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

Driver Education Teacher/

I taught Driver Education over the last ten years. I have also helped over 240 students with driver training and licensing over the last six years with success!

My passion

Over the last 20 years, as a teacher, I strived to build trusting relationships with students in order to create a safe and positive learning environment to ensure success for my students.

Excellent Service

I specialize in first-time drivers, licensed drivers brush up, and drivers who suffer from driving anxiety and panic disorders.

I love pittsburgh

I came back to Pittsburgh to continue providing excellent driver education in my home town!

Cynthia Gregorski – Owner/Instructor
Safe Driving Academy LLC offers

Pre-Licensing Driver Training

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

We use the 2019 Ford Fusion Titanium Hybrid for all of our driving lessons.

Luxury Vehicle

It provides excellent handling and a smooth ride. 

Protect Driver Assist Technologies

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

Fully Insured

Progressive Commercial Car Insurance

5 Stars for 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 motor, 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 surroundings, making these cars easy for others motorists to see.

How to Schedule Your Driving Lessons

 Appointments are scheduled at your convenience: morning, afternoon, evening.


Contact me through the website if you have any questions and I will get back to you within one business day. .

Flexible Scheduling

7 days a week

8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Serving the Following Districts

• Franklin Regional

• Gateway

• Penn Hills

• Penn-Trafford

• Plum

• Woodland Hills

Our Pricing Options

You choose the right option for you and your family.


337 Aberdeen 

Pittsburgh, PA 15239






It is mandatory that all students must wear face masks during lessons and test! Due to the high infection rate for COVID-19 cases we will be checking the temperature of all students who are taking lessons. We will provide disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer in the training cars. Each training car is sanitized before and after each lesson so as to keep everyone safe. Please call us to schedule!