About 1st Gear Driving


Selecting a Driver Education company is a very important decision that will impact the rest of a student's driving career. 

 Why should you choose us? 

1st Gear Driving, Inc. is a NH certified driving school, licensed by the Department of Safety in February, 2006.  It is a trustworthy and reliable company. We are a family run business with a team of fully certified driving instructors and two 5-star safety rated vehicles.  We have an excellent reputation here in Amherst and all throughout the entire Southern New Hampshire area. 

At 1st Gear, we strive to be flexible and professional while meeting your family's individual driving needs.  Our classroom is centrally located in Amherst, NH.  Classes are held on evenings or weekends, whichever is most convenient for you. Students can easily register online for the driving class that best suits them. 

Our #1 commitment is ensuring the success, safety, and satisfaction of each and every one of our students as they get on the road to safe driving...


10 Northern Blvd, Unit 14B, Amherst, NH, 03031

Please note this is NOT our mailing address, this is the classroom address!!

It is located just behind Wal-Mart on Route 101A in Amherst.  From 101, if  you are heading west, go right at the bottom of the ramp on the exit for 101A.  Take a right turn onto Northern Blvd which is the road between Wal-Mart and the Mobil station.  Go straight over the railroad tracks and take the 1st left onto Columbia Drive, then the 1st left into the Northwood Executive Park's parking lot.  We are the corner unit of the 2nd building.

Click here for driving directions via Google Maps.