General Information

Processing Fee?

This is also referred to as a convenience fee, the debit/credit card processing company charges a fee to process your transaction.

Are there still seats available? / Is the website up to date?

If the website allows you to purchase a class, seats are still available.  In Stock, shows the number of seats that are remaining. When there are no longer seats available it will read out of stock. At that point you will no longer be able to purchase that class, the course is full.

How do we get onto a wait list for a class that is full?

Visit our Wait List page

Without a deposit, is my seat guaranteed?

Without a deposit, your seat is at risk to be taken by another student who registers for the same class and pays the deposit.

What is included in a driver's education course?

There will be 30 hours classroom instruction, this is split into 15 classes 2 hours each, 10 hours of driving with a certified driver education instructor, 6 hours of observation with a certified instructor. For the specifics of the course, please visit our Driver Education page.

When does the actual driving portion take place?

Students schedule their driving hours in class once a week. Students pick two single driving hours per week. The classes and driving hours run concurrently.

What type of cars do you have?

Honda sedans, Honda SUVs, Lexus Suv, Ford SUV, Jeep SUV, Tesla Sedan. Check out our Instagram page for photos!

What vehicle will I be driving in?

Each instructor is assigned a vehicle to call their own, we do not allow students to select a vehicle to drive.


Where will my son/daughter be picked up for drive times?

We provide door to door service if you live within a 15 minute drive from the classroom(not including highways). However, students outside this area will have a designated meeting location.

Can a class be missed?

Students are required to complete 30 hours of classroom instruction. If a student misses a class, the student shall be assigned a 500-word essay for each chapter missed. A document must be signed by the parent/guardian stating the reason for missed class and must be turned into the instructor by the next class. The essay must be submitted by the following class. Click here to print the Absence Form

How many classes can be missed?

No more than two classes may be missed. Missing more than two classes will result in removal from the program, no refund will be given.

Is there a parent night?

No, however an instructor will be at the classroom 30 minutes prior to the start of the first class to answer any questions or concerns.

When is driver education required?

Driver Education is helpful at any age, but it is required for individuals under the age of 18 who wish to apply for a New Hampshire driver license. To meet this requirement, anyone under 18 must take an approved driver education program. 

Can I practice driving anywhere?

Students may only practice in the state of New Hampshire.

Can I starting logging my 40 hours at 15 1/2?

Yes.→ Download & Print NH 40 Hour Log Sheet or download the RoadReady app. RoadReady


Do the 10 hours included in the course count towards my 40 hours?


What is the refund policy?

Your deposit is non-refundable or transferrable. However, your deposit may be used to take a class at a later date with Bradfords Driving School.

Can I switch into a different class?

You may transfer into a different class up to one week prior to the start date of the original class.

What do I need to bring to the first day of class?

Final payment

Copy of birth certificate/Passport

Know your availability for the week, behind the wheel lessons will be scheduled on the first day of class.

Forms of payment?

(Check, Cash, Money Order & Credit Cards)

*All Credit Card transactions are subjected to a 3% processing fee*


When is my teen eligible for driver education?

All students enrolled in a driver's education course must be at least 15 years and 9 months old by the first day of class.

At what age may I learn to drive?

New Hampshire does not issue learner's permits, but for the purpose of learning to drive a car, a person who has never previously held a driver's license may practice driving on New Hampshire roadways under certain conditions.

The driver must be at least 15 1/2 years old and must carry proof of age in the vehicle.

The person learning to drive must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible licensed adult 25 years of age or older with a valid license.

The vehicle used for practice must be a non-commercial vehicle.

Do I need a permit to drive in New Hampshire?

No, New Hampshire residents do not need a permit to begin driving as long as they are enrolled in a state certified driving school.