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Keep Your Teen Busy with Driver Education Online

You love your teenager. But they’re driving you up the wall while the whole family is staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19. Why not find a way to keep them busy that is actually productive? This is a time when technology comes in handy by making it possible to complete driver education online…. Read more »

Adult Driver Education Helps You Get Rolling Toward a Driver’s License

If you’re between ages 18 and 20 and you didn’t take Driver Education in high school, Nova’s 6-hour Adult Driver Education (ADE) class might be for you.  Since mid-2014, Illinois has required first-time driver’s license applicants (without any prior Driver Education background) to complete a six-hour Adult Driver Education course in order to earn a… Read more »

Congratulations on Earning Your Instruction Permits!

Congratulations to students in Nova’s Teen Program who have earned their instruction permits!  Pictured (left to right) are Nova students Katie F., Natalie R., and Casey K.   Nova’s Teen Program coursework, which includes 15 classroom sessions (2 hours per session), is designed to allow students to earn their instruction permits after the fourth class… Read more »

Heatstroke: An Overlooked Danger

With summer in full swing, warm weather makes it especially important for parents and caregivers to keep a close eye on the children in their care. In 2015, 24 children across the United States died from heatstroke after being left alone in superheated cars.   Although many people think that heatstroke can occur only when… Read more »

Complete Your Adult Driver Education (6-hr) Course in One Day with Nova!

Policymakers in Illinois are committed to ensuring that young drivers have the skills necessary to safely operate a motor vehicle.  These skills include a solid knowledge of traffic laws, vehicle operation, and motorists’ responsibilities.  Illinois requires first-time driver’s license applicants (between 18 and 20) to complete a six-hour Adult Driver Education course if they did… Read more »

Nova Participates in Hiring Fair at West Ridge Elementary School

Nova Driving School hit the road last week in search of a few good men and women to join us in our work to advance safe, responsible driving. We were pleased to have the opportunity to participate in a Hiring Fair sponsored by Sen. Ira Silverstein, Alderman Debra Silverstein, and the Illinois Department of Employment… Read more »

Poster Project Unleashes Creativity for Driver Education Students

Nova Driving School believes that driver education should be both informative and fun.  To that end, students at Nova’s Hyde Park branch recently designed posters focused on traffic safety issues that affect young drivers, particularly those drivers between ages 15 and 25.  Using markers and a healthy dose of creativity, students in Nova instructor Nakeyia… Read more »

Blinded by the Light: Driving Safely in Glare

Glare around sunrise and prior to sunset can make it difficult for motorists to see.  To drive safely in glare, follow these tips:   -Keep your windshield clean.  A windshield that is free of dirt and haze (both inside and outside) will make it easier to see. -Carry a pair of sunglasses in your vehicle… Read more »