Getting your driver's license is exciting! It offers a great sense of freedom and independence to all drivers. But it also requires a high level of responsibility. Driving in the state of Texas is a privilege that must be earned by following steps to getting your Texas learner's permit, and ultimately your driver's license.
How To Get a Texas Learner's Permit
In Texas, if you're 18 years of age or younger, your first step toward getting your driver's license is with a learner's permit. To get your learner's permit, first you'll need to take a Texas Drivers Education course that is approved by the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Taking your Texas Driver's Ed course online is the fastest, easiest, most convenient way to meet the DPS requirements. I Drive Safely offers Parent-Taught DPS-Approved Driver's Education Courses that fulfill your requirements, and are more engaging and entertaining than traditional classroom courses.
Texas DPS Learner's Permit Age Requirements
In Texas, drivers as young as 15 can start their driver's education process. Requirements for instruction and practice varies between ages 15 and 18 and then from 18-25. Here's a basic rundown of the steps you'll need to take:
Parent-Taught Driver's Education
If you're 18 years of age or younger, you're eligible to take an online parent-taught Driver's Ed course. While you're not required to spend time in a classroom, there are still DPS requirements you and your parent-teacher will need to fulfill in order to qualify for this type of driver's education.
If your parent (or step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, foster parent, or legal guardian) is interested in supervising your online driver's education course, they'll need to have the following:
Note: Once your parent applies to be an instructor, you'll need to wait to start the course until they've been approved and received the Parent-Taught Packet.
What You Can Expect
Our 100% online driver education courses are designed to be easy and informative. You'll get the same education as you would in a classroom, in a format that's flexible and works with your schedule.
The driver's education course is 32 hours long and divided into 12 chapters. At the end of each chapter, you'll take a 10-question quiz. With a passing score of 80%, you'll move onto the next chapter. At the end of your course, you'll take a 50-question final, also requiring 80% to pass.
Designed for success, you'll love the look, feel, and function of our easy-to-use online driver's education. You get so much more with I Drive Safely:
How to Sign Up
Are you ready to start on your path to freedom on the roads? It's easy to sign up for your Texas Driver's Education course online. We have everything you need right here.