In Washington DC, to take driving you should have 16 years and older.
DDS will teach theory for 20 hours and will prepare students for their learner's permit in classroom. Then after obtaining theirs learner’s permits, they will receive 4 and half hours of basic driving skills behind the wheel driving.
Road Test Car Usage
The road test examines the ability of a student driver to safely operate a motor vehicle, proper use of traffic signals, parallel parking, traffic management and several other driving skills. The test requires use of a car. DDS Driving offers additional preparation and vehicle usage for the DC Road Test.
Behind the Wheel Driving
Behind wheel instruction is an exercise which consists of one or many sessions of driving. During this exercise, the student driver will be driving around with an instructor by his/her side. The student will be taught how to read and apply traffic signals, traffic management, and urban traffic congestion management and stress driving. This session also includes: