Inside LA’s New Merecedes-Benz Driving Academy

A look inside the new Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy near 3rd Street and Sweetzer Street in Los Angeles.

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The academy opened in November at 3rd and Sweetzer streets.
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Marc Hemsworth, a former driving instructor and collision investigator with LAPD, is one of the driver coaches.
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The academy is the carmaker's first in the United States.
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Hemsworth talks with a class.
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The walls are actually whiteboards. Classroom sessions include students and parents.
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This logbook allows parents and teens to track progress and rate the driver using various factors -- canyon road driving, use of high-beams, weather conditions.
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The book is like a diary of driving for a teen and parent.
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The ML class SUV, which along with the C class cars, make up the Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy fleet.
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