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A 1967 Driver's Ed Manual Is Both Horrifying And Way Better Than What We Have Today A 1967 Driver's Ed Manual Is Both Horrifying And Way Better Than What We Have Today

I don’t know about you, but my Driver’s Ed lessons—held during one semester during my sophomore year of high school—were basic and straightforward. We went over all the lights and signs and what they meant and maaaybe some bad weather advice. That was it. This old Driver’s Ed textbook, Tomorrow’s Drivers, goes above…

Here's What You Really Learn At Those Thousand-Dollar Driving Schools Here's What You Really Learn At Those Thousand-Dollar Driving Schools

I think I’m a pretty good driver. I really do. In fact, most other people would say they’re pretty good drivers, too. But here’s the thing: there is always something you can learn that will help make you a better driver. That’s where Cadillac’s V-Performance Academy comes in.

Every Driving School In America Every Driving School In America

My experience at Mini's Miles Ahead Performance Motoring School at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was one of the highlights of my year. Of course it was — what gearhead doesn't want to go to a driving school, where they learn how to fling cars around racetracks under the watchful eye of pro drivers?

Innovative Driving School Franchise Launches In U.S. Innovative Driving School Franchise Launches In U.S.

COS COB, Conn., Nov. 6, 2013 — Fresh Green Light Franchise Partners today announced it will begin offering franchises for its cutting-edge Driver Training Centers that offer a more effective training program for new teen drivers.

The Six Most Important Things You'll Learn At Racing School The Six Most Important Things You'll Learn At Racing School

I'm an embarrassingly slow driver, but I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to take part in a two-day race driving class at the Performance Driving Center at Sonoma Raceway and, while it didn't turn me into Mario Andretti, I'd like to pass on some of what I learned to any other rank but hopeful amateurs.

This Is What It’s Like To Go To Rally School This Is What It’s Like To Go To Rally School

Want to be a better driver? Go to rally school. Want to be a racecar driver? Go to rally school. Want to just have an insanely awesome vacation? Go to rally school, just like one Jalopnik reader did.

Learning the Scandinavian Flick at rally school Learning the Scandinavian Flick at rally school

Video games and YouTube only takes one so far into learning the tricks of rally driving. Autopia's Jason Paur went to rally school for a real education. — Ed.

Less Teenagers Applying For Driver's Licenses, What's The Matter With Kids Today? Less Teenagers Applying For Driver's Licenses, What's The Matter With Kids Today?

A troubling report from our favorite NY Times editor, and no it doesn't involve poorly substantiated insinuations that Bill Ford had a sexual relationship with John McCain. According to the Federal Highway Administration, the rate of licensed 16-year-olds dropped from 43.8% in 1998 to just 29.8% in 2006. You'll…

Today Show Highlights The Perils Of Driving In China; David Gregory Thinks All Of Asia Looks Alike

NBC's Today Show tells us this morning China's getting an extra 2,000 cars per day on city streets as the Socialist republic becomes more and more like the United States every day. One other problem they face similar to us? Nobody knows how to drive. As you'd expect it's causing 300 to 600 people being killed each day…

Never Send The Kids To Sears Driving School...Ever Never Send The Kids To Sears Driving School...Ever

I found this bit of Sears-branded and Chevy-badged humor at a repair shop parking lot about four blocks from my new digs. And yeah, although I actually didn't, I totally should have seen this one coming from a mile away.

Spinelli Can You Hear Me: Maserati Fantasy Camp to Open in U.S. Spinelli Can You Hear Me: Maserati Fantasy Camp to Open in U.S.

Jalopnik's illustrious editor may be in Italy enjoying the country's food, wine and fine cars but anyone can remain on this side of the pond and experience Maserati's new driving school at Road Atlanta. The one and two day courses cost a cool $1,800 and $3,400 respectively and teaches how to "extract the most from…

Rally High: Ford Opens Silverstone Rally Academy Rally High: Ford Opens Silverstone Rally Academy

Prospective rally drivers in the UK will have a new institute of higher education in which to learn such skills as driving really fast on dirt and avoiding pine trees like the plague. Ford's RST Rally Academy at Silverstone has been set up (with BR Racing) to give kids as young as 10 an introduction to the motorsport,…

Iraqi Driving School: Telling Bad Drivers From Terrorists Iraqi Driving School: Telling Bad Drivers From Terrorists

AutoWeek explains the US policy of treating bad drivers in Iraq as potential terrorists, and ramming their cars for such offenses as stopping in an intersection and making a U-turn. Of course, telling sunday drivers from sunni insurgents isn't easy, making a zero-tolerance policy the most expedient course of action.…

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