It’s Official: Arcade Drivers School & David Hobbs Honda

It’s Official: Arcade Drivers School & David Hobbs Honda

Arcade Drivers School & David Hobbs Honda have agreed to a strategic partnership. The two companies along with Easy Method Driving School will be involved in a number projects together including:

promoting safety 20160223_134347campaigns, video productions that include Andrew Hobbs, the son of Greg Hobbs and a professional racing driver being the face of a series of public service announcement’s, special discounts and offers for students and parents, and a number of cross promotion ideas.

David Hobbs Honda,  is one of the oldest and most recognized car dealerships in Wisconsin, with a great reputation and heard throughout the state on radio and TV.

Arcade Drivers School is the oldest and largest driving school in the state of Wisconsin, with thousands of students that enroll every year in multiple locations.

Arcade Drivers School & David Hobbs Honda, both parties agree, are a natural fit for success. (more to come on this story).

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The GateKeepers of Freedom Explained

The GateKeepers of Freedom Explained

Arcade Drivers School

The Gatekeepers of Freedom– We believe Freedom is the greatest gift we can give a family.

The number one answer given by teenagers to, “Why are you here at Arcade”? is FREEDOM. 

The WHY?

When teenagers receive their permit they obtain the first symbol of adulthood.

Their parents know they have just reached a significant stage in their lives and they have crossed over from a child to a young adult.

This is both a change for the parent and the new young adult and their relationship will never be quite the same.

Their child has just reached the first stages of FREEDOM.

  • Freedom to earn a wage and help support their family.
  • Freedom to explore and discover the city (the lake, the park, events and concerts).
  • Freedom to transport their siblings, family members and do things for their parents.
  • Freedom to go to school and educate themselves.
  • Freedom to visit a loved one or friend that may be sick or in trouble at any time. 

The How?

It’s very important for teenagers to be ready for that freedom because it allows them to discover their potential and opportunities, and it’s crucial for families to benefit from their teenager having that freedom… We are the Gatekeepers to that Freedom and we are commissioned to guide that new adult into the responsibilities of FREEDOM.

The What?

Arcade Drivers School is Wisconsin’s first family owned and operated driving school and source of driver education giving high quality driving instruction in Milwaukee and surrounding areas at a great price.

We emphasize defensive driving techniques and concepts for example:

  • stopping at a red light
  • crossing an uncontrolled intersection
  • checking blind spots
  • changing lanes
  • proper hand positions & braking
  • Defensive driving techniques

These are just a few concepts that we introduce as we have hundreds more.

Arcade is spread all over the city of Milwaukee in numerous locations to make it convenient for parents and young people to visit and our instructors are well trained, experienced and friendly and the reputation of our company is impeccable. 

The Last Stage

The last stage for the new young adult is obtaining their driver’s license. Once they receive their driver’s license they have the official certification to FREEDOM and we are confident we have poured into a them a great foundation of knowledge they will need to enjoy their new FREEDOM and this will allow the parent to be a little more at ease that their new young adult has the proper tools to succeed and BE SAFE. 

In Summary:

What sets us apart from other driving schools is we are not just teaching techniques, theories and statistics about driving.

WE ARE TEACHING ABOUT LIFE! They are stepping out of one dimension into another and all the responsibilities and possibilities that brings to a young adults future.

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Become an Arcade Alumni Member: Part of a Family

Become an Arcade Alumni Member: Part of a family

One of the coolest campaigns and promotions that Arcade is presenting this year is the: Arcade Alumni Program.

On permit test day or later, Arcade students will have the opportunity to become an Alumni member.

How doeArcade Alumni Card Agains it work?

We present the students a  special card that explains where to sign up and what that means.

The program makes them eligible for discounts, prizes and special offers, as Arcade becomes more and more allied with companies in the community, such as Toppers Pizza, Gamestop, The Milwaukee Bucks etc.  We want our students, parents and even our staff to know , how much we appreciate them and that they are part of a family.

This initiative will allow us to stay connected with our customers for a greater part of their lives and will give us a chance to send information, news and updates about our schools,present referral programs and send helpful information that will continue to assist our customers as they become new drivers.

At Arcade, we love to be able to offer our customers something our competitors cannot.

We are really excited about this and we know our students will be as well, and it starts tonight!

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The Road Test: A Learning Experience

The Road Test: A Learning Experience

Driving road testinstructors are often asked “Do you think I’ll pass the road test”?

Although instructors are reluctant to guarantee a successful road test, they can give their opinion based upon their experience and what they have seen by the student.

We have had students that we were shocked they did not pass the test, and their are students we were shocked they did pass the test.

There are many factors that can affect how well a student will do.

  • Nervousness
  • Too much time in between practicing sessions
  • Not paying attention to detail
  • Overthinking on the test
  • Under thinking on the test
  • No practice at home

As you can see, these factors can make a student who does well with the instructor  still do poorly on the test.

With a student we think may be ready to take the test, we recommend to call the DMV, schedule the appointment, take the test and see what happens.

The good news is, after the test, if you don’t pass, they will tell you exactly what you need to work on, plus the second time is always easier because you know what to expect and some of the nervousness dwindles the next time.

Use the DMV road test as a learning experience, whether you pass the test or not. (good luck)

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Wisconsin Weather: Always Something to Consider

Wisconsin Weather: Always Something to Consider

There is a long standing joke in Wisconsin..if you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes!

In Wisconsin, we get it all, freezing,snowy,muggy,hot, beautiful,mild and rainy.

The change of weatweatherher can be an adventure and it can change on the dime in our state,

which makes it difficult sometimes to plan ahead and also how to prepare your trips in the city and even how to prepare your vehicle.

Well the obvious thing would be to watch the forecast as much as possible, but again our weather changes quickly and sometimes they get it wrong.

The best thing to do is use your common sense. Of course watch the forecast, but always be prepared for anything.

  • Make sure you have the proper clothing on
  • Use your own senses, what does it look like, what does it feel like
  • Make sure your vehicle is in good shape (oil changes, tires, plenty of gas etc.)
  • Watch your speed, slow down when appropriate
  • Make sure you have a cell phone

These are just small tips and advice you can do to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in this unpredictable Wisconsin weather.

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