Online Texas Parent-Taught Drivers Ed
- Meets TX Permit Requirements (Teens 14 - 17)
- Simple for Parents to Understand and Teach
- Friendly Customer Support 24/7
- Also Works on Tablets & Mobile Devices!
- Apply for Learner's Permit After 1st Unit!
Drivers Training at Home: Parent-Taught Driver Education (PTDE) gives teens the opportunity to meet Texas driver education requirements outside of a classroom through the instruction of a parent. Our TDLR-Approved Parent-Taught course will fulfill the state-mandated 32 hours of classroom instruction.
Yes! This online parent-taught drivers education course is fully approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations.
Parent and Teen Work Together: Teens and parents will connect on important driving safety topics and parents will provide quality guidance during driving hours. Both student and parent are required to complete the online course and submit an informational packet to the Texas TDLR. Don't worry, you will be given all of the information needed to easily complete your parent-taught requirement once you register for the course.
Texas drivers ed students 15-17 can apply for a driver's permit after passing the 1st unit of an approved parent-taught drivers ed course. The student and parent (or legal guardian) must bring all required forms to their local DPS office. The DL forms you need are included in the PTDE packet you will receive from the TDLR. Students will be required to complete the knowledge exam at the DPS office.
Drivers Ed Direct has teamed up with American Safety Council to deliver a high quality, simple, and TDLR approved drivers education course for Texas teens. American Safety Council is recognized coast-to-coast as a leading traffic safety organization and online education provider.
TDLR-Approved PTDE Course: Meet the state-mandated 32 hours of classroom instruction with our Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations Approved Online Parent-Taught Drivers Education course.
TX DPS Online Permit Exam included! Take your DPS knowledge test at home, online & stress-free, before you go to the DPS office to pick up your permit!
After you complete the 1st unit of the PTDE course and you are at least 15 years of age, take the online DPS Permit Exam. Once you pass the knowledge exam online, you will receive a certificate with a notation as proof of exam completion. You and your parent will take this certificate, along with the other necessary DL forms, to the DPS office to pick up your learner's permit!
Earn Your First Driver's License: In Texas, adults between the age of 18 and 24 that have never had a Texas driver license must take an adult driver education course in order to apply for a license.
Adults 25 and Older For adults 25 and older, this highly recommended course can be taken voluntarily. Texans who elect to take this course will better understand important driving concepts such as Texas rules of the road, defensive driving in adverse conditions, vehicle safety systems, collision avoidance, and much more.
Yes! Our adult driver education program is fully approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) to fulfill Texas Department of Public Safety adult driver license requirements.
Complete Drivers Ed from Home or on the Go: Our Texas state-approved program is simple and 100% online adult driver's education. You can sign up for this class online, study online at your own pace, and take your test online. That's right, there is no written exam to take at the DPS! Once you've finished, we will process your completion certificate and send you a certificate to provide to the Texas DPS office when applying for your driver's license.
Drivers Ed Direct has partnered with the American Safety Council to provide Online Texas Adult Drivers Education. The American Safety Council adult driver ed course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) to meet driver licenses requirements for 18-24 years old, as stated by the Texas DPS.