Adult Drivers

Texas Drivers License Requirements

On March 1, 2010, Texas implemented new Texas drivers license requirements. Any 18 to 24 year old Texas resident who wants to apply for a new drivers license must complete an adult driver education course. You can take this course in a classroom or online, which is less expensive and more convenient since you can start-and-stop the program as needed. If you just moved to Texas and still have your license from the other state, or if you’ve never even had a drivers license and are wondering what the Texas drivers license requirements are, the first step is to enroll in an adult driver education course. You can now complete an adult driver education course online!

Learn or refresh your driving skills with our Online Adult Drivers Education Course.
Since Texas drivers license requirements were updated in 2010, there are a few schools in Texas that have been approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to offer the 6-hour adult driver education course online. If you want to satisfy the Texas drivers license requirements, we definitely recommend an online adult driver education course over attending an actual adult driver education classroom for the following reasons:
  • More Economical. Texas adult driver education course classroom programs can cost as much as $300. You can satisfy the exact same Texas drivers license requirements online for between $50 and $100.
  • No Driving Required. Online adult driver education course providers use the most innovative web-based technology to bring you courses that are inexpensive, engaging and fun! There is no reason to spend money on gas or your time in the car driving to a classroom adult driver education course. Whether you take your adult driver education course online or in a classroom, you are meeting the same Texas drivers license requirements either way.
  • Convenience. A classroom-based adult driver education course means sitting through a six hour class listening to an instructor go on-and-on about the merits of safe driving. An online adult driver education course can be taken in multiple sessions, from any computer with internet access. If you get tired, simply log-out. For busy adults with chaotic schedules, this type of flexibility makes the online adult driver education course format ideal. Satisfying your Texas drivers license requirements has never been easier!
The Texas Adult Driver Education Course contains 9 chapters of instruction plus a final exam, for a total of six hours of internet-based instruction. The chapters are followed by easy multiple-choice quizzes. You’ll get 3 attempts to pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better. The Texas adult driver education course final exam consists of 30 questions – 15 road sign questions and 15 traffic law questions. Once you pass the Texas adult driver education course, you will be issued a completion certificate (form ADE-1317) which you will present at the DPS Texas as evidence of your completion of the Texas drivers license requirements for adults. Upon receipt of your Texas adult driver education course completion certificate, the DPS Texas will administer a vision test and driving test. If you pass both tests, you will satisfy all Texas drivers license requirements and they will issue you a driver’s license!

How to Meet the Texas Drivers License Requirements

All first time Texas driver’s license applicants must:

  • Present documents at the DPS Texas to confirm US citizenship and identity.
  • Present your social security card. If you don’t have one, a Social Security Affidavit form must be completed at the DPS.
  • Have current evidence of TX vehicle registration and TX auto insurance for all vehicles that you own.
  • Have a completed TX driver license application form .
  • Get your photograph and finger-prints taken, and sign the TX drivers license application in front of the presiding DPS officer.
  • Have a certificate of completion from a licensed online adult driver education course (if you don’t, you’ll have to take the written DPS test).
  • Pass the driving and vision tests.
  • Pay the application fee by money order or check.
  • Present proof of current liability insurance, Texas vehicle registration, and inspection for the vehicle that you bring to the DPS for your driving test.

Signing-up for a Texas Adult Driver Education Course Online

Registering for a Texas adult driver education course is easy. If you are ready to sign-up in a Texas Adult Driver Education course that satisfies the Texas drivers license requirements, click the “Sigh-up” button below.

Learn or refresh your driving skills with our Online Adult Drivers Education Course.

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Contact Email:

info@dps-texas.com

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 29473 Austin, TX. 78755

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