What we offer:

  • Driving Lessons (1 1/2 hours minimum)
  • 6 Hour Teen Driving Packages (15-17 years only)
  • 30 Hour Home Study Permit Course
  • 30 Hour Permit Class (15-18 years only)
  • Drive Tests (Appointment required - English only)
  • Permit Tests Free ($30 for non 1st Drive Students)

Why choose 1st Drive:

  • Smaller Classes (24 max)
  • Teen Driving Lessons (Only 1 student at a time)
  • Students picked up for Driving Lessons only *
  • Located 2.4 miles south of Chapel Hills Mall
  • Locally owned
  • BBB Rating - A+

 Driving Lessons Update

Due to a staff shortage, we are only accepting students, 15 - 16 years old, that are needing the 6 hours to be eligible for a driver's license.

* If you live in the following areas, lessons will begin and end at 1st Drive:  Fountain, Widefield, Broadmoor Bluffs, Peterson AFB, Fort Carson, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, downtown Colorado Springs, and areas east of Marksheffel Rd.


Job Opportunity

Two Part Time Driving Instructors (16 - 24 hours per week) - Click Here to Apply



* Areas Covered for Driving Lessons: Colorado Springs, Falcon, Glen Eagle, and Monument.

* Please call the office to coordinate pick up locations for the following areas that are further than 15 minutes away from 1st Drive: Black Forest, Broadmoor Bluffs, Fort Carson, Fountain, Manitou Springs; Old Colorado City, Palmer Lake, Peterson AFB, Peyton (Falcon), USAFA, Widefield, Woodland Park and other areas east of Marksheffel Rd.



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Schedule a Drive Test
(All Others)

This option is available to anyone who has a valid permit. Note: Minors must be at least 16 years old and have held their permits for at least 12 months. Click the button below to schedule the test.

Schedule a Drive Test
(1st Drive Students ONLY!)

This option is available only to 1st Drive students that have completed at least six (6) hours of behind-the-wheel lessons with a 1st Drive instructor. Click the button below to schedule the test.

Schedule a Permit Test
(1st Drive Students Free)

Permit test is free to those 1st Drive students who have completed a 30 hour class or Home Study program. Click the button below to schedule the test.


"1st Drive LLC is not an agency of and does not represent the Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicle.  Curriculum and testing approved and regulated by the Division of Motor Vehicle."