Get started now. With our TDLR-approved Texas Online Driver Education self-taught course, you learn on your own, without a parent or guardian instructing you. This means you can begin as soon as you register, without waiting for the TDLR to approve your instructor. Work on your time, on your device, and at your pace to earn your learner’s permit.
Here's what you'll learn:
- Traffic Laws
- Drivers Ed Preparation
- Vehicle Movements
- Risk Reduction and Management
- Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Adverse Conditions
- And more
How Does Online Driver Ed Work?
The Online Texas Drivers Education course allows teens complete their own driver's education training online and without needing a guardian or parent to be present. This means not staying after school, taking long and expensive in-person classes or working around the schedule of a parent or guardian. Teens who enroll in this TDLR-approved course can immediately begin their online driver's education after signing up. That means no instructor approval process or waiting for forms from the state in the mail.
What Is Covered in Texas Online Drivers Ed?
The purpose of Texas Drivers Ed is to teach defensive driving habits and traffic laws to new drivers. Topics covered include but are not limited to sharing the road with other drivers, handling emergency situations, the dangers of distracted driving, and reading traffic signals and signs.
Earning Your Learner's Permit
Students 15–17 will be able to take the online learner's permit exam after completing Module 1 (6 hours) of the Texas Online Drivers Ed course. After successfully completing this requirement, a Texas Driver Education Certificate (DE-964) will be mailed to the student. The student, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, will then present this certificate and other required forms to a local Texas Department of Public Safety office to receive their learner's permit.
The Online Learner's Permit Exam
TexasDrivingSchool.com's online permit exam is included for all students enrolled in the Online Texas Drivers Ed course. Our learners permit exam is DPS-approved and can be conveniently taken at home. The successful completion of this learner's permit exam will be noted on the Texas Driver Education Certificate (DE-964).
How old do I have to be for this course?
If you're a Texas teen between the ages of 14–17 years old, you're eligible for this course. However, to apply for your learner's permit, you need to be at least 15 years old.
What if I'm over 18?
If you're 18 years or older, our Texas Adult Driver Education Course is for you.