2022 Summer In-Car Classes are Full.
2022 Summer In-Car Classes are Full.
You must complete the course within six (6) months of the course start date.
The course fee is $150.
All online courses are non-refundable.
All students will be required to complete the 90-Minute Parent/Teen Course as part of the Driver Education Course. DMV has collaborated with the Virginia Association of Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS) to allow driver training schools that provide the online driver education course to use the VADETS Parent/Teen Course. The link to the VADETS online course is www.90minparentteen.org. You will be charged a $14 fee for the course.
You must complete the Parent/Teen Course and show proof of completion before you will be allowed to take the final exam. Our online curriculum vendor is in the process of incorporating the 90-minute course into their Driver Education curriculum.
A student who is (1) at least 18 years of age, (2) an emancipated minor, or (3) an unaccompanied minor not in the physical custody of their parent or guardian is exempt from this requirement.
The online driver education course is a minimum of 30 hours and includes components about alcohol safety, drug abuse awareness, aggressive driving, distracted driving, pedestrian and bicycle safety, handicapped parking, fuel-efficient driving practices, motorcycle awareness, and organ and tissue donation awareness as required by law.
To benefit from the course, you must be able to work independently and be comfortable with using a computer.
You must be at least 15 years and 6 months to take this online course.
The online driver education course and the final test must be completed through a DMV-licensed online driver education school. Home-schooled students are exempt from taking the online course through a DMV licensed driver training school.
The test location is:
878 J Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23601
Final exam testing hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 7 pm, and by appointment only. When you arrive, present your photo identification to verify your identity. If you are under age 18, a parent must accompany you to sign the "Parental Consent for Online Driver Education Examination" form.
We will provide a computer for testing. You will take the final exam online in the presence of a licensed instructor. The final exam code will be entered by the instructor to begin the exam.
The answers are graded electronically. If you pass the final exam, you will receive the course completion certificate. If you fail the final exam, you may review the course curriculum and retake the exam on another day.
THE FINAL EXAM MUST BE TAKEN AT OUR TEST SITE IN NEWPORT NEWS.
Students having difficulties or experiencing problems may email us at email@example.com. You may also call us at 757-926-5956 - leave a voicemail including your name, phone number, time, date, and issue. We are also available by text at 757-453-3948 - include your name and issue in the text. When reporting an issue, please be as detailed as possible so that we can reach a solution as soon as possible.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training programs. If you have comments or concerns about this course, call the DMV toll-free number 1-877-885-5790.
No. Submitting the payment form only enrolls you in the online course. If you want to complete behind-the-wheel with us, then you must fill out and submit the behind-the-wheel application (teen or adult, depending on your age) to be enrolled.
Yes. This course must be completed prior to taking behind the wheel. However, you should know not every adult learner's permit holder qualifies for an Adult Waiver. Please be advised of the following:
If you are an approved homeschooler, the classroom portion of driver education can be completed at a public or private school, a correspondence course, or an online driver training school. Top Notch Driving Schools Inc is an online driver training school. To take a correspondence course, the student must currently be enrolled in a home-schooled program approved by your school division superintendent. Please refer to:
If you are under age 18 and have failed the knowledge test three times at DMV, and have not completed a driver education course, then you must take this 30-hour course.
For all others:
If you are age 18 or older, then you can take the 8-hour driver's manual course.
If you are under age 18 and have completed a driver education course, then you must present the course certificate to qualify for the 8-hour driver's manual course.
Did you create your student account? If yes, please look for a welcome email in your inbox or spam folder. If you do not see an email, then you may have entered your email address incorrectly. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can manually send you a welcome email.
If you did not create a student account, then we can send you the website link, so you can start to begin the course.