How many hours of instruction do students need to get their license?

Student drivers under the age of 18 are required to have 6 hours of training with a licensed driving instructor before they can take their license exam.  In addition, they are required to have a minimum of 50 hours of

How many driving lessons does a student under 18 need to take to complete the program?

The program consists of four one and a half hour lessons taken over a six month period of time.

What is the cost for driver training?

The lessons are each $80.  The four lesson driver training program costs $320.  Lessons can be paid for as they are taken.  We offer discounts when driver training and/or driver education are paid for up front.  We accept payments of cash, check

Is a student driver who is already 16 or 17 still required to have an instruction permit for six months?

Yes.  All students under 18 must have a valid permit for a minimum of six months before getting their license.  The six months begins from the day that they obtain their permit, not from the day they take their first

Do we need insurance for the student to take driving lessons?

No.  We have insurance that covers the student driver when he/she is taking instruction in our vehicles.

Should I take my student driver out on public roads to practice before their first driving lesson?

We discourage parents from taking their children out driving on public roads before they have had their first lesson with the instructor.  The permit is not yet valid and students may develop bad habits from this early training.  On the

Can the driving lessons be taken in one week, one month etc.?

Yes.  However, we have found that spreading the lessons over six months is more effective than taking all the lessons over a shorter period of time.

Can one or all of the lessons be given in my own vehicle?

No.  Because of DMV regulations requiring an instructor brake pedal and also insurance requirements, all driver training lessons must be conducted in our vehicles.

Is there only one student at a time in the car during driving lessons?

Yes.  We provide one on one instruction for each lesson.  There are instances however where one student at the beginning of his/her lesson will drive the previous student home.  We do this so that the lessons can be scheduled back

Is a student driver required to drive another student home on his or her first lesson?

No.  On many first lessons we suggest that we pick up your student driver about 15 minutes early so that the first student can take himself/herself home.  Then your student driver’s lesson would begin at the other student’s home.