Academy School of DrivingFAQ's
Academy School of Driving is listed on your website as a driving school which offers behind-the-wheel training courses. How do I know if Academy School of Driving is a licensed school in Colorado?
While we include a list of driving schools on our website for your convenience, we cannot guarantee that every single one of them is currently licensed by the Colorado DMV. We suggest you contact Academy School of Driving directly or the Colorado DMV to find out if Academy School of Driving is a fully-accredited driver training school.
Do you know if I can do my driver training with my mother or father instead of attending a behind-the-wheel training course like the ones offered by Academy School of Driving?
Some states allow teen-agers to complete their behind-the-wheel training with their parents instead of attending a professional driver training school. We recommend that you contact the Colorado DMV or Academy School of Driving directly to find out if Colorado allows parent-taught behind-the-wheel training.
What if I don't know how to operate a manual-shift automobile? Does Academy School of Driving have automatic-shift vehicles that I can drive when I do my driver training?
If you're taking a Colorado Springs Colorado driver 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 Academy School of Driving that prior to enrolling in the course in order to make sure they can accommodate you.
What happens to those of us who live in a remote area? Will Academy School of Driving include instruction on how to drive on dirt roads, mountain roads, and other rugged?
If you live in a rural location, there is a high probability that a local driving school like Academy School of Driving will either want--or even be required--to tailor their instruction towards driving safely in your particular area.
I'm turning 14 in a few days. Can I get a learner's permit to drive in Colorado after my 14th birthday?
Most likely, no. Most states (though not all) have laws which require that you be at least 15 or 15 1/2 before to be eligible to apply for an instruction permit. Nevertheless, you may wish to contact the Colorado DMV office or a Colorado-certified driving school such as Academy School of Driving to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Do I have to complete a Colorado Springs Colorado drivers education classroom course or online course before signing up to take one of Academy School of Driving's behind-the-wheel training courses?
Each state has its own rules, but most states will require first-time drivers to take both a behind-the-wheel training course plus either a drivers education classroom course (which are about 30 hours in length) or an approved online defensive driving course. You may want to ask Academy School of Driving if they offer one or both programs.
I have to register for a safe driving class in Colorado Springs Colorado before Colorado will give me my driver's license. Does Academy School of Driving offer this type of course?
Academy School of Driving does offer the behind-the-wheel training course in Colorado Springs Colorado that is required by the State of Colorado. You will need to contact Academy School of Driving directly for more information about the driver courses they offer and their class schedules.
Exactly what type of driver training do I need in Colorado Springs Colorado before I can get my Colorado driver's license?
The prerequisites for getting a driver's licenses vary from state to state, however most states now require teen-agers who are looking to get their first driver's license to enroll in a drivers education classroom course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course. We suggest that you contact a local driver training company such as Academy School of Driving and ask if they offer a Colorado-approved behind-the-wheel training course which would meet Colorado's driver's education requirements.
Is there a law in Colorado that says I have to take driver training in order to get my driver's license?
Yes. State law in Colorado requires that all teen-agers enroll in an approved driver training course before receiving a Colorado driver's license.
Will Colorado allow me to register for a behind-the-wheel training course before I actually get my learner's permit?
You will need to contact your state's DMV office to find out. However, most states require that you receive your learner's permit before you sign up with a driver training course.