Riverside, Connecticut's #1 Driving School Since 1951

Nearly 15,000 students! That’s how many teenagers and adults have passed through Tom’s Driving School since Tom Ferraro Sr. established it in 1951. We are a family owned and operating business for over 60 years, and the oldest driving school to serve in lower Fairfield County. Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside, Byram, Stamford, Darien, New Cannan, Norwalk, & Bridgeport.

Our professional team of state certified instructors and friendly staff are excited to work with you towards getting your driver’s license!

Whether you are seeking to get a license for the first time or simply need a review of the basics, Tom’s Driving School offers an array of courses that fit each student’s individual need. With over six decades of knowledge and experience, Tom’s Driving School can ensure your success at becoming a skilled and safe driver in your future.

Since 1951, drivers just like you have entrusted their training to us. In addition, we offer motorcycle lessons so you can turn to us for even more road experience.
16 to 21 years old
• State Licensed, Fully Insured & Certified for All State Courses •
Established in 1951!

Celebrating 66 Years in Business

Teaching Generations of Families.
Give the Gift of Safe Driving this Holiday Season
Tom’s Driving School is celebrating our 66 year anniversary.



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Drive Only License

Drive Only License — Driving School in Riverside, CT
Contact us in Riverside, Connecticut, to learn more about our drivers' education courses.
Full Course Students:
Receive 2 free hours of manual transmission upon signing up.
(6 hours of driving in automatic, 2 hours of manual (standard) transmission 28 Hours of classroom instruction, 2 Hour parent/student session)
Full course information click here
Manual Transmission
Manual lessons are scheduled Monday through Friday. Lessons are 1 to 2 hours long based on student’s availability. We will meet at our location 1212 East Putnam Ave in Riverside Ct. 06878. You can call the office to schedule lessons 203-869-7240. Payment is required upon scheduling.