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“The First and No. 1 Driving School in Negros Occidental”

LTO accredited

Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp (WVDI), the first and number one driving school in Negros Occidental, is an LTO accredited driving school that has evolved to become the first to offer comprehensive packages including class lectures by a Tesda certified lecturer on defensive driving and preventive maintenance, on-site lecture (Battery, Lights, Oil, Water, Brake, Air, Gas, Spare tire maintenance), driving simulator and manual or automatic actual driving lessons by LTO certified driving instructors in Bacolod.


On August 3, 2019, Land Transportation Office (LTO) required all Student Driver Permit applicants to complete AT LEAST 15 hours of Theoretical Driving Course (TDC) and 8 hours of Practical Driving Course (PDC). In relation, Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp is the FIRST driving school to be authorized by LTO to practice this policy. Furthermore, it is also the FIRST Driving School in the Philippines approved by LTO Region VI to operate the Outreach Program of TDC and PDC in Negros Island.

Caring for your safety since 1997

From December 28, 2020 to October 2021, the staff and instructors organized the outreach programs in remote cities or municipalities in Negros to conduct the mandatory seminars for applicants who are unable to visit WVDI offices.

Prior to LTO’s memorandum, Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp has been training individuals to drive efficiently and to ensure that driver’s licenses are issued only to deserving applicants with sufficient driving skills and knowledge on road safety and proper road courtesy to minimize if not abate untoward traffic accidents.

From a single branch in 1997, Elda Barthelemy, Philippe Barthelemy and the staff successfully launched the additional branches to provide driving lessons services.

WVDI Mission

Our mission at Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp. is to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and confident driving. We believe that driving is a life-long skill that requires continuous learning and improvement, and it is our commitment to provide the highest quality education in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Because we care for your safety, we go above and beyond to provide comprehensive packages that include defensive driving, preventive maintenance, and hands-on training. Our experienced and certified instructors use innovative teaching methods and state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our students are prepared for the road ahead.

At Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp., we are dedicated to making the roads a safer place, one driver at a time. Join us in our mission to drive with confidence and peace of mind.



The company offers affordable rates compared to larger cities with quality training contributed to promote our driving learning center as a popular destination for beginner and refresher student drivers looking for intensive or regular lessons anywhere in the Philippines or overseas. 


Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp team includes highly skilled and well experienced instructors authorized by LTO. Each instructor went through courses and qualified with NC II certification. Alongside with the instructors, the admin and marketing team work together to continually provide satisfaction and respond to customers’ needs.

“Best in Customer Service”


Over the years, the company has proven to provide high quality and trusted training and services. As a result, Western Visayas Driving Institute Corp has been recognized by multiple awards ceremonies as the Top Choice and Best Trusted Driving School in Negros Occidental. Some of these awards institutions are Golden Globe Annual Event for Business Excellence, Q Asia’s Seal of Quality Excellence Awards, Philippine Social Media Awards, and many more.


With approximately 29000 followers on Facebook, Western Visayas Driving Institute managed to build a promising online reputation on digital marketing platforms. 

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