Driver's Education & Behind the Wheel Information
Driver’s Ed Certificate (DEC-8)
A student's Driver's Education Certificate can be obtained by contacting Ms. Lisa Torick. Please email: Lisa.Torick@lcps.org or call 571.434.3204 to schedule a time to pick up the card in person from the school counseling office.
PFHS Behind the Wheel Program
Thank you for your interest in taking Behind the Wheel at Potomac Falls. Our instructors strive themselves on developing young drivers with the skills and habits necessary to be successful defensive drivers!
To Sign Up for Behind the Wheel: Please contact Ms. Torick for necessary paperwork or any questions about Behind the Wheel instruction. This paperwork must be filled out and signed by a parent. Additionally, you will need to provide payment ($225; checks can be made out to PFHS or you can pay online) and your learners permit to be photocopied for your file.
Once your registration is completed through the school counseling department (completed signed paperwork and BTW fee) you will be contacted to set up driving lessons by the instructor.
- The wait list is organized by the date of eligibility
- Lesson times are arranged with the instructor and the student.
- Times may vary from morning or afternoon.
Partners for Safe Teen Driving and curriculum information.
Practice for the learners permit test online at FREE DMV Practice Test for Virginia Permit 2023 | VA (driving-tests.org)
Virginia Association of Driver Education and Safety
- VADETS is the Professional Driver Education Association with the mission to improve the quality of driver education and provide effective instruction to new drivers in the Commonwealth of Virginia!
Check it out! This company comes to the D.C. area once a year and provides a wonderful opportunity for students to experience hands-on driving with evasive driving techniques. Check their tour dates section. http://www.driversedge.org