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Get your License at DDA - Call Today!!!  The Defensive Driving Academy is proud to be certified by PennDOT to administer Third Party Non-Commercial License Testing in Newtown Square and Exton. You can test right away in your car by choosing a program below that's perfect for your schedule and budget. Our Google reviews and rating are the best in PA, which proves DDA is an excellent choice to help you succeed and quickly get your driver's license with no delays. If you still need to learn to drive or need a certificate for an insurance discount, DDA offers bundled programs such as Teen Lessons with Testing and Adult Lessons with Testing.

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Teen TestPrep 2 Hours includes License Test, Prep, Car & Coach $250 $225

For those who need test-related instruction and parallel parking practice, but do not need additional driving lessons, this Testprep lesson includes a full assessment and customized lesson focused solely on preparing you for your PA license test. We know the test better than anyone because we're certified by PennDOT to administer the license test at our Exton Auto Lenders or Newtown Square test facilities. It's nice to use our smaller car and have a DDA Coach to warm up, practice parallel parking, and calm things down right before your test. Local DMVs sometimes experience delays, but DDA can schedule our car, coach, and your test in just a few days so you can pass and get that PA license ASAP. Transportation to and from our test facility is required. <<Click here to register for this 2 Hour TestPrep>>

Our Winter SALE ends Sunday 3/3/2024 at Midnight!!!!!

Express DDA License Test (in your vehicle) $75 $35

The Choice is Yours!!! Sure, you can go online and try to schedule your test and wait in line at a local DMV, or you can express schedule your license test right away at one of our test facilities at Auto Lenders in Exton, or our home office in Newtown Square. This Test option is perfect if you already have your own vehicle, practiced driving with a friend or family member, and have someone who can bring you to our facility on test day. If you don't pass on your first attempt, don't panic, we can get you express scheduled again right away. Other schools will charge you full price to test again, but at DDA, for a limited time, retests are only $25.

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Quick Prep, Test & Car (in our vehicle) $250 $125

DDA instructors know the entire test better than anyone because we're certified by PennDOT to perform the same license test they administer at local DMVs. This 30-minute session includes a DDA coach on test day and a DDA car to warm up, review parallel parking, and calm things down right before your test. Local DMVs sometimes experience delays, and long lines, but DDA can schedule our car, coach, and your test in just a few days so you can pass and get that PA license ASAP. Transportation to and from our facility is required.

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  • Step 1 - Decide on a DDA Test Program & click the "Register" button to get started.
  • Step 2 - Click "Add to Cart" to pay for your DDA Test Program.
  • Step 3 - If you have questions, call or email DDA after you have registered & paid.

Express Parallel Parking© (15 minute session) $50 $25

Want to master parallel parking? This 15-minute session will teach you our super-simplified parallel parking formula, the same method that we have taught to thousands of DDA students who have passed their license test on the first try. We have our parallel parking spot, precisely the same as PennDOT's, where we will meet you, teach you, and lock it in once and for all in your very own car. Finally, confidence and peace of mind at an affordable price! Learn more >>

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The Defensive Driving Academy is certified by PennDOT to perform Third Party Non-Commercial License Testing ~ Get Started to find out more. License testing at DDA facility in Newtown Square or Auto Lenders in Exton is by appointment only.Our WINTER SALE ends Sunday at Midnight !!

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Teen Lessons with License Testing

Need to learn how to drive and get your license? DDA Coaches are the best in the business, and we are also certified by PennDOT to perform your license testing. It's nice to have your DDA Coach on test day to calm things down and use our smaller car to warm up, practice parallel parking, and take the test. Our teen programs are ideal for students who have a valid PA permit and would like to test with DDA at the end of their driving lessons instead of testing at the local DMV.

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Adult Lessons with License Testing

Need to learn how to drive and get your license? DDA Coaches are the best in the business, and we are also certified by PennDOT to perform your license testing. It's nice to have your DDA Coach on test day to calm things down and use our smaller car to warm up, practice parallel parking, and take the test. Our Adult Triple Play is ideal for adults who have a valid PA permit and would like to test with DDA at the end of their driving lessons instead of testing at the local DMV.

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Cancellations: Same-day is subject to a $40 fee. No-shows are subject to the full cost of the lesson and will only be rescheduled with Director approval.

Refunds: Unfinished or unused Third-Party Test Programs, lessons or hours are non-refundable, and may not be combined with other bundled DDA Teen or Adult Programs, Sales, lessons, or promotions. DDA customer service always goes over and above to accommodate our loyal students and families, which is why DDA has more positive reviews than any other driving school in Southeastern Pennsylvania. DDA Reviews

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Take a Free Practice PA Permit Test If you haven't been to the DMV to get your learner's permit, or you've been there a few times and had difficulty passing the computer knowledge test--it's okay. DDA is here to help!!! Just click on the PA Driver's Manual (to the left), and you can take a 25 question practice permit test, which is very similar to the PA test. If you feel you need more practice questions, just Google "free PA permit test," and you can keep trying practice questions until you're ready to pass the real thing--GOOD LUCK!!!!

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