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Option 1

Obtain a Learner’s Permit

Take and pass a Driver Education classroom/online course

Complete 7 hours of required Behind-The-Wheel training

Student will be issued an “Adult Waiver” to take to DMV to receive Driver’s License

Option 2

Obtain a Learner’s Permit and hold it for 60 days

Complete the DMV Maneuver Form

Take the Road Skills Test at DMV


Teens Under 18 Years Old

Obtain Learner’s Permit (must be 15 and 6 months)

Take and pass a Driver Education classroom course

Complete 7 hours of required Behind-The-Wheel training and 7 hours of observation

Hold Learner’s Permit for 9 months

Student will be issued a temporary Driver’s License.

We can help you through all of this give us a call to find out how.


*When taking one of the online courses*

      1. You can purchase it either here on the website or we can send you an invoice.

      2. Once the course is paid for you will receive an email with the link for your course.

      3. When you complete your course you will receive your Certificate by email. (The Certificate must be saved to your computer opened as a PDF and printed. If you try to open the certificate from the email it won’t open. Any issues please contact us and we will help.)

*Driver Improvement Online*

    1. The “End-of-Course” final test can be taken online.

    2. Your completion of the online driver improvement clinic will be posted to your driving record within 24 hours of the completion date of the course.

    3. Open book testing is not permitted.

    4. “It is your responsibility to determine if your court accepts this computer-based driver improvement course to satisfy court required driver improvement courses.”

    5. “Students may attempt the final exam no more than one time per day

We are located in Alexandria Virginia.

Our address is: 214 Lemon Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501

Check out our ‘About Us‘ page for more information about where we are located and how to reach us.

Yes we do! We offer the 8 hour driver improvement both in-person and online. We also offer driving lessons and behind the wheel training in-person.

Our 3x fail (8 hr Driver’s Manual Course) and 30hr Driver’s Education for teens or adults is offered exclusively online.

Yes. DMV requires that every driver obtain a Learner’s Permit in the state of Virginia before becoming licensed, regardless of age. You can read more about it on DMV’s website.

Both of these classes are entirely online and exactly 8 hours in length.

Driver Improvement is available in person at our local office and will also be 8 hours.

The state of Virginia requires that driver’s education courses/classes are at least 30 hours. In person classes are 36 50 minute sessions which also amounts to exactly 30 hours.

Our online course is exactly 30 hours in length, and be taken at your own pace. You can logout and return to the course at anytime.

The state of Virginia also requires a 90 minute presentation for teens and their parents. Our online program includes this 90 minutes and is separate from the 30 hour online course.

You can log directly on to DMV’s site here to view your driving record or this link to book an appointment.

Teens are able to apply for a Virginia Learner’s Permit at the age of 15 years old and six months. At age 16 years and 3 months, teens can officially become licensed through our Driver’s Education program (to include 36-hours of classroom instruction and 14 in-car sessions – 7 driving and 7 observing)

Simply give us a call at 434-582-1696 or email us at support@academyofdriving.org and we will get you on the schedule ASAP!

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