CROSSROADS Driving School

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As per the laws of the State of Connecticut, students must be at least sixteen years of age to start the class but students can join the class any time and make up any missed classes in the next session.  A permit is required to participate in behind the wheel instruction, but not necessary to start the online portion of the course. Students must complete all fifteen classes, preferably in order.


Behind the Wheel Training

Students will be given a driving schedule at least two weeks in advance before the schedule will start. This schedule will take into consideration school, work, sports, etc. If a student needs to change an appointment, he or she should call ahead so that the session can be exchanged with another student.


Transportation for Behind the Wheel Training

Students will be picked up either at Lyman Hall, Sheehan High School, Haddam-Killingworth High School, Valley Regional High School, North Haven High School, or at their homes (whichever is more convenient). 

Please note - for all courses:

  • The student must be 16 years old or older to start the class, and may start at any time and finish the course in our next session.

  • A permit is required to participate in behind the wheel instruction BUT is not needed to start the course.

  • Most insurance companies will offer a discount for students that complete the 38 Hour Course (please check with your insurance company).


On-site Testing
  • $100

  • A DMV Inspector will administer the on road portion of the license test.

  • Use of a Crossroads Driving School car is provided.

  • Road tests are available at 311 Saybrook Road, Higganum.

  • Please check the schedule section of our website for testing dates.

  • Payment accepted in CASH ONLY.

  • DMV charges  $84 for students' permanent  license. This fee is NOT included with the $100 test fee. DMV will mail permanent licenses to students within 30 days. 

Extra One-on-One Driving Lessons


$75 per session

The 8 Hour Safe Driving, Drug, & Alcohol Course (classes 1-4; see calendar)


  • $150.

  • Includes the State of Connecticut mandated information for all new drivers.

  • Student must hold their permit for 180 days before they can test for their license.

The 30 Hour Online Instruction Only Course


  • $300 

  • 30 hours of  online instruction, including the mandatory 8 Hour Safe Driving, Drug & Alcohol course.

  • Students must take all 15 online classes and then take the final online test.

  • Student must hold their permit for 180 days before they can test for their license.

The 38 Hour Course


  • $600

  • 30 hours of online instruction, including the mandatory 8 Hour Safe Driving, Drug & Alcohol course.

  • 8 hours of behind the wheel instruction (driving sessions will be scheduled by the instructor).

  • Student must hold their permit for 120 days before they can test for their license and most insurance companies offer a discount on auto insurance.

38 Hour Course Overview & Description

Successful completion of this curriculum will prepare students to be responsible drivers on local roads and state highways. The classroom and on-the-road driver education standards outlined within this curriculum will focus on safe driving stands, attitudes, laws, response to hazards and the challenging driving environment. The curriculum totals 30 hours of online instruction, including a online final test to ensure compentency and a full understanding of the rules of the road. There are a total of 15 lessons, each will take about 2 hours to complete. The curriculum has been designed to follow the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) curriculum. The curriculum also references the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Driver's Manual.

Crossroads Curriculum Overview:


At Crossroads, it is our mission to provide students (and parents) with the best possible educational experience. Our classes are taught by CT certified instructors and are held online via Google Classroom. The first class is Parent/Student night and dates are posted on our calendar. 


To meet our commitment, we offer the following course packages: