Louisiana Law requires that anyone 15 - 17 years of age who desires a drivers license to take a "38 Hour Course", which includes 30 hours of class and 8 hours of behind the wheel training.

At First Class Driving School, our initial classroom training involves establishing that a driver’s license is a true privilege, and that an automobile is a potential 5000 pound bullet.

We teach that operating a motor vehicle involves potential life-altering decisions each second that elapses. We believe that this is the most important course that can influence a young person’s future, as well as the biggest responsibility they will have undertaken to date.

A collision has the potential to take away all that we value most in life: Family, Health, Time, & Money.

Class Covers

Pro-active, Defensive Driving Skills
Safety Belts and Airbag Safety
Emergency Evasive Maneuvers
Drug and Alcohol Awareness
Basic Rules and Regulations
FREE Family Training Seminar
(30) Hours of Classroom Study
FREE Louisiana Guide Book
FREE Online Practice Test

We also offer a FREE Online Test that would let you prepare for DMV exam. Now you can test yourself any time absolutely FREE. Click here to take a test. In order to pass the Theoretical Instruction, the student must attain a total score of 80%.

Our first time licensees have a 98% pass rate.

Behind The Wheel Training
This is a critical part of the student’s training. As it should be with any laboratory training, we drive immediately after the class training no long delays. We exclusively use safety-proven Honda Civic® vehicles with dual-controls, anti-lock brakes and front and side air bags.

Individualized Driving Instruction : we progress at your teen’s rate, without any other teens to distract or embarrass them.
Qualified, Trained Instructors : our instructors get more than TWICE the training required, and they are continuously retrained.
Specific Lesson Objectives : our instructors do not “cruise” the road aimlessly. We fill each lesson with productivity, ensuring that each minute spent in the vehicle has purpose.
Vehicle Awareness : we teach that the driver is the pilot of the vehicle and it is the driver’s responsibility to know their vehicle. A safe driver knows their vehicle and knows what to do to keep from damaging their vehicle (ie. the significance of the oil light or the alternator light).
Intersection Awareness Skills : it’s not the stop sign or traffic light that causes a crash. Few drivers naturally look in the right places to prevent collisions at intersections, thus, over 50% of all crashes happen here.
Space Cushion Management : controlling space around your vehicle takes a pro-active driver and discipline. These skills DO NOT happen naturally.
Visual Scanning Skills : training a new driver to look “outside the lines” to find the dangers, then to separate and compromise.
Critical Skills : students get to “experience” anti-lock brakes and off-road recovery, significantly reducing their risks of panicking in a real-life crisis situation.
Push/Pull Steering - Hands at 9 & 3 : how you keep your hands on the wheel have never been more important—especially if your vehicle is equipped with air bags.
Detailed Evaluation : insights from your teen’s instructor as to where they need more attention, practice or more training. Again, we don't leave you out there without given you a "heads-up" as to where your new driver may put you or themselves in danger.
(8) Planned Driving Hours, minimum, of Individual Driving Instruction. The training is done by appointment; each appointment includes two hours of one-on-one driver training.
Insurance Savings
Students who successfully complete both the Theoretical and Practical sections of this instruction can qualify for discounts on insurance premiums.
(Check with your insurance agent for details.)

Class Requirements
Anyone 15 or older

Class Fee
We accept cash, checks, major credit cards, or debit cards
Class Schedule
All Classes are held from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Classes are held over a 4 day period. The driving portion begins after successful completion of the class
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