Private Driving Lessons
Driving Lessons crafted for you.
We offer private, 1 on 1, driving lessons that are specifically crafted around the driving skills that you want to work on to help you gain confidence on the road.
Private Lessons are great for adults (18 or older) who are preparing for their driving exam, or adults who want a refresher on specific driving skills.
Teens who are looking for a little more support and experience after the Drivers Ed program are also welcome to hone their skills.
Similarly, Private Lessons are great for anyone who has failed a driving exam, and has specific areas they want to improve in before retaking the exam.
Valid Permit Required
Customized instruction based on your objective
Cover multiple teaching points and skills
Our driving lessons are available for anyone that wants help with...
Preparing for their driving exam
Getting a refresher on specific driving skills that they may not feel confident in, even if they already possess a driving license.
We offer 30 minute and 60 minute lessons to accommodate our students. If you have a single skill to focus on, 30 minutes will probably do the trick. If you have several areas you want coaching, then a 60 minute or multiple 60-minute lessons gives our instructors time to carefully coach you through a number of different driving skills.
We offer private driving lessons any time that our instructors are available, whether our offices are officially opened or not. This means we have times 7 days a week from morning to night to make it as convenient as possible for you!
REQUIREMENTSYou must have your learners permit before you schedule your driving lesson. You must have your permit with photo ID on you at the time of the driving lesson. If you do not have your permit and photo ID, we will be forced to reschedule the lesson and you will be charged a cancellation fee.
HOW DO I GET MY PERMITThe DOL currently issues two types of permit. Type 1: Non-Photo Permit (which must be paired with separate photo ID) Type 2: Photo ID Permit (the "usual" permit) You can find full instructions on getting a permit on the DOL site HERE.
CANCELLATION POLICYCancellations and rescheduling must be made AT LEAST 24 hours before your driving appointment. Cancellations and/or rescheduling made less than 24 hours before your driving appointment will automatically incur a fee of $40.
REFUND POLICYPrivate driving lessons must be cancelled or rescheduled AT LEAST 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund or credit. Cancellations do not result in an automatic refund, allowing customers to reschedule. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for refund inquires.
REQUIREMENTSYou must pass the Washington State written exam before you can take the driving exam. Photo identification is required at the time of the exam to complete testing. Anyone who arrives without photo identification will have their appointment canceled and incur an automatic late cancellation fee.
WASHINGTON DRIVER STUDY GUIDESFor your convenience, to help you prepare for your written and driving exams, we have provided links to the Washington State study guides. These tests are created solely by the department of licensing. We are unable to provide additional translations or edit them in anyway. ENGLISH CHINESE RUSSIAN SPANISH KOREAN VIETNAMESE
DRIVING EXAMSThe driving test will evaluate the applicant's ability to drive legally and safely. Applicants must pass the driving test with a score of 80 or better out of 100 possible points. For more information on what applicants will be evaluated on, please visit: http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/drivingtest.html.
VEHICLES FOR TESTINGApplicants may provide their own vehicles or pay to use one of our vehicles to use for the driving test. If you wish to use your own vehicle please be sure that: You have a valid insurance card at the time of the exam All brake lights work All turn signals work Seat belts function properly License plates are on the front and back of the vehicle with current tabs on the rear plate Windshields are free of any cracks or chips in the line of vision Windshield wipers are functioning properly and the defrost system works properly to defog the windows Tires meet the state requirements for tire tread (no bald tires) If your vehicle fails to meet the above qualifications, you will either forfeit your exam time and incur a cancelation fee, or, you will have the option to pay an additional fee to utilize one of our vehicles. Testing in your personal vehicle may not be an option at all locations.
EXAMS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGESThe driving exam is conducted in English only at our Renton and Vancouver locations. We do offer English and Spanish drive exams at our Lynnwood location. Only DOL licensed translators are allowed in the vehicle during driving tests. No other translator will be allowed in the vehicle for drive exams If you need a driving exam in a foreign language you can contact the DOL to schedule a driving exam in the language of your choice.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICYPlease arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of your appointment so that you are ready to start right at the start of your scheduled appointment. Cancellations and rescheduling must be made AT LEAST 24 hours before your appointment. Cancellations and/or rescheduling made less than 24 hours before your appointment will automatically incur a fee of $40. If you are 10+ min. or more late for an appointment, we will try to accommodate you if possible. If we cannot work you in, you will incur a cancellation fee. Also note that if you arrive to take a written or driving exam and do not have a Washington ID or driver license number, it will be counted as a no-show and you will be charged a cancellation fee.