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Our Services

Behind the Wheel Drivers Training – Under the age of 18 (mandatory seven days) $250.00 (Hampton, Newport News). Williamsburg – $275.00 (travel tax for instructors)


In this 7-day program, we provide full transportation with pick-up and drop-off services and will work with your teen to help fine tune their driving skills. We strongly recommend they have prior driving experience and are comfortable behind the wheel. The course covers basic driving skills as well as defensive driving tactics. On the last day of the course, the teen takes the DMV road test with our instructor and upon successful completion, the student will be issued a temporary driver’s license which is valid for six months.

ADULTS Behind the wheel Training – 19 and older (mandatory 7 days) $400.00

Adults Behind the wheel age 18+ still in high school (mandatory 7 days) $275.00


In this 7-day program, we provide full transportation with pick-up and drop-off services. All adults must have a valid learners permit AND finish certificate (green card) from a Virginia certified 36 hour classroom course. Upon completion driver will receive a finish certificate that can be turned in to the DMV to receive their license, the hard-copy driver license will be mailed to them.

Peninsula Driving School LLC offers an instructional driving program for teens and adults with the desire to learn how to become a master of the road. We serve Newport News, Hampton, Yorktown, and Poquoson with your driving school needs. When you are ready to sit behind the driver’s
wheel, we’re ready to help you fine tune your driving skills! Please call or text to schedule!

About Us

We have a tremendous amount of experience teaching Driver’s Education in the classroom and
on the road with teens on the Peninsula! With over 15 years’ experience, Erick Mays and Steven
Rose, formerly of Coastal Virginia Driving Academy, are committed to providing a positive,
relaxed, but focused atmosphere in the car.
Co-owner/Instructor: Erick Mays
A native of Newport News, Virginia and a graduate of Menchville High School (‘92) and
Christopher Newport University (‘98). For the last 22 years, he has taught in the Newport News
Public School System. He resides in Newport News along with his family.
Co-owner/Instructor: Steven Rose
A native of Newport News, Virginia and a graduate of Denbigh High School (‘03) and James
Madison University (‘07). For the last 9 years, he has taught in the Newport News Public
Schools System. He resides in Newport News along with his family.


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Peninsula Driving School
40 Huguenot Road Newport News, Virginia 23606
757 342-3705


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