Category - Teen
Message from sheriff ivey the brevard county sheriffs office is committed to protecting our young drivers while doing everything possible to significantly reduce the number of injuries and deaths associated with traffic accidents. The florida sheriffs associations teen driving challenge is a hands on course that improves driving skills, vehicle awareness. Did you know? In 2011, the number of teenage deaths on the highway has climbed for the first time in 8 years. From 2010-2011, the number of teen drivers killed increased 13. The florida sheriffs associations teen driver challenge (tdc) was created in 2007 to address the primary factors affecting teen drivers speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, texting while driving and distracted driving. Are you ready to take the challenge? The florida counties listed below have an active teen driver challenge program. Please fill out the tdc student sign-up form and visit their websites to learn about registering. The brevard county sheriffs office is also currently scheduling teen driving challenge courses for students ages 15 19 that have their learners permit and at least 25 hours behind the wheel. the brevard county sheriffs office is offering the teen driver challenge program. This is a free program for high school students, that have a restricted drivers license or regular drivers license. The program was created by law enforcement officials and is certified by the florida department of highway safety motor vehicles. The lake county sheriffs office offers the teen driver challenge free of charge for 15-19 yr old residents of lake county. To participate you must have a valid driving permit or drivers license, and your own road legal and insured vehicle. During the teen driver challenge (tdc), teens learn responsible and defensive driving skills under the. The program is offered free of charge to all teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Effective january 1, 2016, to be eligible for this course, the student must have at least a learners permit for six (6) months. the teen driver challenge is for brevard county students, who have a restricted permit or drivers license and is taught by sheriffs deputies.