Founded in August of 2007 and based in Columbus, Georgia, Southeast Regional Driving and Safety Academy and Safe Teen Driving Academy are trusted providers of Driver Education, Defensive Driving, and Risk Reduction, classes.

In 2002 Dave Adkins "Coach", began working with Columbus State University's Driver Education Program after retiring from a 32 year teaching career with the Muscogee County School District. In 2007 Coach decided to open the academy after seeing the demand to provide our city with more access to quality driver education services.

Jimmy Watts and Coach opened the academy in August, providing Driver Education, Defensive Driving, and Risk Reduction classes. In 2009 the academy became one of only 32 driving schools certified to administer the Georgia Road Test.


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Southeast Regional Driving & Safety Academy

2901 University Ave.

Columbus, Georgia 31907




Program Certification

Driver Education

DT 418 / TPT 418

Driver Improvement

DI 967 / RRP 9460 / RRP 10057