9 months or until you turn 18, whichever comes first!
llinois law requires that you have at least 50 hours of behind-the-wheel training, including 10 hours of nighttime driving, in addition to your driver education training, before youare eligible to obtain a driver’s license at age 16.
If you are under 18, you cannot drive during the following times:
Your instruction permit allows you to drive during the behind-the wheel portion of your driver education class with an adult instructor occupying the seat next to you. It also allows you to drive with a parent, legal guardian or responsible adult age 21 or older with a valid license for the type of vehicle you are driving and at least one year of driving experience. After you have successfully completed the driver education class, you may continue practice driving with your instruction permit, under the direct supervisionof a responsible adult, as outlined above.
If you are age 15-17, you may receive your instruction permit if you are enrolled in our approved driver education class or will start attending class within the next 30 days. The instruction permit is valid for 24 months and must be held for at least nine consecutive months prior to obtaining a driver's license if you are 16 or older.
If you are age 17 and 3 months or older, you may apply for an instruction permit without taking a driver education course. When you apply for your instruction permit, you must pass the vision and written exams for the license classification you are seeking.
Classroom lasts for five weeks. Three classes per week for two hours each session.
After the permit is received, behind the wheel sessions will start and be scheduled. Driving, observation, travel time or any combination shall not exceed 3 hours in a 24hour period.
We teach you safe effective strategies for city driving and it's unique challenges. Training that lasts a lifetime!
Students must attend all classes. Any missed classes must be made up.
Missing Driving sessions will result in a fee of $50 unless canceled at least 48 hours in advance.
Yes, we offer DMV road testing service at Elston and Chicago West DMV locations. We can meet you with the vehicle or pick / drop you off. See rates under classes.
Madison to the South, Peterson to the North, Kedzie to the West. Free pick / drop is offered within a certain radius of the office (Ravenswood)
For most driving packages, pick / drop can be added for only $40
Your down payment of $105 is non-refundable if not canceled within 5 days of the classroom start date. The remainder is only refunded if we are notified 5 calendar days prior to your class date.
Ride Chicago Automobile training provides new model Scion vehicles equipped with dual controls for maximum safety.