Driving School

Paul Dunbar Driver's Education
3100 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

Paul Dunbar Driver's EducationFAQ's

Is Paul Dunbar Driver's Education an approved driving school in Illinois?
Just because a driving school appears on our directory of driver training institutions, we cannot guarantee that they are fully licensed to offer hands-on driving courses in Illinois.  We highly recommend that you contact Paul Dunbar Driver's Education directly or the Illinois DMV to find out for sure if Paul Dunbar Driver's Education offers behind-the-wheel training courses that have been approved by the State of Illinois.
Could I just have my mother or father teach me how to drive instead of paying money to take a professional driver training course?
It depends on which state you live in.  There are some states which allow you to do your behind-the-wheel training with a parent or guardian instead of enrolling in a professional driving school.  However many states require that first-time 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 have no clue how to drive a stick-shift vehicle. What happens if Paul Dunbar Driver's Education makes me train on a stick-shift vehicle?
Considering the fact you are a brand new driver, you probably don't know much about operating ANY type of vehicle....manual OR automatic!  If you prefer to do your behind-the-wheel training with an automatic-shift vehicle, you may want to call Paul Dunbar Driver's Education and let them know before you sign up to take their behind-the-wheel training course.  That way you'll know for sure whether Paul Dunbar Driver's Education can accommodate you before you pay them any money.
I live in a rural area, that has a lot of dirt roads and rugged terrain. Will Paul Dunbar Driver's Education teach me how to drive in BOTH city AND rural environments?
If you live in a rural area, chances are very good that a local driver training school like Paul Dunbar Driver's Education will want you to be taught how to drive safely on the local area's terrain.
Now that I'm 14, will Illinois allow me to get a learner's 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 Illinois DMV office or a Illinois-approved driver training institute such as Paul Dunbar Driver's Education to learn more about the minimum driving age requirement in Illinois.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Chicago Illinois or do I also have to enroll in a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Illinois'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 sign up to take a Chicago Illinois behind-the-wheel training course. Can Paul Dunbar Driver's Education assist me with this?
Yes.  behind-the-wheel training courses are available in Chicago Illinois through Paul Dunbar Driver's Education.  Please contact Paul Dunbar Driver's Education directly with questions regarding their schedule of classes and registration information.
What type of driver ed do I need before Illinois will give me a driver's license?
Each state has its own requirements concerning drivers education, although you should know that most states now mandate all new, young drivers to sign up to take a drivers education classroom or online course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course.  Paul Dunbar Driver's Education may be able to help you fulfill the driver training requirement in Illinois.  Please contact either Paul Dunbar Driver's Education or the Illinois DMV for more information.
Is it necessary for me to take a driver training course in order to get my first Illinois driver's license?
Yes, it is.  All teen-aged drivers applying for their first driver's license in Illinois must complete a state-approved behind-the-wheel training course.
Can I register for a Illinois driver training course prior to having my Illinois learners permit?
Most states require pre-licensed drivers to hold a instruction permit before being permitted to sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training course.  You should contact a driving school like Paul Dunbar Driver's Education and ask for more information.