Teen Driver Ed
Adult Driver Ed
Age 14-17
30 Hours Class room instruction
6 hours behind the wheel in the seat.

End of Summer
30 hours in 1 week
​$225.00 includes
6 hours behind
the wheel for August 7th session only and first 10 enrolled.

Age 18 - up
30 Hours Class room instruction
6 hours behind the wheel in the seat.
DMV Testing
Behind the Wheel
1 Hour BTW refresher plus
1 hour at NCDMV use of the driver ed vehicle.
extra hours @ $50.00
One on one instruction to refresh skills, strengthen skills and/or learn advanced skills.
$40.00 per hour
Our Car
Our Location - Shelby, NC
Steps Toward Licensure
Located at 941 East Marion in the same building as Robin Bracket State Farm.  We have been in business since 2009.  We are both AAA Certified Instructors of Defensive Driving and licensed by the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles School Bus and Traffic Safety.
Our duel brake equipped Kia Soul is both trendy and safe for a new driver experience.  Equipped with a passenger/instructor brake, emergency brake and outside mirrors as well as a GoPro video camera..
Whether you are getting your license for the first time, renewing or restoring your privileges, we are here to help. 
Extra Behind the Wheel Time Available
Our students can receive additional behind the wheel time if they need (or if a parent wants) more attention to any area such as paralleled parking, 3 point turns, backing up, and interstate driving. 
Meet The Carolina Driver Ed Team
  1. Kathy S. Allen
    AAA Certified Defensive Driving Instructor since 2008, Kathy instructs individuals regarding improving their driving skills because of a traffic ticket. As a NC DMV approved commercial driving instructor, she offers driver ed. For her it's about saving lives and contributing to responsible decision making while driving to keep our highways safe for everyone.
  2. Sherry Key
    Office Manager Sherry will help you with your registration and payments. She can help with scheduling your Behind the Wheel sessions. Sherry has been on the team since January 2016
  3. Greg Dotson
    Certified Defensive Driving Instructor, Greg instructs the defensive driving program since January 2013. We offer classes in Cleveland, Lincoln and Gaston County as pre-trial intervention for certain traffic citations.
Contact us for more information and to
schedule your time in the drivers seat!