St. Charles Herald-Guide

Attention PARENTS: Help your kids pass their driverís test the first time

From staff and wire reports - July 11, 2007

Trivantis Corporation, a leading developer of authoring and publishing software for the FORTUNE 1000, today announced a new elearning website for Louisiana student drivers. Driving101.org is a highly interactive, convenient and economical way to study online for the knowledge portion of the Louisiana driverís license exam.

Based on state-specific information and the Louisiana Driverís License Manual, the Driving101.org online course provides students with dynamic content that is accompanied with audio, animation, quizzes, instant pop-up answer feedback and a comprehensive, interactive and randomized practice test. The Louisiana Driver°¶s License Manual is available on Driving101.org, as well as toll-free and online customer support. Several Louisiana driving schools have already incorporated the Driving101.org online course into their curriculum.

Driving101.org is an excellent tool to insure that a student has the necessary knowledge to pass the written exam the first time. Itís affordable, easy and thorough® says Bud Chauncy, owner/operator of the First Class Driving School and president of the Driving School Association of Louisiana.

Driving101.org was developed for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA).

Founded in 1933, AAMVA is a voluntary, nonprofit, tax exempt, educational organization that develops model programs in motor vehicle administration, police traffic services and highway safety.

With increasing teen traffic facilities and substantial failure rates for the knowledge portion of the driverís exam, it makes sense to provide an effective but inexpensive tool to help educate teen drivers® said Will Griswold, vice president of Driving101.org.

Our goal is to increase their chances of passing the written exam the first time and reduce retesting which will help reduce lines at the DMV.

We are committed to providing better learning tools to create safer drivers and communities.®

Teen drivers are required by the State of Louisiana to be enrolled in high school to obtain a driver°¶s license before the age of 18.

According to the 2004 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 260,449 Louisiana teens were enrolled in public or private school making them eligible for testing for a driver°¶s permit and license.

In addition to developing safer drivers, Driving101.org is designed to help reduce the inconvenience of retesting to parents and to reduce lines and wait time at BMV offices.