Welcome to Gersh Driver Education Program
Fall Classes Are Closed
Spring Sessions Starting In February
Dates & Times Now Available
8 week program twice a week offered either M/W or T/Th
16 week program once a week offered either Saturday or Sunday
Hauppauge Location * M-W/T-Th/Sat. - $600.00 * Sunday - $620.00
West Hempstead Location * M/W program only - $635.00
Key Benefits of the Gersh Academy's Driver Education Program:
- SAVE VALUABLE TIME: It seems like our schedules only become more and more busy as time goes on. At Gersh Academy, we offer various course schedules that allow you to more easily fit your classes into your life. In addition to our 16-week course, we have an 8-week course available as well. We also hold classes on most days of the week so you are sure to find a schedule that fits your needs.
- QUALITY OF EDUCATION: It is extremely important in this day and age to be able to know your vehicle and how to react to a situation that may arise while you're driving. Knowing the rules and regulations of the road and learning how to drive defensively and offensively may save your life (and that of others) and help to prevent damage to your car.
- JUNIOR & SENIOR LICENSING: Taking the Driver Education Program will allow your child to achieve a junior license at the age of 16 and a senior license at the age of 17. Without a driver education program your child cannot receive a senior license until he/she is 18 in the State of NY.
- ROAD TEST PREPARATION: We will teach your child the correct way to drive so they have a better chance to pass their road test on the first try. Although there are many reasons why a person may fail a road test, one of the most common is acquiring bad habits. Remember, to pass a road test you must drive like a new driver. This means they have to learn a lot of information that we parents may have forgotten over the years. That is not to say that they should not practice with their parents to get experience. As a matter of fact, NY State requires a minimum of 50 hours of driving time (including 15 hours after sunset) to take the road test. The Driver Education Program will only provide about 6 hours of actual driving time. The Drivers Education program will show your child what they need to know to help them pass the road test.
- CHANCE FOR REDUCED INSURANCE COST: Most insurance companies will give your child up to a 25% discount on their collision and liability. You should check with your insurance company to see what their policy is for driver education students.