You passed Drivers Ed. You passed your road test. But are you really prepared to drive yourself, your family, and your friends? What can you do to take control?

Call the Take Control Voice Mail (330) 722-9333. Be prepared to provide your e-mail address in order for waiver and release forms to be provided. Space is limited. Medina County residents are given priority; out of county participants are considered as space allows.


Participants Must:
Have a valid driver’s license
Be between the ages of 16 & 19

$0 (donations accepted). Similar advanced driver training courses typically cost $250 or more, but Medina County offers training for free! Donations can be made to Medina County Sheriff’s Office, memo: Take Control.

Dates, Location, and Time
Offered the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.—12 p.m. at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina OH.

Weather Policy and Dress
Rain, shine or snow. Dress appropriately for weather as part of class is conducted outside. Do not wear sandals, flip flops, or heels.

Parental Involvement
Parents are encouraged to observe the program; parents are not able to participate in the driving portion of the class. Parents wishing to observe should bring a chair as there are areas near the driving pad to safely watch from out of the way.

You may be eligible for a discount on car insurance for attending this defensive driving program! Some restrictions may apply. Check with your agent to determine if a discount is offered and if your household is eligible.