Serving Pittsburgh and the Surrounding Areas in Pennsylvania

Preparing students to become successful, defensive drivers.

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Extensive driving theory curriculum

Apart from honing your driving skills on the road, getting accustomed to the theoretical aspects of driving is also important. The private driver's training module at Buckle Up Driving School LLC is specifically tailored to enhance your driving ability in all aspects and help you become a successful driver.

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Traditional classroom theory courses

With a detailed curriculum that includes everything — right from the instrument cluster to long-distance driving techniques — our driver ed courses will keep you prepared for that decisive day of your license test.


Wish to find out more about our behind-the-wheel sessions? Contact Frank today for more information.

An in-depth analysis of driving

Realize your full potential as a private driver.

Visit Frank at

110 Scottdale Drive

Frank has been a public school teacher since 1994 and has been teaching driver ed courses since 1998.

Chapter 1

  • You are part of the system

  • Your Driving Task

  • Your Driving Responsibilities

  • Your Driver’s License

Chapter 2

  • Traffic Signs

  • Traffic Signals

  • Roadway Markings

Chapter 3

  • Instruments, Controls, and Devices

  • Getting Ready to Drive

  • Driving a Manual and Automatic Transmission

Chapter 4

  • The IPDE Process

  • Identify and Predict

  • Decide and Execute

  • Using the IPDE Process

Chapter 5

  • Gravity and Energy of Motion

  • Friction and Traction

  • Stopping Distance

  • Controlling Force of Impact

Chapter 6

  • Steering, Signaling, and Changing Lanes

  • Making Turns and Turning the Car Around

  • Parking

Chapter 7

  • Searching the Intersection

  • Controlled Intersections

  • Uncontrolled Intersections

  • Determining Right of Way and Judging Gaps

Chapter 8

  • Sharing the Roadway with Motorcyclists

  • Motorcyclist Actions Can Affect You

  • Bicycles, Mopeds, and Motor Scooters

  • Pedestrians and Special Vehicles

  • Sharing Roads with Trucks

Chapter 9

  • Adjusting to Urban Traffic

  • Following and Meeting Traffic

  • Managing Space in Urban Traffic

  • Special Urban Situations

Chapter 10

  • Characteristics of Rural Traffic

  • Using Basic Skills in Rural Areas

  • Passing and Being Passed on Rural Roads

  • Rural Situations You Might Encounter

  • Special Driving Environments

Chapter 11

  • Characteristics of Expressway Driving

  • Entering an Expressway

  • Strategies for Driving on Expressways

  • Exiting Expressways

  • Special Expressway Problems

Chapter 12

  • Reduced Visibility

  • Reduced Traction

  • Other Adverse Weather Conditions

Chapter 13

  • Vehicle Malfunctions

  • Driver Errors

  • Roadway Hazards

  • Collisions

Chapter 14

  • Emotions and Driving

  • Physical Senses and Driving

  • Physical Disabilities

Chapter 15

  • Effects of Alcohol on Driving Safely

  • Other Drugs and Driving

  • Traffic Laws on the Use of Alcohol

  • Coping with Peer Pressure

Chapter 16

  • Buying a Vehicle

  • Insuring a Vehicle

  • Environmental Concerns

Chapter 17

  • Maintaining the Power Systems

  • Maintaining the Control Systems

  • Preventive Maintenance

  • Fuel –Saving and Recycling Strategies

Chapter 18

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