Driver Group, TheFAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-certified by the Illinois DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Illinois?
The driving school directory on our website is for your convenience only, and we cannot absolutely guarantee that every driving school listed is currently accredited to offer driving training courses in Illinois. We suggest you contact the Illinois DMV to make sure a particular driver training school is certified before you enroll in their driving course.
Will the Illinois 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 in place of taking a driver training course with a professional driving instructor. You will need to contact the Illinois DMV to find out if your driver training may be done by your parents in Illinois.
What if I don't know how to drive a manual-shift automobile? Does Driver Group, The have automatic-shift vehicles that I can drive when I do my behind-the-wheel training?
If you're taking a Springfield Illinois behind-the-wheel training class, chances are you don't know how to drive ANY vehicle yet-- stick or automatic. However, if you prefer an automatic vehicle then you should tell Driver Group, The that prior to enrolling in the course in order to make sure they can accommodate you.
Since I live way out in a remote location where driving on unpaved roads and rugged terrain is the norm, will Driver Group, The be able to teach me how to drive in a non-urban environment? Or do they only prepare you for city-driving?
Since you live in a remote location, odds are that any local driving school in your area such as Driver Group, The will want you to be able to drive safely on dirt roads and rugged terrain. We recommend that you contact Driver Group, The directly to find out exactly what they offer.
I'm turning 14 in a few days. Can I get a learner's permit to drive in Illinois 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 Illinois DMV office or a Illinois-certified driving school such as Driver Group, The to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Can I take Driver Group, The's driver training course before taking a Springfield Illinois defensive driving classroom course or online course?
It depends on what Illinois's laws prescribe. However, you should know that most states will require teen-aged, first-time drivers to complete both a defensive driving classroom course (which are approximately 30 hours in length, depending on Illinois's laws) or an approved online course, plus a state-approved behind-the-wheel training course. We recommend that you contact Driver Group, The directly to see if they offer either (or both) of these courses.
I'm required to take a behind-the-wheel training course in Springfield Illinois. Do you know if Driver Group, The offers driver training classes in Springfield Illinois?
Yes, Driver Group, The does offer driver training courses in Springfield Illinois. For more information about their class schedule and how/when to sign up for one of their defensive driving courses, please contact Driver Group, The directly.
What are the prerequisites in Springfield Illinois for getting a drivers license?
It depends on your state's laws, however in many states, teen-agers must complete both a drivers education classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course. Driver Group, The may offer an approved behind-the-wheel training course which you could take. Please contact Driver Group, The for information regarding their available classes and how to go about registering for them.
Is a driver training course a prerequisite in Springfield Illinois for me to get a drivers license?
The law in Illinois requires that all drivers complete a behind-the-wheel training program as part of their driver education. You should contact Driver Group, The directly to find out about the types of courses they offer.
Is it possible to enroll in a Illinois-approved behind-the-wheel training course before I obtain my Illinois learners permit?
It depends on what the specific laws are in Illinois, however most states require first-time drivers to receive a learners permit before registering for a behind-the-wheel training course. We recommend you contact a driving school such as Driver Group, The to obtain more information.