Best Driving Schools in Raleigh

Why These Driving Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Raleigh Driving Schools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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  • Online/Virtual Lessons
  • Drivers Education Program

Serving the Raleigh community, has trained more than 11 million drivers nationwide. The company was established in 1997 and currently operates in over 30 states. It provides in-car driving lessons conducted by instructors who have passed rigorous screening and selection processes. Online courses are available on the website and mobile apps, with driving lessons designed based on each student's learning speed and skill level. holds an accreditation from the Driving School Association of the Americas.

4915 Waters Edge Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606


Gunner Driving School

  • Drivers Education Program

Gunner Driving School has been providing driving lessons to clients in Raleigh and its surrounding areas since 1980. Catering to adults and teenagers, the school provides both behind-the-wheel and classroom driving programs to newbie drivers. The lessons usually take around six hours of behind-the-wheel driving and 30 hours of classroom lessons. Gunner Driving School offers classes throughout the summer and school year to be able to serve those with busy schedules.

4561 Fielding Knott Road
Oxford, NC 27565


Williamson School

  • Vehicle Reservation
  • Defensive Driving Program

Williamson School offers driving lessons to individuals in Raleigh. It provides defense driving services designed to cater to students' convenience and comfort. This lesson aims to help them become more conscious drivers. The school also handles DUI classes, providing information on the alcohol programs required by the court and DMV. Its DUI classes include 12-hour up to 18-month courses. Upon the fulfillment of the lessons, the drivers will receive their certificate of completion.

1150 Southeast Maynard Road
Cary, NC 27511