Drive Alert Training Academy

This month, we are highlighting AAA Approved Drive Alert Training Academy, whose classes provide high quality teaching of proper driving techniques resulting in positive and safe driving habits for life for the Greenville, SC community.


The instructors at Drive Alert Training Academy include former law enforcement, military, fire services, emergency medical services, the department of education and South Carolina DMV examiners. Together, these experienced drivers teach a wide array of classes to the greater Greenville area.


What sets Drive Alert apart is its true-to-life driving simulators in the course curriculum that develop perceptual/cognitive skills, scanning techniques, mirror usage, decision make skills in crash avoidance and DUI simulations.


Drive Alert offers:

Basic Driver Training Course – includes 8 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of driving with a certified instructor. This prepares you for the SCDMV license road test and comes with a free pick-up and drop-off service within 20 miles of Drive Alert as well as a pizza lunch during the classroom training.


SC DMV Road Test – any student or qualified walk-in can take their test with one of Drive Alert’s safety officers. The test is generally completed in less than an hour and cuts out the wait times at the DMV.


Defensive Driving/Point Reduction Course – includes 8 hours of classroom lectures, short films and simulation training. This AAA Approved course will reduce four points from SC Drivers License and/or satisfy a judge’s request for a “driver improvement” class to avoid points from a traffic citation.


Additional Behind-The-Wheel Driving Session – One on one time with a SC licensed instructor to make novice drivers more comfortable with the road.


Senior/Mature Driving – uses AAA’s robust curriculum combined with simulation training that addresses natural age-based changes and the effects of medications behind the wheel. Focuses on the five leading causes of senior crashes to refine senior’s driving skills.


Fleet Services – utilizes an AAA approved traffic safety curriculum combined with customizable simulation training scenarios to fit your needs to reduce insurance rates, claims and litigation by preventing crashes.


To enroll in a class or view their upcoming schedule, click here.