All Instructors Are Former Police Officers

Cantor's Driving School Instructors

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Cantor's Driving School's Experienced, Expert Instructors

Cantor's Driving School instructors are the very best in Las Vegas NV / Clark County Nevada. All instructors know how teens, adults and seniors learn to drive, so we customize our teaching approaches to our students. All Cantor's Driving School instructors have clean driving records, child abuse clearances, have passed criminal background checks and been fingerprinted.

All Cantor's Driving School instructors are Nevada state-certificed and former police officers.

Cantor’s Driving School has taught over 40,000 people how to drive - The Driving School That Gets Results®




Employment for Driving Instructors

Cantor's Driving School is always looking for good driving instructors. Call us at 702-985-7993 to inquire about current opportunities, or send an email with your resume to cantorsdrivingnv@gmail.com.




All Instructors Are Nevada State-Certified

Every Cantor's Driving School instructor is certified by the State of Nevada after completing a rigorous process, including:
  • Certificate of Employment must be completed in full and signed by the applicant and a principal of the business.
  • Personal History Questionnaire completed in full.
  • Applicant photograph
  • Fingerprinting - applicants must be fingerprinted by an authorized DMV representative or a law enforcement agency.
  • Driving school instructor Disclaimer completed and signed by applicant.
  • A resume that summarizes the applicant's education, experience, certification as an instructor and fitness for the position.
  • Proof that the applicant possesses a valid driver's license issued by the stateo of Nevada. Behind-the-wheel instructor must submit evidence that he/she has possessed, for at least 5 years, a driver's license of the classification necessary for the type of vehicle in which he/she will be giving instruction. Has no more than two (2) moving traffic violations in past 24 months, has not been suspended or revoked within the past three (3) years and has no convictions involving alcohol or controlled substances within the past three (3) years.
  • Pass a written examination administered by the Nevada DMV, with a score of at least 80%.
  • Behind-the-wheel instructor must also pass a practical demonstration of driving ability with a score of at least 80%. The driving skills test is administered by the Nevada DMV.
  • Education requirements: proof of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Source: Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMVNV.com)



Meet Our Driving Instructors




Joseph M.

Joseph is a retired Sheriff's Deputy and Training Officer. He specialized in traffic investigation and was awarded numerous accommodations. After retiring he became a security supervisor for corporate executives and nightclubs in NY. He enjoys martial arts and has a black belt. Joseph enjoys golfing and bowling.



Richard Bradley

Richard is a recently retired Law Enforcement Officer from Las Vegas. Richard started his career as a Security Policeman in the United States Air Force and after serving for 8 years he moved to Las Vegas and was hired by the City of Las Vegas as a Deputy City Marshal. During his 27 years of service he became his unit's lead instructor in several high liability areas such as: Use of Force, Side Handle Baton, Defensive Tactics and (Richard's favorite assignment) Emergency Vehicle Operations. Richard became his department's EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) Instructor in 1997 where his training included a three week instructor course with Nevada's POST Academy in Carson City and a week long instructor course with the San Bernardino's Sheriffs Department.

Richard taught in many of the Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Academies and conducted in-service classes for veteran officers in his and other departments in Southern Nevada. Richard and another officer created a Defensive Driving Class for City of Las Vegas employees which became mandatory for all city employees who were involved in a preventable vehicle accident while driving a city vehicle. The course received such high praise that city officials required all employees to attend the class every three years. Richard prides himself as being a good communicator, professional, knowledgeable, patient and he loves to teach.



Jim F.

Formerly a Honolulu Policeman, Jim assisted in the Tactical Driving program and worked with the Undercover Squad for Narcotics and Vice. After retirement, he worked with the Board of Water supply as the Driver Improvement Coordinator and was Chairman of the National Safety Councils Fleet Administration Section. Jim is also a certified Defensive Driving Instructor and does work with substance abuse programs.



Richard Thomas Dorsey

Richard is a native of Tacoma Washington, has also lived in Pittsburgh, Germany, and Colorado, and now lives in Las Vegas. His law enforcement career was from 1997 to 2018 at the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, retiring as a Deputy Sheriff.



Lavanita Burke

Lavanita is a retired Detroit Police Officer who worked for several different entities in the Detroit Police Department, including Vice, Narcotics, the Tactical Mobile Unit, and other plain clothes entities. She received several awards during her tenure, which included a life saving award for a barricaded gunman scenario. Lavanita relocated to Las Vegas in 2015 after her retirement from the Detroit Police Department. She currently enjoys CrossFit training. She trains a minimum of five days a week and also has an interest in boxing and krav maga.



Employment for Driving Instructors

Cantor's Driving School is always looking for good driving instructors. Call us at 702-985-7993 to inquire about current opportunities, or send an email with your resume to cantorsdrivingnv@gmail.com.






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