781-352-4600 10 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062
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A & B Driver Practicum Curriculum

A&B Driving School Driver Practicum Curriculum

Driving hours can be scheduled 7 days a week. We will pick you up and drop you off at your home or school. Norwood, Walpole, Westwood, Dedham, Needham, Dover, Natick, Dedham, Westwood, and vicinity.

Students will learn to:

  • Familiarize themselves with vehicle controls and how to adjust mirrors, seat and steering wheel accordingly
  • Apply the concept of the Smith System (Aim High, Keep your Eyes Moving, Get The Big Picture, Leave Yourself an “Out”, Make sure Others See You)
  • Recognize and obey traffic signs, signals, and road markings
  • Use directional effectively
  • Back up in a straight line for a distance of over 50 feet
  • Share the road with pedestrians and bicycles
  • Make right and left hand turns
  • Make U turns
  • Three point turns
  • Change lanes and when it is safe to do so
  • How to safely pass a vehicle
  • Merge into traffic
  • Parallel park
  • Park the vehicle in a parking lot and on the side of the road
  • Drive on hills
  • Apply common sense and good decision making when driving
  • How to react to emergency vehicles
  • How to safely pull off the road for an emergency
  • Learn braking techniques used for vehicles equipped with and without ABS brakes
  • Navigate roundabouts and rotaries
  • Drive in all weather conditions, and the varying speed to accommodate all road conditions
  • Navigate safely through road construction and detours


Behind the wheel instruction will be taught through verbal instruction, observation and demonstration. Students will be exposed to all types of driving conditions before completing their driver education course. Driving in urban, rural and highway environments can all present different problems and it is crucial to expose the students to all situations possible. Instructors will guide students to make proper mirror,seat,and steering wheel adjustments to provide maximum safety, visibility and comfort while driving. All lessons will also apply the concept of the (Smith System). This concept will train students to always be aware of their surroundings and realize the dangers of distractions while driving. Students will learn and practice all skills listed above. The order in which they will be taught will be based on the students progression and skill level.

We Make Driving Easy

REGISTER FOR DRIVING CLASSES

Class meets at our 10 Guild St, Norwood location. Can’t make a class? No worries. We will schedule make ups. A&B makes driving easy!

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PARENT CLASSES

Parent classes are offered every last Monday of the month from 6:00pm-8:00pm. No appointment needed! New RMV rule - Parent Class must be completed BEFORE a road lesson can be taken starting 9/1/19.

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ROAD TESTS

We are offering road tests right here in Norwood!!! To be eligible to take your road test with A&B, you must read everything carefully and fill out the "Road Test Sign Up” form.

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

We make it easy to schedule a driving appointment. Use our easy online form to sign up for an hour or 2 hour class.

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