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AAA offers a variety of driver training solutions that promote safe and responsible driving. We’ve carefully developed training courses for new drivers, those with decades of experience – and everyone in between. We don’t just help you along the side of the road; we help you on the road, too.

Important information for NEW Ohio Drivers


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Full Teen Driver Education Program

Our Ohio Full Teen Program includes 24 hours classroom instruction and 8 hours of behind-the-wheel driving lessons with a licensed driving instructor in a AAA Driving School vehicle. Students must be age 15 years and 5 months prior to the start of class and must hold a valid Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) before in-car driving lessons begin. For more information call 1-800-594-0346 or click the registration button.

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Driver Improvement Program

Designed for the experienced driver, this highly integrated program covers a range of driving topics from distracted driving and traffic situations to becoming a more responsible, defensive driver. Our state-approved classroom courses meet requirements for volunteers, motor vehicle agencies and traffic court. Drivers who successfully complete the program may qualify for auto insurance discounts, safe driving credits or points reduction. Program length varies. For more information call 1-800-594-0346 or click the registration button.

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Mature Driver Improvement Program

A state-approved refresher course designed for seasoned drivers, our AAA Roadwise Driver curriculum addresses natural age-based changes, managing one's medications, adjusting habits to reduce risk, and the value of planning for ongoing mobility. Also addressed is causes of senior collisions as well as useful tips, proven methods, and practical knowledge for seniors to use while driving. This certificate program, also referred to as an 'accident prevention' or 'defensive driving' course, may qualify drivers for an auto insurance premium discount. For more information call 1-800-594-0346 or click the registration button

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Driving Skills Assessment

Designed for licensed drivers, the skills assessment is conducted in a specially-equipped dual-brake vehicle by a state-certified AAA Driving Instructor. While the client drives a pre-determined route, the instructor observes and evaluates the applicant's driving skill and habits, identifies strengths and weaknesses, and makes suggestions for improvement where necessary. By appointment only. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 1-800-594-0346.

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In-Car Parent Coaching Session

Teaching your teen to drive can be challenging, even for the most skilled drivers. During this one-on-one in-car session, a AAA Driving Instructor will share strategies and instructional techniques to help you be a more effective coach for your student driver. For more information call 1-800-594-0346.

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StartSmart Online Parent Session

It's no secret that parents play a critical role in the learning-to-drive process. AAA has developed an online course for parents of teens who are, or soon will be, learning to drive. This 2-hour online program draws on AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety research to prepare you to navigate your teen's driving experience. From explaining the licensing process and the parent role in reinforcing what your teen is learning in driver education to maximizing practice driving with your teen, this program covers the essential elements of safe driving in an interactive and innovative way.

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Texting and Driving Experience

This hands-on program shows drivers the dangers of texting and driving under a controlled situation. Conducted on a closed course in a specially-equipped dual-brake vehicle under the guidance of a AAA Driving Instructor, a driver attempts to read and respond to text messages while maintaining control of the vehicle. This experience reinforces that drivers cannot successfully and safely complete both tasks. For more information call 1-800-594-0346 and ask to speak with your local AAA Driving School Market Manager.