Kurt L. Winterhalter – Owner
Behind The Wheel Driving School
800 South Broadway, Suite 700
Wichita, KS 67211
The purpose of the course is to educate and inform on any changes to traffic laws, provide a new look at defensive driving strategies, and to assess the risks involved in driving a motor vehicle. The Defensive Driving Course is for the experienced driver, and their input and opinions during the course are welcome.
The course content covers visual habits, communicating, adjusting speed, margins of safety, driving emergencies, safe vehicle, unfit driver condition, and assessment of risks. Textbooks used include the Kansas Driver Handbook and the National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course Student Workbook.
The course will be instructed by an instructor certified by the Kansas State Board of Education and a state licensed driver training school. Upon completion of the course, the participants shall receive a certificate for attending a Defensive Driving Course.
The course length may vary, with four, six, and eight-hour lengths being typical. There will be scheduled breaks. If given in our facility, no smoking or eating is allowed in the classroom, however soft drinks and coffee will be available. For the next available class schedule, call 316-683-1818