Drivers Education - Category
Texas parent taught drivers education course 106 is offered by the Texas Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association, which is a non-profit organization that aims at promoting driver and traffic safety education for all people. This drivers education class is offered only as a book course, so if you are looking for an online program, this is not the course for you. Since this one of the approved Texas parent taught driver ed courses, you will have to meet all parent taught requirements before you can start the program - that is, submit the application for parent taught drivers education (dl 92) to the DPS and wait until you receive a DPS parent taught drivers education package before starting the program. Since parent taught course 106 is mailed to you, delivery of course materials will take some time, you should order the course at least a few days before the date when you plan on starting the program.
Texas parent taught drivers education classes provide a convenient and cheaper option of fulfilling the state drivers education requirements. Drivers Ed At Home, which is another state-approved parent taught drivers ed program that comes under #105 in the DPS list, is offered by Drivers License Training School, a commercial driving school that is located in Houston, Texas. Apart from offering Texas parent taught drivers education classes, the school also offers 6-hour adult drivers education classes.
There are 8 state-approved parent taught drivers education classes currently offered in Texas and course #104, provided by the Curb Buster, is one of them. Curb Buster offers both a CD ROM and a book version of the class. Unfortunately, the online parent taught course is still pending approval at the time, so you will not be able to fulfill your drivers education requirements on the web with this program.
A new law which will go into effect this September will require all Virginia parents to take a 90 minute drivers education course. The class will educate parents on the dangers of teen driving and highlight the restrictions that are posed onto the drivers who are under 18 years of age. Teens won't be granted a driver's license unless their parents present proof that they completed one of these classes.
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.
As of May 01, 2010 the new rules regarding Texas drivers education classes went into effect. Starting May 01, every teenager who signs up for one of the Texas driver ed classes will have to complete at least 34 hours of driving before applying for a drivers license.
The lawmakers in North Carolina are discussing the possibility of ending the state funding of drivers education classes. At the moment, the state pays the full amount for every student who goes through drivers ed prior to obtaining a drivers license, which costs over $30 million a year.
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.