Frequently Asked Questions
How much is a parent taught drivers education course?
Our Texas Parent Taught Drivers Education Course online costs between $39.95 and $74.95 – depending on whether you are wanting just the permit course, or the entire 32 hour PTDE Course. We accept all major credit or debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express). The course price includes:
- interactive videos and text with images, short open-book multiple-choice quizzes, and a completion certificate.
- Access to our online course and 24 hour per day customer support.
- No Final Exam. You will be asked questions during the course which make up your course grade.
How do I register for the parent-taught drivers education (PTDE) course?
It’s easy to register, just click the “Register” link at the top of the page and get started! After course registration, you can start your course immediately.
Can I use a mobile device (smart phone, tablet) to take the course?
Yes. Any device with internet access will work. This course was specifically designed to work on any mobile device.
Is this an approved and licensed PTDE course?
Yes. We are a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) approved course. License number PT179.
How long does the Drivers Education Course take?
Our TDLR approved driving safety course is a self-paced online course and takes 32 hours. You can not complete the entire course in one day – and you shouldn’t want to. Some portions of the course can only be completed one day at a time. You can not complete a PTDE course in less than 16 days. You may log in and out as many times as you desire.
Can I use another computer or mobile device?
Yes. You may start on one computer and complete it on another. All you need is access to the internet and a web browser.
How long does it take to receive my completion certificate?
You will receive your certificate immediately, online. We issue 2 certificates. One certificate is for your Permit. You’ll be able to print your permit certificate after passing the first 6 hours of the course. You may take the permit certificate to the DPS and just take your eye exam to receive your driving permit. The course completion certificate is issued after you have completed the entire course.
What if I lose my completion certificate?
If you have misplaced your completion certificate just log back into your course and download it again.
What happens if I fail the final?
You may take the final over as many times as necessary. You also have unlimited chances to pass the section quizzes.
What if I haven’t found the answers to my questions?
If you still have questions, feel free to contact us.