I am dedicated to creating safe and courteous drivers while providing a quality education and experience that is convenient and enjoyable.

Pennsylvania State University Alumni

Driver Education Certification

Health and Physical Education K-12 Certification

Kinesiology Degree

CPR Certified

Driver Education Teacher

I taught Driver Education over the last ten years. 

I offer customized lessons to meet unique needs such as

driving anxiety      

first-time drivers   

mature drivers  

licensed driver brush-up

Pittsburgh

I relocated to my home town of Pittsburgh to continue providing excellent driver education and training in my own community. 

Educator

Over the last twenty years I strived to build trusting relationships with students in order to create a safe and positive learning environment to ensure success for my students.

Driver Training Instructor

I am a certified driver instructor licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

I have helped hundreds of students learn the fundamentals of driving as well as license them!

I offer Driving Skills Evaluation to help pinpoint your specific skills and needs.

School Districts I Service

•Plum 

 •Gateway

•Penn Hills

•Riverview

•Franklin Regional 

SAFE DRIVING ACADEMY OFFERS

PRE-LICENSING 6 HOUR DRIVER TRAINING WITH CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

If you're not interested in the 6 hour course, you may choose a lesson that best suites your needs or I will customize a lesson just for you.

1st Lesson: Vehicle Controls, Controlling the Vehicle, Laws and Regulations, and Residential Driving

• Seat and mirror adjustments • Vehicle controls • Visual inspection of vehicle and surroundings • Safety Devices • Traffic Controls• Hand positioning on the wheel • Hand-over-Hand steering method • Space cushion • Residential driving • Defensive Driving Strategies • Negotiating intersections • Negotiating turns • Backing • Signaling • Braking/Stopping • Checking Mirrors and Blind Spots • Right of way • Pedestrian rights • Securing the vehicle • Exiting the vehicle

2nd Lesson: Perceptual Skills Development, Decision-making/Risk Reduction, Parking and Highway, Urban and Business District Driving

• Parking • Decision making process • Negotiating more difficult intersections • Visual orderly search method • Field of Vision • Scanning • Fundamentals of entering highways, merge points and acceleration ramps • Signaling and lane changing on highways • Steering your way out of an emergency • Restrictions to path of travel • Changing speed and/or direction to avoid conflicts • Responding to aggressive drivers • Distracted driving • Reduced-risk driving strategies • Fundamentals of exiting highway- speed control • Highway, Urban and Business District Driving

3rd Lesson: Parallel Parking, Driving Conditions, Responding to Sudden Emergencies and Car Malfunctions, Rural Driving and Driver Evaluation.

• Vehicle Emergencies • Parallel parking • Driver Evaluation • Rural Driving • Importance of being a defensive driver

Pricing Options

You choose the right option for you and your family. You can also pay as you go!

2 Hour Driver Training

$ 190

2 hours of driver training

Free pick up and drop off 

• I require a 24 hour advance notice for cancellations, otherwise a $40 cancellation fee will apply.

6 Hour Certification Course

$ 570

6 hours of driver training

Free pick up and drop off

Certificate of completion for the insurance company discount

• I require a 24 hour advance notice for cancellations, otherwise a $40 cancellation fee will apply.

Use of Car for the Road Test at the DMV

$ 100

I will meet you at the DMV of your choice

You must have the DL 180C notarized if you are under the age of 18 and a parent will not be present at the time of the road test.

*You must have completed at least one lesson to use the car.

The decision to allow someone to use the car will be made on an individual basis for the safety of the client and others at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to deny services to any individual for any reason.

Client Testimonials

Don't take my word for it - here's what my clients say:

"My experience with Cindy was absolutely amazing. I came into the lessons with a bit of driving already under my belt, just ready to be pushed more out of my comfort zone, which is exactly what Cindy did. Yet, she made the uncomfortable extremely comfortable and helped me fine tune my driving skills so I could pass my driving test with flying colors. As someone who got their license a bit later into adulthood due to stress anxiety, I would recommend Cindy to all age groups, but especially to those who struggle with driving anxiety. She makes things very comfortable and easy, and I had never felt so sure of myself as I did while driving with her. Highly recommend her services to anyone!"

Sydney SeNay

"The owner, Cindy Gregorski, is an amazing instructor. I had no worries about not being able to get my license after taking driving lessons with her. She is calm, funny, and will teach you techniques you need to ace your test! I highly recommend taking her courses. She is very respectable and professional."


Wesley Conklin

"Cindy is the best driver instructor I've ever had! She always made me feel comfortable and answered my questions with thorough explanations. If you want to feel safe on the road and behind the wheel, Cindy is the instructor for you!" 


Taylor Davies

Ford Fusion Titanium Hybrid

5 Star Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

• Driver Air Bag• Passenger Air Bag• Front Head Air Bag • Rear Head Air Bag • Front Side Air Bag • 4-Wheel ABS • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes • Daytime Running Lights • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors

Why a Hybrid?

Hybrids have a second electric motors, they burn less fuel than conventional cars and emit lower levels of greenhouse gases during operation.

Why Use a White Car?

Vehicles have a 12% lesser chance of accident involvement. White provides a lot of contrast between the vehicles and their surrounding, making these cars easy for others to see.

5 Star Overall NHTSA Safety Rating

• Driver Air Bag• Passenger Air Bag• Front Head Air Bag • Rear Head Air Bag • Front Side Air Bag • 4-Wheel ABS • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes • Daytime Running Lights • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors

Driver Assist Technologies

• Pilot360 • Brake Assist • Electronic Stability Control • Blind Spot Monitor • Lane Departure Warning • Lane Keeping Assist • Cross-Traffic Alert • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection • Auto High-Beam Headlamps • Rear View Camera

Fully Insured

Commercial Car Insurance

There is a dual brake installed in the vehicle.

Luxury Vehicle

This vehicle provides excellent handling and a smooth ride.

Location

Plum, PA 15239

Contact

SAFEDRIVINGACADEMYPA@GMAIL.COM

Phone

412-877-0727

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Covid 

I am committed to the health and safety of my clients. I continue to monitor the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and adapt as needed.

Vehicle

The vehicle is cleaned and disinfected before and after each lesson. 

Masks

Masks would only be required on days 6 through 10 from the first day of testing positive.