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St. Petersburg Driving Lessons And Traffic School

Learn to drive in Tampa, Brandon, Bradenton, Sarasota, Pinellas Park, Largo, Gandy, Gulfport, Clearwater & Surrounding Areas.

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St. Petersburg Driving Lessons
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  • Florida State Certified Instructors
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From Permit to License... We cover it all!

With All Florida Safety Institute in St. Petersburg, you can take all of the state required classes and tests, enjoy private, personalized, one-on-one driving instruction and take your Road Skills Test all in the same place! Our comprehensive lesson packages will leave you or your teen with all the knowledge and tools to pass the state test for their license, and then some.

Our Lessons run in 1.5-hour increments and start with our basic 4 lessons/6-hour plan that will acclimate your teen to the car and driving. Our 12-hour plan is the most popular with 8 lessons and a comprehensive set of experiences designed to promote a full understanding of driving safety, awareness, skills, and knowledge. Our 18, 24 and 48-hour lessons will cover the needed requirements for driver’s license testing and provide extensive hands-on driving experience for you or your teen. Each package is tailored to the individual student, please follow the link below to learn more…

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Our St. Petersburg Driving School

Our driving instructors are trained to give you the best driving school experience when it comes to customer service and building your confidence on the road. No matter what age you are, we welcome everyone to learn safe and defensive driving skills or participate in our traffic school programs to get points off of your license. Our lessons are perfect for both teenagers and adults who want to get an extra confidence boost on the road. Safety is always our number one priority and we work one on one with each student to make sure that they are ready to drive.

 

St. Petersburg driving lessons and traffic school

Our programs are designed to get you on the road safely and quickly. All Florida Safety Institute conducts driving lessons in a fleet of over 40 student driver cars including 2016-2018 Ford Fusions and Focuses, Hyundai Sonatas and Honda Accords. All of our student driver vehicles is outfitted with driving instructor brake controls and mirrors in addition to being registered with the FLHSMV as instructional vehicles. Read our reviews on Google and Facebook, this is the best place to learn how to drive in St.Petersburg and Pinellas Park! If you are unable to come to our office, our instructors will gladly pick you up at your work, home or school. We make taking driving lessons easy and stress-free!


Defensive Driving Tips

Defensive drivers are able to avoid crashes and to lower their risks behind the wheel. If you have been driving for a long time, you already know that not all people drive well. Unfortunately, some of the people who do not drive well think that they are the best. Apart from speeding aggressively, some drivers wander from one lane to the other because they do not care about the other drivers on the road. Others tailgate and change their directions suddenly without using their turn signal. Aggressive drivers are a real road hazard. Here are the key defensive driving tips to keep in mind when on the road.


Never use your mobile phone when driving

If you start receiving, sending messages or chatting on your mobile phone when driving, your concentration will be reduced, and you will not be able to know what other drivers around you are planning to do. Mobile phone use is distracting and you should park your vehicle before you start chatting or sending a message. You should also park your vehicle whenever the need to make an emergency call arises.

Pay close attention to the traffic signs

Most drivers are not usually attentive when around traffic signs and mostly speed or go the wrong way when driving on one-way streets. Traffic signs will inform you about the set speed limits and staying within them will be possible. That is a key part of defensive driving. Regardless of what you are planning to do, never follow what the drivers ahead of you are doing. After all, they might not be following the set road rules and doing what they do might result in an accident. Be ready to obey traffic lights because a single wrong turn around a signal light might result in an accident.


Never follow another vehicle too closely

Ensure that there is sufficient room between your vehicle and the one ahead of you – that will help you act fast if need to stop suddenly arises. If the room is inadequate, there is a higher chance of rear-ending the car ahead of you and including when the other driver is at fault, the insurance provider might raise your rates and consider you to be at fault. Ensure that the distance between you and the other car is at least two car lengths. That way, you will have adequate room if the need to stop quickly arose.


Learn to drive in every weather condition

Bad weather conditions are a leading cause of vehicle accidents. To avoid accidents, do not drive after dark or during bad weather conditions until you have honed your driving skills. Have someone to drive with you at night until you are skilled. Practice winter driving in empty parking lots. That way, you will be able to avoid accidents.


Give other drivers the right of way

From time to time, you will come to four way stops or some other situations where figuring out the driver with the right of way will be hard. When in such situations, let the other drivers decide whether to move first. If another person starts pulling out immediately you start, you might end up causing a crash. Waiting might take several seconds, but you will get to where you want to be safely.

Our Customers Say…

Aminah A., Ponte Vedra

My assigned driving instructor, Derra, was amazing!! Taught we everything I needed to know, was very friendly and straight-to-the-point. This service is very effective and worth every penny! The man who runs this program, Dave, is super kind an really looks out for your best interest when driving. When I took the test I was confident and ready because of my prior knowledge and experience with this driving institute. I passed my first time around! This course will prepare you for the license test, as well as, becoming a defensive driver with great driving habits. Thank you Derra!!

Kelli M., Jacksonville

Larry Wagner was my son’s instructor. My son is on the Autism spectrum and Larry was fantastic with him. He gave him the tools he needed to be confident enough to drive. We were worried he would never want to learn. With the excellent instruction he received he was able to pass his road test the first try! Zach was so proud of himself and that was worth it all. Thank you All Florida Safety Institute for being another piece of the puzzle towards my son’s independence.

Riley F., Fleming Island

Great experience! I was newly licensed before taking the course and Brent (my instructor) improved my driving greatly. I took the 24 hour course and would recommend as many people as possible to take this course! Brent taught me tricks for parking, driving in the rain, and smoothed out my turns. Brent was very funny and driving with him was very enjoyable!

Jennifer C., Ocala

I purchased the 12 hours of Instruction for my son who already had his drivers license because I was still not 100% comfortable with him on the road by himself and it was the Best decision I ever made. He started his lessons within days of me calling and his driving improved immensely. We had Brent as our Driver and he was AWESOME!!!

Marta B., St. Petersburg

My son has autism and Mr. George Trimm was so successful teaching him to drive! My son got his license yesterday and I can not tell you how proud he is! George has experience with special needs young adults and was able to keep my son calm and able to learn. Being able to drive is such an important part of being able to live independently: I owe George for helping him take a big step closer to being independent! George is patient, very clear in his instructions and so very understanding. I passed his name onto the school system. I hope more families will take advantage of George’s expertise in teaching people with special needs to drive. Thank you to All Florida Safety Institute and George!