A Better Choice Driving School
"Creating one safe driver at a time!"
Behind the Wheel for Teens & Adults:
Adult Waiver/Behind the Wheel: NEW!
Teen Behind the Wheel for Under 18 Years of Age!
Requirement completed before behind the wheel:
In-car skills include basic maneuvers, defensive driving techniques, and road driving in a variety of environments. To pass the behind the wheel part of Driver's Education the student needs to complete all and pass the performance criteria for each lesson. Once the student has completed both the requirements above and behind the wheel, A Better Choice Driving School will process and transmit all paperwork and drivers licenses to the DMV of VA. Your student will receive a 180 day temporary drivers license. During the 180 day period, you will receive a post card from your county court on when you will need to appear at the "New License Driver's Ceremony". Your student will receive their hard copy drivers license on this day.
Price-$290.00, includes pick-up service from Mechanicsville or Chesterfield location. We do not pick students up from home.
Dates Available- please E-mail [email protected] to book your spot.
Deposits of $100. must be made to confirm spots (Non-Refundable, but Transferable)
What to bring on the day you start-
1. Driver's education classroom certificate (original, not a copy)
2. 90-Minute Parent/Teen Video Certificate *Required for all students who completed driver's education 7/1/2022 and after.
3. 45 hour driving log (please print if using app)
4. Photocopy of the front side of learner's permit
5. Remaining balance owed $190.00 cash only, exact change (No Credit Cards or Checks for Remaining Balance)
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*** Please understand the website is not updated after every booking. Email us only with questions. If you are wanting to book, only contact us by phone, 804.869.6503. An email WILL NOT hold a spot. You must call in and pay deposit in order to book/confirm a spot. Thanks!
Pickup and Drop off at Manchester High School
Behind the Wheel Time Spots- School Year
Before School- 6:00-8:00am
After School- MWF 3:30-5:30pm T,TH 4:30-6:30pm
Behind the Wheel Time Spots- Summer Hours, Begins 6/5/23
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*** Please understand that the website is not updated after every booking. Email us only with questions. If you are wanting to book, only contact us by phone, 804.869.6503. An email WILL NOT hold a spot. You must call in and pay deposit in order to book/confirm a spot. Thanks!
Pick up/Drop off address- 9245 Shady Grove Road; Mechanicsville, VA 23116 (We park between the funeral home and the brick Hometown Realty building)
*** Summer Hours for Behind the Wheel***
Starts June 19, 2023
7:30-9:00am, 9:00-10:30am, 10:30-12:00pm, 1:00-2:30pm, 2:30-4:00pm, 4:00-5:30pm
***Fall, Winter, Spring Hours for Behind the Wheel ***
7:00-8:30am, 8:30-10:00am, 2:30-4:00pm, 4:00-5:30pm, 5:30-7:00pm
Please e-mail us parents name, child's name, contact number, date you choose, and we will get back with you to confirm spots. Spots will be given in the order of received e-mails.
Adult Waiver/ Behind the Wheel 18+ Over Details-
Students ages 18 and over are able to waive the 60-day learner's permit hold by completing the adult waiver program. Students are required to complete the same requirements as the under 18 students.
1.) 36-hr VA Approved Driver's Education Classroom
*If you are needing this, we offer an online course for $185.00
2.) 45-hrs of behind the wheel training completed
*must include daytime, nighttime, highway, and city hours
Have more questions? Call us at 804.869.6503
**We do not teach courses CDL related!**