Driving Lessons are 1-hour in-car instruction periods for students to learn how to drive, work on specific skills or get their skills evaluated for safe driving. Skills are taught from the DMV CSMA 19 form, the same form that DMV uses to determine if an individual is prepared for a road test. The content of lessons is up to the student. Students can request to work on a specific skill (changing lanes) or multiple skills (U-turns, perpendicular parking, right of way).
As a driving school licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles, we are barred from guaranteeing that a student will drive perfectly upon completion of lessons. However, we do our best to make sure students understand the rules of the road, laws of driving, safe driving skills, and defensive maneuvers. As a reminder, each individual learns how to drive or improves upon skills at different speeds so practicing as often as possible is recommended. If at the end of driving lessons the student needs to continue to practice, then the instructor will complete a student evaluation to inform the student of areas to work on.
Requirement 1: The student must be at least 15 years and 6 months old.
Requirement 2: The student must have a learner's permit or driver's license. Any other driving credential will need to be verified by the DMV. Students are not required to have driving experience.
We recommend the student or parent discuss any learning or physical disabilities with us before registering. We appreciate an advance notice in these situations so that we may work together to determine if the student will be successful at our school.
No driver's license or medical review can be issued for driving lessons.
The 45 driving lessons package is only available to individuals under age 18.
As part of Virginia’s graduated licensing programs, teen drivers must have 45 hours of on the road driving practice, 15 of which must be after sunset, before they can be issued their driver's license.
Teens will receive a driving log for the hours completed with us to go towards their 45-hour driving log. The instructor will also issue an evaluation report at the end of training.
We require all students to wear a face mask or cover in the vehicle. Gloves are recommended but not required. We ask that students wash their hands before they enter the vehicle. We will continue to sanitize our vehicles between student appointments and provide students with hand sanitizer.
Any student who feels sick should stay home and reschedule their class period.
Driving Notice Posted 7/27/2020: Due to a massive volume of customers and a rapidly expanding wait time for driving hours, currently, we are not accepting new driving students. We will reevaluate this policy every week and will begin accepting new students once our backlog of driving hours returns to a wait time range of approximately 5-to-6 weeks or less. Check back often for updates.
Step 1: Complete and submit the registration form.
Step 2: A contract will be drafted based on the information provided on your registration and sent by email. Respond to the email and return the contract signed.
Step 3: You will receive a tentative schedule for review by email. Confirm the schedule or ask for changes.
Step 4: Pay the 40% non-refundable deposit of the course fee. Or pay the course fee in full through our online store.