Drivers Ed - Category
According to the recent bill that was passed on in Texas, the Department of Public Safety will start publishing the statistics on crash rates among drivers ed graduates. The statistics will show specific Texas drivers ed schools and companies and crash rates among students who completed their drivers education classes with these companies. This will allow students to make more educated decisions when the time comes to select the drivers education program and also help the Department to identify driving schools that are not doing a great job at teaching drivers ed.
According to the current licensing law, if you want to get your drivers license, you have to complete a state-approved drivers education course. Fitting a drivers education program into a busy schedule can be somewhat difficult and Texas Education Agency (TEA) recognizes this problem. This is why all Texas residents have a number or convenient option for completing the class - you can take drivers ed at your high school, complete a drivers education through a commercial driving school or simply sign up for one the of the Texas parent taught drivers education courses.
Although the Department of Transportation in Wyoming does not enforce compulsory drivers education classes, it encourages teen drivers to participate in the program by offering some bonuses to those who complete the course. If you are under 17 years of age and you choose to complete one of the Wyoming drivers education classes, you will be awarded with your unrestricted license 6 months sooner than those who do not take the class.
If you live in Wisconsin and would like to get a drivers license before you turn 18, you will have to complete a state-approved drivers education class. Although the Department of Transportation does not require everyone else to take a driver ed course, you may still wish to do so for your own benefit.
If you are planning on getting your license in Vermont before you turn 18, you will have to complete one of the Vermont driver's education classes. Vermont drivers ed courses prepare you for the permit exam, make you a safer driver and can also amount to the insurance discount.
Although Tennessee does not require every license applicant to go through a drivers education program, you are still advised to do so. Completing a state-approved Tennessee driver ed course will make you a safer, more educated driver and can also make you eligible for the insurance discount.
Drivers education classes have become part of the licensing procedure in almost every state and Rhode Island is no exception to the trend. If you want to get your license before you turn 18, you will have to complete a certified Rhode Island drivers education class.
Although the drivers education courses in Pennsylvania are not compulsory, taking one is certainly beneficial for the license applicant of any age. Pennsylvania drivers ed classes prepare you for the written test, help you get your license sooner and make you eligible for a handsome insurance discount.
The recent changes in the legislative system in Indiana saw the Graduated Drivers License system going into effect in July 2010. But the battle for road safety does not stop there. The lawmakers are seeking to improve the system even further by introducing the compulsory drivers education classes for all Indiana drivers license applicants.
Seems like the new driving laws in Texas cause quite a bit of hysteria. And this is simply because people read the news instead of turning to the official source - the Department of Public Safety in Texas. People who write those news should also pay more attention to the official sources, instead of just copy-pasting the news from each other.