Frequently asked questions and answers about our Virginia DMV driver improvement course. If you have any other questions feel free to contact us.
A-1 Defensive Driving School of VA Driver Improvement Course FAQ’s
> Court directed individuals
> DMV directed individuals
> Corporate employees & volunteers
> Anyone to improve driving record
> Improve your VA driving record
> Fast 24-hour DMV processing
> Up to +5 DMV safety points
> Ticket dismissal or reduction
> Avoid DMV license suspension
> Get VA driver license reinstated
> Safe driver insurance discounts
> Become a better safer driver
DMV approved driver improvement courses (both online and classroom) are required to be 8 hours of learning time. Would you rather be staring at a boring computer screen all day, or actually ENJOY a better learning experience in a fun & interesting class with us?
We offer the shortest driver improvement course allowed by the State of Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The course is 8 hours long, with multiple breaks, including lunch at noon.
Class starts at 8:00 am SHARP and ends at 4:30 pm. Lunch break is at noon. There are plenty of good restaurants nearby so you won’t have to waste driving time during lunch.
We guarantee everyone will pass our DMV driver improvement course. Our instructors are the excellent. You can take the test as many times (no extra fee) as needed to in order to pass.
Courses are offered once a month on Saturdays in Charlottesville, VA. See class schedule.
Walk-in rate is $75.00 (cash only). Online registration rate is $85.00 via credit card.
We have an open-door policy so no need to sign up ahead of time. Just show up for your desired class date, bring money and official photo ID and you’re good to go.
Rest assured we’ll have plenty of seating available for your chosen class date!
In 25+ years, we only canceled class once due to snow. If weather’s an issue, please call our 24 hour information hotline at (434) 293-5377 the day before class or check the website for updates.
Valid photo ID, money and a good attitude!
Cash only for open door walk-in students and credit cards for online registration.
Contact us to request a refund. Mention the class date you wish to cancel. There is a $10 cancellation fee and no refunds will be issued within 48 hours of class date.
No, but if you need some extra driver safety points on your driving record then what better way to spend time with your child?
Use our contact form. If you need urgent attention send TEXT ONLY to (252) 256-1928.