FAQs – A1 Defensive Driving School

Frequently asked questions and answers about the A1 Defensive Driving School of VA and our courses can be seen here. If you have any questions or comments regarding the courses or dates offered, please do not hesitate to contact us!

We process your info within 24 hours so that you get immediate credit.

Q: Who is A1 Defensive Driving School for?

  • Court directed individuals
  • DMV directed individuals
  • Volunteers
  • Corporate employees
  • DMV suspended

Q: What’s the result if I take the defensive driving course?

  • Education and updated information to help you drive defensively
  • + 5 driving points for DMV directed & volunteer students
  • Court directed students get a reduction or dismissal of the ticket
  • Potential auto insurance discounts may be awarded
  • Reinstatement of your driving privileges

Q: How much does the defensive driving school cost?
A: The cost of each defensive driving course is $65 (the best rate in town)
If you pre-register the cost is $60. Pre-register with a friend, the cost is $55.

Q: What form of payments are accepted?
A: Cash (preferred) or money order paid to A1 Defensive Driving School.

Q: What dates are the defensive driving courses offered?
A: Courses are offered each month on a Saturday. Check site for updates!

Q: How do I sign up?
A: It’s an open door policy. Just show up or pre-register for a discount.

Q: Must a parent attend ?
A: No, but if you need points, what better way to spend time with your child.

Q: How reputable is your company?
A: We are the first established defensive driving school in Charlottesville. We have processed¬†over 8,000 students since 1994 and we’re DMV & AAA certified.

Q: Do the classes ever fill up?
A: We have plenty of seating available. Just show up on time!

Q: Do you ever cancel classes?
A: We’ve been in business since 1994 and only canceled 3 classes due to snow. If weather’s an issue, please call the day before class or check the website for any change in schedule. We’ll be sure to announce any changes.

Q: What do I need to bring?
A: Valid photo ID, payment, and a good attitude.

Q: What time does class start. Do we get a lunch break?
A: Class starts at 8:00 am, ends at 4:30 pm, and lunch break is at noon.

Q: What is the best way to get in touch with the owner?
A: The best way to communicate with us is by using the contact form on this site. Should you require immediate attention you may send a Text ONLY to (252)256 1928.

Approved by Virginia DMV and AAA of VA