Robert Kicklighter is an experienced educator with a background in criminal justice, law enforcement, security administration, and high-performance management. Kicklighter was certified in 1996 as a basic peace officer, and is now a senior Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) instructor. Also, Kicklighter is the law academy director for a local high school system and a criminal law professor at two universities.​ Kicklighter has a Ph.D. (ABD) in public safety, forensics, and homeland security, and a master of science in public safety and criminal justice. He was the 2002 DUI Officer of the Year in Chatham County.

Robert Kicklighter started facilitating driver's education in 2006. In 2007, Kicklighter established Georgia Driver's Education, Inc. to save teen lives across the state.

 Obtaining a driver's license opens the door to many opportunities!

Therefore, it is crucial to prepare with the proper training facilitated by experienced instructors. 
Our drivers' education course provides your teens with the knowledge, training and skills to obtain their Georgia Class "D" driver's license and preparation for independent living.  

Our course includes classroom and/or online training and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction. 
After the classroom & behind the wheel course completion, you will receive certificate for a 
$150 tax credit and an insurance discount.

Our students obtain professional training in:

•SID (Scan, Interpret, Determine)
• Smith System
• Zone Control
• Handling Emergencies
• Managing Intersections
• Speed Control
• Visual Search Patterns
• Lane Changes
• Hand-Over-Hand steering
• Perpendicular, Angle and Parallel Parking
• Interstate Operation

In order to receive a Class D license, teens must hold their learner's permit for one year and one day. If teens do not complete an approved drivers' education course at the age of 16, teens must wait until the age of 17 and provide documentation of at least 40 hours of supervised driving, with 6 hours occurring at night, in order to qualify for their license.