All Conestoga sophomores are encouraged to take this course during the semester they turn 16 or either semester for summer birthdates. There is a course fee of $100 for this course.
Highway Safety provides students with classroom instruction necessary to complete a State Approved Driver Education program. Classroom instruction is designed to equip students with the knowledge and thought processes that will enable them to make sound decisions in situations that could lead to unsafe driving.
This course will prepare students to enter the highway transportation system with knowledge of safe driving practices and to develop an awareness of at-risk behaviors of young drivers.
Students who have completed or are enrolled in Highway Safety class are eligible to take an approved Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) training course to complete the two-part State Approved Driver Education program.
BTW training courses are available at student expense through the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) or other state-approved private driver training schools.