This two (2) part program is for Adults (ages 18 and over) that have a valid Learners Permit (issued by the Virginia DMV) who are looking to WAIVE the DMV required 60 days holding period AND also BYPASS taking the final road test at a DMV location!
This program is NOT for brand new drivers who have never driven before!
In order to do this program, you MUST have twelve (12) hours of driving practice/experience.
If you have not and need to first learn driving, you can do private/individual lessons with a instructor. Then after that, you can do the ADULT WAIVER PROGRAM with a instructor.
Anyone who has failed the road test at the DMV 3 times, is NOT eligible for this class.
This program has two (2) required parts:
Option A: Classroom Drivers Education (In person)
30 hours as required by the State of VA DMV
Start any day (rolling enrollment)
Flexible evening & weekend schedule
Students can do up to 8 hours per day
Classes held in Herndon & Tysons Corner locations only
Once you complete the course and are prompted for the final exam, call our office to schedule a time to come in and take the final test. Be sure to call us 24hrs prior
Final exam can be taken in Herndon & Tysons Corner locations only
As required by the State of VA DMV, you must complete 14 periods of in-car instruction
There will be seven (7) appointments
Each appointment is 1 hour and 40 minutes long
50 minutes of driving and 50 minutes of observation
7 x 50min periods of driving (350min total)
7 x 50min periods of observation (350min total)
On the last (7th) session, our DMV certified instructor will give you the DMV final road test. If you drive well, the instructor will pass you. Thus making the student exempt from taking the final road test at a DMV center.
This program is NOT for brand new drivers who have never driven before! In order to do this program, you MUST have twelve (12) hours of
Anyone who has failed the road test at the DMV 3 times, is NOT eligible for
this class. That class is called the "Road Test Re-Examination course" which
you can sign up for here.
Upon successful completion of the two (2) part “Adult Waiver Program”, we will issue a "Certificate of Completion - Adult Waiver” (DTS-D).
Take this certificate and present to the DMV
The DMV will WAIVEthe required 60 days holding period of the learners permit
The DMV will EXEMPT you from taking the final road test there
The DMV will ISSUE your permanent drivers license.
Our DMV certified instructors give in-car instruction using DMV approved vehicles (modern, 4 door, automatic, dual controlled)
Clean, air-conditioned, automatic transmission, Dual Control Vehicles
Our vehicles go through continuous and rigorous maintenance and safety inspections.
Our vehicles have dual equipped brakes, passenger side rear view mirror, blind spot mirrors and are inspected annually by the DMV.
Our vehicles hold vehicle inspection reports in compliance with Virginia state requirement to insure you receive maximum safety.
DMV Certified Instructors
Free door-to-door pick-up from school, home, work, etc. is included in that.
Our instructors provide convenient pickup & dropoff (school, home, work)
Some of our instructors are active and retired police officers, with numerous years of extensive training and experience in traffic law enforcement, emergency driving methods, collision investigation and traffic court proceedings.
All of our instructors have many years of driving instruction experience, given professional training and are educated college graduates. They have also received specialized collegiate level training in Drivers Education.
In addition, all are licensed as Driver Training Instructors by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), certified by American Automobile Association (AAA) and National Safety Council (NSC).
All of our instructors get their fingerprints done every year and are subject to annual national Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) background checks and DMV driving record audits.
Our school is fully licensed, certified, insured and bonded
Since opening its doors in 1994 AA Driving Academy has had one goal; to "teach you safe, responsible and accountable driving". To date, our driving school is responsible for training, licensing and improving the driving of 70,000 student drivers that have graduated from our academy.