Why choose A-1 Safety Driving school

• We have been in business since 1947.

• Family owned and operated.

• Currently servicing BOONE, KENTON  AND CAMPBELL Counties.

• Offer 6 instructors and counting.

• You may choose male or  female driving instructors

• We have 5 vehicles and growing.

• Full 2 hour session

  We offer scheduling available via phone, text, email, facebook.

  Weekend availability for driving sessions

  We can accommodate drivers with Zero Driving experience as well.

  We always return every phone call/message in a timely manner

  We are Rated A+ by BBB

  We are Rated #1 NKY driving School from Expertise for 2017 & 2018

Driving Session Features

We are a Driving School dedicated to offering Top of the Line Safety Driving Sessions along with aiding in acquiring your Kentucky Driver’s License. We have highly qualified instructors with extensive experience in the sector as well as vehicles equipped with a Dual-Brake System and a Kill Switch.

With The Greatest Security

We put at your disposal our entire team of licensed driving instructors and our vehicles so that you learn to drive with the greatest safety.

Personalized Attention

We know that it is essential to focus on all aspects of your safety and the safety of others when you are behind the wheel. Our entire team is dedicated to one on one attention while in the vehicle with our licensed driving instructors, whose primary focus is completely on you, as a student driver and all around Safety.

Your Trust Center

We want you to feel comfortable from the first day, so we pride ourselves on making sure you we go at your pace but also encourage you to build your confidence and work on your weaknesses along the way.

Student Success

Working together, with effort and the necessary time, we will help you achieve the goals you have set for yourself.


We offer a 6 Hour Certified Driving School Program!

•Each session is $115.00. Our general program consists of 3 sessions total (6 hours) for $345.00
•We accept Cash, Check, or Money Order and PayPal. *PayPal- You must Pay the Total amount and we send you the link if you choose this type of payment. We have to charge extra w/PayPal due to transaction fees). YOU CAN PAY AS YOU GO with Cash, Check or money order payment forms. 
•2 hours per session.


1st session covers Basic Driving (2 Hours):

•Building confidence behind the wheel.
•City, Country, and Expressway driving.
•Work on their weaknesses along the way.

2nd session covers Test Preparation (2 Hours):

•We take you to the actual testing site (depending on which county the permit was from).
•Teach you all the maneuvers that are covered on the driving test: Parallel Parking, 3-Pt. Turn/Turn About, Over-Night Park, Smooth Stop and Reverse.
•Give tips of what the Examiner will look for and take off on the day of your Test.

3rd session is the Actual Testing Day (2 Hours):

•We schedule the test for you with the DMV Office. *Please check your eligibility date clicking here: https://eligibility.gdl.kytc.ky.gov/
•You will use our vehicle for the Actual Road Test.
•We will take you out for 1 hour before the test time to refresh all Testing Maneuvers and then bring you to the testing starting site.
•If you end up failing the Road Test – within our 6 hour Program, we offer a Complimentary Session which is the exact same as the third session: I call in the Test again, receive 1 hour of practice then take you to your test.
•Parents are NOT required to be present on testing day or at the course.

*You will receive a Certificate at the end of the 3rd/Final session, showing you’ve completed our driving training (6 hours) with our Certified Driving School Program. Which you can then take to you car insurance company to receive a discount. *Please call your car insurance company just to be sure that accept it, just to be safe.

*You can do a minimum of 1 session OR as many as you would prefer, but to receive the certificate for the car insurance discount, you must complete at least 6 hours with us.

*We are always Booking out at least 2 months in advance. Please call or email to reserve your session today!

We are constantly back and forth at the Office since everyone on our Team are Licensed Driving Instructors, including the Owner and Business Manager. Please call to make an Appointment to meet at the Office. 

Our Price Lists

Choose The Best Catagory Plan That Suits Your Needs




-City, County, Expressway Roads.

-Work on Weaknesses

-Getting you Comfortable & Confident behind the wheel.



-Covers 4 Maneuvers: Parallel Parking, 3-PT Turn, Over Night Park, Smooth Stop & Back.

-Practice Tests.

-Tips what examiner will look for and take off for on test.



-Will call in Road Test Time w/DMV office for you. Will need Eligibility Date.

-1 Hour of Practice before the Test Time.

-You use our Vehicle for the Test.

*Will receive Car Insurance Certificate at end of this session * if completed 6hrs of Driving School.



Includes: Basic Driving Session, Test Prep Session, and ROAD TEST DAY.

Will Receive Certificate of 6hr Driving School Program.

Please Call or Email to reserve your sessions today!


A-1 Safety Driving School’s Management

Cassie E. Palmer
Elizabeth Palmer

Knowledgeable Instructors

At A-1 Safety Driving School in Northern Kentucky, we make sure that our driving instruction team is personally interested in the development of all of our students. From the moment you get into our car, we encourage them to achieve their best. In keeping with that commitment, we provide one-on-one training to each student. What sets our instructors apart? They are:

•Trained to the highest standards – Certified Driving Instructors through the Kentucky State Police

•Able to customize lessons to fit individual student needs

•Highly professional and skilled

 When you choose us, you are not just investing in us, you are making the best possible investment for your future behind the wheel, your safety, and the safety of others on the road!

Important Information Regarding Permit/Licensing

Permit Phase 16yrs-17yrs

• Ky requires you to wait 180 days after you have received your permit in order to take your ROAD TEST.

• KY requires the completion 60 hours of driving (50 daytime/10 Night) before taking the ROAD TEST to get Intermediates License. WE can sign off on these logged hours as well.

• Must turn in completed Logs to Examiner Day of the Test.

• We can take you out on the ROAD at any point (pending on certain availability). We can NOT take you for your ROAD TEST before you are actually eligible. See link: https://eligibility.gdl.kytc.ky.gov/.

• You must have your permit on you for each session we take you on.

• When going through a driving school, the only items you must have on you on TESTING DAY is: Permit and Logged Hours Completed and Signed by a parent.

• The 4HR Graduated Licensing Class does not have to be completed before you take the ROAD TEST in order to get your intermediates. You must have it completed before going back to obtain your Full-on License at the DMV Office (6 months after you receive your intermediates).

*Info on the 4hr Graduated Licensing Class*
•Alive @ 25: FREE Defensive Driving Classroom Course (contact Kenton Co. DMV office to sign up) 844-253-5680
•Evening Class @ Local High School: FREE (look for letter in mail from transportation dept.).

•Online Course: $12.50 https://www.myimprov.com/drivers-education/kentucky/

•It’s best to get as much driving experience on your own outside of driving school as well (LOGGED HOURS!!!)

Permit Phase- 18yrs-20yrs

• Ky requires you to wait 180 days after you have received your permit in order to take your ROAD TEST.

• If you received your permit before 18yrs of age you will only receive your License if you have completed the 4HR graduated licensing class.

• If you receive permit after 18 years of age you do NOT have to take the 4HR graduated Licensing Class. It’s best to get as much driving experience on your own outside of driving school as well.

Permit Phase- 21 years and after

• KY requires you to wait 30 days before you can obtain a Full License (still have to take ROAD TEST). It’s best to get as much driving experience on your own outside of driving school as well.

International Licence Holder

• If you’re a legal U.S. Citizen and have an international license all you have to do is take the Written Permit Test to obtain a Kentucky’s License.

• You can still take driving school for the basics! If you are NOT a legal U.S. Citizen you have to take written Permit Test and ROAD TEST. Please see above for different age requirements as a permit holder.