Driving is a serious activity that demands responsibility
We are the #1 driving school serving the Gaithersburg, MD and broader Montgomery County community. We offer affordable behind-the-wheel and ONLINE classroom education for teens and adults.
Q:Why do I need Driver Education?
A.In July, 1999 Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration completely revamped its licensing procedure. The new licensing system became the Rookie Driver, Maryland’s Graduated Licensing System (GLS). Under the new system, everyone, regardless of age, applying for a driver’s license must satisfactorily complete a driver education course.
Q:What does your course provide?
A. We offer the 36-hour Maryland MVA approved course. The course is comprised of thirty hours of classroom and six hours of in-car training. Thirty (30) hours of classroom instruction: There will be ten sessions; each session will be 3 hours and 15 minutes long with a 15-minute break between each 11/2 hours. Classes are Monday through Friday for two weeks. *Six (6) hours of in-car training. There will be three sessions lasting two hours per session. Driving times are made by appointment.
Q:Do I need a Learner’s Permit to take your course?
A.A Learner’s Permit is Not necessary to take Driver’s Education in the State of Maryland. A Learners permit is need for the in-car driving. Student must bring birth certificate if they do not have their Learners Permit.
Q:Who needs to attend?
A. Any resident of Maryland, 15 years of age or older, who is interested in obtaining a driver’s license.
Q:When and how do I register?
A. Students may register in person by coming to the Good Start Driving School Office or over the phone Monday through Friday from 9AM to 6 PM and Saturday 9AM to 1PM. New classes start every other Monday. Class seats are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are only 30 seats available in each class.
Q:How much does the class cost, and when should I pay?
A. Sign up now for the 36-hour drivers education course and pay Good Start’s Grand special discount price. Please contact the Good Start Driving School office for more information about the service fees. A deposit is due by the first day of your class and/or in car session. The remaining balance is due before student takes their final class and/or session. Payments may be made in the form of cash, check, money order or credit/debit card (Visa, Master, Discover & American Express).