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Texas Parent-Taught Drivers Ed
Online Course for Ages 14-17

Everything teens need to meet Texas license requirements.

  • Parent obtains DPS / TDLR approval
  • Student takes our 32-hour course online
  • Student can apply for a learners permit after the first 6 hours
  • Free practice permit tests
  • Course supports parents at every step of the journey.
  • Free course app NEW

We also offer driving lessons, teen AMI and adult courses.


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DriversEd.com Makes Your Teen a Safe Driver

Is your teen ready to start earning a drivers license? With our Texas parent-taught drivers ed (PTDE) program, you can teach your teen to drive and be actively involved in this important stage of your teen's life.

Our program is state-approved (by the DPS / TDLR) and includes everything you need to help your teen earn a license: both online drivers education and behind-the-wheel training. No additional professional lessons are required!

Texas law requires drivers education for teens 14 to 17 years old. Make sure your teen does it right. Compare us to other Texas drivers ed options to see why DriversEd.com is your best choice for Texas parent-taught drivers ed!

  • 100% online drivers ed course
  • 24/7 online access on any device
  • Comprehensive in-car training guide
  • Certificate of Completion delivered for free
  • 50 free practice permit tests

The Most Convenient Option for You and Your Teen

Our Texas parent-taught drivers ed program is perfect for busy families. Once you get TDLR approval and receive your PTDE Program Guide and Receipt, your teen can start the online course right away!

The classroom portion of the program is 100% online to fit your teen's schedule. Our course is accessible 24/7 on in any browser on any smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop. Progress is automatically saved, so your teen can switch between any device, anytime.

When it's time to start in-car training, our Texas parent-taught program gives you maximum freedom and flexibility. There's no need to schedule lessons—you can fit in driving lessons whenever you and your teen are free.

Make Your Teen a Defensive Driver for Life

As a driving school with more than 25 years of experience, we know you may be anxious about your teen getting the behind the wheel for the first time, and your teen might even be nervous too! We can help you prepare your teen for a lifetime of safe driving.

Our drivers ed course teaches critical defensive driving skills, so you can rest assured that your teen will be ready to handle all the unexpected risks of the road.

DriversEd.com course graduates are proven to be better drivers: they receive fewer citations and they avoid risky driving behaviors. Your teen may even earn an insurance discount for completing our course! Contact your insurance provider to learn more.

Effective, Interactive Drivers Education

DriversEd.com courses are designed to help young drivers learn. Each lesson includes interactive elements to keep your teen engaged and focused on learning. Our courses feature 3-D animated case studies, so students can practice making decisions in real-life situations.

This course is also designed to help you teach. With checklists and special sections of the course just for parents, you'll know exactly what each lesson is intended to communicate, and you'll be able to show and tell your teen exactly what they need to know.

Our Texas parent-taught drivers ed curriculum fully meets state requirements and will prepare your teen for the DPS written permit test. This course even includes 50 free online practice tests to help prepare for the real test!

A Safe and Secure Way to Learn

Teaching your teen to drive is a major responsibility. Our Texas parent-taught drivers ed course includes a comprehensive online training guide to help you with this task. Our training guide walks you through every step of the process and helps you track your teen's hours and progress. We help your family meet all the state's drivers ed requirements in a simple, easy-to-understand way.

Best of all, our program lets your teen learn from someone they know and trust: you. With Texas parent-taught drivers education, you'll teach your teen to drive in the comfort and familiarity of your own vehicle.

Parent-taught drivers ed puts you in control, so you can monitor your teen's progress and safety at every stop and turn.

Providing the Best Texas Drivers Education

DriversEd.com has been teaching drivers ed for over 25 years, and we're experts on traffic safety. We're the only school in the country that is approved by the Road Safety Educators' Association and accredited by the Driving School Association of the Americas.

We are approved in more states than any other provider, so we have the resources and experience to provide you with the best drivers education course and support. Our customer service team is available 24/7 by phone, chat, or email to assist you.

Your teen will only take drivers education once—make sure they get the very best. Sign up for our Texas parent-taught drivers ed program now.

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