Important Skills for Seniors When Driving


Driving a vehicle is very serious business. Thus, after a person has obtained their driver’s license and has some experience driving, the next logical step in the learning progression is to become an accomplished defensive driver. This should be a goal not only for the novice driver, but for experienced drivers as well.

This 50 plus page training manual is easy to understand and was written for drivers of all ages and skill levels. It can assist any driver with a lifetime of “accident-free” driving skills. In order to develop into a consistently proactive defensive driver, just read each chapter and continually practice the advanced defensive driving philosophies.

By conscientiously studying and practicing these techniques, skills and maneuvers, it will allow a driver to incorporate each aspect into their daily driving habits. Thus, creating the potential for a life-long, safe and successful driver.

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Bill Kennedy has spent most of his life in Topeka, Kansas. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and earned his Master’s Degree in Education from Washburn University in Topeka. Bill has been a teacher and coach for over 25 years. For the past 20 years, he has been the owner of the largest driving school in the state of Kansas, serving more than 20,000 students. He has developed a clinical and in-car assessment for senior drivers, assessing various levels of their driving ability. Bill has also written several books on safe driving and a variety of different academic curricula for various levels of driving instruction.

Bill has always enjoyed teaching as a profession and feels that it is very important to work with beginning and experienced drivers to improve their ability to drive safely. This process should be ongoing throughout a person’s driving career.

How to order

Call 800-557-7357 or send $39.95 (includes S&H) with return address to:

Topeka Driving School
3641 SW Plass
Topeka, KS 66611