SIMULATOR HELPS teens in Europe learn to drive

Vanover, Christie
April 2009
Soldiers;Apr2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p8
This article presents information on the Installation Management Command-Europe's driving simulators that allow teenager children of U.S. Army personnel to learn how to drive in the rain, in the fog, on narrow mountain roads at night. The goal of the Army is to enhance Driver's Education programs for teenagers of service members and the Department of Defense civilians. It describes the experiences of teenagers who have tried of the driving simulator.


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