Scheduling Information:


Seating is limited. Please call 757-926-5956 for available dates. Payment is due in full on the start date. ​Please CLICK HERE for prices for your area.


Contract must be signed to reserve a seat in the course.

  • The contract states the terms and conditions of being enrolled at our school.
  • The signed contract should be returned as soon as possible to reserve the start date you receive. 
  • ​The signed contract will serve as proof that you are a student driver with our school to cover you on our school insurance.​
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Behind-the-Wheel Course

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Virginia's Behind-the-Wheel Requirements for Students Age 18 and Older


The course consists of 7 fifty-minute periods of in-vehicle instruction and the road skills examination.

  • Adults can complete the course with another adult or with the instructor only.


The completion of this course will waive the 60-day holding period of a learner's permit and the road skills test at DMV.


Adult Behind-the-Wheel Course Requirements
2 Requirements for Students Age 18 and Older:
1.) Students must have a Virginia learner's permit.
2.) Students must complete a state approved driver education course, classroom or online version.



PLEASE NOTE:
This course is NOT required for adults. Adults can complete this course to be issued a driver's license before the 60-day holding requirement. If an adult decides not to take this course, then they must meet 2 requirements to apply to take the road skills test at DMV.


Since this course is not a requirement for students age 18 or older, you can learn how to drive and then apply to take the road skills test at DMV.​


DMV Road Skills Test Requirements

2 Requirements for Road Skills Test at DMV:
1.) Adults must hold a learner's permit for at least 60 days.

2.) Adults must complete the driving checklist (Form CSMA 19) with a licensed driver.

  • Submit the completed checklist when applying to take the road skills test at DMV.


Virginia's Behind-the-Wheel Course for Students Under Age 18


The course consists of 14 fifty-minute periods of in-vehicle instruction and the road skills examination.

  • 7 periods of driving and 7 periods of observing another student driver.
    • PLEASE NOTE: juvenile students are required by Virginia law to complete this course with at least one other juvenile student. If you complete the driving portion solo, you will still need to meet the observation requirement.


The completion of this course will result in the issuance of a 180-day temporary driver's license until you receive notification from the DMV and your local court to get the permanent license or until you turn 18 years of age.



Juvenile Behind-the-Wheel Course Requirements
3 Requirements for Students Under Age 18:
1.) Students must have a Virginia learner's permit.
  • Students are required to hold a learner's permit for 9 months to be eligible for a driver's license. Students may take this course before the 9-month period is completed. However, students cannot use the driver's license until they have completed the 9-month holding period.
2.) Parent/Guardian must certify that the student has driven at least 45 hours with a driving log.
  • 15 hours must have been completed after sunset.

3.) Students must complete a state approved driver education course, classroom or online version.


Important Information

Please read the below statements for the new legislation that became effective on July 1, 2018:

  • The online classroom component of driver education must be completed through a DMV-licensed online driver training school prior to completing the online 90-minute parent/teen component.
  • Only students outside of Planning District 8 are allowed by law to complete the 90-minute component online.


You can find more information regarding this requirement on our website or visit the DMV website.