Safe Driving AcademyFAQ's
Can you tell me if Safe Driving Academy is a certified driving school in Virginia?
Although Safe Driving Academy 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 behind-the-wheel training courses in Virginia. We recommend either calling Safe Driving Academy directly or the Virginia DMV to find out whether or not Safe Driving Academy offers behind-the-wheel training courses that are state-approved.
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 Virginia?
Each state has its own rules regarding behind-the-wheel training. Some states will allow parentally-supervised behind-the-wheel training as a substitute for taking a driver training course which is taught by a professional driving instructor. However, not all states allow this. You should contact the Virginia DMV to find out for sure.
What happens if I don't know how to drive a manual-shift vehicle? Will Safe Driving Academy allow me to do my driver training with an automatic-shift vehicle?
Considering you're a brand new driver, you probably don't know much about driving any type of automobile--stick-shift or automatic-shift! However, if you prefer to complete your driver training using an automatic-shift vehicle, you should contact Safe Driving Academy and let them know before you enroll in their driver training course. That way you will know for certain if they will accommodate you.
I live out in the middle of nowhere. There are rural and mountain roads all around. Will Safe Driving Academy train me how to drive in BOTH rural AND city areas?
If you live in a rural or mountain town, chances are that a local driving instruction institute like Safe Driving Academy will include driving lessons specifically tailored to that terrain.
Are 14-year-olds eligible to obtain a learner's permit in Virginia?
Although a few states allow teen-agers to begin practicing how to drive at 14, most states have set the youngest age for which to hold an instruction permit at either 15 or 15½. You will need to contact the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a certified driving instruction company like Safe Driving Academy to find out what the minimum age for driving is in Virginia.
I live in Herndon Virginia. Does the law say I have to successfully complete both a drivers education classroom or online course and a behind-the-wheel training course in order to be fully-licensed here?
Each state has its own laws in regards to licensing procedures. However, most states do mandate that new, teen-aged drivers take both a behind-the-wheel training course plus either a drivers education online course or drivers education classroom course .
I have to take a defensive driving course in Herndon Virginia. Can I meet this requirement by enrolling in Safe Driving Academy?
Yes, Safe Driving Academy offers defensive driving courses in Herndon Virginia. You will need to contact Safe Driving Academy directly to get more information on the types of courses they offer and when to register for a class.
What do I need to do to get a Virginia drivers license in Herndon Virginia?
Most states require that teen-agers who are applying for their first driver's license complete both a drivers education classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course. Safe Driving Academy may be able to help you meet the driver training portion in Virginia. Please contact Safe Driving Academy for more information.
Am I obligated to take a Herndon Virginia driver training course?
All drivers in Virginia must take a driver training course. You should contact Safe Driving Academy to learn more about the courses they offer.
Is it all right if I enroll in a behind-the-wheel training school like Safe Driving Academy prior to my obtaining my instruction permit?
In most states, you are required to have already gotten your learner's permit before you enroll in your driver training course like the one offered by Safe Driving Academy. We suggest you contact either Safe Driving Academy to find out more information.