Aiken’s Oldest Accredited Driving Academy

keysAt Northside Driving Academy, LLC, our licensed instructors focus on creating safe, responsible teen drivers.

Classroom and behind-the-wheel lessons emphasize defensive driving techniques tailored for the inexperienced teen driver while targeting to influence the invincible teen attitude.

Taking a driver education class benefits teens because it introduces them to important, evenlifesaving, defensive driving skills. A driver education course can also give teens a sense of the consequences of their actions, showing them the tragic effects of drinking and driving, speeding, and other dangerous behaviors.!

Did You Know…


State law requires all 15 and 16 year-olds complete a state-approved driver education course before getting a conditional or restricted license. They are also required to hold their permits for 180 days (6 months). Teenagers over the age of 17 are no longer required by law to complete a driver education course, but the benefits are still there--they learn to become defensive drivers and receive a certificate for an insurance discount upon completion of the course. All drivers must hold a permit for 180 days before trying for a license.



  • Safety: Driver's education classes teach students how to take safety precautions while they are on the road.
  • Interactive Teaching: Drivers education classes are taught in an interactive teaching environment.
  • Defensive Driving Skills: Teen drivers will learn densive driving skills that could eliminate accidents and save lives.
  • License Requirements: SC state law requires driver education courses for teens under the age of 17.
  • Lower Insurance Premiums: Insurance discounts are available for those who complete driver education courses.



  • Teenage Driver Education Program
  • Private Driver Education Lessons for Adults & Teens
  • 4-Point Reductions
  • Defensive Driving Classes

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Personal checks also accepted