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In-car Course Length: The Virginia State drivers' education program consists of two phases. The in-car
phase consists of a minimum of seven periods of actual driving and seven period of observation. Normally
two periods of instructions are given during each session. The Observation requirement has been suspended at this time due the COVID-19 pandemic, by order from Governor of VA.
Driver's Education Program:
Students 19 Years of age and under are required to complete a state approved driver's education program prior to receiving a driver's license; Student must present proof of 36 periods of classroom completion prior to the in-car course.
Students 19 years of age and older may hold the learner’s permit for 60 days in lieu of completing a driver training course.
Scheduling: Each period of instruction is 50 minutes. In- car students are responsible for scheduling in-car instructions. We have found that scheduling your next lesson while in-car works best
Method of Payment: We accept personal checks or cash. In-Car tuition must be paid in advance of instructions. There will be a $35 fee for any returned checks. The return check fee doubles if payment arrangements are not made within a week of notification.
Behind the Wheel (for students age 19 and under)= $275.00 (14 hours, including 7 hours of observation and 7 hours of training)
Adults (per hour)= $40.00
DMV Services à $100.00 for 3 hours, additional time @ $30.00/hour
Refund: All refund must be requested in writing unless the school is capable or willing to perform its part
of the contract within 4 weeks. If instruction is discontinued for any reason, tuition fee will be calculated
for the past sessions and the balance must be paid within 4 weeks. Fee that was paid with check will not be
refunded until the check is cleared from company's account. Any adult student, who pays in advance and
requests a refund, will receive a refund for those lessons not yet taken.
Lesson Cancellations: Students must cancel/ reschedule in-car lessons at least 24 hours in advance or be
subject to a $25 fee. If for any reason the school decides to cancel a lesson, the student will be notified at
the phone number listed below and the lesson will be rescheduled at a convenient time for both parties.
Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that the students who have obtained lessons from the driving school will pass the state license examination, or secure a license after training has been completed.
Replacement of Completion Papers: There will be a $35 fee for our time to replace any completion
DMV is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training
programs. If you have any comments or concerns about this course, Call the Department of Motor
Vehicles, toll free at 1-877-885-5790
Note: If one on one training is needed for students under age 19, the student must still meet the observation requirement of at least one more student in the vehicle.
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