Gary Knelper Driving SchoolFAQ's
Is Gary Knelper Driving School licensed by the Connecticut DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses?
Although we include Gary Knelper Driving School in our directory of driving schools for Stratford Connecticut, we cannot make any assurances about whether or not Gary Knelper Driving School is certified by the Connecticut DMV. You should contact Gary Knelper Driving School directly and ask them if you are thinking about enrolling in their Stratford Connecticut driver training class.
Could I just have my mother or father teach me how to drive instead of paying money to enroll in a professional driver 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.
I can't drive a stick-shift. Will Gary Knelper Driving School allow me to complete my behind-the-wheel training on an automatic-shift vehicle?
We recommend that you contact Gary Knelper Driving School 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 live in a very remote area, where there are mountains and a lot of unpaved roads. Do you know if Gary Knelper 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 Gary Knelper Driving School will tailor your behind-the-wheel training to handle the conditions in your area.
Now that I'm 14, will Connecticut allow me to get an instruction permit to drive?
Not likely. Most states require residents to be at least 15 or 15 1/2 years old before applying for a learner's permit. We recommend that your contact the Connecticut DMV office or a Connecticut-approved driver training institute such as Gary Knelper Driving School to learn more about the minimum driving age requirement in Connecticut.
Am I required to take a Stratford Connecticut classroom or online drivers education course before I can sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training course through Gary Knelper Driving School?
This requirement varies from state to state but most states do mandate pre-licensed drivers to take BOTH a classroom-based driver education course (generally 30 hours in length) AND a driver training course. You should ask Gary Knelper Driving School if they offer one or both programs.
I have to take a behind-the-wheel training course in Stratford Connecticut. Can I meet this requirement by signing up with Gary Knelper Driving School?
Yes, Gary Knelper Driving School offers drivers education courses in Stratford Connecticut. You will need to contact Gary Knelper Driving School directly to get more information on the types of courses they offer and when to sign up for a class.
Do I have to take drivers education to get a Connecticut driver's license?
Drivers education requirements vary depending on which state you live in, but you should be aware that most states require new, teen-aged drivers to complete both a driver training course in addition to a safe driving classroom or online course. You may wish to contact the Connecticut DMV to find out exactly what requirements you will need to satisfy in order to obtain your first driver's license.
Do I have to take a Stratford Connecticut driver training course in order to get a driver's license?
Yes. All drivers in Connecticut must successfully complete an approved behind-the-wheel training course in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle. Please contact Gary Knelper Driving School for information on the types of driver training courses they offer in Stratford Connecticut.
Can I enroll in a Connecticut-approved driver training course even if I don't have my Connecticut learners permit yet?
Most likely, no. Most states have laws that mandate a pre-licensed driver to have obtained a Connecticut learners permit before registering in a Connecticut driver training course. It would be best for you to contact a driving school such as Gary Knelper Driving School and ask for more information.