Driving School

Drive Tek
9120 NW 26th St.
Ankeny, IA 50023

Drive TekFAQ's

Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-certified by the Iowa DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Iowa?
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 behind-the-wheel training courses in Iowa.  We suggest you contact the Iowa DMV to make sure a particular driving school is accredited before you enroll in their driver training course.
I've been told that either of my parents can monitor my behind-the-wheel training, so I don't have to attend a Ankeny Iowa driving school like Drive Tek to fulfill my behind-the-wheel training requirement. Do you know if that's true or not?
You will need to contact the Iowa DMV or a state-approved driver training school like Drive Tek to find out.  Some states do allow parent-taught driving, but many states do not.
I can't operate a stick-shift. Will Drive Tek allow me to complete my driver training on an automatic-shift vehicle?
We recommend that you contact Drive Tek and ask them if you can do your driver training using a vehicle that has an automatic shift before registering for their driver training course.
I don't live anywhere near a city. There are unpaved roads and bumpy terrain all around my house. How do I know if Drive Tek will train me on how to drive in a remote area like where I live and not just teach me how to drive in a town-or city-type environment?
Since Drive Tek is a local driver training company in your area, it's a safe bet that Drive Tek will be motivated (or perhaps required) to teach its local customers how to drive on rough terrain.  If you want to make certain, however, you may want to call Drive Tek to find out exactly what's included in their driver training course before you sign up with them.
Can 14-year-olds get instruction permits to drive in Iowa?
Most states have set the minimum age for applying for a learner's permit at 15 or 15 1/2.  However, some states do allow 14-year-olds to obtain a learner's permit.  You may want to contact the Iowa DMV or a Iowa-approved driver training school like Drive Tek to find out what the minimum age to drive is in Iowa.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Ankeny Iowa or do I also have to enroll in a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Iowa'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.
I'm required to take a driver training course in Ankeny Iowa. Do you know if Drive Tek offers driver training classes in Ankeny Iowa?
Yes, Drive Tek does offer driver training courses in Ankeny Iowa.  For more information about their class schedule and how/when to enroll in one of their behind-the-wheel training courses, please contact Drive Tek directly.
What type of driver ed do I need before Iowa will give me a driver's license?
Each state has its own requirements concerning drivers education, although you should know that most states now require all new, young drivers to enroll in a safe driving classroom or online course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course.  Drive Tek may be able to help you fulfill the driver training requirement in Iowa.  Please contact either Drive Tek or the Iowa DMV for more information.
Is it necessary for me to take a driver training course in order to get my first Iowa driver's license?
Yes, it is.  All teen-aged drivers applying for their first driver's license in Iowa must complete a state-approved behind-the-wheel training course.
Do I have to receive my instruction permit in Iowa before I am permitted to register for a driver training course like the one Drive Tek gives its students?
Laws vary from state to state, however most states do require that you receive an instruction permit before you can sign up to take a driver training course like the one that Drive Tek gives its students.