In Car Brush Up Lessons

New Driver Classroom/In-Car

Dare to Prepare: Free Event Open to the Public

What you and your teen need to know before they drive!  This is a pre-permit program for parents and teens that provides critical information that teens need to know before they get behind the wheel.  This presentation covers:

  • State requirements for obtaining a permit and a driver's license
  • Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Components
  • Role and responsibility of the caregiver
  • Statistics on teen driving
  • Sample parent-teen agreement
  • Practical steps on teaching teens to drive

Classroom Requirements

  1. Preregistration is required. You may call 1-800-723-7021 or e-mail
  2. Teens are to attend with a caregiver
AAA Driving School LancasterWednesday March 135:30PM-7:00PM
AAA Driving School, LancasterWednesday, June 55:30PM-7:00PM




How To Drive Classroom Instruction

Classes are scheduled several times throughout the year, in Lancaster only, offering a wide range of invaluable information to the new driver. Course includes:

  • Influence of emotions on driving ability
  • Alcohol/Drug risk awareness
  • Risks of drowsy & distracted driving
  • Signs and signals
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Different environmental influences
  • Pennsylvania motoring laws

Classroom Requirements

  1. Preregistration is required
  2. 30 hours of instruction are necessary to achieve certification. Any missed classroom sessions must be made up during a corresponding session. It is the student's responsibility to make arrangements with the Driving School office for ANY missed classes.
  3. Parents/Guardians must check in with the instructor the first night. An agreement form that needs to be signed, will be presented to the parent/guardian at the first session.

2024 Driving School Classroom Schedule

AAA Driving School, Lancaster

March 20 -May 15

Make-up May 10 & 15

Mon & Wed6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AAA Driving School, Lancaster

June 11 - Aug 13

Make-up Aug 8 & 13

Tues & Thurs9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Please refer to the Program Options linked below for the list of prices.

Questions?  Please contact the AAA Driving School.  You may call 1-800-723-7021 or e-mail


In-Car Instruction

Lessons are flexibly scheduled to accommodate the student’s schedule. Practice between lessons is strongly encouraged in order to successfully complete the program in 6 hours of instruction.  AAA offers a free Parent Guide, “Coaching Your New Driver – An In-Car Guide for Parents”. This guide offers behind the wheel lesson plans, including a variety of “DOs and DON’Ts” to make the learning experience as helpful as possible.  For more information, please call (800)723-7021.

Lessons include

  • Understanding the vehicle
  • Practice on a driving range
  • Practice in-town, expressway and country driving

In-Car Requirements

  1. Students must obtain a Pennsylvania learner’s permit prior to taking the In-car instruction. A Pennsylvania Driver’s Manual to assist students through the licensing process can be obtained at PennDOT examination points.
  2. Students under eighteen (18) years of age must have a parent’s or guardian’s permission for AAA in-car instruction.

Students can meet in-car instructors at the Estelle Drive (Lancaster) office. In rare instances when students need to be picked up at their homes, an additional travel fee will be charged(pick-up and drop-off time must be scheduled in advance).

AAA Driving School management reserves the right, at its discretion, to accept or reject any applicant for training, to discontinue training, or to cancel a scheduled lesson or class, when conditions (environmental or other), make it unsafe to continue instruction.

Please refer to the Program Options linked below for the list of prices.


To register, please complete this Driving school enrollment form. Send the completed form, along with full payment, to the AAA Driving School to start the enrollment process. A Driving School representative will contact you as soon as possible after your enrollment has been processed to schedule your in-car lessons.
Completed forms may be mailed to: AAA Driving School, 804 Estelle Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601

For more information on the AAA Driving School, please call 1-800-723-7021 or send an e-mail to


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Program Options

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Driving School Enrollment Form

Please download and print this Driving School Enrollment Form.

Driving School Agreement Form

Please download and print this Driving School Agreement Form.

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