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In-Car Lessons Programs

Welcome to MyDrive Academy - Your Path to Safe Driving!

Discover the art of driving through our exceptional training programs at MyDrive Academy. Our certified instructors, dual-control vehicles, and progress reports ensure your success. Choose between stick shift and automatic lessons or our Class C behind-the-wheel program. Enroll today and start your journey toward a confident driver’s license. Your adventure begins here!

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Why Choose MyDrive Academy?

When it comes to your journey to becoming a skilled and confident driver, MyDrive Academy stands out as your trusted partner. Here’s why you should choose us:

Choose MyDrive Academy today, enroll in one of our flexible packages, and fast-track your journey to obtaining your driver’s license. Your road to driving success starts here!

 

8 Hours Behind The Wheel

Get valuable experience on the road with our professional instructors! Become a safe driver today!

At MyDrive Academy, your journey begins with obtaining a learner’s permit. This step is mandatory for anyone looking to take behind-the-wheel lessons. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. MyDrive Academy offers comprehensive Driver’s Education Courses and Permit Test preparation courses, both in-person and online, and available in both English and Spanish. Our expert guidance will help you navigate the permit process, ensuring you have the necessary documentation to hit the road.

Once you have your learner’s permit, it’s time to choose the MyDrive Academy program that suits your needs. We offer 6 and 8-hour behind-the-wheel packages conducted by our certified, state-licensed instructors. Our vehicles are equipped with dual-control braking systems, maximizing safety during your lessons. Detailed progress reports are provided after each session, helping you track your development. Whether you prefer automatic or stick shift, we offer both options to match your preferences. Additionally, our Class C Behind-the-Wheel training ensures you receive comprehensive instruction.

Practice makes perfect, and at MyDrive Academy, we encourage you to practice as much as you need. Our patient and experienced instructors will provide the guidance and support required to help you hone your driving skills and build confidence behind the wheel.

 

When you’re ready, we’ll ensure you’re comfortable and confident to successfully take your road test at the DMV office. MyDrive Academy’s comprehensive training will prepare you for this crucial step, making the process smoother and increasing your chances of obtaining your driver’s license. Your road to becoming a licensed driver is within reach with MyDrive Academy by your side.

 

Behind-the-wheel training is crucial for new Illinois drivers. It involves practical lessons with certified instructors in dual-control vehicles, aiding in skill development, safe driving practices, confidence building, road test preparation, safety awareness, and potential insurance benefits. It’s an essential step toward becoming a licensed, responsible driver, with MyDrive Academy offering comprehensive training to help you succeed.

 

To get a learner’s permit in Illinois, a prerequisite for MyDrive Academy’s behind-the-wheel training, follow these steps:

 

Eligibility: You must be at least 15 years old. For ages 15-17, enrolling in a state-approved 30 Hours Driver’s Education Course is a mandatory requirement. For ages 18-20, an Adult Driver’s Education Course is also a mandatory requirement. For ages 21 and above, a Driver’s Ed Course is not required but highly recommended.

 

Complete Driver’s Ed: Enroll in MyDrive Academy’s comprehensive programs, covering both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction.

 

Parent/Guardian Consent: If under 18, get written consent from a parent/guardian.

 

Visit DMV: Go to a local Illinois Secretary of State Driver Services facility with required documents, pass a vision screening, and take the written permit test.

 

Pass Written Test: The test assesses your knowledge of traffic laws and road signs; MyDrive Academy offers preparation courses.

 

Pay Fees: Pay the necessary fees for the learner’s permit and vision screening.

 

With your learner’s permit, practice driving under a licensed adult’s supervision to gain experience before behind-the-wheel training.

 

 

To enroll in MyDrive Academy’s behind-the-wheel training in Illinois, you must:

 

  • Be at least 15 years old.
  • Hold a valid Illinois learner’s permit.

 

These requirements ensure you meet the age and permit prerequisites for our training program, helping you become a safe and responsible driver.

 

MyDrive Academy uses safe vehicles for Illinois behind-the-wheel lessons. They have dual-control braking systems for maximum safety, allowing instructors to intervene if needed. Our cars undergo regular maintenance, ensuring reliability and safety for a comfortable learning environment. Our aim is to help you become a responsible and confident driver.

 

In Illinois, the required hours of behind-the-wheel training depend on your age:
Teen Drivers (Aged 15-17): Typically need 6 hours of training as part of Driver’s Ed.
Adult Drivers (Aged 18+): While not mandatory, it’s recommended for those with limited experience.

MyDrive Academy offers flexible options:
Teen Behind-the-Wheel: We offer 6 and 8-hour packages, conducted by certified instructors.
Adult Behind-the-Wheel: Tailored 6 and 8-hour packages are available for adult drivers.   Our expert instructors provide personalized guidance to enhance your skills and confidence on the road, catering to both teen and adult drivers.  

Absolutely! MyDrive Academy offers flexibility in choosing between automatic and stick shift (manual) behind-the-wheel lessons to match your preferences and learning objectives. Our certified instructors are proficient in both transmission types, ensuring personalized training for your chosen vehicle. Whether you prefer the ease of automatic or the versatility of manual, we’ll help you build the skills and confidence you need to excel on the road in Illinois.

Yes, instructors at MyDrive Academy are certified and state-licensed, ensuring they meet the highest standards of qualification for teaching behind-the-wheel lessons. They have extensive training and experience in both automatic and stick shift instruction, providing students with personalized and expert guidance to become skilled and confident drivers in Illinois.

 

8 Hours Behind the Wheel Training + Road Test

Pass all the requirements and get your license with us today!

Behind-the-Wheel Programs

Check our different programs and services by browsing through our categories using the left menu underneath.

2 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Tailored for teen learners, our 2-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson is a personalized and efficient session designed to enhance your driving skills.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • 2 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
4 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Tailored for teen learners, our 4-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson provides a thorough and personalized experience to enhance your driving skills.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 4 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
6 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Experience personalized and convenient driving instruction with our 6-hour BTW package for teens, featuring Home Pick-Up (HPU).
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 6 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
8 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Unleash your driving potential with our 8-hour BTW program tailored for teens learners, featuring the added convenience of Home Pick-Up (HPU).
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 8 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
12 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Elevate your driving skills with our extensive 12-hour BTW lesson designed specifically for teens learners. Enjoy the convenience of personalized instruction at your doorstep.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 12 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
4 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Tailored for teen learners, our 4-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson provides a thorough and personalized experience to enhance your driving skills.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 4 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
6 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Students will receive six hours of state-required behind-the-wheel lessons with one of our certified, state-licensed instructors.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 6 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
8 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Students will receive eight hours of state-required behind-the-wheel lessons with one of our state-licensed instructors.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 8 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
12 Hours Behind-the-wheel Teens
Unleash your full driving potential with our elite Master Driving Package. This extensive program spans 12 hours of advanced instruction, covering a spectrum of challenging scenarios and refining your skills to perfection.
  • Only for students below the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 12 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
4 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Tailored for adult learners, our 4-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson provides a thorough and personalized experience to enhance your driving skills.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 4 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons .
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
6 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Experience personalized and convenient driving instruction with our 6-hour BTW package for adults, featuring Home Pick-Up (HPU).
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 6 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
8 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Unleash your driving potential with our 8-hour BTW program tailored for adult learners, featuring the added convenience of Home Pick-Up (HPU).
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 8 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
12 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Elevate your driving skills with our extensive 12-hour BTW lesson designed specifically for adult learners. Enjoy the convenience of personalized instruction at your doorstep.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 12 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
2 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Tailored for adult learners, our 2-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson is a personalized and efficient session designed to enhance your driving skills.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 2 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
4 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Tailored for adult learners, our 4-hour Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lesson provides a thorough and personalized experience to enhance your driving skills.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 4 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
6 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Experience personalized and convenient adult driving education with our 6-hour BTW lesson, including pick-up at our location.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 6 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
8 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Immerse yourself in a comprehensive adult driving experience with our 8-hour BTW lesson, featuring pick-up services at our convenient location.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 8 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
12 Hours Behind-the-wheel Adults
Unlock your driving potential with our extensive 12-hour BTW lesson tailored for adult learners, featuring convenient pick-up at our location.
  • Students must be above the age of 18.
  • Learner’s permit required to take any lessons.
  • 12 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Cars equipped with dual-control braking systems for maximum safety.
  • Detailed progress reports.
Expert Driver Package
This includes two hours of behind-the-wheel lessons, permit prep exam and the road test at the Secretary of State.
  • Perfect for anyone who is not a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Learn the rules of the road and obtain your permit with our 2-hour online course.
  • The permit prep is available in both English and Spanish.
  • Students will receive two hours of behind-the-wheel lessons with one of our certified, state-licensed instructors.
  • Road test at the Secretary of State.
  • Detailed and personalized review of which documents to bring to the Secretary of State to apply for your Driver’s license.
  • Immediate Availability.
1 Hour Behind-the-wheel + Road Test
Boost your confidence and readiness with our efficient 1-hour Road Test Preparation, followed by the actual road test at the DMV.
  • One hour of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at the DMV office.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
2 Hours Behind-the-wheel + Road Test
Ace your road test with our specialized 2-hour preparation session, followed by the actual road test.
  • Two hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at the DMV office.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Quick Start Package (Home Pick Up) - 4 Hours
Embark on your driving journey with convenience and confidence through our exclusive Quick Start Package, including home pick-up.
  • 4 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Quick Start Package (School Pick Up) - 4 Hours
This comprehensive session begins with a focused 4-hour Behind-the-Wheel lesson, conducted by our experienced instructors at one of our convenient locations.
  • 4 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Core Driving Package (Home Pick Up) - 6 hours
Unlock the road to confidence with our Core Driving Package, a 6-hour immersive experience tailored for learners at every stage.
  • 6 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State
Core Driving Package (School Pick Up) - 6 hours
Elevate your driving skills with our Core Driving Package – a 6-hour immersive experience designed to build a strong foundation on the road.
  • 6 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Essential Driving Package (Home Pick Up) - 8 hours
Master the art of driving with our comprehensive Essential Driving Package. This 8-hour program covers crucial skills, traffic rules, and safety measures to establish a strong foundation.
  • 8 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Essential Driving Package (School Pick Up) - 8 hours
Embark on your driving journey with our Essential Driving Package, a thoughtfully crafted program designed to instill confidence and competence.
  • 8 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Master Driving Package (Home Pick Up) - 12 hours
Elevate your driving skills with our premium Master Driving Package, featuring 12 hours of expert instruction tailored to advanced learners.
  • 12 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will pick up the student from their home address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
Master Driving Package (School Pick Up) - 12 hours
Unleash your full driving potential with our elite Master Driving Package. This program spans 12 hours of advanced instruction, covering challenging scenarios and refining your skills.
  • 12 hours of road-test preparation/practice driving.
  • Instructor will meet the student at MyDrive Academy’s address.
  • Review of every step of the road-test process.
  • Includes the use of our vehicle to take the test at the Secretary of State.
2 hrs BTW Class C
Get behind the wheel and learn how to drive a Class C vehicle safely and confidently with a licensed professional instructor.
  • How to start, stop, and turn a Class C vehicle.
  • How to obey traffic laws and signs specific to Class C vehicles.
  • Dual-control braking systems.
  • Detailed progress reports.
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Voices of Success

Inspiring Stories from MyDrive Academy Graduates

Listen to our students and their parents share their experiences

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David Ruiz
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“I would definitely recommend any of my friends to join MyDrive Academy, it made me into what I like to think is a great driver, and I feel confident behind-the-wheel which is really important. Thanks to MyDrive Academy!”

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Melanie Dale
Student’s Parent
“The experience has been wonderful, from the moment I was greeted. I felt comfortable with the staff, they took good care of my kids. I’m so thrilled I have the freedom now of not having to drive my kids back and forth, because now they can drive!”
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Ramón Muñoz
Student’s Parent
“I believe MyDrive Academy’s instructors helped my son with a lot of his anxiety about driving. He was very hesitant before about getting behind the wheel. But soon after he enrolled with MyDrive Academy, he felt confident, he became a safe driver, and extra cautious on the road. That really calms my nerves knowing that my son is out there driving safely thanks to MyDrive Academy!”

96% of our students feel confident enough to take their road test
and pass successfully after completing their lessons!

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Phone: (630) 760-2255
Email: support@mydriveacademy.com

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Address: 320 N Route 59 #120, Naperville, IL 60563

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Address: 11015 S. Harlem Ave., Unit G, Worth, IL 60482

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