Maryland Defensive Driving

Shepherds Driving School offers a comprehensive defensive driving program


This program is great resource for individuals or companies with fleets, who want to promote safety, refresh driver awareness, and show driver how to stay safe on the road. The course will include approximately 2.5 hours of classroom education. This course can be taken as is or tailored to meet your company’s specific needs. Topics to be cover are:

Basic Laws:
Review current laws that may not be known and fines that could be incurred including texting, seat belts, 4 way stop as disabled traffic light, etc.

Basic maneuvering:
Show difference between the length and width of the vehicles being driven “on the job” and passenger/SUV vehicles that are driven in personal situations.


  •  Pre-entry check to make sure the vehicle is safe to drive.
  • References within the vehicle to judge spatial areas.
  • Mirror setting to enhance a blind-spot reduction
  • Proper use of parking brake
  • Proper backing techniques
  • Review of lines, signs and traffic control devices
  • Interacting with Other Vehicles on the road
  • Train tracks
  • School buses
  • Tractor Trailers
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • Search, Evaluate, Execute (Expecting the unexpected from others on the road, preventing accidents, leaving enough time to eliminate unnecessary risks)

Our Location

Address: 201 Woodmoor Dr, Silver Spring. MD 20904

Phone: (123) 456-7890


Business Hours

Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Saturday - 9am to 2pm

Sunday - Closed

Learners Permit(15 years, 9 months)

Provisional License(16 years, 6 months)

Full License:  (18 years)