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:

CORPORATE OFFICE

1061 OLD ABINGDON HIGHWAY, SUITE 3, JUST OFF I-81 EXIT 5 IN BRISTOL, VA/TN.
CLICK HERE FOR DRIVING DIRECTIONS

KINGSPORT OFFICE

1113 NORTH EASTMAN ROAD, KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE 37664

CLICK HERE FOR DRIVING DIRECTIONS


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


 

Check us out on FACEBOOK

 

You can find out the latest transportation news, Tennessee laws and driver services and Court, DOS requirements.  You can also message us and find out the latest class dates and times.

 

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.

Driving Tips

Driving Tip of the Day

Rely less on gasoline — Cost-efficient steps…

Combine errands: Instead of making a trip in the car each day of the week, plan ahead so that you drive only two or three days a week. Also: Share rides with friends. Bonus: Planning errands with friends gives you more opportunities to socialize. Park in the first vacant spot you see: You’ll save gasoline […]

Click here for more driving tips.

Latest News

  • Move Over. It’s The Law. Protecting Law Enforcement Personnel on Our Nation’s Highways 

    Car driving on country road
    With Hawaii signing on in 2012 as the 50th and final State to enact “Move Over” legislation, we need to get the word out to all drivers and maximize the safety potential of these laws. By working with local organizations and raising public awareness of “Move Over” laws through earned and social media, you can […]
  • Get Your Car Ready for Winter

    FrozenDisney
    Important Tips To Get You Ready For The Road  AOL Autos Staff Winter is here, and making itself known with a vengeance. As the nation’s capitol digs out of an unusually heavy snow storm and much of the midwest plunges into arctic temperatures it’s time to think about that workhorse that is regularly exposed to […]
  • Super Bowl Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign

    unnamed
    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why NHTSA is urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. NHTSA’s Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk […]
  • Let’s have a moment…

    Bicycle-in-Town-and-Park_People__IMG_0882-682x1024
  • Here is some very useful information to keep in mind when it comes to deer on the road

    Young Beaver 2517
    1. When driving, be attentive. If one deer crosses the road as you approach, others may follow. 2. Deer habitually travel the same areas, so use caution when you see deer crossing signs. 3. Drivers should apply brakes and stop if necessary to avoid hitting a deer, but should never swerve out of the lane […]
  • Police: Phone scammers using phony car crash story to get cash

    iStock_000020498707Small
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -Phone scammers based in Puerto Rico are still targeting Chicago residents with a made-up story about a car crash and using threats to get them to send money, police said.Chicago police issued a community alert Tuesday alerting residents to the scheme. Authorities previously warned of the same operation in late September. […]
  • Car tech: Building the zero-fatality car

    iStock_000006775502Small
    An automobile that’s so safe, nobody will die in it? New technologies are bringing us ever closer to that goal. By John Brandon As ambitious as it seems, the zero-fatality goal is achievable, according to Ed Kim, an analyst at automotive research firm AutoPacific Inc. in Tunstin, Calif. In the next 10 years, there will […]
  • 100 self-driving Volvos to hit the streets of Sweden

    ID-100113840
      Lucas Mearian Volvo has begun testing cars that — with the push of a button on the steering wheel — take over a car’s acceleration, braking and steering. Volvo Car Group’s “Drive Me” project expects to have 100 self-driving cars on the road by 2017, with the first prototypes already driving around the streets […]
  • Only 14 U.S. states have handheld-while-driving bans

    Zen Driving
      Jim Duffy   Even though use of handheld devices while driving has become a dangerous and growing epidemic in the U.S., many states still have not enacted nor enforce a usage ban. Engaging in visual-manual subtasks — such as reaching for a phone, dialing and texting — associated with the use of hand-held phones […]
  • ‘JerkTech’ beats a failed parking past: Column

    iStock_000001629232Small
    New technology isn’t a villain, it is an opportunity. Eric Meyer   We’ve all been there. Parking in big cities is a growing daily hassle. Finding a spot on the street means driving in circles, rubbernecking, scouting for signs that someone might be approaching a car, slamming on the brakes, and blocking the street while […]