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The Next Street Manchester Driving School

730 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
Call: 860.452.6418
800.732.8090

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Courses Offered

Special! - Easy As 1,2,3 Bundle $409

All Classes are being offered remotely via Zoom. Getting your license is easy as 1,2,3 with our Safe Driving Course Bundle! This bundle includes an 8 Hour Safe Driving Course, a 2 Hour Private Driving Lesson, and a License Test at The Next Street, all for one low price. Note: License Tests at The Next Street are only available for students under the age of 22 at the time of testing. Please Note: Due to DMV staffing shortages, license tests are booking out 5-9 months. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We continue to work with the DMV to solve this issue.

Enroll Schedule

Full Driver Education Course $639

All classroom work will be taught remotely on Zoom. *Our Recommendation* This course includes 30 hours of time in the classroom and 8 hours of private driving lessons. In addition to fulfilling all CT state driver's ed requirements, after completing the course teen students will have a shorter wait time for their license and most insurance providers will offer a discounted rate. These classes can be started at any time and taken in any order for no additional fee. The schedules we provide are guidelines, not the rule. Please Note: Due to DMV staffing shortages, license tests are booking out 5-9 months. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We continue to work with the DMV to solve this issue.

Enroll Schedule

Available Upgrades

With 8 Hour Safe Driving Course

Permit Testing Services

One on One Permit Prep Tutoring: $200

Private Driving Lessons

Driving Test Prep Lesson and Mock Driving Test: $180
2 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $180
4 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $360
8 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $514

License Testing Services

License Test at The Next Street: $135
License Test at the DMV (meet us there): $199

8 Hour Students must complete a minimum of 2 hours of driving lessons with us in order to take advantage of any of our License Testing Products.

Please Note: Due to DMV staffing shortages, license tests are booking out 5-9 months. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We continue to work with the DMV to solve this issue.

With Full Driver

Permit Testing Services

One on One Permit Prep Tutoring: $200

Private Driving Lessons

Driving Test Prep Lesson and Mock Test: $160
2 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $160
12 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $860
32 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $2,160

License Testing Services

License Test at The Next Street: $135
License Test at the DMV (meet us there): $199


Upcoming Course Schedule

We have the most course offerings in Connecticut, with over sixty new classes starting each month. And with The Next Street, if you miss a class, you can make it up any time at any of our 70+ locations.

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The Easiest Road to Your License Starts Here.

We know what our customers care about, so we focus on being the best in the driver’s ed industry at those things. And we are locally owned and operated, so you can trust that we care about you. If you’re researching the right driving school for you, you found it here. We appreciate the opportunity to work with you!

Testimonials

  • "Easy and Enjoyable!"

    I had a great online experience with the Next Street and was very happy I could complete driver's ed even though we couldn't have in-person classes. The staff is very helpful and shout out to Mr. Parrs who was a great, fun teacher!

    - - June 01, 2020

  • "Convenient Locations and Class Times"

    The classes were very easy and fun! The Next Street is very flexible with personal schedules. I feel that I am extremely prepared to receive my license and be a safe driver. I recommend this driving school!

    - - May 02, 2020

  • "A Very Fun Learning Experience"

    Corey DeVellis was funny and entertaining, also very smart. Made 4 hours straight of classes interesting!

    - - June 27, 2019

  • "Opal Lamb is the best teacher ever!!"

    Opal is the funniest teacher ever, and makes the classes go by fast

    - - July 05, 2019

Map & Directions

Conveniently located on Main Street in Manchester.

Find yourself on the easiest road to your license. The Next Street is the only driving school in the Manchester area that makes learning to drive an easy and worthwhile experience. Sure, anyone can teach you how to drive - but no one can do it like us. How? We know you just want your license, so our team makes things clear and simple - because the quickest road to get you anywhere is straight forward. We are also proud to offer Driver Rehabilitation Services to any driver with varying abilities. For more information on how we can help with adaptive equipment or medical driving evaluations, visit our Driver Rehab in Manchester page.

Our driver's ed classroom is conveniently located on Main Street in Manchester, just minutes from South Windsor, East Hartford, Glastonbury, Bolton and Vernon.

Driving Student Testimonials

"Great Teacher"

5/5 Stars

I'm from east catholic and used the next street. My teacher, Jessica Ortiz, was amazing and it made learning so fun and easy. Great teacher.

"I Enjoyed it Thoroughly"

5/5 Stars

My teacher was Jessica and I was able to learn a lot. I enjoyed it throughly and would recommend it to anyone!

"Fun and Educational"

4/5 Stars

I love that this class is fun and educational.

"It Was the Fastest 8 Hours!"

5/5 Stars

I had Jessica and she was awesome! I learned so much and she made the class super fun! It was the fastest 8 hours! Definitely recommend her!

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