3X Failure Course

Trust the #1 defensive driving school serving Augusta, Albemarle, and Charlottesville Counties. We have over 40 years of law enforcement experience. Safety and education quality are our top priorities.


If you fail either the written or road tests 3x, Virginia requires you to take additional driver training. We’re here to help.

If you failed the written test 3x, please register for class by clicking on the Paypal button you’ll find next to the course date in the schedule box.

If you need to take a new round of Behind the Wheel because of 3x failure of the road test, contact us to schedule lessons.

We also offer 8-hour Driver Improvement classes which might reduce points or insurance. Please see the schedule on our Driver Improvement Classes page.

36-Hour Driver Education Classes – for Teens and Adults. Visit our online driver education page to register for our online driver education.

*Please note that because we book location and time in advance, no refunds are provided for scheduled services.*


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3x Failure Manual Course

NOTE: 3X Fail class is only for people who have failed the learners test at DMV 3 times Below are upcoming dates for our 3X Fail class course. Please use the PayPal icons below to prepay and reserve your spot. After paying for the course you will receive an email within 48 hours informing you of the class details.

Please register for the correct class. This is for the 3x Failure Class ONLY. We cannot provide refunds for registration for the wrong class.

Please note : NO SHOWS will not be refunded or rescheduled. You must attend the class you have reserved, as seating is very limited. Please bring your ID to class.
June 2024
Date Time Register
24th and 26th 05:30 PM – 09:30 PM Sign Up
*Attendance at both classes is required
Prepay now for $150 or pay $170 cash in person on day of class
Your space is not reserved without prepayment.
July 2024
Date Time Register
29th and 31st 05:30 PM – 09:30 PM Sign Up
*Attendance at both classes is required
Prepay now for $150 or pay $170 cash in person on day of class
Your space is not reserved without prepayment.

NOTICE: If the student is under 18, you MUST provide the 36-Hour Driver’s Education completion certificate prior to signing up for this class. There are NO refunds for this class.

(Caution 3X Fail class is not the 8 Hour driver improvement clinic for tickets). Please contact the school prior to paying should you have any questions about this course.


You can take your 3X Failure Driver’s Manual Class online through 3A Method and Augusta Defensive Driving School. This course allows you to complete it at your own pace. This course works on any device with internet access.

Cost is $150.

On payment, contact us for your course link.

Students under the age of 18 are ONLY permitted to take the 8 hour manual course if they have successfully passed the 36 fifty-minute in class portion of Driver’s Education or the 30 hour online Drivers Education program.