Beacon Hill Driving SchoolFAQ's
Is Beacon Hill Driving School licensed by the Washington DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses?
Although we include Beacon Hill Driving School in our directory of driving schools for Seattle Washington, we cannot make any assurances about whether or not Beacon Hill Driving School is certified by the Washington DMV. You should contact Beacon Hill Driving School directly and ask them if you are thinking about registering for their Seattle Washington driver training class.
I heard that parents can fill the role of driving instructor in Washington, so taking a Seattle driving school course like the one Beacon Hill Driving School offers is not necessary. Is that true?
You should contact the Washington DMV or a licensed driving school like Beacon Hill Driving School and ask them. While parent-taught driving instruction is permitted in some states, many states do NOT allow it.
Do you know if Beacon Hill Driving School will let me take my driver training using an automatic-shift vehicle? I don't know anything about using a manual-shift.
Considering you're a brand new driver, you probably don't know a whole lot about driving ANY type of vehicle, be it a stick OR an automatic! Nevertheless, if you have a preference, you probably should contact Beacon Hill Driving School and see if they can accommodate you before signing up to take their behind-the-wheel training course.
I live out in the middle of nowhere. There are rural and mountain roads everywhere. Will Beacon Hill Driving School teach me how to drive in BOTH rural AND city areas?
If you live in a rural or mountain community, chances are that a local driving instruction institute like Beacon Hill Driving School will include driving lessons specifically tailored to that terrain.
After I turn 14, will I be eligible to obtain my instruction permit so I can begin to learn how to drive?
It depends on which state you live in, however most states unfortunately require you to be at least 15 (or sometimes 15 1/2) before you can be issued a instruction permit. We suggest that you contact a local driver training school such as Beacon Hill Driving School or the Washington DMV office to learn more about the minimum age requirement for driving in Washington.
Do I have to take both a defensive driving classroom course and a driver training course in Seattle Washington to get my Washington driver's license?
The laws vary depending on which state you live in, but most states do require that pre-licensed drivers enroll in a defensive driving classroom course and a driver training course. You may want to call a driving instruction company like Beacon Hill Driving School and find out if they offer either (or both) of these programs.
I have to register for a safe driving class in Seattle Washington before Washington will give me my driver's license. Does Beacon Hill Driving School offer this type of course?
Beacon Hill Driving School does offer the safe driver training course in Seattle Washington that is required by the State of Washington. You will need to contact Beacon Hill Driving School directly for more information about the behind-the-wheel courses they offer and their class schedules.
Do I have to take drivers education to get a Washington driver's license?
Drivers education requirements vary depending on which state you live in, but you should be aware that most states require new, teen-aged drivers to sign up to take both a driver training course in addition to a safe driving classroom or online course. You may wish to contact the Washington DMV to find out exactly what requirements you will need to meet in order to obtain your first driver's license.
Do I have to take a Seattle Washington driver training course in order to get a driver's license?
Yes. All drivers in Washington must enroll in an approved driver training course in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle. Please contact Beacon Hill Driving School for information on the types of driver training courses they offer in Seattle Washington.
Do I need to have my learner's permit before I enroll in a behind-the-wheel training course like the one that Beacon Hill Driving School offers?
You will need to contact Beacon Hill Driving School or the Washington DMV to find out if you are allowed to register with a driving school like Beacon Hill Driving School before receiving your Washington learner's permit.