If you’re a Texas resident between the ages of 18 to 24, and have not previously completed a state approved driver education course, you are required by the state to complete a Texas adult driver education course in order to get a drivers license. A Texas adult driver education course will involve classroom or online instruction, obtaining your learners permit (if you are not ready for the road test), and the final road test.
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The successful completion of a Texas adult drivers ed course has been required of adults 18-24 ever since Senate Bill 1317 was passed in March 2010. Read on to learn what will be expected out of you if you were to take a course on Texas adult drivers education.
In Texas, the successful completion of a Texas driver education course is a required step towards getting a learner’s permit for residents under the age of 25. There are three ways to obtain the necessary Texas driver education: the Parent Taught Driver Education (PTDE) program, a class at a public school, or a course at a private commercial driving training school.
Each of the three different methods for Texas drivers education will be discussed here, as well as some other pertinent information that parents need to know about getting a drivers license in Texas.