Driving School

A1 Whatley Driving School
381 Gillespie Road
Madison, AL 35758

A1 Whatley Driving SchoolFAQ's

A1 Whatley Driving School is listed on your website as a driving school which offers behind-the-wheel training courses. How do I know if A1 Whatley Driving School is a certified school in Alabama?
While we include a list of driver training schools on our website for your convenience, we cannot guarantee that every single one of them is currently licensed by the Alabama DMV.  We suggest you contact A1 Whatley Driving School directly or the Alabama DMV to find out if A1 Whatley Driving School is a fully-accredited driver training school.
Will the Alabama DMV allow my parents to supervise my driving practice instead of requiring me to take a behind-the-wheel training course at a state-approved driving school?
Possibly.  Some states will allow your parents to supervise your driving practice as a substitute to taking a behind-the-wheel driving course with a professional driving instructor.  You will need to contact the Alabama DMV to find out if your driver training may be done by your parents in Alabama.
What if I don't know how to operate a vehicle with a stick-shift? Does A1 Whatley Driving School have an automatic-shift vehicle they'll allow me train with?
Since you're just learning how to drive, you probably don't know how to operate either a stick-shift or an automatic-shift vehicle!  However, if you have a preference as to a stick or an automatic, you probably should call A1 Whatley Driving School to see if they can accommodate your request prior to your signing up to take their driver training course.
I live out in the middle of nowhere. There are rural and mountain roads everywhere. Will A1 Whatley Driving School train me how to drive in BOTH rural AND city areas?
If you live in a rural or mountain area, chances are that a local driving instruction institute like A1 Whatley Driving School will include driving lessons specifically tailored to that terrain. 
Can I get my Alabama instruction permit once I turn 14?
Most likely, no.  Most states have set the minimum age to obtain an instruction permit at 15 or 15½.  You may want to contact the Alabama Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a certified driver training school like A1 Whatley Driving School to learn more about the minimum age requirement in Alabama.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Madison Alabama or do I also have to enroll in a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Alabama's laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to take a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
I have to take a drivers education course in Madison Alabama. Can I meet this requirement by enrolling in A1 Whatley Driving School?
Yes, A1 Whatley Driving School offers drivers education courses in Madison Alabama.  You will need to contact A1 Whatley Driving School directly to get more information on the types of courses they offer and when to register for a class.
What do I need to do to get a Alabama drivers license in Madison Alabama?
Most states require that teen-agers who are applying for their first driver's license complete both a safe driving classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course.  A1 Whatley Driving School may be able to help you meet the behind-the-wheel training portion in Alabama.  Please contact A1 Whatley Driving School for more information. 

What does the law in Alabama say about driver training courses? Do I have to take one to get my driver's license?
Yes, you do.  Alabama law states that new drivers enroll in an approved behind-the-wheel training course as a prerequisite to getting their first driver's license. 
Is it okay for me to register for a driver training class in Alabama before I receive my Alabama instruction permit to drive?
Probably not.  Most states require first-time drivers to have their learners permit before they are allowed to enroll in a behind-the-wheel training program.  You should contact a driving school like A1 Whatley Driving School and request more information.