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The Best Driving Schools
in Madison

Looking for the right driving school for you?

We know you take your choice of driving school seriously, and so do we. Our expert selection committee is dedicated to having only the top driving schools that provide the best driving lessons in Madison, and we consider many factors.

Before a school is approved to be on our List of Top Driving Schools the committee does its homework. They research and verify our top schools are accredited and licensed, confirm the number of years they have been in business, look for high customer satisfaction scores and reviews, consider the age and models of vehicles used for training; review their instructor training program, and the curriculum they teach.

Picking the right driving school will go beyond meeting the minimum state requirements. The right school will build a lifelong foundation of proper driving skills, making you a prepared and safe driver.

Driving Lessons From
Top Rated Schools:

1

4 Lakes Driving School

601 N Whitney Way #140, Madison, WI 53705
4 Lakes Driving School  is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
4 Lakes Driving School  Yelp review 111 reviews from Yelp
4 Lakes Driving School  Yelp review 111 reviews from Yelp
As the industry leader in drivers' education and online driving school, it’s our mission and passion to bring you the most effective drivers ed online courses on the market. You’ll find a driving ed interactive curriculum designed to teach you rules of the road that are relevant for your state. Everything you need to pass your permit exam and get on the road with confidence is right here thanks to our online driving lessons.

Service Offered

Teen Full Program - In-Person Class Teen Full Program - In-Person Class
Teen Program - Online Teen Program - Online
Teen Transfer Program Driving Only Teen Transfer Program Driving Only
Adult Programs Adult Programs
Failure to Yield - Online Class Failure to Yield - Online Class
2

Mad Area Driving School

5902 Raymond Rd, Madison, WI 53711
Mad Area Driving School is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Mad Area Driving School Yelp review 102 reviews from Google
Mad Area Driving School Yelp review 102 reviews from Google
Statistics show that Teenagers are the one group of drivers most prone to crashes due to their inexperience. Students who learn and follow defensive driving techniques can mitigate some of their inexperience through knowledge.

Service Offered

Teen-Aged Programs Teen-Aged Programs
Adult Programs Adult Programs
Driver Evaluation Driver Evaluation
BEHIND THE WHEEL (hourly)   BEHIND THE WHEEL (hourly)
FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY
3

Stick Shift Driving Academy

Hales Corners, Madison, WI 53726
Stick Shift Driving Academy is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Stick Shift Driving Academy Yelp review 11 reviews from Google
Stick Shift Driving Academy Yelp review 11 reviews from Google
We only teach stick shift driving lessons. If you want to learn to drive a manual transmission car, we’re the people for you. Your instructor will teach you to drive stick shifts in about two to four hours and will provide the car for you to learn on. You’ll learn how to get the car into gear, how to balance the clutch and accelerator, shifting up through the gears, parallel parking, parking in parking spaces, and the fine foot control. Lessons take place off of roads in parking lots.

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
4

Panamerican Driving School

2934 Fish Hatchery Rd Ste 215, Madison, WI 53713
Panamerican Driving School is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Panamerican Driving School Yelp review 16 reviews from Yelp
Panamerican Driving School Yelp review 16 reviews from Yelp
Rest easy knowing that your son or daughter is fully prepared for the challenges of the road. Put your faith in our more than 30 years of experience in training drivers. Your child will be more likely to pass their test and to be ready for the road when they do so, and you could even save money on your car insurance!

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
5

American Driving Society

2385 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951
American Driving Society is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
American Driving Society Yelp review 9 reviews from Yelp
American Driving Society Yelp review 9 reviews from Yelp
Established in 1974, The American Driving Society, Inc. supports carriage drivers in the United States and Canada through education, events, rules for competition, and licensing of Officials.

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
1

4 Lakes Driving School

601 N Whitney Way #140, Madison, WI 53705
4 Lakes Driving School  is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
4 Lakes Driving School  Yelp review 111 reviews from Yelp
4 Lakes Driving School  Yelp review 111 reviews from Yelp
As the industry leader in drivers' education and online driving school, it’s our mission and passion to bring you the most effective drivers ed online courses on the market. You’ll find a driving ed interactive curriculum designed to teach you rules of the road that are relevant for your state. Everything you need to pass your permit exam and get on the road with confidence is right here thanks to our online driving lessons.

Service Offered

Teen Full Program - In-Person Class Teen Full Program - In-Person Class
Teen Program - Online Teen Program - Online
Teen Transfer Program Driving Only Teen Transfer Program Driving Only
Adult Programs Adult Programs
Failure to Yield - Online Class Failure to Yield - Online Class
3

Stick Shift Driving Academy

Hales Corners, Madison, WI 53726
Stick Shift Driving Academy is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Stick Shift Driving Academy Yelp review 11 reviews from Google
Stick Shift Driving Academy Yelp review 11 reviews from Google
We only teach stick shift driving lessons. If you want to learn to drive a manual transmission car, we’re the people for you. Your instructor will teach you to drive stick shifts in about two to four hours and will provide the car for you to learn on. You’ll learn how to get the car into gear, how to balance the clutch and accelerator, shifting up through the gears, parallel parking, parking in parking spaces, and the fine foot control. Lessons take place off of roads in parking lots.

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
5

American Driving Society

2385 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951
American Driving Society is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
American Driving Society Yelp review 9 reviews from Yelp
American Driving Society Yelp review 9 reviews from Yelp
Established in 1974, The American Driving Society, Inc. supports carriage drivers in the United States and Canada through education, events, rules for competition, and licensing of Officials.

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
2

Mad Area Driving School

5902 Raymond Rd, Madison, WI 53711
Mad Area Driving School is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Mad Area Driving School Yelp review 102 reviews from Google
Mad Area Driving School Yelp review 102 reviews from Google
Statistics show that Teenagers are the one group of drivers most prone to crashes due to their inexperience. Students who learn and follow defensive driving techniques can mitigate some of their inexperience through knowledge.

Service Offered

Teen-Aged Programs Teen-Aged Programs
Adult Programs Adult Programs
Driver Evaluation Driver Evaluation
BEHIND THE WHEEL (hourly)   BEHIND THE WHEEL (hourly)
FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY
4

Panamerican Driving School

2934 Fish Hatchery Rd Ste 215, Madison, WI 53713
Panamerican Driving School is accredited by DOT Accredited by DOT
Panamerican Driving School Yelp review 16 reviews from Yelp
Panamerican Driving School Yelp review 16 reviews from Yelp
Rest easy knowing that your son or daughter is fully prepared for the challenges of the road. Put your faith in our more than 30 years of experience in training drivers. Your child will be more likely to pass their test and to be ready for the road when they do so, and you could even save money on your car insurance!

Service Offered

BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private BTW, Online, In-Car Instruction, Private
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Our list of the best driving schools in Madison have been verified to provide the very best in driver education. From driving lessons to classroom instruction and more, we pride ourselves on identifying the best driving schools to meet your needs.