convenience of just choosing from lessons only
Car for Road Test
Packages as well.
Defensive Driving Course
WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH ASTCS
(American Safety Training & Consulting Svcs)
Following are some of the training available:
Defensive Driving Course: Transportation Division
NYSED/NYCDOE School Bus Monitor/Attendant
Refresh driving knowledge USDOT Transit Bus Operator Certification
Overview of traffic laws Article 19A Program Management
Reduce as many as four (4) Security Guard Training
Health Services Division
points on driving record
NYS Certified Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor
Receive a minimum 10% American Red Cross CPR/AED with First Aid
reduction in base rate of auto & ARC Managing Stress Course
motorcycle liability & collision ARC Workplace Ergonomics Course
insurance premiums OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
General Industry Specialty Courses (10 & 30 Hr)
Traffic Auto Driving School Times July 2008
AFTER YOUR ROAD TEST
Quick Facts – When You Have Your Permit
Practice frequently. The DMV recommends that you IF YOU PASSED:
practice at least 30 hours for your road test and at
least 10 hours in medium to high volume traffic. The examiner gives you an interim driver
[Page of your DMV Manual] license that is valid for 90 days (10 days
for commercial learner permits (CDL).
Attend a mandatory pre-licensing course or complete
a high school or college driver ed course. When you If you received a learner permit that was valid
complete the course, you will receive a pre-licensing for more than one year when it was issued,
course certificate (MV-278). You need the certificate the DMV will send your photo driver license
number to schedule a road test. in the mail. It is mailed to you in approx.
ONLY students who complete a high school or college
driver ed course approved by the NYS Education If you received a learner permit that was
department receive an MV-285 student certificate. valid for one year when it was issued, you
must apply for your photo driver license at
Schedule a road test. The test date is normally from the DMV office. Wait at least five days
three to ten weeks after the date you make the after the date of your road test to apply
appointment. at the DMV office.
After you take your road test, the examiner Each new driver has a six-month probationary
will inform you of the results. If you do not period that begins on the date of the successful
pass, you can schedule another road test. If road test. The DMV will suspend your driver
you do not pass the second road test, you must license if you commit specific violations during
pay a $10 fee to take a maximum of two more your probationary period.
IF YOU FAILED:
You can renew a learner permit if
--You passed written test in last two years Your Class D, Class DJ, Class E, Class M or
--your permit expired in last 30 days class MJ learner permit allows you to take a
maximum of two road tests. If you fail your
JUNIOR DRIVERS: You must be 16 or older to drive in NYS. first road test, schedule a second test.
YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL THE DAY AFTER YOUR
A junior driver cannot operate a vehicle that has more FIRST ROAD TEST to schedule your second one.
than (2) passengers who are under 21 unless a parent,
guardian or driving instructor also rides in vehicle. The If you fail a second time, go to DMV office and
supervising driver can ride in front seat and must be 21 pay $10 and take two more road tests. You can
years of age or older.
continue to pay $10 and take two more road
A driver with Class DJ or MJ learner permit must bring
Tests until you pass a road test. If your learner
a completed MV-262 to road test. permit expires before your next road test, you
must get a new learner permit.
DMV will issue a limited-use junior license to junior
driver who passes road test during first six months
after learner permit issued, which allows junior driver
to drive without supervision during specific hours/days
and within specific geographical boundaries. Six
months after, the DMV will issue a normal junior
[See Learner Permits & Junior Licenses in DMV brochure]