Professional Driving SchoolFAQ's
Can you tell me if Professional Driving School is a certified driving school in Washington,D.C.?
Although Professional Driving School is listed on our list of driving schools in your area, we are unable to say with certainty as to whether they are currently approved to teach driver training courses in Washington,D.C.. We recommend either calling Professional Driving School directly or the Washington,D.C. DMV to find out whether or not Professional Driving School offers driver training courses that are state-approved.
I heard that parents can fill the role of driving instructor in Washington,D.C., so taking a Washington behind-the-wheel training course like the one Professional Driving School offers is not necessary. Is that true?
You should contact the Washington,D.C. DMV or a licensed driver training school like Professional Driving School and ask them. While parent-taught driving instruction is permitted in some states, many states do NOT allow it.
Do you know if Professional Driving School will let me take my behind-the-wheel training using an automatic-shift vehicle? I don't know anything about using a manual-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 stick OR an automatic! Nevertheless, if you have a preference, you probably should contact Professional Driving School and see if they can accommodate you before signing up to take their behind-the-wheel training course.
Since I live way out in the country where driving on unpaved roads and bumpy terrain is the norm, will Professional Driving School 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 Professional Driving School will want you to be able to drive safely on dirt roads and bumpy terrain. We recommend that you contact Professional Driving School directly to find out exactly what they offer.
If I'm 14, can I get a driver's permit to drive in Washington,D.C.?
Possibly. However, you should be aware that most states require you to be at least 15½ years old before you can get an instruction permit. We recommend that you contact the Washington,D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a certified driving school such as Professional Driving School to find out exactly what the minimum age requirement is in Washington,D.C..
Do I have to take both a drivers education classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course in Washington Washington,D.C. to get my Washington,D.C. driver's license?
The laws vary depending on which state you live in, but most states do require that pre-licensed drivers register for a defensive driving classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course. You may want to call a driving instruction company like Professional Driving School and find out if they offer either (or both) of these programs.
Washington,D.C. law says that I must enroll in a behind-the-wheel training course in order to get licensed to drive in Washington Washington,D.C.. Is this something that Professional Driving School can help me with?
Yes, Professional Driving School offers the Washington,D.C.-approved driver training course. For more information about their classes and instruction schedule, please contact Professional Driving School directly.
What do I need to do to obtain a driver's license in Washington Washington,D.C.?
It depends on Washington,D.C.'s laws, but most states require new, teen-aged drivers to complete a safe driving classroom course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course. You may want to call Professional Driving School to see if they offer the driver training course that would meet the regulations set forth by the Washington,D.C. DMV.
Is hands-on driver training required in Washington,D.C. in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle?
Absolutely. All new drivers in Washington,D.C. must take an approved behind-the-wheel training course before they can be issued a license to independently drive a motor vehicle.
Is it all right if I sign up with a behind-the-wheel training school like Professional Driving School prior to my obtaining my instruction permit?
In most states, you are required to have already received your instruction permit before you register for your behind-the-wheel training course like the one offered by Professional Driving School. We suggest you contact either Professional Driving School to find out more information.