The Drivers Seat

Driver Training Center

We are a driver Training school certified and professional Driving Instructors and training facility thats State Approved, DMV Certified. Locally owned and operated in Anchorage, Alaska.


Our Mission

Continue being the #1 Leader

Of Driver Education in the state of Alaska by teaching safe driving practices, keeping an attentive ear for customer needs and demonstrating a strong commitment to integrating safe driving with federal government and state driving rules, policies and regulations.



Prepare students to become Defensive Drivers.

We teach our students the most current fundamentals and techniques to operate an automobile on our streets and highways. Here’s the good part about what we do; WE gives our students more in value for driver training than what is paid in price!!



1. Road Test

2. Driver Improvement Program

3. Parallel Parking

4. Ticket Reduction Course

5. Defensive Driving Course for

6. Self Improvement

7. Driver's Education for Mature Adults

8. Winter Driving

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True Facts

The No.1 source of driver inattention is use of a wireless device. (Source: Virginia Tech/NHTSA)

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True Facts

75% of all American teens ages 12-17 own a cell phone, and 66% use their phones to send or receive text messages.

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True Facts

Older teens are more likely than younger teens to have cell phones and use text mes-saging; 82% of teens ages 16-17 have a cell phone and 76% of that cohort are cell texters.


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Believe in yourself!

Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

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Life Is...

Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.

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New Location

Address340 E, 4th Ave

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

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Get behind the wheel

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.

Arnold H. Glasow

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Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

Bruce Lee

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The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Vince Lombardi

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Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

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In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

Nikos Kazantzakis

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I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.

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    Easy Location

    Walking distance downtown

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    We can help!

    Parking on left side of street

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    New Location

    Downtown Anchorage

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    Let's put you

    In the Driver's Seat

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    Top Instructors

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    Safe & Efficent


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    From Drivers Seat.

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About Us

Let's collectively say, Driver Education is a good thing for everyone.

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Eddie "Skip" Gibson


As Alaska District's DSI (Driving Safety Instructor), Mr. Gibson served all of the postal facilities in Alaska with their needs for driver training. For 15 years he taught newly assigned postal workers the fundamentals and techniques of safely driving various postal vehicles. Mr. Gibson is now passing it forward by utilizing his Military Skills and Postal Service background to assist new drivers in our civilian community in becoming safer drivers.

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Albert Felder


ANCHORAGE, AK – The co-owner of the Driver’s Seat, Albert Felder, says his number one tip when it comes to staying safe on the roads is paying attention to space. Felder explains, “especially from the front when you are traveling behind another vehicle. Space on the sides and watch your tail.” Knowing how your vehicle operates is essential when it comes to skidding. More...

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Darathea Fields Lathan


My why & passion for safe driving is becarse my motherinlaw Effie Lathan was killed by a teenage driver.

My background has been in Correction. Safty is key in all aspects of life My tip for all drivers young & seasoned.STOP TEXTING & DRINKING while on the road rather short or long ... Please respect your self by living and keeping LIFE SAFE.

About Us

Summery of everyones Mission statement


  • No Criminal Record

  • Pass Background Check

  • Ability to understand Oral / Written instructions

  • Soft skill Communication.

We're Hiring

Conducts behind the wheel and classroom instruction in Alaska. Communicates and enforces FHWA regulations(FAQ), state and local regulations, and company policies. Demonstrates driver-guide techniques and maintenance duties. Evaluates student driver's abilities and training progress: documents student driver's skills progress. Reports trainees progress to management on a regular basis. Maintains records in the appropriate logs. Other duties as assigned. Must have previous experience as a driver-guide with Holland America/Princess-Alaska or equivalent experience. Must possess a current, valid CDL with clean driving record. Must be in compliance with all DOT regulations and requirements. Company certification as Instructor Trainer is required. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in the use of computer business applications. Minimum age of 21 is required. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Must have completed two seasons with HAP Alaska-Yukon, as a Driver Guide operating a motor coach, or if an applicant has held a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) for at least two years, with a Passenger and Air Brake Endorsement, for one of the two years, and has been employed by HAP as a Driver Guide for one season, then the applicant would be eligible to apply for the position. I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything...

Elegance is not the abundance of simplicity. It is the absence of complexity.

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"Thanks for the wonderful training. There was a lot of information to absorb and fortunately, I was able to give everything my full attention. Thanks for everything."

client 1 Makoto Morozumi Client

"I had a great time in your Driver Improvement Course. The instructor made my learning to drive experience a pleasant one. Thanks for your patients with me."

client 2 Suk Kim Client

"The Drivers Seat first off has amazing customer service!!!! I was in there to do a road exam today and had some paper work trouble with the DMV that took some work"

client 3 Mike Lopes Client

"Perfection is Achieved Not When There Is Nothing More to Add, But When There Is Nothing Left to Take Away"

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Demonstrating a strong commitment, to integrating safe driving with federal government and state driving rules, policies and regulations.


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Online Testing

 Are you too busy to attend a driver training course in the classroom
or do you just want to improve your driving skills online?
We have the solution for you!!
You can enroll into our ADULT Driver Training Course or
you can attend our TEEN Driver Training Course.
Feel free to enroll into both courses.

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Physical Address: 340 E. 4th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501

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The Driver's Seat 340 E. 4th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501

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