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Helping prepare you for the road!

At Springfield Driving School, you will learn the skills and techniques

you need to be a safe, confident driver.

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Call or text us now:  417-351-8650

How our program works

The first time you meet with our instructor 

your driving skills will be assessed to determine

your customized program.

Contact Us

Call, text or e-mail us today to schedule your

driving sessions.

Application Forms

Fill out your applications online.  Click here for additional details.


Important Notice!


Due to COVID-19, the following steps will be taken to keep both the instructor and student safe and healthy.

1. The temperature of the student will be taken before each lesson.

2. Both instructor and student will be required to wear a mask the duration of the lesson.  Additionally, the instructor will wear a face shield.

3. Both instructor and student will use hand sanitizer prior to entering and exiting the vehicle.

4. The vehicle will be sanitized prior to the first lesson each day and immediately following each lesson given during the day.

5. Any student who feels ill, has a cough or elevated temperature should reschedule their lesson. Late cancellation fees will be waived if the student is ill.


6.  All windows will be kept open several inches to maximize fresh air flow.


7.  Disposable steering wheel covers will be used.


Bill Nelson, Springfield Driving School


Our Hours

7:00 am - 9:00 pm

7 days a week

Bill Nelson

Meet Your Instructor

Bill Nelson

Bill is a retired Captain and Director of the Driver Testing Program with the Missouri State

Highway Patrol.  He is a former Driver Instructor with the Mercy Driver Training Program

in Springfield and Joplin, MO.

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"Bill Nelson and Springfield Driving School were the best instruction we have experienced (and we've had 5 daughters go through instruction).  He provided a safe, comprehensive and fun process for our daughter to learn how to drive and be confident in any situation..."

Jeff Brown

"Excellent instruction from an amazing instructor who goes above and beyond to see students excel in their driving skills.  Can't recommend this program enough and is well worth every penny spent.  Our daugher gained so many life long driving skills... "

Mark Pointer

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