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2nd Post, BTW Lesson, Grading Explained. AGAIN!

Updated: Aug 7, 2022

When a student comes in who is not ready to be evaluated as required by MVA, Rookie Driver Skills Log. 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.


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.


DO NOT SCHEDULE A 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 WITH YOUR DRIVING COACH OR BOOK A PERSONALIZED LESSON TO BE SUCCESSFUL AND A SAFE DRIVER. There will be a fee of $50.00 for the 2nd hour if brought back to the school due to the student's inability to handle the vehicle for the evaluation being reviewed effectively 7/25/2022.


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


Refer to the ROOKIE DRIVER LOG. READ & PRACTICE the maneuvers BEFORE THE EVALUATION.


Responsibility


Driving schools are not responsible for making you proficient in driving. Our responsibility is to evaluate your progress as it pertains to the Maryland Rookie Driver Log. Click here to watch a video that explains how your lessons will be graded. (When we are teaching the maneuver during the evaluation your grade will be lower than if you practice prior to the evaluation)


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 teaching|instruction. The driving lessons are tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. Click here to learn more or sign up.


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 evaluation 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 at the same time will reduce your grade and you must receive 80% in order to pass.

  • MVA Drivers Test Examiner - Is the person at MVA who will pass or fail you when you take your driving skills test. MVA will determine if you will receive your provisional license or not.

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Sasheen Maple
Sasheen Maple
Aug 15, 2022

The 3 license stages are Learners Permit Provisional License Full Drivers License ,

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Taevon Barnhill
Taevon Barnhill
Aug 07, 2022

So just a quick question, A provisional license stands Different than a Provisional Permit Am I correct?

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