Drivers License Testing

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Please read through the answers to our most commonly asked questions about Driver’s License Testing in Colorado Springs:

  1. American Driving Academy gives the most 3rd party driver’s license tests in the state.
  2. ADA tests in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Aurora.
  3. American Driving Academy tests both our students as well as those that were not our students.
  4. You are able to use our cars while taking the test with us.
  5. We are able to test you if you have an interlock device installed in your vehicle.
  6. You must have a Colorado instruction permit to take the test if you are over 18 years of age.  You may test on a valid out of state instruction permit or a Colorado instruction permit if you are under 18 years of age.
  7. The drive test takes about 10-15 minutes with another 15 to 20 minutes to complete the paperwork.
  8. The certificate showing you passed the test is good for up to 60 days.
  9. You may test with us up to 4 times, after that you are required to test at a DMV office.
  10. You may only take one driving test per day regardless of where you took the test.
  11. If you are under 18 years of age you will be required to give your 50 hour log sheet to the DMV office when you get your license.
  12. If you are under 16 and ½ years of age you will be required to give your 6 hour certificate of completion from your driving instructor to the DMV office when you get your license.
  13. The DMV office will charge a fee to process your driver’s license.
  14. American Driving Academy can usually get you in for a test that same day or the following day.
  15. ADA tests 7 days a week in Pueblo and Monday through Saturday in Aurora and Colorado Springs.
  16. We charge $45 in Pueblo ($50 starting April 1, 2017), $50 and Colorado Springs and $50 in Aurora ($55 starting April 1st, 2017.) Effective Jan 1, 2016 retesting fees are $35 in Pueblo, $40 in Colorado Springs and Aurora.
  17. American Driving Academy is located conveniently in front of the DMV in Colorado Springs and next to the DMV in Aurora and near in Pueblo at 210 N. Sante Fe (Parking lot).
  18. The test is scored exactly as the DMV would score the test.
  19. On the test you are scored on 3 left turns, 3 right turns, 2 stops, 2 lane changes, and some other general driving skills.
  20. The biggest reasons someone might fail the test is speeding (especially in school or work zones) or doing a dangerous action.
  21. Driver’s License Testing reminder: 2 hands on the steering wheel, stop all the way at stop signs and red lights, use your turn signals.
  22. You will not be tested on parallel parking or freeway driving.
  23. American Driving Academy understands you have many options when it comes to whom you take your test with and we are committed to giving you most relaxed, professional experience.