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Welcome to the Virginia Driver Education and Traffic Safety Website

VADETS is a Professional Driver Education Association with the mission to improve the quality of driver education and provide effective instruction to new drivers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The VADETS membership is drawn from over 2,500 driver education professionals who teach in public, private and/or driver training schools.

We hope you find the information and links useful in your quest to provide young drivers with the skills needed to drive a motor vehicle safely.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us. We welcome traffic safety issues or information, teaching ideas, or announcements that you feel we should post on our website.


2019 VADETS Conference

October 18, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

1021 Koger Center Blvd

Richmond, VA 23235


Nominate a deserving Teacher of the Year candidate.

For more information and to nominate a teacher please visit this link, or download and mail this form to us:


Congratulations to our 2018 recipient!  

Denise O'Connell

Congratulations to our Spark Plug Award recipient!


Poster, Bumper Sticker, License Plate Contest

Once again VADETS will sponsor a Poster, Bumper Sticker and License Plate contest. The contest will be held at the VADETS state conference in the fall of 2017.  The theme is general traffic safety.  It is hoped that students will select issues or topics which, they feel, are important to driver education.   

Download the rules here.  

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!


Curriculum Workbooks

Driver Education Student Workbook for the Virginia Curriculum Guide

This 116-page study guide/workbook provides the framework for the content in the Curriculum 

Guide for Driver Education in Virginia.  It also is designed to assist students in learning safety concepts.


$125 per case + 20% Shipping and Handling

Each case contains 50 study guide/workbooks

Workbooks shipped in multiples of 50 only

Workbook Order Form

For additional information email vadetsworkbooks@gmail.com

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