Blue Bird Driving School, Inc.
Blue Bird Driving School, Inc.
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Blue Bird Driving School, Inc.

1. General Inquiries
2. Information for New Drivers



How can I contact you?

Please call our main office at 301-441-8100, or email us at

What are your office hours?

Our office is open Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Friday from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

What payment methods do you accept?

For the standard Driver's Education Program, we accept cash, check, money order, Visa, and Mastercard. All other services are cash or money order only.

Please make checks and money orders payable to Blue Bird Driving School, Inc.

Do you offer Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Programs?

No, we do not. We offer the standard Driver's Education Program, the 3-hour Drug and Alcohol Program, and the Driver Improvement Program.

Should I take the Drug and Alcohol program or the full
Driver Education program?

If you have a Learner's Permit, or have never held a driver's license, you should take the full Driver's Education program. This includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of driving practice. This class is required in order to obtain a Provisional License.

The 3-hour Drug and Alcohol program is for students who
have an international license or a license from another country. After completing this course, you must pass both a written test and a driving test at the Maryland state MVA.

Do you offer adult driving lessons?

Yes. A 2 Hour lesson costs $100, cash or money order. Please call our office at 301-441-8100 to arrange appointments.

Will my lessons use a stickshift or an automatic transmission?

Because of very low demand for manual lessons, all our cars are automatic.

Do you take students to their driving tests?

Sorry, we are no longer able to offer this service.

How long do you keep student records on file?

We keep all completed student records for three years. Incomplete student records will be held for three years.


What are the requirements to obtain a Learner's Permit?

The required age for a Learner's Permit is 15 years and 9 months old, with co-signature of a parent or guardian required for all applicants under age 18. New drivers must pass vision and knowledge tests at the MVA. The vision requirement is 20/40 vision (or corrective lenses). The knowledge test is a 20-question exam taken on a computer. Obtaining a Learner's Permit costs $50.

Special-needs students may set up a verbal examination by appointment only. Please contact the MVA if you require this service.

Who can supervise a driver with a Learner's Permit?

If you hold a Learner's Permit, your supervising driver must be at least 21 years old and must have held a full license for at least three years. The supervising driver must be seated next to the driver, and must be able to legally operate the vehicle while supervising.

What if I lose my rookie log book?

You can download a new copy in .pdf format from the MVA by following this link.

What are the requirements to obtain a Provisional License?

The required age for a Provisional License is 16 years and 6 months old, with co-signature of a parent or guardian required for all applicants under age 18. Other requirements include: successful completion of the full Driver's Education program, a minimum of 60 hours supervised driving practice outside of class, and a valid Learner's Permit held for at least nine months. New drivers who meet these requirements are eligible to test for the Provisional License. This is a driving test, scheduled by appointment only. For more information, please visit our MVA Resources page.

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