Driving skills instructors offer free course for teens

AVONDALE, LA (WVUE) - This weekend young drivers will get a chance to test their driving skills for free during a skills clinic held by Ford Driving Skills for Life.

The clinic takes place Saturday and Sunday at NOLA Motorsports Park and will have two sessions each day.

During the clinic teen drivers, who have a learner's permit or driver's license, will get the chance to experience hands-on, behind the wheel, driving exercises that will teach them about distracted driving, ABS braking, impaired driving, vehicle handling, and other driving techniques.

Students will drive provided Ford Mustangs in a closed course and parents are encouraged to attend and the course is free.

Visit DrivingSkillsForLife.com to sign up for one of the free sessions.

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