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Behind The Wheel Driving School

  • BEHIND THE WHEEL

  • DMV APPROVED

  • ADULT WAIVER

How much does it cost to go to driving school in Virginia?

A behind-the-wheel course typically costs $350.00. Depending on the amount of hours, a driver's training course might cost anywhere from $300 to more.

When can you take Behind the Wheel in VA?

You can take behind the wheel in Virginia after you meet following three requirement. 1: Have a valid Virginia driver learner's permit. 2: Have finished 45 hours of driving practice. 3: Have completed driver education course either from your school or any approved online school.

How many lessons does it take to drive?

If you've never driven before, it could take up to 20 hours of practice. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mandates 45 hours of driving practice prior to enrolling in a behind the wheel program.

How long do you have to hold a learners in Virginia?

If you are age 18 or older and you have never held a license issued by any state, U.S. territory or foreign country, you must either: Hold a learner's permit for a minimum of 60 days, or Successfully complete a state-approved driver education program while holding the permit If you are under age 18, you must: Successfully complete a state-approved driver education program Hold a learner's permit for at least nine months before you can receive a driver's license, and Have your parent or guardian sign the completion certificate to certify that you have driven at least 45 hours, 15 of which occurred after sunset, and the information submitted on the certificate is true. .

Is behind the wheel required in virginia?

Yes, if you are under 18. Skills driving school offers Virginia DMV approved behind the wheel license program.

Here at Skills driving school, we teach students to become safe and responsible drivers. Our instructors are highly trained, friendly, professional, and are able to inspire confidence in their students.

Students need to have a valid Virginia Learner’s Permit, and need to have completed the classroom portion of Driver’s Education (online option is also available). The student must also have driven 45 hours with a parent or adult over 21.

In the state of Virginia, students are required to receive seven 50-minute of driving sessions and seven 50-minutes of sessions observing other students. Usually theses sessions are completed in 7 days, seven days doesn’t have to be consecutive.

Skills driving school will take the road test. All students under the age of 18 are required to take the Behind-the-Wheel course, which includes the Road Skills Test on the last day (7th session) of instruction.

If your child has met the following requirements, then he/she will be issued a Provisional Drivers License:

Pass the Road Skills Test; Held Learner’s Permit for a minimum of 9 months;  Parent has signed the student’s PDL.

The PDL, only when paired with the child’s Learner’s Permit, gives the student the right to drive for 180 days.  Within that time period, the child will receive a notice from the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court with a date to appear in court and the student will receive his/her physical license from the presiding judge.

We accept cash, check, credit and Venmo.

Yes, we provide free pickup/drop-off.

Currently we offer in class behind the wheel for Teenagers and Adults driving near Ashburn, Aldie, Brambleton, Broadland, Chantilly, Herndon, Reston, South Riding, Sterling, Lancedowne and Leesburg. Our online driving classes are open for all over Virginia.