Virginia DMV and Tennessee Department of Safety-Approved Driving Classes

Driver Training, Inc. offers Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles approved driving instruction for Escort Vehicle Driver Certification, Manual Course, RE-Examination, Driver Education in the classroom, and behind-the-wheel, in addition to Driver Improvement classes that meet the Court and  DMV of Virginia requirements.


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You can find out the latest transportation news, Virginia laws and driver services and Court, DMV requirements.  You can also message us and find out the latest class dates and times.



– We teach more than the typical driver’s ed stuff. We teach real life situations.

– We work hard to reduce the likelihood of ever facing a fatal collision.

– We defuse over-confident drivers and simultaneously help insecure drivers gain confidence.

– We help students gain respect for the driving task.

– We increase parents’ comfort level with their student’s driving.

– We help students learn their limitations of both the vehicle and themselves.


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Green Driving Tips: Small Changes Save Big

Unless you only ever travel on a bicycle and never watch the news or read the newspaper, you probably are aware that gas prices are on the rise. If you were already on a tight budget, then filling up the tank might be draining your account fast. There’s never been a better time to be […]

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Latest News

  • Local Weatherman’s Awesome Parody of ‘Let It Go’ is Amazing Winter Driving Advice

    Cincinnati weatherman Bob Herzog appears to be something of a local legend with his penchant for parody songs – and he’s capitalized on having seen Frozen with his daughter twice by penning lyrics to “Let It Go” – but about winter driving. The song starts at :50, but stick around till about 2:00 to hear […]
  • How Are You Going to Celebrate National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Throughout April?

      Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2012 alone, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes. The U.S. Department of Transportation is leading the effort to stop texting and cell phone use behind the wheel. Since 2009, we have held two national distracted driving summits, banned texting and cell phone use […]
  • Sprint Recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month as Nearly All U.S. Drivers View Texting While Driving as a Serious Threat

      As the country recognizes National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Sprint is reminding wireless consumers to focus on driving while behind the wheel, to not text or email while driving, and to encourage others to promote driver safety in their local community.   According to a 2013 study on traffic safety culture by the AAA […]
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    Dr. Richard Besser discusses common misperceptions with Kelly Ripa. (video) Organ donation is the process of giving an organ or a part of an organ for the purpose of transplantation into another person. In order for a person to become an organ donor, blood and oxygen must flow through the organs until the time of […]
  • Confessions of a Car Salesman

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       You make an offer on the vehicle you want to buy, and the sales associate must “talk to my manager” quote before you can proceed.  He disappears and, for the next 20 minutes, you think he’s pleading your case for low price. “Don’t believe it, we’re talking about last night’s game, or where we’re […]
  • Driver Training Inc. is a sponsor for the 28th Annual BRISTOL POKER RIDE

    Driver Training Inc., a leading Tri-cities provider of driver education and driver improvement services headquartered in Bristol, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a major and ongoing sponsorship of Girls Inc. "Annual Bristol Poker Ride". DTI along with Girls Incorporated of Bristol will continue Hal Boyd's Legacy. Boyd's Bicycle Shop and Girls […]
  • Bristol, Virginia – Exit 7 Road Project Soon to Begin

    BRISTOL, Va. — Traffic in and around Interstate 81’s Exit 7 is about to get even more congested The Virginia Department of Transportation and a contractor are about to begin a 16-month, $3.4 million project that will eventually improve traffic flow through the city’s busiest interchange. Work is scheduled to begin March 17 and continue […]
  • Tesla owner, Elon Musk designs and manufactures electric vehicle

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  • McAuliffe signs end to fees on hybrid cars

    MARK GORMUS/TIMES-DISPATCHPosted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:45 pm | Updated: 10:59 pm, Wed Feb 26, 2014. BY OLYMPIA MEOLA Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia’s annual fee on hybrid vehicles has been kicked to the curb. In what was described as a first, Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a bill dumping the $64 fee live on WTOP radio Wednesday […]
  • The Importance of Wearing Eyeglasses While Driving

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    If you need prescription eyeglasses, driving without them usually isn’t an option. There is a reason that Departments of Motor Vehicles around the world make note of whether or not a driver needs to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. The DMV takes into account various criteria, including how impaired your vision is, if your vision […]