East Coast Driving SchoolFAQ's
East Coast Driving School is listed on your website as a driving school which offers driver training courses. How do I know if East Coast Driving School is a certified school in Virginia?
While we include a list of driving schools on our website for your convenience, we cannot guarantee that every single one of them is currently licensed by the Virginia DMV. We suggest you contact East Coast Driving School directly or the Virginia DMV to find out if East Coast Driving School is a fully-accredited driving school.
I've been told that either of my parents can supervise my behind-the-wheel training, so I don't have to attend a Chesapeake Virginia driving school like East Coast Driving School to fulfill my driver training requirement. Do you know if that's true or not?
You will need to contact the Virginia DMV or a state-approved driver training school like East Coast Driving School to find out. Some states do allow parent-taught driving, but many states do not.
Do you know if East Coast Driving School will let me complete my behind-the-wheel training using an automatic-shift vehicle? I don't know anything about using a stick-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 manual OR an automatic! Nevertheless, if you have a preference, you probably should contact East Coast Driving School and see if they can accommodate you before signing up to take their behind-the-wheel training course.
The area in which I live is mostly undeveloped--very few paved roads and mountains are all around. Will East Coast Driving School be able to teach me how to drive safely on bumpy terrain as well as in a city or town?
Considering that you live in a remote area, chances are excellent that a local driving school like East Coast Driving School will want you to be able to drive safely on unpaved roads and other types of bumpy terrain. You may wish to contact East Coast Driving School to find out exactly what their behind-the-wheel training course includes before registering for their training course.
After I turn 14, will I be eligible to get my learner's 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 East Coast Driving School or the Virginia DMV office to learn more about the minimum age requirement for driving in Virginia.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Chesapeake Virginia or do I also have to successfully complete a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Virginia's laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to take a driver training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
Virginia law says that I must sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training course in order to get licensed to drive in Chesapeake Virginia. Is this something that East Coast Driving School can help me with?
Yes, East Coast Driving School offers the Virginia-approved driver training course. For more information about their classes and instruction schedule, please contact East Coast Driving School directly.
Exactly what type of driver education do I need in Chesapeake Virginia before I can get my Virginia driver's license?
The prerequisites for getting a driver's licenses vary from state to state, however most states now require teen-agers who are looking to get their first driver's license to enroll in a drivers education classroom course as well as a driver training course. We suggest that you contact a local driver training company such as East Coast Driving School and ask if they offer a Virginia-approved behind-the-wheel training course which would fulfill Virginia's driver's education requirements.
Is there a law in Virginia that says I have to take behind-the-wheel training in order to get my driver's license?
Yes. State law in Virginia requires that all teen-agers take an approved behind-the-wheel training course before receiving a Virginia driver's license.
Can I enroll in a Virginia-approved behind-the-wheel training course even if I don't have my Virginia learners permit yet?
Most likely, no. Most states have laws that mandate a pre-licensed driver to have obtained a Virginia learners permit before registering in a Virginia behind-the-wheel training course. It would be best for you to contact a driving school such as East Coast Driving School and ask for more information.