Driver Education at Driving Academy of Northwest Arkansas

Comprehensive Driver Education  »  $525

Comprehensive Driver Education (40-Hour Program)

30 Hours of Classroom Instruction (usually five days @ 6 hours per day)
6 Hours of Driving Lessons  (4 lessons @ 1.5 hours each)
4 Hours of documentation of practice

2-Hour Parent Seminar (parent only)

Successful completion of all four of the requirements listed above earns the student a Certificate of Achievement which many insurance companies require for driver education discounts.

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30 Hours Classroom Instruction Only  »  $250

Thirty clock-hours of interactive class time and assignments.  For each class, instruction will be facilitated by passionate, well-trained instructors using current AAA curriculum, interactive media segments, current videos, group duscussions, role-playing, visuals, impactful lectures, and excellent guest speakers. The first hour of the first day will be an orientation meeting for the students. A parent or legal guardian will need to attend one of our 2-hour parent seminars, unless a parent has already attended within 2 years of the first day of class.

This is one of the four requirements for students desiring to earn a Certificate of Achievement for our Comprehensive Driver Education program.

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1 Driving Lesson (1.5 hours)  »  $140

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, one of our state-certified driving instructors will lead the student to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction.

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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4 Driving Lessons (6 hours)  »  $420

This 6-hour package is best for teens or young adults already accustomed to the rules in this country or international students who have moderate to ample driving experience in another country.  Six hours of instruction is NOT enough for a beginning international student to learn and master all of the important skills and rules needed to become a safe driver in the United States. 

This is one of the four requirements for students desiring to earn a Certificate of Achievement for our Comprehensive Driver Education program.

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8 Driving Lessons (12 hours)  »  $798

This 12-hour package is best for beginning international and beginning median-adult students or teens who are not able to practice in their own family vehicle. While many factors naturally effect the number of instructional hours needed to become a safe driver on the various types of roads and traffic, we have found that if new students will follow our advice in regards to the spacing between lessons and complete the training within 4 to 8 weeks, they should be ready to pass the road test and drive safely and intelligently on their own.

Student must have in their possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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Tutoring Session (1.5 Hours)  »  $60

This is a private tutoring session with a Driving Academy instructor to prepare for the Arkansas Instructional Permit knowledge test or to study for a re-take of a DANWA classroom test for which a score of 85% is one requirement to obtain a "Certificate of Achievement".  We provide this tutoring at our office/classroom in Bentonville.

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Tutoring 2 Sessions (3 Hrs)  »  $120

This is two private tutoring sessions with a Driving Academy instructor to prepare for the Arkansas Instructional Permit knowledge test, get assistance with DriveFit, or study for a re-take of a DANWA classroom test for which a score of 85% is one requirement to obtain a "Certificate of Achievement".  We provide this tutoring at our office/classroom in Bentonville.

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Parent Seminar  »  $0

Informative 2-hour classroom instruction for the parents of teens that includes:

  • orientation to Comprehensive Driver Ed program
  • parental responsibilities 
  • basic driving techniques
  • best vehicles for new drivers
  • Arkansas' rules of the road   

This is available for no charge to parents of teens considering our program and is one of the four requirements for students desiring to earn a Certificate of Achievement for our Comprehensive Driver Education program.

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Senior Drivers 4-Hour Defensive Driving Course  »  $30

Four hours of classroom instruction designed for senior adult drivers

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Court-Mandated Defensive Driving Course  »  $40

Six-hour Defensive Driving Classroom Instruction for those who have received traffic tickets.

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Voluntary Defensive Driving Course  »  $40

Six Hours of classroom designed for adult drivers of all experience levels

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DRS In-Car Evaluation for 3rd party (2 hrs.)  »  $300

"Return to Driving" In-car Evaluation by our Driving Rehabilitation Specialist is for drivers who have experienced a traumatic event, illness, disease, or aging that has caused the driver to cease driving or has caused the driver, family, or physician to question his or her ability to drive safely.  Evaluee must first obtain an Rx from his/her physician and complete the "Return to Driving" clinical evaluation by UAMS Outpatient Therapy Clinic OT/DRS before obtaining this professional evaluation of driving ability.  Final report will be given to the driver, the UAMS OT/DRS, and the prescribing physician.

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1 DRS Lesson (1.5 hrs)  »  $135

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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4 DRS Lessons (6 hours)  »  $540

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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8 DRS Lessons (12 hours)  »  $1,080

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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12 DRS Lessons (18 hrs)  »  $1,620

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet. These prices include use of our vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, English-proficiency, and amount of correct practice between lessons, if practical.

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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DRS Training 4 lessons with Equipment Starter Package  »  $800

This 8-hour package includes 0.5-hours prior to the first lesson to properly select and install the needed equipment to modify our training vehicle for the client's needs, four 1.5-hour driving lessons with the needed equipment to modify our vehicle, and 1.5-hours for the final fitting of the equipment and training in the client's newly-modified vehicle.  It does not include travel time to the mobility provider's location.  The process of learning to drive and/or learning to drive with the equipment may require more lessons in our car with the equipment.

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DRS Training with Equipment Starter Package  »  $500

This 5-hour package includes 0.5-hours prior to the first lesson to properly select and install the needed equipment to modify our training vehicle for the client's needs, two 1.5-hour driving lessons with the needed equipment to modify our vehicle, and 1.5-hours for the final fitting of the equipment and training in the client's newly-modified vehicle.  It does not include travel time to the mobility provider's location.  The process of learning to drive and/or learning to drive with the equipment may require more lessons in our car with the equipment.

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1 DRS Lesson with Equipment (1.5 hrs)  »  $150

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet in our vehicle that has been modified with equipment specifically to meet the student's needs. These prices include use of our modified vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, and English-proficiency. 

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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4 DRS Lessons with Equipment (6 hours)  »  $600

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet in our vehicle that has been modified with equipment specifically to meet the student's needs. These prices include use of our modified vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, and English-proficiency. 

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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8 DRS Lessons with Equipment (12 hours)  »  $1,200

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet in our vehicle that has been modified with equipment specifically to meet the student's needs. These prices include use of our modified vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, and English-proficiency. 

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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12 DRS Lessons with Equipment (18 hrs)  »  $1,800

During each of the 1.5-hour lessons, our Driver Rehabilitation Specialist will lead the student with a disability to learn and master the skills according to our systematic skills sheet in our vehicle that has been modified with equipment specifically to meet the student's needs. These prices include use of our modified vehicle, gasoline, insurance, and professional instruction. 

Factors that determine the number of instructional hours needed to become a proficient driver for all the various types of roads and traffic include age, type of disability, amount of driving experience, teach-ability, length of time in the U.S., spacing between lessons, and English-proficiency. 

The student must have in his/her possession an Arkansas Driving permit or a U.S. state driver license.

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Driver Education

Behind-the-Wheel Training

Mature Driver Training

Defensive Driving Class

Driver Rehabilitation and Training

Behind-the-Wheel Evaluation

 

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