Dick's Driving SchoolFAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-accredited by the Washington,D.C. DMV to offer driver training courses in Washington,D.C.?
The driving school directory on our website is for your convenience only, and we cannot absolutely guarantee that every driving school listed is currently licensed to offer driving training courses in Washington,D.C.. We suggest you contact the Washington,D.C. DMV to make sure a particular driving school is accredited before you enroll in their driver training course.
Could I just have my mother or father give me my behind-the-wheel training instead of paying money to enroll in a professional driver training course?
It depends on which state you live in. There are some states which permit you to complete your hands-on driver training with a parent or guardian instead of enrolling in a professional driving school. However many states require that new drivers take a professionally-taught behind-the-wheel training course. We recommend that you check with your state's DMV office to find out if your parent or guardian can fill the role as your behind-the-wheel driving instructor.
What if I don't know how to operate a stick-shift automobile? Does Dick's Driving School have automatic-shift vehicles that I can drive when I do my driver training?
If you're taking a Washington Washington,D.C. behind-the-wheel training class, chances are you don't know how to drive ANY vehicle yet-- manual or automatic. However, if you prefer an automatic vehicle then you should tell Dick's Driving School that prior to signing up to take the course in order to make sure they can accommodate you.
The area in which I live is mostly undeveloped--very few paved roads and mountains are all around. Will Dick's Driving School be able to teach me how to drive safely on bumpy terrain as well as in a city or town?
Considering that you live in a remote area, chances are excellent that a local driving school like Dick's Driving School will want you to be able to drive safely on unpaved roads and other types of rugged terrain. You may wish to contact Dick's Driving School to find out exactly what their behind-the-wheel training course includes before registering for their training course.
Now that I'm 14, will Washington,D.C. allow me to get an instruction permit to drive?
Not likely. Most states require residents to be at least 15 or 15 1/2 years old before applying for a learner's permit. We recommend that your contact the Washington,D.C. DMV office or a Washington,D.C.-approved driver training institute such as Dick's Driving School to learn more about the minimum driving age requirement in Washington,D.C..
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Washington Washington,D.C. or do I also have to take a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Washington,D.C.'s laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to successfully complete a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
Does Dick's Driving School provide a hands-on driver training course like the one that is required by the State of Washington,D.C.? I need to enroll in one in order to obtain my driver license.
Dick's Driving School offers driver training courses which are approved by the Washington,D.C. DMV. You may want to contact Dick's Driving School directly for more information about their courses and how to go about signing up for one.
What do I need to do to obtain a driver's license in Washington Washington,D.C.?
It depends on Washington,D.C.'s laws, but most states require new, teen-aged drivers to complete a safe driving classroom course as well as a driver training course. You may want to call Dick's Driving School to see if they offer the behind-the-wheel training course that would fulfill the regulations set forth by the Washington,D.C. DMV.
Is a driver training course required in Washington Washington,D.C. for me to get a drivers license?
The law in Washington,D.C. requires that all drivers complete a behind-the-wheel training program as part of their driver education. You should contact Dick's Driving School directly to find out about the types of courses they offer.
Can I enroll in a Washington,D.C. behind-the-wheel training course prior to having my Washington,D.C. learners permit?
Most states require pre-licensed drivers to hold a learners permit before being permitted to register for a behind-the-wheel training course. You should contact a driving school like Dick's Driving School and ask for more information.