Safety: According to the State of Colorado, teen drivers represent fewer than 6% of Colorado's licensed drivers, but account for more than 11% of all traffic deaths in the state. Over 30% of teens are involved in at least one accident during their first year of driving.
Teenagers who take Driver Education:
- Get fewer tickets.
- Are more likely to wear their seatbelts.
- Are less likely to drink and drive.
Professional Instruction: Driver Education helps the parent teach the student a difficult skill that is necessary for everyday life.
Licensing Sooner: A student who takes an approved program can obtain a Learners Permit at age 15 years, and get a license at 16 years, instead of waiting until 16 years to get a permit.
Insurance Reduction: Many of the insurance companies in Colorado offer a reduction for students who have taken Driver Education. Contact your agent.
Why take Driver Education from Littleton Public Schools?
Quality Instruction: All instructors in the LPS program have teaching degrees plus specific course work in Driver Education.
Consistent Program: The LPS program has been available to students of this district since 1957. We are in our third generation of students.
Convenience: A student may choose to take the class after school, on Saturdays, or in the summer and still receive the same quality program.
Credit: Littleton Public Schools students receive 3 credit hours of “elective credit” towards graduation.