International Driving SchoolFAQ's
How do I know if International Driving School is certified by Washington,D.C.'s DMV to offer driver training courses?
While we do include International Driving School's contact information in our driving school directory, we cannot say with certainty as to whether International Driving School is licensed by the State of Washington,D.C.. We recommend that you either contact International Driving School directly or possibly the Washington,D.C. DMV to find out if International Driving School is a certified driver training school.
Somebody told me that I can skip out of attending a driver training school if my parents give me behind-the-wheel training instead. Is that permissible in Washington,D.C.?
Each state has its own rules regarding behind-the-wheel training. Some states will allow parentally-supervised driver training as a substitute for enrolling in a driver training course which is taught by a professional driving instructor. However, not all states allow this. You should contact the Washington,D.C. DMV to find out for sure.
I don't know how to drive using a manual-shift. Will International Driving School have an automatic-shift car available that I can use for my driver training?
Since you're enrolling in a Washington Washington,D.C. driver training class, chances are good that you don't know how to drive either a stick-shift OR an automatic! However, you should let International Driving School know what your preference is before registering for their behind-the-wheel class. That way you'll know for sure they will accommodate you.
I live in a small mountain community, where there are a lot of small, unpaved roads. Will my driver training with International Driving School include being taught how to drive in rural areas? Or do they just offer training for city driving?
Most local driving schools will likely want their students to know how to drive safely in the local area. Therefore, chances are good that the behind-the-wheel training you receive from International Driving School will include handling unpaved roads and mountain driving.
Can 14-year-olds get instruction permits to drive in Washington,D.C.?
Most states have set the minimum age for applying for an instruction 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 Washington,D.C. DMV or a Washington,D.C.-approved driver training school like International Driving School to find out what the minimum age to drive is in Washington,D.C..
Will I be required to complete both a drivers education classroom or online course and a behind-the-wheel training course in Washington Washington,D.C.?
It depends on which state you live in, but many states now mandate new teen-aged drivers to enroll in both a drivers education course as well as a driver training course.
I am looking to sign up to take a Washington Washington,D.C. defensive driving course. Can International Driving School assist me with this?
Yes. Drivers education courses are available in Washington Washington,D.C. through International Driving School. Please contact International Driving School directly with questions regarding their schedule of classes and registration information.
How do I get a drivers license in Washington Washington,D.C.?
In most states, pre-licensed teens are required to complete both a classroom safe driving course and a driver training course. International Driving School may be able to help you fulfill the driver training portion in Washington,D.C..
Is there a law in Washington,D.C. that says I have to take driver training in order to get my driver's license?
Yes. State law in Washington,D.C. requires that all teen-agers enroll in an approved driver training course before receiving a Washington,D.C. driver's license.
Is it possible to register for a Washington,D.C.-approved behind-the-wheel training course before I obtain my Washington,D.C. learners permit?
It depends on what the specific laws are in Washington,D.C., however most states require first-time drivers to receive an learners permit before signing up for a driver training course. We recommend you contact a driving school such as International Driving School to obtain more information.