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When you’re considering which driving school to choose for your child, here’s some critical things to consider…

Experience, Chase Driving School is the oldest driving school in Fairfield, CT. In fact, we’ve taught more people to drive than ANY other school in the area. Debbie Abate, the owner of Chase Driving School, is a Master Driving Instructor (only a small percentage of instructors have attained the level of Master Instructor) who’s dedicated to working with EVERY student. This level of hands-on care and concern cannot be matched by the multi-location franchise approach to driver’s ed. Our singular focus allows Chase to raise the bar, rather than just focusing on just passing the driver’s test, our students are taught and master the various defensive driving skills, and knowledge they need to become a good, safe drivers. For Debbie, driver’s ed is becoming a generational endeavor because she’s now teaching the children of former students!

We would NEVER ask a student to go to another town to finish their classroom instruction; we think this approach puts additional stress on the students and their parents. Keep in mind, some schools with locations in multiple towns must cancel classes when their staffing requires it. We NEVER cancel classes unless it’s for inclement weather although we do close between Christmas and New Years. We’re located in Fairfield, so whether you have DMV issues, or need another certificate, unlike others we’re able to help you immediately! Some driving schools make students wait up to 2 weeks to get their certificates; we think that’s ridiculous! When you finish your classes with us, we give you your CS-1 certificate immediately! We’re extremely bothered by the fast-food style of instruction that’s spreading in our industry, companies trying to run many locations throughout the state. This cookie cutter approach to driver education may help the company’s bottom line, but the students suffer. Our instruction is tailored and adjusted to fit each student's needs, and we believe this is critical. Each student brings a unique set of driving skills, and our approach to driver education allows us to make sure each hour of instruction is as productive as possible.

When you compare your options, I strongly suggest you ask yourself one question, “which driving school puts the student’s needs first?” Answer that question, and you’ll know where to send your child for their driver education.

Chase Driving School specializes in the following:

-Full teen program

-License test for teens

-Teen insurance discounts (If full program is taken)

-Defensive driving skills

-Refresher and adult programs

-8 hour safe driving practices (Adult and Teen)

We are experienced in special needs teens and adults

-Dual control

Please note: Permit is not required to sign up for the course, but you must.. be at least 16 years of age.

Classroom Hours


 For the safety of our students and staff, you must wear a mask to enter the school. You need to sign up for each class you want to attend because of limited seating.

Please call (203) 254-1238 

Monday - 4:00pm - 6:00pm  

Tuesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm 


Wednesday -    6:30pm- 8:30pm 

Thursday - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday - No Class

Saturdays 11:00am - 1:00pm

 (This is the Drug and Alcohol, 8 hr. safety class

(Check programs available for topics)

1:15pm - 3:15pm  (This will be a regular class)


Next Available Test Dates:


Tuesday October 20th

Friday November 13th

Tuesday December 1st

All Tests are available to students between the ages of 16 and 21 years old. You could still take the test here, even if you didn't take the course with us. Call for details.

Need a car to take your test at the D.M.V ?Call (203) 254-1238 for details on rental options!

Next Adult Drug

and Alcohol


$99.00 for 18+

Thursday, October 29th 

Topics 1-5 from 5:00pm -


Friday October 30th

Topics 6 - 9 From 5:00pm - 9:00pm

You must call to reserve a seat due to limited seating.

If you want to take road hours, call us for details (check under programs available for pricing). We do have packages!!

Teens can attend 4 hrs of the adult program

In order to obtain a certificate stating that you completed the course, you MUST attend both sessions.

Venmo, Cash or check are acceptable forms of payment.

 Permit is not required to sign up for the course. Sign up for the course to prepare yourself for the permit test and to learn proper skills for behind-the-wheel training!