20+ Years of Service


16 Hours in Class

6 Hours behind the wheel


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What People Are Saying

“We are so fortunate that our son was able to take drivers ed through Behind the Wheel. He gained SO much knowledge on driving safely. Fred and Amy Elliott have an incredible program to keep our kids safe! – Robyn

“All three of my boys did Behind the Wheel. It was fabulous! I definitely recommend them. They are knowledgeable and let you know exactly what the kids need to do to get permit, license, etc. You won’t regret it!” -Dana

“Matt did a great job with my son. I have recommended him and Behind the Wheel to several friends as their kids have gotten old enough.” -Arthur

“Behind the Wheel made drivers education training for my teenager so quick and easy. The training was thorough and our driver, Matt [W], kept my child relaxed during an otherwise tense endeavor.” -Allison

Our Story

Fred & Amy Elliott are parents to five children and owners of Behind the Wheel, Inc. Fred is a teacher at Shawnee Mission East High School. Fred & Amy opened Behind the Wheel, Inc. in 1998 when the school district removed Driver Education from the curriculum. Fred had taught Driver Education as a semester long course for the district. When the couple inquired to the State of Kansas about opening a commercial school, they learned the State required only 8 hours of classroom instruction. Knowing the serious nature of driving and the fact that this course is about life and death, these parents opted to provide 16 hours of classroom instruction.