Providence Hospital DisabledFAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-licensed by the Alaska DMV to offer driver training courses in Alaska?
The driving school directory on our website is for your convenience only, and we cannot absolutely guarantee that every driving school listed is currently certified to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Alaska. We suggest you contact the Alaska DMV to make sure a particular driver training school is licensed before you sign up to take their driver training course.
I heard that parents can fill the role of driving instructor in Alaska, so taking a Anchorage behind-the-wheel training course like the one Providence Hospital Disabled offers is not necessary. Is that true?
You should contact the Alaska DMV or a licensed driving school like Providence Hospital Disabled and ask them. While parent-taught driving instruction is permitted in some states, many states do NOT allow it.
What if I don't know how to operate a manual-shift automobile? Does Providence Hospital Disabled have automatic-shift vehicles that I can drive when I do my driver training?
If you're taking a Anchorage Alaska behind-the-wheel training class, chances are you don't know how to drive ANY vehicle yet-- stick or automatic. However, if you prefer an automatic vehicle then you should tell Providence Hospital Disabled that prior to signing up to take the course in order to make sure they can accommodate you.
The area in which I live is mostly undeveloped--very few paved roads and mountains are all around. Will Providence Hospital Disabled 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 Providence Hospital Disabled will want you to be able to drive safely on dirt roads and other types of rugged terrain. You may wish to contact Providence Hospital Disabled to find out exactly what their driver training course includes before signing up to take their training course.
Can I apply for my Alaska instruction permit once I turn 14?
Most likely, no. Most states have set the youngest age to obtain a learner's permit at 15 or 15½. You may want to contact the Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a licensed driving instruction school like Providence Hospital Disabled to learn more about the minimum age requirement in Alaska.
Do you know if the laws in Alaska require new teen-aged drivers to register for a behind-the-wheel training course in addition to a driver ed classroom or online course?
The laws vary from state to state, but many states do require you to take a driver training course with "hands-on" practice in addition to a driver ed classroom or online course.
I have to take a safe driving class in Anchorage Alaska before Alaska will give me my driver's license. Does Providence Hospital Disabled offer this type of course?
Providence Hospital Disabled does offer the safe driver training course in Anchorage Alaska that is required by the State of Alaska. You will need to contact Providence Hospital Disabled directly for more information about the driver courses they offer and their class schedules.
What type of driver ed do I need before Alaska will give me a driver's license?
Each state has its own requirements concerning drivers education, although you should know that most states now require all new, young drivers to enroll in a safe driving classroom or online course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course. Providence Hospital Disabled may be able to help you fulfill the driver training requirement in Alaska. Please contact either Providence Hospital Disabled or the Alaska DMV for more information.
Is it necessary for me to enroll in a behind-the-wheel training course in order to get my first Alaska driver's license?
Yes, it is. All teen-aged drivers applying for their first driver's license in Alaska are required to take a state-approved behind-the-wheel training course.
Is it all right if I enroll in a driver training school like Providence Hospital Disabled prior to my obtaining my learner's permit?
In most states, you are required to have already gotten your learner's permit before you register for your behind-the-wheel training course like the one offered by Providence Hospital Disabled. We suggest you contact either Providence Hospital Disabled to find out more information.