Take driver education at American Defensive Driving School in Evanston, IL

Preparing New Drivers for the Road Ahead!

Learn defensive driving from our Evanston, IL driving schoolObtaining a driver's license is a big step for anyone. For new teen drivers, it is one of the first major milestones as they transition into adulthood. Learning to be a confident and defensive driver is an important life skill. Parents of new drivers need to feel comfortable that their child is well prepared to become a responsible member of the driving population. Consider the facts:

Teen drivers are 20 times more likely to be involved in a crash
than adult drivers

33% of all first-year drivers are involved in a collision

Most crashes are caused by driver error

American Defensive Driving School is one of only two schools in Illinois using the AAA Motor Club's license to learn the curriculum. This curriculum teaches teens through video, real-life examples, and interactive activities.

Learn more about American Defensive Driving School in Evanston, IL.

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Evanston Classroom Training A1

Classes will be held January 7, 2020 - January 30, 2020. Monday through Thursday 4:30 - 6:30 pm (No class January 20th on MLK Jr. Day). January 6th we will have Parent Orientation (Minimum enrollment 7 students)

Evanston Classroom Training A2 - Sunday Only

Classes are held January 12, 2020 - April 26, 2020. Sunday Only 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (No class Easter Sunday). January 11th we will have a Parent Orientation (Minimum enrollment 12 students)

Evanston Classroom Training A3

Classes will be held January 21, 2020 - February 13, 2020. Monday through Thursday 7:00 - 9:00 pm. January 18th we will have Parent Orientation (Minimum enrollment 7 students)

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About Us

Whether you are an experienced driver or looking to become a new member of the driving community, American Defensive Driving School can tailor a program to suit your needs. Learn more.


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1640 Orrington Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201
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