Driver Improvement Clinic (DIP) Classes

Classes start on weekends and run a full 8 hours or take your class online (some restrictions apply).

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Upcoming Classes

Roanoke Driver Improvement Class...
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: February 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Roanoke Driver Improvement Class...
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: March 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Roanoke Adult 8-hour 3 test failure Class...
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: March 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm
Roanoke Driver Improvement Class...
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: March 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Why Choose Drive This Way Driving Schools?

Let’s face it, there are a lot of driving schools you can choose.

Drive This Way will ensure the safety and security of each student. With our combined 7 years in local law enforcement in Roanoke VA, 19 years in automotive insurance and 50 years of public education experience in Roanoke City Schools, we share our driver improvement knowledge from a hands on point of view. That’s why we provide the best classroom and behind the wheel experience in our driving schools located in Roanoke VA and Lynchburg VA servicing Roanoke City, Bedford County, Botetourt County and surrounding Virginia areas. Our vision is to be the student’s best choice for driving schools.

We pride ourselves on taking our hard earned knowledge and effectively teaching it to people who need that knowledge.We will guide each student in realizing the goal of securing a driver’s license and/or completing a certified driving improvement program. Our job is much more than simply reciting information from a book, we have to work with people to overcome their fears and help them become safe and confident drivers.

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Meet The Team

Ashby Owens Roanoke VA

Ashby Owens


Ashby Owens has worked in the insurance industry for the last 19 years. Prior to moving into the insurance arena; he was a police officer and police investigator for over 7 years. Ashby has vast experience in applying Virginia Traffic regulation in civil and criminal processes. He is excited to share his experience and knowledge with his students.

    Mickey Owens Roanoke VA

    Mickey Owens

    Driving Instructor, Program Cooridinator

    Mickey Owens is the education and training consultant at Drive This Way. He is a retired teacher and school administrator with 35 years experience in the field of education. He has also been a PADI Master Instructor since 1993 and has been a Scoutmaster and Camp Director for many years. Mickey is excited about continuing to work as an educator in a new and exciting direction.


      Jeremy Baldwin

      Driving Instructor

      Jeremy Baldwin is a behind the wheel and classroom instructor. He is a 2006 Liberty University graduate and has been in education for the last 8 years holding a Drivers Education Endorsement. He is active with his youth church groups.


        Josh Cunningham

        Driving Instructor

        Josh Cunningham is a behind-the-wheel and classroom instructor. He is a 2011 graduate from Emory & Henry College where he earned a degree in Physical Education with an endorsement in Drivers Education. Josh played 4 years of basketball at Emory and is currently a Physical Education Teacher and Head Varsity Boy's Basketball Coach at Roanoke Catholic School.