Teenage and Adult Comprehensive Driver Education
We are offering both virtual live and in person courses
Please read below for information regarding dates, locations and the registration process
(We know this is a lot of information, please read to fully understand our program and process. Thank you!)
Nathan's Driving School, Inc. offers a comprehensive driver's education program. Classroom instruction is thirty hours and includes a minimum of six hours of behind the wheel lessons with our basic package.
All classes and in car lessons are taught by state licensed instructors.
The basic program satisfies the requirements of the Joshua Law. In addition to the 30/6 program we offer do offer packages with more hours of in car lessons and road tests on and off site.
We have two main locations. Links to the dates and registration for Chamblee/Brookhaven and our Roswell/Alpharetta location are below. We are enrolling for Fall of 2021
For recommendations of how many hours of behind the wheel are needed please click here or see below
DETAILS AND HOW-TO
The buttons on this page will take you to the dates and registration for reach location
You pick your date and package in the registration form
We must have a minimum of five students for the class and we will be limiting in person registrations.
Students enrolling in any of our sessions MUST attend all portions of the curriculum and complete the entire 30 hours. You cannot be late or leave early.
Make up days are ONLY offered with medical excuses or emergency and makeup dates are subject to availability.
Students do not need a learners permit for the classroom and classroom portions of packages
Students must have a valid Learners Permit in order to take the Behind The Wheel lessons.
We do offer private permit tutoring.
Students who are 14 and in 9th grade may register for the classroom
Adults and those 18 and over may also register
You must receive both a confirmation from Nathan's from Paypal that you are registered for a confirmed spot for any program
Virtual Remote classes are available via zoom at various schedules
Schedules listed on the website are for classroom time only.
You must complete your classroom portion if registered first before scheduling your behind the wheel
The Behind the Wheel in car lessons are by appointment only and available on a first come first serve basis.
All in car lessons are taught in 2 hour segments.
All lessons start and end at one of our locations or from the school the program is being taught at. Please check and confirm your lesson time and pick up location.
For Road Tests You must take a minimum of three behind the wheel lessons from us to schedule and take a test on site here.
Road Tests cannot be scheduled until the behind the wheel lessons are complete and all tests require one week minimum to schedule (according to state rules)
For more information on road tests, please see our road test page here
We do offer a service to take students to a DDS location as well as offer brush up lessons before testing at DDS
We work with students with all levels of abilities and needs. Please let us know if you have a special need, requirement and/or anything we should know in advance to help you have the best and most productive lesson possible. We have certain instructors who specialize in certain areas so please do inform us!
We do offer our program at specific schools. Please contact us via phone at 770-454-9100 to find out about programs currently at your school or to see about setting up a program there
We do offer private classes for students of five or more at specialized schedules. Contact us via phone for more information at 770-454-9100
As of 8/21/2021- masks are still required for both classroom and in-car instruction (closed indoor spaces) regardless of vaccination status (DUE TO THE VARIANT)
Most of your questions can be answered by
visiting our FAQs page and pricing section
Dates and Registration Links
Behind The Wheel Hour Recommendations
2 hours - Recommended for people who need just a refresher and/or an experience driving on Georgia roads
4 hours - Recommended for drivers who have already had extensive practice and have specific requests (such as
or highway driving)
6 hours - Recommended for driver's who need basic skill practice, parking skill practice and who have driven before. Also
required by DDS for students to take the state road test directly with us.
8 hours - Recommended for people who need more practice with basic skills, parking skills, highway driving and test prep
10 hours - Recommended for novice drivers who have not driven before and need to learn car basics, the rules of the road
and a more comprehensive experience. This is the minimum we recommend for teenage drivers and includes time
or consultation with parent/guardian
12 hours - Recommended for people who need some extra time and practice beyond the minimum . Recommended for
international drivers who are new to driving in the United States.
20 hours - Recommended for new drivers who need all the basic skills, parking, highway driving, test prep and extensive
practice and more experiences (including night driving)
30 hours -Recommended for any student who is a novice driver and has specific needs and needs a lot of practice with the
safety and guidance from learning with a licensed instructor.
40 hours - Recommended for drivers who need more extensive practice over time in a consistent manner. Recommended
for students who will not have the opportunity to have extensive driving practice at home with family.