Our Mission

What makes a good driving school great? We believe it is based on three principles: Integrity, Care, and Safety. Not surprisingly, these are our core values. We make sure that the driving experience is a positive experience and will instill confidence to handle any foreseeable circumstances and conditions.

Why Choose Us

We are Virginia state licensed, insured, and bonded. Our instructors have all passed the National Background Check and are certified in the Commonwealth of Virginia. We offer home, school or work pick-up to better accommodate your schedule.

About Fuhrmann Driving Academy

Fuhrmann Driving Academy is owned and operated by Jeff Fuhrmann. Jeff has been a part of the Hampton Roads Community for over 40 years. He first gained notoriety during his years at Old Dominion University (ODU) where he had a very successful basketball career with the Monarchs and is still known as one of the most outstanding scorers in Old Dominion basketball history. He was eventually inducted into the Old Dominion University Sports Hall of Fame in 1996. He graduated from ODU in 1977 with a degree in sociology.Jeff has been in the business of teaching driver’s education since 2007.

Fuhrmann Driving Academy, LLC, Driving Instruction, Chesapeake, VA

Fortunately, our instructors are skilled in helping even the most nervous of drivers get over their stress and discomfort.

We offer classroom training, behind-the-wheel training, and the road test service – approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles – to ensure our student earns a license once he or she is ready.

We have over 10 years of driver education experience

We educate hundreds of licensed drivers annually. We offer the following:

Our Training Methodology


“I contacted Fuhrmanns after another local driving school was a no-show for my daughter’s training. Mr. Furhman showed up the day after I contacted him and on time too! He made my daughter feel at ease driving with someone else in the car besides myself and she now has her temporary license. I highly recommend Furhmann’s!”

Carolyn Theissen-Hannan