Tennessee Department of Safety-Approved Driving Classes

Driver Training, Inc., Safety Cooperative Driver Testing Program (CDTP) certified, offers Tennessee DOS approved driving instruction in the classroom and behind-the-wheel, in addition to Driver Improvement 4 or 8 hour classes that meet the Court and DOS of Tennessee requirements. Being CDTP certified allows us to administer the knowledge test for a learner’s permit and the road skills test after completing the course for driver education. You can avoid the three month waiting list at the Department of Safety. In addition to avoiding long lines, completing our course will secure a $500.00 per year reduction on your car insurance. Driver Training Inc. is the only CDTP approved school within the Tricities.


WE ARE LOCATED AT:

1061 OLD ABINGDON HIGHWAY, SUITE 3, JUST OFF I-81 EXIT 5 IN BRISTOL, VA/TN.
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OTHER LOCATIONS:

TRICITIES CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, 1500 HIGHWAY 75, BLOUNTVILLE, TN

NORTHEAST STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 2425 HIGHWAY 75, BLOUNTVILLE, TN

UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, ETSU CAMPUS, JOHNSON CITY, TN


 

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We teach more than the typical driver’s ed stuff. We teach real life situations.

We work hard to reduce the likelihood of ever facing a fatal collision.

We defuse over-confident drivers and simultaneously help insecure drivers gain confidence.

We help students gain respect for the driving task.

We increase parents’ comfort level with their student’s driving.

We help students learn their limitations of both the vehicle and themselves.

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