Ahead of the Curb Driving Academy is committed to providing high quality driver’s education.  Our instructors have a wealth of experience and are very patient during the lessons.  Our office is located just south of Fort Wayne in Decatur, but we have instructors who drive in Decatur, Bluffton and out of Heritage Jr/Sr High School.  We serve students from Adams, Wells, and Allen County schools.  Let us help you navigate your way to your driver’s license.

Driver's Education

We offer thirty hours of instruction in a classroom or through an online course, and six hours of behind-the-wheel training.

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Driving Only

We offer the six hour driving portion of the driver’s education for those who have done the book work through another school.  We also drive by the hour with students of all ages who want to improve thier driving skills.

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Driving Skills Test

We can give the driving skills test that everyone has to take before getting their license to our students who have gone through both parts, classroom and driving of the driver’s education course.

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Next Steps

1. Register for classes

2. Complete the traditional or online course

3. Get your permit from the BMV

     A. Documents to take along

          1. Get a form from us (CDE)

               a. You have to have the classroom completed

               b. You have to have the balance of the course paid

          2. Original birth certificate

          3. Social Security Card

          4. 2 things with the student's name and address

     B. Pass a computer test at the BMV to get your permit

4. Start driving with parents and schedule six 1-hour drives with one of our certified instructors.

        A. You can drive one hour per day (with our instructors)

        B. You can drive no more than three times per week (with our instructors)


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