Parent Taught Drivers Ed is alternative method rather than Driving School.
Students will complete classroom hours with DrivingQuest and the behind the wheel hours with Mom and/or Dad.
What are the Parent-Instructor requirements?
The instructor must be the student’s parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, foster parent or legal guardian appointed by a court. A power of attorney is not considered a legal guardian. Additionally, a parent, legal guardian, or a judge of a court with jurisdiction over the student can designate a person to instruct the course who:
is at least 25 years old;
does not charge a fee for conducting the course; and
has at least seven years of driving experience.
The instructor must have a valid driver license for the prior three years.
Instructors cannot have:
a conviction (including a probated sentence) of criminally negligent homicide
a conviction (including a probated sentence) of driving while intoxicated in the last seven years
had their driver license suspended, revoked or forfeited for traffic related violations in the past three years; or
six or more points assigned to their driver license.
What ages can take this course?
Students ages 14-17 are eligible to take Parent-Taught Drivers Ed/Teen Drivers Ed.
Does the course include written exam?
Yes! Our course includes the official DPS written exam. We will send your a permit certificate once you complete the first six(6) hours of the course.
How many hours can I complete in one day?
State law allows teens to complete a maximum of two(2) hours of class instruction per day.
What happens after passing written exam?
Step 1:Complete first six(6) hours of DrivingQuest course.
Step 2: Submit permit certificate to DPS
DE-964 Certificate (DrivingQuest)
Verification of Enrollment (VOE)
Social Security Card & Birth Certificate
Two(2) utility bills showing proof of address.
Parent taught guide receipt ($20 TDLR Fee)
Step 3: Finish remaining hours of DrivingQuest course.
Step 4: Complete ITTD course (Impact Texas Teen Driver)
Step 6:PASS DRIVING TEST & Get License!
Will I receive permit certificate after first six hours?
Yes. Your permit certificate will be issued out within 1-2 hours after completing Unit 6. If you did not receive your certificate via email please contact 877.900.0030.
What is ITTD course?
Impact Texas Teen Driver course –is a 2 hour course required after completing the 32 hour classroom course and 44 hours of behind the wheel training. BUT this course must be complete BEFORE the road test.