Our drivers ed was a full year long. One third was the rules of the road, state laws and safety behind the wheel. The second was all simulator driving practice. Every day a new situation and testing throughout. The third was a full summer of the driving range, every day, course driving for the first hour. Road and highway driving the second hour. Intense, yes! But I've never had an accident, nor a speeding ticket! I only wish ALL states did the same. ;)
They teach you on a course the basics and you take written tests. However, when you're on the course and you're going to fast, the teacher might holler out your name over all the speakers in the car radios, "Hey, ______, this ain't the Bristol International Speedway!" Of course, I don't know this from experience. I've just heard of it. LOL
They teach you to pass a driving test..no one actually learns to drive(look around).And the longer you drive,the worse you get..The blinkers are there for nothing,the mirror is to brush your hair with,and dont forget to tailgate the guy in front of you..oh and the center line is to drive over,like a game.