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BTW Lesson, Grading Explained. AGAIN!

Updated: Jul 21, 2022

When a student comes in who is not ready to be evaluated as required by MVA, Behind the wheel evaluations. The Instructor will return you back to the school so you can gain the practice needed to pass the BTW evaluations as indicated by MVA curriculum. There will be a fee for the 2nd hour if brought back effective 7/25/2022.


BELOW IS ALL OF THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS REQUIRED OF YOU TO PASS THESE EVALUATIONS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE YOUR READINESS.


STOP SCHEDULING TWO HOUR EVALUATIONS IF YOU ARE ONLY READY FOR 1 OF THE 2 EVALUATIONS. 1 HOUR EVALUATIONS WILL ALLOW YOU TO GAIN THE EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL AND A SAFE DRIVER.


TWO HOUR LESSONS ARE FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO IS READY FOR BOTH EVALUATIONS. EVAULATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS AND IN THIS SEQUENCE.


Evaluation #1 - Basic Driving Skills

Evaluation #2 - Driving onto the highway (light neighborhood traffic)

Evaluation #3 - Driving in Moderate highway traffic

Evaluation #4 - EXPRESSWAY DRIVING

Evaluation #5 - Review of any maneuver graded less than a 3

Evaluation #6 - Preparation for your MVA Driver Skills Test


Responsibility


Driving schools are not responsible for making you proficient in driving. Our responsibility is to evaluate your progress during your behind the wheel lessons as it pertains to the Maryland Rookie Driver Log. Click here to watch a video that explains how your lessons will be graded.


Understanding the difference:

Driving Lessons - Teaching driving maneuvers and or techniques

Driving Evaluation - Evaluation of your skills.


Personalized Driving Lessons

Our personalized driving lessons are designed specifically for behind-the-wheel instruction. The driving lessons are tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. Click here to learn more.

Private 1-on-1 lessons

  • Customized for your specific needs

  • Lesson duration varies between 1 - 2 hours a day

  • Certified student driver cars with instructor controls

  • Refresh your driving skills

  • Can be purchased by the lesson or in packages


Rookie Drivers Log to download a digital copy click here

Positions Explained

  • Driving Coach - The Driving Coach (anyone over the age of 21 who has held a Maryland license for a minimum of 3 years) is responsible for helping you gain the driving practice needed to progress from lesson 1 through 6 with your Driving School Instructor, who is responsible for evaluating your progress and reporting it based on MVA grading standards.

  • Driving Instructor - Responsibility is to evaluate your progress during your behind the wheel lessons as it pertains to the Maryland Rookie Driver Log. You are allowed 6 lessons in total. To grade you on the maneuver and teach it to at the same time will reduce your grade and you must receive an 80% in order to pass.

  • MVA Drivers Test Examiner - Is the person at MVA who will pass or fail you at the MVA they will determine if you get your provisional license or not.

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