Creating Safe Drivers for Over 50 Years!

Our instructors specialize in one-on-one driving lessons . Whether you are a beginner or simply looking for some additional education, our driving instructors will provide training for your level of experience.  Driving lessons are for 60 minutes and students learn the basic rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and proper preparation for the road test. Highway driving is available upon request. Instruction is provided in dual controlled vehicles and home pick-up service is available in many areas throughout the Capital District.


*Travel Time maybe charged for home pickup outside our pickup locations. Please contact our office for more information regarding our pickup locations.  Or you can text us at 518-406-6437.

Fee: $75 per hour – $75

Office staff will help you understand the requirements for obtaining your NYS license and schedule your road test through DMV for you. Using our vehicle, students will take a 45 or 60 minute lesson just prior to their test . Immediately following the lesson, students will drive directly to the road test site to take their test.


*Travel Time maybe charged for home pickup outside our pickup locations. Please contact our office for more information.

Fee: $140 for one hour lesson and use of car

Bell’s Auto Driving School, Inc. is committed to preparing the young driver to be responsible on our highways. We contract with many area high schools and colleges to provide the in-car instruction for their Driver Education Programs. These programs provide invaluable education to our young drivers and pave the way for them to become successful and safe motorists.

This program is designed to equip the student with the fundamental knowledge, correct operational habits, essential skills and the proper attitude for survival on our highways. Upon completion of the course, students will be issued a certificate that will allow them to upgrade from a class DJ license to a class D license at age 17. This certificate may also provide a reduction in the cost of your insurance premium, when applicable.

You must be 16 & have a valid NYS DMV Learner’s Permit or license in order to enroll in this program.

This mandatory five hour pre licensing class is required by New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for any individual seeking to take a New York State Road Test. The course covers the state required curriculum and is taught by certified instructors . We are currently offering the course virtually via Zoom.  Virtual classes are available with both weekend and weekday options for your convenience.

Fee: $50.00

The Point Insurance Reduction Program provides licensed drivers with the opportunity to obtain a reduction on their insurance and/or reduce points from their driver’s license. This course provides a wealth of information to help the experienced driver stay sharp and safe on the road. We teach a National Safety Council approved curriculum and our certified instructors provide an educational and engaging experience.

We are not currently running the Defensive Driving Course.  HOWEVER – You can take the Defensive Driving Course online through NENY -Enter PROMO CODE 501 when you get to the payment page – DDC ONLINE COURSE



Upcoming Courses

Our Services Include

  • Private driving instruction is offered 7 days a week to easily accommodate your schedule.
  • Driver Education Contractor – with many area high schools and colleges.
  • 5 Hour Pre-Licensing and Defensive Driving Courses are offered at various locations in the Capital District
  • Knowledgeable and friendly office staff prepared to assist you in choosing the right services for your needs