920-921-2846 or 866-814-7437

Call early for best selection of appointments!

Office Information

We offer quality Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel instruction to teens and adults, based on our school philosophy and experience in the field (see History below).

Office Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wed 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Fri 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Phone Numbers:
FDL: 920-921-2846
Toll Free: 866-814-7437
Our Location:
643 South Military Road
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Behind-the-Wheel appointments: Call the office during business hours. This Monday the office manager begins booking appointments for next week. Call early in the week for the best selection.

We Offer:

  • State Licensed Instructors
  • State Certified Driver Education
  • Up-to-Date Teaching Materials
  • Modern Classroom Facilities
  • Late Model Vehicles

Our Services Include:

  • Classroom
  • Behind-the-Wheel
  • Road Test Lessons


Spring 1962: Ray Ries completes secondary teachers' Driver Education program at UWO. He is now qualified to teach Driver Ed at the high school level.
Summer 1962: Ray introduces Driver Education in Fond du Lac by teaching the first 19 students Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel at Goodrich High School.
1967: Ray begins twenty years of full-time Driver Education instruction at Goodrich High.
1968: Wisconsin passes law requiring students under 18 to take Driver Education.
1969: Ray founds Ries Driving School, teaches Classroom part-time in basement at home. Fleet for Behind-the-Wheel instruction consists of one 1969 Ford Galaxy. Family members help run home-based business as they are able.
1986: Ray's son Joe becomes a licensed Driver Education instructor through UWO.
1989: Joe Ries acquires Ries Driving School, offers full-time private Driver Education.
1991: Ries Driving School moves to 339 South Main Street.
1992: Joe hires first office manager.
1994: Joe begins remodeling process at 339 South Main Street, expands service area to include Waupun and Campbellsport.
Present: Ries Driving School services communities in a 40-mile radius with Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel programs. Behind-the-Wheel fleet consists of eight cars.


Former students and employees, feel free to send a testimonial to us via email.


Ries Enterprises Incorporated
643 South Military Road, Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone 920-921-2846 or Toll Free 866-814-7437

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