Defensive Driving SchoolFAQ's
Defensive Driving School is listed on your website as a driving school which offers behind-the-wheel training courses. How do I know if Defensive Driving School is a licensed school in Washington,D.C.?
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 Washington,D.C. DMV. We suggest you contact Defensive Driving School directly or the Washington,D.C. DMV to find out if Defensive Driving School is a fully-accredited driving school.
Is it true that my mom or dad can be my driving instructor when I do my behind-the-wheel training instead of a professional driver training school instructor like the ones they have at Defensive Driving School?
It depends on what your state's laws are. You should contact the Washington,D.C. DMV or a licensed driving school like Defensive Driving School to find out if Washington,D.C. allows driver training with a parent.
What if I don't know how to drive a vehicle with a stick-shift? Does Defensive Driving School have an automatic-shift vehicle they'll let 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 manual or an automatic, you probably should call Defensive Driving School to see if they can accommodate your request prior to your enrolling in their driver training course.
I live in a very remote area, where there are mountains and a lot of unpaved roads. Do you know if Defensive Driving School offers training for driving in rural areas like where I live instead of just driving on smooth, paved roads in urban areas?
Since you live in a remote area, a local driving school such as Defensive Driving School will tailor your behind-the-wheel training to handle the conditions in your area.
I'm turning 14 in a few days. Can I get a instruction permit to drive in Washington,D.C. 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 a learner's permit. Nevertheless, you may wish to contact the Washington,D.C. DMV office or a Washington,D.C.-certified driving school such as Defensive Driving School to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Do I have to complete a Washington Washington,D.C. drivers education classroom course or online course before enrolling in one of Defensive Driving School's behind-the-wheel training courses?
Each state has its own laws, 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 Defensive Driving School if they offer one or both programs.
Does Defensive Driving School provide a behind-the-wheel 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.
Defensive Driving School offers behind-the-wheel training courses which are approved by the Washington,D.C. DMV. You may want to contact Defensive 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 get 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 Defensive Driving School to see if they offer the behind-the-wheel training course that would satisfy the regulations set forth by the Washington,D.C. DMV.
Am I obligated to take a Washington Washington,D.C. driver training course?
All drivers in Washington,D.C. are required to take a driver training course. You should contact Defensive Driving School to learn more about the courses they offer.
Is it okay for me to enroll in a behind-the-wheel training class in Washington,D.C. before I receive my Washington,D.C. instruction permit to drive?
Probably not. Most states require first-time drivers to have their instruction permit before they are allowed to register for a behind-the-wheel training program. You should contact a driving school like Defensive Driving School and request more information.