Driving School

Driver's Seat, The
849 E. Loop St.
Anchorage, AK

Driver's Seat, TheFAQ's

Is Driver's Seat, The certified by the Alaska DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses?
Although we include Driver's Seat, The in our directory of driving schools for Anchorage Alaska, we cannot make any assurances about whether or not Driver's Seat, The is licensed by the Alaska DMV.  You should contact Driver's Seat, The directly and ask them if you are thinking about registering for their Anchorage Alaska driver training class.
Could I just have my mother or father give me my behind-the-wheel training instead of paying money to take a professional behind-the-wheel training course?
It depends on which state you live in.  There are some states which permit you to do your hands-on driver training with a parent or guardian instead of enrolling in a professional driving school.  However many states require that new drivers take a professionally-taught behind-the-wheel training course.  We recommend that you ask your state's DMV office to find out if your parent or guardian can fill the role as your behind-the-wheel driving instructor.
Do I need to tell Driver's Seat, The that I need to train with an automatic-shift vehicle? I don't know how to drive a stick-shift car.
Most new drivers don't know how to operate either a manual-shift OR and automatic-shift automobile!  We recommend that you ask Driver's Seat, The if you can complete your driver training using an automatic-shift car before you enroll in their driver training course.
Since I live way out in a remote location where driving on dirt roads and bumpy terrain is the norm, will Driver's Seat, 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 the country, odds are that any local driving school in your area such as Driver's Seat, The will want you to be able to drive safely on dirt roads and rugged terrain.  We recommend that you contact Driver's Seat, The directly to find out exactly what they offer.
I'm turning 14 in a few weeks. Can I get a instruction permit to drive in Alaska 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 Alaska DMV office or a Alaska-certified driving school such as Driver's Seat, The to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Anchorage Alaska or do I also have to register for a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Alaska'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 am looking to register for a Anchorage Alaska drivers education course. Can Driver's Seat, The assist me with this?
Yes.  behind-the-wheel training courses are available in Anchorage Alaska through Driver's Seat, The.  Please contact Driver's Seat, The directly with questions regarding their schedule of classes and registration information.
I live in Anchorage Alaska. What requirements must I meet to be able to get my first Alaska driver's license?
It depends on the particular laws of Alaska, but most states require teen-aged first-time license applicants to successfully complete both a safe driving classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course.  Driver's Seat, The may offer courses which would fulfill the behind-the-wheel training requirement, however you will need to contact them directly to find out exactly what types of courses they offer.
I live in Anchorage Alaska and would like to apply for my first driver's license. Do I need to take a driver training course before I can be licensed?
Alaska law mandates that all first-time drivers sign up for an approved behind-the-wheel training program before receiving their Alaska driver's license.  Driver's Seat, The may offer a behind-the-wheel training course that you are looking for.  Please contact Driver's Seat, The directly for complete information as to what types of behind-the-wheel training courses they offer.
Is it possible to enroll in a Alaska-certified driver training course before I obtain my Alaska learners permit?
It depends on what the specific laws are in Alaska, however most states require first-time drivers to receive a instruction permit before signing up for a driver training course.  We recommend you contact a driving school such as Driver's Seat, The to obtain more information.