Phil's Driving School
Phil's Driving School

Our Training Courses

We offer our students quality drivers' education and training at affordable rates. Our extremely knowledgeable and patient driving instructors, with their many years of professional experience, makes learning especially easy!


We'll help you get you ready for your driver's license test so you feel confident at the wheel and ready to pass the permit and behind the wheel skills test. We're proud to put our many years of experience to work for you, offering an array of convenient services.


Services at Phil's

  • Teen and Adult Classroom Instruction
  • Behind the Wheel Driving Instruction
  • On Site testing for teens (Testing at our East Haven location)
  • Adult knowledge (permit) exam tutoring
  • Car Rental for the Behind the Wheel Skills Test at the DMV

The full 30 hour classroom program for teens includes

  • 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
  • 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 Connecticut Graduated Driver Licensing Program

Once you have passed the knowledge exam you may sign up for behind the wheel instruction.   We have a modern fleet of vehicles, and will teach you everything you need to know about operating and maintaining a motor vehicle.

Specifically for teens:

  • Eight Hour Safe Driving Practices, Drug, and Alcohol Class
  • Our 30 hour program, which includes 30 hours of class time and 8 hours Behind the Wheel Instruction

Specifically for adults:

  • Eight Hour Safe Driving Practices, Drug, and Alcohol Class
  • Behind the Wheel Instruction

Please contact us for further information. We're happy to share our expertise with you!

Phil's Professional Driving School


Phone: 203-467-5639 (voice and text)

FAX: 203-886-1036


Email:, or go to our Contact Information page for a handy form and directions to our locations.


East Haven Location
212 Main St.
East Haven, CT 06512


North Branford Location

1719 Route 80

North Branford, CT 06471 


Office Hours

East Haven location only:


Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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