Driver's Ed program at Madeira

November 14, 2014

Madeira is pleased to announce that we will offer driver's ed through I Drive Smart, a Virginia licensed driver education company. I Drive Smart will hold classes for Madeira students at Madeira in the library AV room beginning Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m. and will continue for  December 14, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, and 22.  

All instructors are either active duty or retired police officers with over 150 hours of specialized training. 


  • Thirty-six (36) fifty-minute periods of classroom instruction 
  • Seven (7) fifty-minute periods of behind the wheel training as required for Virginia Certification 
  • Course Textbook 
  • On-line Registration 
  • Temporary License after successful completion of the Virginia Road Skills Test 

The cost of the full package is $599.  

Note: The classroom instruction is divided into nine (9) sessions. In-car training divided into seven one-hour and forty minute  sessions (one 50 minute period driving and one 50 minute observing) with a partner according to Virginia State Law. The sessions offered at Madeira are the classroom sessions - you will scheduled behind-the-wheel sessions with I Drive Smart separately. 

To register for the course, please go to www.idrivesmart.com,choose your state, click Account Log-In in the upper right  and create an account.  From your account page click  “Schedules”>”New Driver Training” on the orange bar, select your class and click “Attend  Class” to complete the registration process. If you need further assistance registering, please contact I  Drive Smart at 301-605-7761.

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