About Redhot Scott's American Driving Academy

Redhot Scott's American Driving Academy, LLC was founded in October 2016, formerly American Driving Academy. The new owners are Rick and Peggy Scott from Logansport. They have been married for 35 years. Rick has worked in the Driver’s Education field for 15 years and is a retired P.E. teacher from the Logansport Community School Corporation. Peggy is a Kindergarten teacher for Logansport Community School Corporation. They have two daughters and two grandchildren. Abby is married to Peter Lundy, one of our Traditional In-Class and Driver Instructors. Their children are Isabel, 8 years old and Graeme, 3 years old. Natalie Scott, our youngest daughter, recently moved to Chicago.

As an employee of Karen Burkhardt, Rick felt the need to continue the same professional and safe environment that was established by American Driving Academy. We are committed to making this a family business involving our children and making the employees feel the same sense of belonging to this family. We believe strongly in family values and respect the individual needs of each student and try to make accommodations for their individual needs.

Redhot Scott’s American Driving Academy LLC continues to serve the communities of Howard, Miami, Cass, Carroll and Tipton Counties. We offer several sites for Traditional In-Class instruction and Internet Classes for those students that are too busy to attend a Traditional class. We continue to have many dedicated Instructors for the Traditional In-Class instruction and Driving Instruction as well as very efficient secretaries to help with all of your needs.

Our work and dedication of our Instructors and staff has led Redhot Scott's American Driving Academy LLC to be the leader in Driver Education for Kokomo and the surrounding counties.

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Our Mission and Vision

Combining today’s technology with the teaching and law enforcement expertise of our instructors and staff, we focus on providing a professional and safe experience and teaching driving skills and habits for a lifetime, both in the classroom and in the car.

Lifelong Lessons

We pride ourselves on offering lessons and guidance that will help you for a lifetime. At Redhot Scott's American Driving Academy, it is not about just passing the test to get your license; it is about passing the test of driving safely every day.

“Our Tipton students learn about semi-trailer blind spots courtesy of Mr. Floyd."

Our Accomplishments

Our driving school was the first to:

  • Have female instructors in the classroom and instructing in the car
  • Provide AAA-endorsed driving curriculum and school to Kokomo
  • Roll out the “DRV NOW TXT L8R” campaign
  • Equip all cars with cameras
  • Offer online driver education
  • Add law enforcement officers as part of the teaching staff
  • Involve parents and families with a parent orientation class
  • Bring today’s online technology into the classroom with Engrade
  • Add online scheduling with Schedule2Drive
  • Offer a FREE Indiana Driving Manual Review for our students
  • Partner with IVY Tech in teaching new driver education teachers

Our Activities

Our driving school is the proud sponsor of:

  • IVY Tech "All Jacked Up"
  • Kokomo Rescue Mission’s "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" for Open Arms
  • "Blush" events

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It is not about just passing the test to get your license; it is about passing the test of driving safely every day. Enroll in one of our classes.

Internet Class

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