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Virginia Driving School Serving
Chesterfield, Glen Allen, and Midlothian

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Colonial Driving School is a Full Service Driving School.

We've worked with over 10,000 students since opening our doors nearly 30 years ago! We're family-owned and committed to providing excellent driving instruction! We do so by only hiring the best instructors and using the most stimulating curriculum. We'd love to see you at one of our following classes!

Frequently asked questions

What courses do you offer?

We are a full service driving school and we offer Driver Improvement Clinic (which is the course the courts and DMV require you to take if you get a ticket, as well as Private Driving Lessons (to teach people how to drive) and the DMV authorized Driver’s Education packages that help teens and Adults get their driver’s licenses in Virginia.

When are you open?

Our business office is open from 9am-5pm Monday - Friday and 8am-12pm on Saturdays. But in-car lessons go from 8am-9pm on most days (subject to teacher availability)

Are you accredited?

Yes, our courses are fully accredited and accepted by all courts and DMVs in Virginia. Our Driver Improvement Clinic satisfies requirements from all over the United States.

Do you teach people with disabilities or who don’t speak English well?

We have a lot of positive experience working in-car with people who have not been successful learning to drive in the past. We are especially good with high-functioning autistic (Asperger’s) students, ESL students, and students with PTSD, ADD, and Anxiety disorders. ESL students are welcome to bring an interpreter to classes and into cars, free of charge. Special fees may apply for special needs instruction.

When are your classes?

Our in-person Driver Improvement Clinic is offered every other Saturday at 8AM and every other Wednesday at 9AM.

Our in-person Driver Manual Course (often called the “3-Fail Class,” or the Re-Examination Course) is offered every other Saturday at 8:30am.

Our cars run 7 days a week in the morning, afternoon, and evening for in-car classes, and we have online versions of most of our courses that you can do whenever you want from your home.

Where are you located?

We have two locations, one in Colonial Heights and one in Glen Allen.

Our Glen Allen location is 10 minutes from Short Pump Mall. The address is: 4870 Sadler Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Our Colonial Heights location is just off the Boulevard in Colonial Heights, on the same side street as the Police Station, across from the Goodwill Thrift Store. The address is 103 Highland Ave, Colonial Heights, VA 23834.

What age do you teach?

We teach persons of all ages and abilities. As long as you have a learner’s permit or some other document that allows you to legally drive in VA, we will work in-car with you.

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103 Highland Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

4870 Sadler Rd Suite 300,
Glen Allen, VA 23060

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