First Gear

 

You can't travel to take the class?  Do you have more than 8 people interested in taking the course?  
No Problem!  We can come to you!  Call today for details.


hours & location


@ Adams County Regional Park
9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80601

Class Times:    8:00am - 12:00pm
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                        1:00pm - 5:00pm
                                                   









advanced Defensive Driving Classes:


Family Drive

Skid Avoidance Defensive Driving Course (4 hour course)

Seasoned driver or just brand new, teen, beginner driver, we all want to feel comfortable and safe while driving.  Being safe and keeping the family safe is the number one priority while on the roads! Our Family Drive will give every driver in your family the peace of mind, knowing that they are doing all that they can to keep your family safer during any situation behind the wheel!

Improve your skills and knowledge on how to control the vehicle during any weather conditions and during any skid with hands on, real-time experience.  Gain the necessary skills to give you the comfort during any driving situation and ability to handle your vehicle in adverse weather conditions.  You do not know how you will react until you find yourself in a dangerous situation which we are able to simulate in a safe, controlled environment.  Get the extra knowledge and see how you and the vehicle react so that when you do find yourself in a dangerous situation, your knowledge and skills will help you make the right decisions.

Give the best chance to yourself and your loved ones! Prepare today, so you do not regret tomorrow!

​Some of the exercises that are included in Family Drive: skid avoidance, control and recovery, low and high speed dynamics, use of sight exercises, driving effectively with ABS, ESP and other current drive control aids, maneuvering and critical breaking, objective distracted driver exercises, accident avoidance & more!




​Corporate Drive​

Skid Avoidance Defensive Driving Course (4 hour course)
Full time or part time corporate drivers, while they have the most hours and experience behind the wheel, they still find themselves in dangerous situations on day to day basis as they are on the road much more than an average driver.  Give yourself and your drivers the peace of mind and extra skills that will make them safer on the roads!

We provide affordable Driver Safety Training for all professional drivers, whether seasoned or brand new, with hands-on, real-time experience in a safe, controlled environment.  We offer skid control training, defensive driving, team-building events, and workshops, and customized classes for all your driver needs. Save money on sending your drivers out for town for training as we are mobile and offer services at your site!

Some of the exercises that are included in the Corporate Drive: defensive driving, skid control, avoidance and recovery, low and high speed dynamics, optical targeting, accident avoidance, stable platform concepts & more!

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Aftermath Drive
Skid Avoidance Defensive Driving Course (3 hour course)

​Did you find yourself in an accident or a dangerous situation on the road and now have doubts about getting behind a wheel?  Whether you are not comfortable driving in adverse weather conditions or have anxiety about driving on the highway, we can help!  Get your skills and confidence back in a safe, controlled environment.  

Due to our unique system, we are able to customize the course to any driver and their needs.  We can slowly go through the exercises and simulate any situation on the road so that any and all fears are addressed and stress is reduced.  

​Some of the exercises that are included in the Aftermath Drive:skid avoidance, control and recovery, objective distracted driver exercises, accident avoidance, basic and critical breaking, learning to understand and drive effectively with ABS, ESP and other current drive control aids, simulation of adverse weather conditions year round & more!


​CDLClass B
Learn the basics of a Class B or Bus vehicle. Students will learn all the requirements specific to the type of vehicle chosen and will leave the course with a vehicle specific training certificate.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE: Students that are interested in driving a straight truck or passenger bus.

Safer drivers

Innovative techniques

Safe environment

Hands-on experience

“We believe our passion for safety is a driving force we can use to improve the quality of drivers, by providing advanced driving techniques for novices as well as experienced drivers.”

First Gear Driving Academy, LLC is offering Advanced Defensive Driving classes which focus on Skid Control.  We use state of the art equipment that has been widely used in Europe for over 20 years. Learn how to drive safer in snow, sleet, rain and dirt year round! 

No snow, frozen lake, or skid pad required! That's what new technology is here for!


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