Mature / Senior Driver Program

By John Burnet

So what is this mature word all about? For some time now, we have received inquiries for a program, what some refer to as “senior’s” driver training. Personally I think that is a derogatory term in reference to driving a car. Drivers with decades of experience have undoubtedly noticed that the roads have become more congested with both cars and drivers, of questionable talent. So what could we do? As the partners of Brack Driving Concepts and the owner of Shannonville Motorsport Park are all over 50 years old, we have both insight and knowledge in how we might be able to design a program to assist drivers that have an abundance of experience in driving but want to learn methods to help them cope with the drivers of today and improve their skills.

As far as we know there are little to no options available to drivers of experience to get this information and training to help them address these two facts of present day driving, whether it be on 400 series highways or their neighbourhood drive to the local store.

The Result

We have decided to start a program designed for mature drivers who want to learn some techniques to help them relax and enjoy the drive with more confidence so they can address the realities of today’s driving population.

The Venue

Our program is held at Shannonville Motorsport Park so that participants can learn the tips and techniques in a safe and controlled environment without any distractions. Coaching staff are always present.

Our purpose is not to teach fast driving but rather tips and techniques to allow you to have more confidence in anticipating those ”drivers” out there that have a shortage of driving experience and/or talent.

The Program

For this program you use your own car so that you can experience how it reacts to your inputs. Cars need to be in good mechanical condition.

  • 10:30 – 11:00 arrive and register at Shannonville Motorsport Park
  • 11:00 –coaching presentation
  • 11:45 – lunch provided
  • 2:45 – coached driving exercises (in car) in a parking lot type area
  • 3:00 – coached driving exercises (in car) on a roadway type area
  • 4:00 – questions, comments, and answer session 4:15 – end of day 

The Cost

$200.00 +HST

Program dates and appliction form: /assets/files/smp%20brack%20Mature%20Driver%20Application%20and%20Information%282%29.pdf

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