Driver Manual Course

Learn the Driving Manual & Pass the DMV Knowledge Test        Go to Class Calendars

Community Driving School (CDS) provides the 8 hour Virginia Driver Manual Course. This course familiarizes testing candidates with the Virginia Driver Manual. This class is designed for those who failed the DMV Knowledge test three times and re-establishes eligibility to retake the test.  This class is available to all ages.

To be admitted to the Driver Manual class, teens 17 and younger must provide a certificate of completion showing that they have previously succesfully completed the 30 hr / 36 period Driver Education classroom course.
• In public schools this is referred to as the Certificate of Completion - Classroom Driver Education, DEC-1 "green card"
• In commercial driving school this is referred to as the Virginia Driver Training Certificate of Classroom Completion DTS 36,
• On-line Driver's Education providers, approved by the Virginia DMV, issue their own certificate that must be presented for admission to the Driver Manual course.

DMV Knowledge Test Prep Class

Don't fail the DMV Knowledge a third time! Community Driving School (CDS) has a class designed to lead students through the Virginia Driver Manual and prepare them to pass the DMV Knowledge test.  This class is open to those who have failed the knowledge test once or twice and has no prerequisite requirements.

Important Note: The Test Prep Class does not re-establish testing eligibility and is not intended for people who have already failed the Two-Part DMV Knowledge Test 3 times.

All Students must wear a facemask during classroom instruction and be in good health.

Driver Manual Class Calendar

Check our Driver Manual Course Calendar below, pick your class location & date. For convenience, you may register now and make your payment on-line with a debit or credit card. Important: All 17year olds and younger must bring a Drivers Ed classroom completion certificate to take this class.

COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing is limiting class size.  Please be prepared to register early to gain admission to this class.  All students must wear a facemask during class and be in good health.

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 Driver Manual Course Calendars for Midlothian & Goochland

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