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Cars are our training equipment, and the equipment we choose reflects
our high standards. We have proudly chosen identically-equipped Nissan Versa SL models,
purchased new for West Point.
and Easy to Drive
SL offers an excellent view of the road and a comfortable driving
position for most any size driver. Students from 4'6" to 6'10" say
our cars are very comfortable, thanks to driver seats that move up and
down and an adjustable steering wheel. We keep our cars very
clean, and if the air conditioning isn't cold, we take a car out of
Every car gets a full safety inspection
every year, in addition to daily "walk around" safety checks.
Tires and brakes are always in great condition, and of course we keep a
regular schedule of maintenance.
Our cars are equipped with stability and traction control, ABS,
electronic brake force distribution, brake assist and brake override
technology. In particular, because our cars are driven by inexperienced drivers, we feel that
the antilock braking system (ABS) is absolutely essential,
to avoid skids and maintain steering control even when the student steps
too hard on the brake. We will never train with cars
that don't have these technological advances!
Going beyond DMV requirements and surpassing the standards of nearly
other driving school, the instructor's side of every car is equipped with a brake
and a gas pedal. The instructor's gas pedal ensures greater safety
in many situations.
It also empowers the
instructor to "fully drive" the car, which means we can use
training techniques that others simply can't.