top notch driving school va virginia


(757) 926-5956

Instructions for Taking the Online Course

In order to benefit from the course, you must be able to work independently and be comfortable using a computer (mobile devices are not recommended).

  • You must register for the online driver improvement course with the website link below.
    • ​​If you enter your date of birth incorrectly, your completion information will not be posted to your driving record, therefore; if you are DMV directed, your clinic requirement will not be satisfied.
  • The course fee can be paid online or upon arrival at the school to take the final exam.

The course can be completed at your own pace, using any computer with an internet connection. You have the ability to save your progress if at any point you need to log out of the site. Please keep in mind that user profiles will only be kept for one year.

When all 11 levels are completed call (757) 926-5956 to schedule an appointment for the final exam.

Our school will provide the computer needed to complete the exam. The student takes the final examination online in the presence of the licensed instructor. Upon successful completion of the final exam, the student will receive the course completion certificate. Your completion information will be electronically submitted to DMV within 24 hours.

If the student fails the examination, the student will allowed to review any level of the completed course to prepare to take the examination again.

Testing Procedures

Students must schedule a time to take the test prior to arrival. Students will not be able to take the test if they arrive without notice.

On the day of testing, you must bring the following to the test site.

  • Photo ID (DMV-issued ID, school ID, valid passport or government-issued ID)
  • Course fee or receipt of payment

The final exam is 50 multiple choice questions, taken at random from a pool of 200 questions. Open book testing is not allowed. You will need to achieve, at minimum, a score of 80% to receive a passing score on the final exam. You will receive your certificate of completion upon successful completion of the exam, no mailing necessary.

If you fail the exam, you may return to take the examination again. However, per Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles regulations, you can only take the final exam once per calendar day.

Online Driver Improvement Course

Schedule a Test Appointment

Test LocationSchool Hours of Operation

Top Notch Driving Schools Inc.

878 J Clyde Morris Boulevard

Newport News, VA 23601


Monday:       10am - 5pm

Tuesday:      10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 11am - 5pm

Thursday:     10am - 5pm

Friday:          10am - 5pm

Saturday:      Appointment Only

Sunday:        Closed

Closed on Holidays

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about the course, call us Monday through Friday from 10am to 5pm at (757) 926-5956 or email us at

DMV is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training programs. If you have comments or concerns about this course, call our toll-free number: 1-877-885-5790.

Q: What is the online driver improvement course?

A: The online driver improvement course is the equivalent of the 8 hour driver improvement classroom course. It consists of 11 levels and a final exam.

Q: What is the price for this course?

A: The price for online driver improvement is $60.

Q: Are there any restrictions on who may take the online course?

A: Yes. You may not take an online driver improvement course if:

  • You are under age 20
    • ​If you are under age 20, this computer-based driver improvement clinic will not satisfy a driver improvement clinic requirement. You must satisfactorily complete a clinic that provides classroom instruction.
  • You were convicted of the traffic violation when you were under the age of 20
  • You are required to attend a commercial driver improvement course

​If any of these conditions apply, you are not eligible to take an online driver improvement course. Instead, you must satisfactorily complete a driver improvement course that provides classroom instruction.

It is your responsibility to determine if your court accepts this computer-based driver improvement course to satisfy a court required driver improvement course.


Please complete registration by using the link and you will be able to complete the course. Payment can be paid online or upon arrival for the final exam.