Benefits of Driving School

Welcome to the Drive Well Driving School FAQ page, designed to provide you with comprehensive answers to common questions about our services, policies, and everything you need to know to excel in your driving journey. Whether you’re a beginner driver, a parent seeking information for your teen, or someone looking to enhance your driving skills, our FAQ page is here to offer clarity and guidance. Explore our FAQs to gain valuable insights into our curriculum, scheduling, pricing, licensing procedures, safety protocols, and much more. Drive with confidence and knowledge with Drive Well Driving School.

One-on-one training offers personalized instruction tailored to the individual’s needs. It focuses on skill development and confidence building, making it ideal for beginners or those looking to enhance their driving abilities. 
On the other hand, Behind-the-wheel programs primarily focus on testing rather than training individuals in driving skills. They are designed to assess and certify participants’ driving abilities, ensuring they meet the requirements for obtaining a driver’s license or certification.

 

If you’ve gotten three demerit point traffic violations while you were under 18, the DMV will suspend your permit or license for at least one year, or until you turn 18, whichever takes longer.

Under 18 in Virginia? Here are the rules:

  • Curfew:
    – No driving from midnight to 4 a.m., except:
    – for work,
    – supervised activities,
    – with a licensed adult,
    – during emergencies.
  • Passenger Limits:
    – Usually just one under-21 passenger, unless:
    – one year of holding your license, then up to three,
    – for school activities, with an adult, or during emergencies.
    – Learner’s permit holders can’t carry more than one under-18 passenger.

Exceptions for family members.

Violations mean license suspension.

Cell Phone Use:
– No cell phone use while driving, even hands-free.
– Only for emergencies when the vehicle is safely parked or stopped.

Behind the Wheel Teens(license included): To participate in the Behind the Wheel Teens program, the student must have a valid Learner’s permit and a Driver’s Ed Certificate and complete a minimum of 45 hours of driving practice.
Adult Behind the Wheel (License Program): The Adult Behind the Wheel program is designed for individuals with a learner’s permit, a Driver’s Ed certificate, and previous driving experience. This program is not suitable for new drivers.
Adult Waiver(License included): The Adult Waiver program requires a learner’s permit and previous driving experience. (online driver’s ed course included in price)

You must bring your
Learner’s permit
Driver’s ED certificate (DEC card) Drive Well driving school in Virginia contract.
Students must complete 45 hours of driving before they sign up for the Teen Behind the Wheel package.

Yes, Behind the Wheel is needed in Virginia for individuals under 18.

re-examination course is required for those who failed the DMV permit or road skill three times in DMV.

It depends on your state’s specific requirements and policies or driving school. Generally, you need to complete the Driver’s Education program before starting behind the wheel

Our behind-the-wheel course is an intensive 7-day testing program rather than a traditional instructional course. Upon Completion, we issue a temporary license, allowing you to show your driving skills and readiness for the road.

Yes, we schedule students at their convenience, but it mostly depends on student availability and our schedule.

We teach individuals of various ages; you must be at least 15 years and six months old to apply for a learner’s permit and start learning how to drive.
Our one-on-one behind-the-wheel packages are meticulously crafted to provide personalized instruction to foster comfort and confidence on the road. Our experienced instructors work closely with each student to impart essential driving skills and techniques tailored to their individual needs. Through patient guidance and hands-on practice, we strive to empower drivers to navigate various road conditions safely and comfortably. With our comprehensive training approach, students can develop the necessary skills to become proficient and assured drivers.

We offer different packages; it starts from $85. Please visit a link for more details

The number of lessons needed to learn how to drive can vary from person to person. It depends on various factors, including your prior experience, a natural aptitude for driving, comfort level, and ability to grasp new skills. Additionally, the requirements of your specific jurisdiction and the driving school you choose may also influence the number of lessons.

In Virginia, the Behind the Wheel course typically consists of seven sessions of driving and observation.

Yes, Pick and drop-off are included in all packages.

During the Behind the Wheel sessions, your safety is of utmost importance. The driving school will prioritize creating a safe learning environment for you. They will provide a dual-control vehicle equipped with safety features, such as extra brakes, to ensure the instructor can intervene if necessary. The instructor will guide you through various driving scenarios, teach defensive driving techniques, and help you develop safe driving habits. They will monitor your progress, provide feedback, and address any concerns you may have to ensure that you can learn to drive safely and confidently.

Yes, as long as you have finished 30 hours of daytime driving and 15 hours of nighttime driving. You can start your behind-the-wheel.

In Virginia, you can start driving alone once you have held your Learner’s permit for at least nine months, completed a state-approved driver education program, and passed the required tests, including the road skills test. Additionally, if you are under 18, you must also meet specific other criteria, such as completing a minimum number of practice driving hours with a licensed adult. Therefore, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requirements and regulations to determine when you can begin driving on your own.

We are DMV-approved, and our instructor has FBI clearance. Another reason we chose Drive Well Driving School is that some potential benefits include experienced instructors, flexible schedules, comprehensive training, positive student reviews, and a commitment to safety and quality education.

We accept all credit and debit cards (5% procession fee), cash, Zelle, Venmo, and checks.

 

To get your Learner’s permit in Virginia, you must be at least 15 and 6 months old, complete a driver’s education course, pass a knowledge test, and provide the required documents at the DMV.
Note: You can skip a driver’s ed course if you are an adult.

We charge $350 for Teen Behind the Wheel and $400 for adults.
Please check the requirements on our Price page.

 

We don’t offer any payment plans right now.