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Preparing students to become successful, defensive drivers.

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For information that covers all aspects of driving, visit Frank at

110 Scottdale Drive

Frank has a B.S. degree from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in elementary education.

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Buckle-Up Driving School offers a Pennsylvania state-approved online driver's education. Our 30 hour online driver's education course is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Using our driver’s education online course, provides you with an opportunity to study whenever and wherever you want!


Completing this driver education online program can do the following:


• Makes you eligible to receive discounts on your car insurance.

• Can help you get your senior driver's license at 17.5 years old rather than 18 years old

• Will make you a successful, defensive driver


This entire online driver’s education course can be done at your convenience with your own computer. Upon finishing this online driver’s ed.  program, you receive your Certificate of Completion that enables you to enjoy the benefits - certification, preparation, and readiness for your driver examination.


The cost? Only $100!



How the Buckle-Up Driving School’s Online Course Works

Buckle-Up Driving School's 30 hour online driver education training program is a great way to prepare you for the driving test as well as the . Once again this online course is approved by the PA Department of Education.


The course is divided into nine chapters covering different important driving topics. Each chapter has a review and a quiz to make sure you've gained the knowledge you need from that section. After completing these nine chapters, you need only to take and pass the 40 question final exam - and you're done!

When you've completed the course the Buckle-Up Driving School will mail you a certificate of completion that you can present to your insurance company.


Buckle-Up Driving School’s Online Details

The Buckle-Up driver's ed. program consist of at least 30 hours of drivers ed. instruction online, with special features in the form of videos, PDF documents, and websites added to enhance the understanding and learning abilities of students. The lessons are comprised of topic matters that will provide students with the skills necessary to obtain a Pennsylvania driver's permit, license and most importantly, to become a successful, defensive driver.


The cost of this course is $100.00






The Course Outline for the Buckle-Up Driving School Online Program


Chapter 1 The Proper Attitude and Control System for Safe Driving 

Lesson 1.1 The Proper Attitude and Control System for Driving

1.1.1 The Common Sense of Driving

1.1.2 Systems for Driver's Education and Control

Review 1.1

Quiz 1 Take the test


Chapter 2 Pennsylvanian Laws and Regulations  

Lesson 2.1 Traffic Laws Related to Safe Driving  

2.1.1 Signs, Signals and Road markings for Traffic Controls

2.1.2 Rules of the Road and their Applications

2.1.3 Established Speed Laws and Special Stops

2.1.4 Pedestrians' Rights and Responsibilities

Review 2.1  


Lesson 2.2 Laws that Relate to Responsible Use of Vehicle  

2.2.1 Registration of Vehicle

2.2.2 Proof of Financial Responsibility

2.2.3 Vehicle Safety and Emissions Inspection

2.2.4 Seat Belts

2.2.5 Other Laws on Responsible Use of Vehicle

Review 2.2  


Lesson 2.3 Pennsylvania Licensing Procedures  

2.3.1 Scope of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code

2.3.2 The Pennsylvania Driver's License

Review 2.3  

Quiz 2 Take the test


Chapter 3 Understanding the Vehicle and its Controls  

Lesson 3.1 Knowledge of Vehicle Operations  

3.1.1 Transmission in Automobiles

3.1.2 Vehicle Systems

3.1.3 Basic Vehicle Components

3.1.4 Visibility Devices

3.1.5 Vehicle Safety Equipments

3.1.6 Use of Communication Control Equipments

3.1.7 Maintenance and Precautionary Measures

3.1.8 Preventative Maintenance

3.1.9 Your Basic Car Care -Do It Yourself

3.1.10 Economic Operation of a Motor Vehicle

Review 3.1  

Quiz 3 Take the test  


Chapter 4 Perceptual Skills Development

Lesson 4.1 Vision and Perception Requirements  

4.1.1 Vision and Perception Requirements

Review 4.1

Lesson 4.2 Developing Perceptual Skills

4.2.1 Developing Perceptual Skills

Review 4.2  

Lesson 4.3 Using the Basics of Perceptual Skills  

4.3.1 Learning How to Use Perceptual Skills

Review 4.3  

Lesson  4.4 Making Safe Driving Decisions  

4.4.1 Organized Systems for Save Driving

Review 4.4

Quiz 4 Take the test  


Chapter 5 Developing Your Basic Driving Skills  

Lesson 5.1 Standard Operating Procedure  

5.1.1 Pre-Trip Inspection

Review 5.1  

Lesson 5.2 Preparing to Drive  

5.2.1 Starting, Moving, and Stopping

5.2.2 Space Management

5.2.3 Scanning and Seeing Clearly

Review 5.2

Lesson 5.3 Steering and Turning

5.3.1 Techniques in Steering and Turning

Review 5.3

Lesson 5.4 Step-By-Step Turn Making  

5.4.1 Executing Turns

Review 5.4  

Lesson  5.5 Crossing Intersections  

5.5.1 Rules and Techniques

Review 5.5  

Lesson  5.6 Lane Use and Position on the Roadway  

5.6.1 Changing Lanes

Review 5.6  

Lesson  5.7 Executing a Reverse in Direction  

5.7.1 Turnaround or Turnabouts

Review 5.7

Lesson 5.8 Backing  

5.8.1 Techniques in Backing

Review 5.8

Lesson  5.9 Starting and Stopping on a Hill  

5.9.1 Techniques in Starting and Stopping on a Hill

Review 5.9  

Lesson 5.10 Overtaking and Passing  

5.10.1 Passing and Overtaking Other Vehicles

Review 5.10    

Lesson  5.11 Acceleration and Braking  

5.11.1 Speed, Deceleration and Braking

Review 5.11  

Lesson  5.12 Parking the Vehicle  

5.12.1 Techniques in Parking

Review 5.12

Quiz 5 Take the test  


Chapter 6 Influences Upon Driver Performance  

Lesson  6.1 Causes and Adverse Effects of Disturbed Emotions (Mental and Physical Effects on Driving)  

6.1.1 Effects of Disturbed Emotions

6.1.2 Attitudes and Motivations that Influence Teen Driving

Review 6.1  

Lesson  6.2 The Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on a Person's Ability to Drive  

6.2.1 Influencing Factors in the Use of Alcohol

6.2.2 The Problem of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

6.2.3 The Physiological and Psychological Effect of Alcohol on a Driver

6.2.4 Pennsylvania's Law is Tough on DUI

6.2.5 How to Detect an Impaired Driver and What Should You Do

Review 6.2

Quiz 6 Take the test  


Chapter 7 Driving Under Hazardous Conditions  

Lesson  7.1 Emergencies and Bad Weather  

7.1.1 Driving in Adverse Weather Conditions

7.1.2 Handling Equipment Problems and Emergencies

Review 7.1  

Quiz 7 Take the test  


Chapter 8 Driving in Different Environments  

Lesson  8.1 The Demands of Different Driving Situations  

8.1.1 Demands of City Driving

8.1.2 Demands of Freeway Driving

8.1.3 Demands of Driving on an Open Highway

Review 8.1

Quiz 8 Take the test  


Chapter 9 Sharing the Road  

Lesson 9.1 Sharing the Roadway and Passing other Motorists  

9.1.1 Passing

9.1.2 Sharing the Road

Review 9.1

Quiz 9 Take the test

Online Driver's Education Course - Offered by Buckle-Up Driving School