The Answers You Need
WHAT DRIVER EDUCATION COURSES ARE PROVIDED BY ADA?
IS ADA ACCREDITED AND IF SO, BY WHAT AGENCY?
ARE ADA INSTRUCTORS LICENSED?
Our instructors are professionals licensed by the TDLR.
DOES ADA OFFER ONLINE DRIVING COURSES?
Yes. We offer Teen, Adult, and Defensive Driving Online.
WHO IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE RECEIVING A DRIVER LICENSE?
Any person between age 14-25 is eligible and required to complete a driver ed. course.
HOW LONG IS THE TEEN DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE?
The teen driver ed. course is a total of 46 hours. 32 hour online course + 7 hours BTW + 7 hours of driving observation = 46 hours.
WHEN CAN I OBTAIN A LEARNER LICENSE?
You are eligible for a learner license immediately after completing appropriate driver ed. course and issued a DE-964/ADE-1317.
AS A TEENAGER, WHEN CAN I TAKE A ROAD TEST TO OBTAIN A DRIVER LICENSE?
Held your learner license for at least 6 months.
Age 16 years old & up.
Completed all driver education hours.
WHO CAN TAKE THE ADULT DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE?
Any person age 18 and older.
HOW LONG IS THE ADULT DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE?
This is a 6-hour instruction course.
CAN AN ADULT, AGE 18 OR OLDER TAKE A TEEN DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE?
Yes, the teen driver ed. course is for anyone who is age 14 and older.
DOES ADA OFFER EXTRA DRIVING LESSONS IF NEEDED?
Yes. If needed, extra driving lessons will be recommended to the student.
MY TEEN DROPPED OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL, IS HE/SHE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE A DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE?
No. Persons under age of 18 must be enrolled and attending school. If the teen has a GED, the driver license could be issued.
IF STARTED AT A DRIVING SCHOOL, AM I ALLOWED TO TRANSFER TO A DIFFERENT SCHOOL?
Yes. Transfer of training accomplished at a licensed driving school can be transferred to another.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE A ROAD TEST?
Yes. Authorized DPS road test are required for all persons who desire the privilege of operating a motor vehicle in Texas.
I HAVE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A DRIVER EDUCATION SCHOOL OR AN INSTRUCTOR WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?
Please file your complaint online using TDRL Online Complaint Process.