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Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside FAQ's

How do I know if Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside is certified by Florida's DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses?
While we do include Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside's contact information in our driving school directory, we cannot say with certainty as to whether Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside is licensed by the State of Florida.  We recommend that you either contact Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside directly or possibly the Florida DMV to find out if Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside is a certified driver training school.
Could I just have my mother or father teach me how to drive instead of paying money to take a professional behind-the-wheel training course?
It depends on which state you live in.  There are some states which allow you to complete your hands-on driver training with a parent or guardian instead of enrolling in a professional driving school.  However many states require that new drivers take a professionally-taught driver training course.  We recommend that you check with your state's DMV office to find out if your parent or guardian can fill the role as your behind-the-wheel driving instructor.
Do you know if Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside will let me take my driver training using an automatic-shift vehicle? I don't know anything about using a stick-shift.
Considering you're a brand new driver, you probably don't know a whole lot about driving ANY type of vehicle, be it a stick OR an automatic!  Nevertheless, if you have a preference, you probably should contact Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside and see if they can accommodate you before registering for their driver training course.
What happens to those of us who live in a rural area? Will Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside include instruction on how to drive on dirt roads, mountain roads, and other rugged?
If you live in a rural location, there is a high probability that a local driving school like Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside will either want--or even be required--to tailor their instruction towards driving safely in your particular locale.
Are 14-year-olds eligible to obtain a learner's permit in Florida?
Although a few states allow teen-agers to begin practicing how to drive at 14, most states have set the minimum age for which to receive a learner's permit at either 15 or 15½.  You will need to contact the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a licensed driving school like Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside to find out what the minimum age for driving is in Florida. 
Am I required to take a Jacksonville Florida classroom or online drivers education course before I can register for a behind-the-wheel training course through Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside?
This requirement varies by state but most states do require new teen-aged drivers to take BOTH a classroom-based driver education course (generally 30 hours in length) AND a driver training course.  You should ask Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside if they offer one or both programs.
I'm required to take a defensive driving course in Jacksonville Florida. Do you know if Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside offers defensive driving classes in Jacksonville Florida?
Yes, Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside does offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Jacksonville Florida.  For more information about their class schedule and how/when to sign up for one of their behind-the-wheel training courses, please contact Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside directly.
What steps do I have to take in order to get a Florida drivers license in Jacksonville Florida?
Most states require that teen-agers who are applying for their first driver's license complete both a safe driving classroom course and a driver training course.  Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside may be able to help you fulfill the behind-the-wheel training portion in Florida.  Please contact Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside for more information. 

 
Is hands-on driver training required in Florida in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle?
Absolutely.  All new drivers in Florida must take an approved behind-the-wheel training course before they can get a license to independently operate a motor vehicle.
Is it possible to register for a Florida-approved behind-the-wheel training course before I obtain my Florida learners permit?
It depends on what the specific laws are in Florida, however most states require first-time drivers to receive an learners permit before registering for a driver training course.  We recommend you contact a driving school such as Florida Accredited Driver Improvement--Westside to obtain more information.

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