“A family owned driving school, proudly serving the community since 1964.”

Contact | Office Hours | Driving Lessons | Motorcycle Lessons | Road Tests | CDL | Directions
Pre-Licensing Mandatory 5-Hour Class | Defensive Driving / Point Reduction 6-Hour Class
Discount Packages | Also Available | Payment Options | $5 Discount Coupon

Colwell’s Auto Driving School is a family owned business that has been providing Driving Lessons to the Bronx area for over 45 years. We specialize in Driving Instructions for Automatic and Standard Shift (stick shift) vehicles, CDL and Motorcycle Lessons all right here in the Bronx, New York. Combine that with the training for the 5 Hour Pre-licensing Course / Class and the 6 Hour Defensive Driving Course / Class, also known as the Insurance Reduction Course, Point Reduction Course and the New York Safety Program – (NYSP), and you’ll quickly see why Colwell’s Auto Driving School has become a leader in the industry for nearly half a century!

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NEW LOCATION!
 
Colwell’s Auto Driving School
1001 East Gun Hill Road
(WE ARE ON THE CORNER OF PAULDING AVENUE)
Bronx, NY 10469

Phone: (718) 547-1674

CALL US 24-HOURS A DAY … SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

Licensed by New York State and Approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles.


OFFICE HOURS

 
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 6:30pm
  Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
Sunday
CLOSED


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DIRECTIONS TO OUR OFFICE

Click Here for Detailed Directions to our Office



DRIVING LESSONS


Driving lessons are offered in the Bronx 7 days a week! You can have the same vehicle and New York Certified Instructor during each private on the road driving lesson for a full 45 minutes. We provide a variety of cars (including stick shift), all fully insured, and all dual controlled for safety. We have patient, reliable, college trained, English and Spanish speaking instructors. There are no contracts to sign or courses to complete.  Discount packages are offered here at Colwell’s Auto Driving School or you can pay for individual driving lessons as you go. If you don’t currently have a learner’s permit, please be sure to ask one of our professional customer service representatives about getting your FREE New York Permit Kit.

-AUTOMATIC-
Automatic driving lessons are offered in the Bronx from 7:00am to 9:00pm, at a cost of only $30.00.
(Door-to-Door service is available for most locations.)

The following driving lessons are offered to licensed drivers only:

-STANDARD SHIFT-
Standard Shift driving lessons are offered in the Bronx from 7:00am to 9:00pm, at a cost of only $45.00.
(Office Pickup Only for stick shift lessons.  Deposit is Required.)

-MOTORCYCLE-
Motorcycle driving lessons are offered in the Bronx from dawn to dusk, at a cost of only $45.00.
(Office Pickup Only for motorcycle lessons.  We supply all necessary riding equipment.  Deposit is Required.)


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ROAD TESTS


Colwell’s Auto Driving School can offer you the use of our vehicle during your road test examination. However, we do require that you take at least one driving lesson prior to that test. We will gladly set up your road test appointment with the Department of Motor Vehicles at no extra charge as long as you are using our vehicle for your exam.  You can also find this service included in our discounted driving lesson packages. A deposit is required to set up your road test exam and to reserve our vehicle for that day.

-AUTOMATIC-
The fee is $95.00
(Includes one driving lesson and the use of our car during the road test.)

-MOTORCYCLE-

The fee is $145.00
(Includes one motorcycle lesson, the use of our motorcycle, and our car for the State Inspector.)

-IMPORTANT LINKS-

Department of Motor Vehicles website

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COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE (CDL)

CDL B, B/P and B/P/S

Are you looking for a career change… or perhaps just starting one? Did you know that getting your CDL license can open up numerous job opportunities across the entire country and/or enhance your current salary with your existing employer? Don’t put it off any longer. Come to Colwell’s, where we have highly trained English and Spanish speaking certified instructors (male and female), and we will help you to obtain your CDL B, B/P, or B/P/S license. Call today and it will be our pleasure to get you started.

Lessons are 45 minutes in duration and conducted with our State Inspected Training Bus. All lessons must be prepaid, are by appointment only and you must meet at our office.

1 Lesson - $75
Includes the use of our Training Bus during your Lesson.

1 Lesson + Road Test - $250
Includes the use of our Training Bus during your Lesson and Road Test.
You call the DMV to book the Road Test Appointment.

1 Lesson + Road Test + Road Test Appointment - $310
Includes the use of our Training Bus during your Lesson and Road Test
and we will schedule your Road Test appointment.

5 Lesson Package - $600 —Best Value!
Includes the use of our Training Bus during your Lessons and Road Test
and we will schedule your Road Test appointment.

Road Test Appointment Only - $60
If you don’t require a Lesson or the use of our Training Bus
we can still schedule your Road Test Appointment.

Training Bus Rental for Road Test - $180
For those of you who are just looking to rent our Training Bus for your Road Test.

Prior to taking lessons, you must get a CDL Permit
from the New York State DMV.

For your convenience, we also offer a CDL Permit Study Session at our location to help prepare you for the CDL Permit Written Exam. Customer feedback continues to support the added benefit of Colwell’s conducting this highly recommended session for our students, so we encourage you to take full advantage of this opportunity!

CDL Permit Study Class - $80


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PRE-LICENSING MANDATORY
5-HOUR CLASS


The State of New York has made it mandatory for all permit holders to complete the Pre-licensing 5 Hour Course before applying for a road test. Colwell’s Auto Driving School currently holds this mandatory 5 Hour Course at our facility on East Gun Hill Road, during which refreshments are served. There is no written exam, no appointment is required to attend and you will complete the Pre-Licensing 5-Hour Course in just one visit. The fee is $30.00 and may only be paid in cash.

You MUST bring your learner’s permit with you to class.

-PRELICENSING 5 HOUR CLASS ROOM SCHEDULE-

Tuesday
6:00pm
Thursday
6:00pm
Friday
6:00pm
Saturday
9:00am

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INSURANCE/POINT REDUCTION
6-HOUR DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS


The State of New York currently offers all drivers (permit holders or licensed) an opportunity to reduce their insurance and points by participating in a 6-Hour Insurance / Point Reduction Defensive Driving Course. Colwell’s Auto Driving School currently holds this 6 hr driving course at our facility on East Gun Hill Road, during which refreshments are served. There is no written exam, no appointment is required to attend and you will complete the 6 Hour Insurance / Point Reduction Defensive Driving Course in just one visit. Completion of this class entitles you to 10% off your automobile liability, no-fault and collision insurance premiums for the next three years and also guarantees a 4-point reduction off any violations that occurred in the previous 18 months. The 6-hr Insurance / Point Reduction Defensive Driving Course is offered at a cost of $48.00.

You MUST bring your learner’s permit or drivers license with you to class.

-6 HOUR DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS ROOM SCHEDULE-

Saturday 3:00pm

NEW!
Now you have the option to
take the 6 Hour Class ONLINE!


Take the class any day, anytime at your convenience from the comfort of your own home! Students who complete the online class will receive the same benefits as those who complete the classroom course. Simply click the link below, which will bring you to our online class hosted by the NYSP (New York Safety Program). The online course fee is $49.95 which can be paid securely by credit card. There is a very simple registration process before the class begins. The online course allows you to complete the class in one, or in multiple sessions. Work at your own pace anytime. There is 24/7 technical support if needed. Also there is same day completion of processing and mailing your certificate to you, and notifying the DMV that you have completed the course. It doesn’t get any easier than this.

 

  New York State Defensive Driving Online
Provided by Colwell's Driving School


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DISCOUNTED DRIVING PACKAGES
-AUTOMATIC-
Each driving lesson package deal for an automatic includes:
Free door-to-door service (most locations in the Bronx)
Free “How to Pass Your Road Test” video
Free road test arrangements (one time per package)
Use of our car for the road test (one time per package)

5 Lesson Package
The cost is $205.00, payable in full or in two installments:
1st installment of $120.00 is due by the 1st lesson.
2nd installment of $85.00 is due by the 4th lesson.

10 Lesson Package
The cost is $345.00, payable in full or in three installments:
1st installment of $120.00 is due by the 1st lesson.
2nd installment of $120.00 is due by the 4th lesson.
3rd installment of $105.00 is due by the 8th lesson.

-STANDARD SHIFT-
(Office Pickup Only. Deposit is Required)

3 Lesson Package
The cost is $120.00, payable in full.

-MOTORCYCLE-
(Office Pickup Only. Deposit is Required)
 
Package deal for a motorcycle lessons includes:
Free road test arrangements
All necessary riding equipment
Use of our motorcycle for lessons and the road test
Use of our car for the State Inspector during the road test
 

5 Lesson Package
The cost is $300.00, payable in full or in two installments.
1st installment of $150.00 is due by the 1st lesson.
2nd installment of $150.00 is due by the 3rd lesson.


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ALSO AVAILABLE

“How to Pass Your Road Test the First Time” and “Parking Made Easy” - All on one DVD Video for ONLY $10.00 (Free with some packages)
   
SIMULATED ROAD TEST $15.00


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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Our office accepts Cash, Checks, Money Orders, Visa, Master Card, and Discover for
all services offered with the exception of the 5-Hour Mandatory Class, which MUST be paid in cash.

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NEIGHBORHOOD LINKS

uscity.net

MagicYellow

Yahoo Local

Info from Department of Motor Vehicles website

Info from New York Saftey Program website

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