Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is there a parent/teen night?
Yes, the first night there will be an open dialogue and an opportunity for any any questions you may have.

What is included in a driver’s education course?
There will be 30 hours of classroom instruction that is split into 15 classes / 2 hours each, plus 10 hours of driving and 6 hours of observation with a certified instructor.

Can a class be missed?
Students are required to complete 30 hours of classroom instruction. If a student misses a class, the student shall be assigned a 500-word essay for each hour missed.  A document must be signed by the parent/guardian stating the reason for missed class and must be turned into the instructor by the next class. The essay must be submitted by the following class.

How many classes can be missed?
No more than two classes or 4 hours total may be missed. Missing more than two classes or 4 hours will result in removal from the program, no refund will be given.

When is driver education required?
Driver Education is required for individuals under the age of 18 who wish to apply for a New Hampshire driver license. To meet this requirement, anyone under 18 must take an approved driver education program.

Can I practice driving anywhere?
Students may only practice in the state of New Hampshire.

What is the refund policy?
Your $245.00 deposit is non-refundable or transferrable. However, your deposit may be used to a take class at a later date with Thin Blue Line Driving School, LLC.

What do I need to bring to the first day of class?
Final payment

Copy of birth certificate/Passport

Know your availability for the week, behind the wheel lessons will be scheduled on the first day of class.

What can I use to pay the deposit?
Deposits may only be paid by credit card.  Check your email once registration is compete for the link.

What can I use to pay for the remainder of the class?
Remaining unpaid balances must be paid in full on the first night by check, cash or credit card.

When is my teen eligible for driver education?
All students enrolled in a driver’s education course must be at least 15 years and 9 months old by the first day of class.

At what age may I learn to drive?
New Hampshire does not issue learner’s permits, but for the purpose of learning to drive a car, a person who has never previously held a driver’s license may practice driving on New Hampshire roadways under certain conditions.

The driver must be at least 15 1/2 years old and must carry proof of age in the vehicle.

The person learning to drive must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible licensed adult 25 years of age or older with a valid license.

The vehicle used for practice must be a non-commercial vehicle.

Where will my son/daughter be picked up for drive times?
At the discretion of the instructor, we may provide door to door service in the Windham, Pelham, Salem, Derry, Hampstead, Atkinson & Plaistow areas.  Students outside these area will have a designated meeting location.

Do I need a permit to drive in New Hampshire?
No, New Hampshire residents do not need a permit to begin driving as long as they are enrolled in a state certified driving school.