Phil's Driving School — Best Driver Education in Southern Connecticut
Phil's Driving School — Best Driver Education in Southern Connecticut

Classes for Teens

30 Hour Class

The 30 hour program includes 30 hours of class time and 8 hours of Behind the Wheel Driving Instruction. The full curriculum is below.


Classes are taught evenings, Monday through Thursday, and on weekends.


You can start any day and continue until you have your 30 hours.

Safe Driving Class

You must register for specific sessions of the Eight Hour Safe Driving classes.


Most sessions are on weekends, but there are occasional weekday evening classes.


Parents must attend the parent sessions

Teen Class Registration Form

You must download and bring a completed Teen Class Registration Form.


  • Introduction to your car and the rules of the road.
  • Traffic Control Devices (Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings)
  • Interacting with other Road Users including Emergency Vehicles and Work Zones
  • Overview of the Highway Transportation System
  • Seatbelt, Airbag, and other Safety Technology
  • Adverse Driving Conditions
  • Insurance, Vehicle Maintenance, and Purchasing a Vehicle
  • Managing Risk (introduction to the Zone Control System, Smith and IPDE Systems)
  • Saving Lives through Organ Donation and Operation Lifesaver
  • Parking, Three Point Turns, and Reversing
  • Highway Driving and Lane Changing
  • Connecticut Laws for Traveling with Minors in the Vehicle
  • Connecticut Graduated Driver Licensing Program
  • Road Rage and Aggressive Driving
  • Effects and Dangers of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Behind the Wheel
  • Connecticut Laws for Legal and Illegal Limits of Alcohol and Drugs and Legal Consequences for Breaking the Laws
  • Parent Introduction to Teen Driving Laws

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Phil's Driving School

212 Main St East Haven CT 06512

Phone:+1 203 467-5639+1 203 467-5639


Phil's Driving School


Remote business hours

Monday - Friday10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Outside of business hours, you can reach us by calling 203-467-5639.

In-person Office Hours:


The East Haven office is open Monday through Thursday by appointment only.


The office is also open for bill payment only on Fridays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

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