Five-hour classes for teens are held at Tucson Police Academy – 10001 South Wilmot Road.
START classes are for only licensed, insured drivers who are 16–19 years old.
The START program provides teen drivers with critical information on decision-making and judgement, and teaches them the basic motor vehicle driving skills related to commonly encountered collision factors.
The behind-the-wheel portion of the START program consists of 6 exercises:
Evasive Steering • Controlled Braking • Basic Skid Control • Off-Road/Pavement Recovery • Anti-Lock Brake System Familiarization • Distracted Driving Simulation