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Driver's Ed.

30hr Virginia Driver's Ed. for teens, Adult waiver course, 8hr 3x Fail Re-Examination, and 8hr driver improvement, all online!

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Court ordered, DMV assigned, Volunteer or Insurance savings. Earn 5 points online or in-person with our 8hr programs!

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3x Fail Permit

Failed your permit exam 3 times? You need the 8hr driver's manual course. This program is available online & in-person.

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Need to complete your DMV required driving hours to get your license, or just want some brush up lessons?

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Richmond's premier driving school

Virginia Driver's Education made easy with CDIC Driving School.

Commonwealth Driver Improvement Clinic (CDIC) is a full-fledged driving school, established in 2001. Since then, we have grown to be one of the top rated driving schools and an integral part of the Richmond community. Our pledge to you is to provide a safe, courteous service with a personal touch. We offer quality instruction at the lowest price guaranteed.

Whether you prefer to learn online or in-person, we have you covered! We are a one stop shop and approved by the Virginia DMV for every Driver's Education program in the state of Virginia.

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30hr Teen Driver's Ed.

Ready to get your first Virginia Driver's License? This is the program for you! Online course & in-person driving.


30hr Adult Waiver 18+

Waive your 60-day learner's permit holding period/mandatory road skills test and obtain a driver's license.


Behind The Wheel Only

Complete your mandatory drive times with a certified instructor to obtain your Virginia License.


8hr Driver Improvement

Virginia Driver Improvement can be taken online, or join us in-person every Wednesday or Saturday at 9am.


8hr 3x Fail Re-Exam

Failed your permit written test 3 times and need the driver's manual course? Take our online, or in-person course!


Private Driving Lessons

Private lessons are specifically tailored to your needs. Whether it be brush up lessons or advanced driving.

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Years in Driver's Education

Does CDIC offer both in-person and online courses?

Yes we do! We offer 8hr Virginia Driver Improvement, 8hr 3x Fail Driver's Manual, and 30 hour online Driver's Ed. entirely online! To learn more visit our online course portal here: CDIC Online Courses

Where exactly is CDIC located?

We are located inside of the Dominion Village Shopping Center at the corner of Creighton Rd. and Laburnum Ave. The closest landmarks to us are:

Jackie’s Soul Food
Wawa (across from the 7-Eleven)
Henrico Credit Union (Our door is directly in front of their drive thru aisles, stating “driving school” in red letters.

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At what age can you obtain a Learner's Permit or Driver's License in Virginia?

Teens are able to apply for a Virginia Learner’s Permit at the age of 15 years old and six months. At age 16 years and 3 months, teens can officially become licensed through our Driver’s Education program (to include 36-hours of classroom instruction and 14 in-car sessions – 7 driving and 7 observing)

How do I get my Virginia Driver's License?

Adults 18+
Option 1
Obtain a Learner’s Permit
Take and pass a Driver Education classroom/online course
Complete 7 hours of required Behind-The-Wheel training
Student will be issued an “Adult Waiver” to take to DMV to receive Driver’s License

Option 2
Obtain a Learner’s Permit and hold it for 60 days
Complete the DMV Maneuver Form
Take the Road Skills Test at DMV

Teens Under 18 Years Old
Obtain Learner’s Permit (must be 15 and 6 months)
Take and pass a Driver Education classroom course
Complete 7 hours of required Behind-The-Wheel training and 7 hours of observation
Hold Learner’s Permit for 9 months
Student will be issued a temporary Driver’s License.
We can help you through all of this give us a call to find out how.

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Richmond's Premier Driving School

Why choose CDIC?

We're a part of the community, we've been here for decades and we care about our neighbors. We take driving safety seriously and go above and beyond to instill the best defensive driving habits possible within all of our students.

Our school maintains high standards that will not be compromised and our instructors are there for you, not just during classes or driving lessons. All of our instructors are certified through the Virginia Department of Education as well as the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and fully licensed, bonded, and insured.

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