Panhandle Driving School

Learn the techniques you need to be a confident, safe driver at 

North Idaho's Premier Driving School.



Panhandle Driving School

As the Inland Northwest’s premier driving school we have been doing business in Bonner County for over 19 years. Our objective at Panhandle Driving School is to teach the full spectrum of driving skills so that our graduates become safe, responsible, and competent drivers on our roadways.

In addition, the following list is a just a few reasons why many parents, graduates, and current students have chosen to turn to Panhandle Driving School as their road to a successful drivers education experience: 

  • A plus Rating with The Better Business Bureau
  • Over 5,000 students have successfully completed the course
  • Classes offered year round
  • Flexible driving schedules to work around families’ busy schedules
  • Evening classes during the academic year
  • One of the lowest priced courses in the Northwest

What you will find inside

Getting Your Permit


Students must obtain a learners permit before you can be enrolled in a Panhandle Driving School class. The student must obtain a learners permit from the Drivers License Department.  

CLICK HERE for a list of the documents and the required information you need to process your learners permit application.

Our Instructors


At Panhandle Driving School, our instructor's goals are to excel and strive to be the best. We have earned the positive reputation in the community due to our hard work, passion, commitment, and dedication to ensure the students are learning to be safe and competent drivers.

CLICK HERE to visit Our Instructors Page

Course Schedule


Here you will find a list of the current scheduled courses. please visit this page to view our our course schedule. Class size is limited. Register Today to reserve a seat in one of our courses.

CLICK HERE to go to the 

Course Registration Page 

and register TODAY!!

Forms and Links


Use this section to obtain the forms you'll need as well as some informational links.

CLICK HERE to go to the 

Forms and Links page.



You have questions, we have answers.  

CLICK HERE for a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.

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Panhandle Driving School

PO Box 1794 Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864 United States