Delaware Online Driver Education

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Driver ed designed with you in mind

When teens are first learning to drive, they are highly receptive to important messages about the dangers of unsafe driving and driving while intoxicated. That is why it is so important for parents to get involved at this initial stage to ensure proper and thorough education to help set ground rules and instill good driving habits, as their teen takes on the responsibility of operating a motor vehicle.

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Course Syllabus

Course Duration

This online driver education course is not timed.

Final Exam

The final exam is online and may be taken as many times as necessary until the student has scored 85% or better.


After you complete the course, we will send you a certificate of completion; however, it will not satisfy your state’s permit or licensing requirements and is intended for your records only.


  1. 1
    1.1 Course Description
    1.2 Welcome
    1.3 Account Navigation
    1.4 Course Objectives
    1.5 Important Reminder
    1.6 Course Requirements
  2. 2
    2.1 Preparing to Drive: Your Vehicle
    2.2 Vehicle Safety Matters
    2.3 Safety Equipment: Interior
    2.4 Seatbelts and Child Restraints
    2.5 Safety Equipment: Exterior
    2.6 Equipment Not Permitted
    2.7 Carbon Monoxide
    2.8 Vehicle Safety Maintenance
    2.9 Bumper Height Requirements
    2.10 Trailers, Towing, and Load
    2.11 Chapter Review
  3. 3
    3.1 Preparing to Drive: You the Driver
    3.2 Physical Conditions
    3.3 Drowsy Driving
    3.4 Emotions & Stress
    3.5 Road Rage
    3.6 Distracted Driving
    3.7 Characteristics of a Good Driver
    3.8 The Dangers of Drinking and Driving
    3.9 Chapter Review
  4. 4
    4.1 Alcohol, Drugs & the Dangers of Driving Under the Influence
    4.2 The Effects of Alcohol on Driving Ability
    4.3 The Effects of Drugs on Driving Ability
    4.4 Other Effects of Drugs & Alcohol
    4.5 The Price of Driving Under the Influence
    4.6 Ending Up Addicted
    4.7 Preventing Impaired Driving
    4.8 Chapter Review
  5. 5
    5.1 Traffic Controls
    5.2 Traffic Control Signals
    5.3 Pavement Markings: Lines and Lanes
    5.4 Crosswalks & Other Pavement Markings
    5.5 Traffic Signs Colors and Shapes
    5.6 Regulatory Signs
    5.7 Warning Signs
    5.8 School Zones
    5.9 Railroad Crossings & Drawbridges
    5.10 Construction & Maintenance Zones
    5.11 Chapter Review
  6. 6
    6.1 Driving Safely
    6.2 Basic Control Tasks: Starting
    6.3 Basic Control Tasks: Vehicle Operation
    6.4 Speed & Speed Limits
    6.5 Braking Distance
    6.6 Safe Following Distances
    6.7 Right-of-Way
    6.8 Intersections
    6.9 Making Turns
    6.10 Passing & Being Passed
    6.11 Parking
    6.12 Chapter Review
  7. 7
    7.1 Expressway Driving
    7.2 Introduction to Expressways
    7.3 Expressways: Entering & Merging
    7.4 Expressways: Lane Management
    7.5 Expressways: Safety & Special Conditions
    7.6 Expressways: Exiting
    7.7 Chapter Review
  8. 8
    8.1 Sharing The Road
    8.2 Vulnerable Road Users
    8.3 Sharing the Road with Pedestrians
    8.4 Sharing the Road with Bicycles
    8.5 Sharing the Road with Motorcycles
    8.6 Sharing the Road with Commercial Vehicles
    8.7 Sharing the Road with Other Vehicles
    8.8 Chapter Review
  9. 9
    9.1 Preventing and Handling Accidents
    9.2 Defensive Driving
    9.3 Escape Techniques
    9.4 Vehicle Emergencies
    9.5 Special Driving Situations
    9.6 Your Responsibilities After a Crash
    9.7 Chapter Review
  10. 10
    10.1 Your Driving Privilege
    10.2 Insurance Laws
    10.3 Graduated Licensing
    10.4 Motorcycle Licensing
    10.5 Losing Your License
    10.6 Chapter Review
  11. 11
    11.1 Road Trips and Vehicle Tips
    11.2 The Highway Transportation System
    11.3 Planning a Trip
    11.4 Using Maps
    11.5 Energy Efficiency
    11.6 Chapter Review
  12. 12
    12.1 Final Exam
    12.2 Final Exam Instructions


Delaware Online Driver Education and Online Driver Ed Courses is a well-known educational course for drivers residing in Delaware. This curriculum is exclusively online and set up to help you receive your learner’s permit from the DMV.

  • Course offered in various settings
  • Completing the course will result in immediate certification
  • No payment necessary if you leave the course early
  • Automated narration – course read audibly to students
  • May be eligible for reduced insurance rates
  • Customer and technical assistance available at all times

Delaware Licensing Requirements for the Delaware Online Drivers Education Course

Compliments to every person making the decision to obtain a Delaware learner’s permit or driver’s license. The Delaware course is for motorist between the ages of 16-18 living in the state of Delaware. Before you start the application process, you must go over a few matters so you can receive your driver’s license in an efficient manner. Let’s begin.

Delaware Instructional Permit – Delaware Learner’s Permit

At the age of 16, you are eligible to apply for the Delaware Instructional Permit, also known as the level-one Delaware learner’s permit. Before you can submit an application, you must meet these mandatory conditions:

  • 16 years or older
  • Successful completion of a Delaware-approved driver instructional course
  • Present a small photo suitable enough for a passport
  • Proof of residency – Identification issued by the state of Delaware
  • Valid Social Security Card
  • A fee of $12.50 to cover application processing and the cost of the driver’s license course

Delaware’s division of the Department of Motor Vehicles has a website for Teen Drivers with a wealth of information.

The sponsor program organized by the state of Delaware requires teenagers to find a parent or guardian to accompany them while they are learning to drive. This guardian or sponsor must sign the primary driver’s license application.

This person is also responsible for supervising you for six months after receiving your permit. You need to complete 40 hours of driving during the day and 10 hours of driving at night while you are under your sponsor’s supervision. Once you complete these requirements, your sponsor must confirm by turning your form in to the Department of Education.

Twelve months after obtaining your Delaware learner’s permit, you can submit your application for the Delaware licensing examination.

Obtaining a Delaware License for the First Time

Successfully complete the driver instructional course along with 50 hours of motorway driving as well as:

  • From the 50 driving hours, 10 driving hours must be at night
  • A valid Delaware learner’s permit that is 12-months old at minimum.
  • Certification from your sponsor or guardian verifying the successful completion of your obligations.

Once you set up an appointment with the DMV, you must pass these tests successfully.

  • Vision Test – 20/40 vision required in order to pass with glasses on or off
  • Written Exam – A score in the 80% range is passing. (Use the Delaware Drivers Manual as a guide)
  • Road Testing – Drivers who had no incidents for at least one year will automatically receive a class D driver’s license.

Teen Driver Restrictions and Penalties for Delaware

Drivers with Delaware learner’s permits must obey the following rules:

  • Licensed guardians and instructors must accompany you during your first driving year.
  • Avoid using cell phones and text-messaging devices while operating vehicles.
  • Driving between 10pm and 6am is strictly prohibited unless you are traveling to and from school or church.
  • You may only transport one passenger in addition to your supervisor.
  • Your seat belt must be on when you are operating the vehicle.
  • Driving without supervision is prohibited for six months after obtaining a permit (only one passenger is allowed).

These rules are not applicable to family members.

A violation of these rules can result in a suspension lasting two months for a first offense and four months for a second offense.

Delaware Financial Responsibility Laws for Auto Insurance

Drivers in Delaware must obtain liability insurance. At minimum the coverage must amount to $15,000 for personal injury and $30,000 for additional injuries. Property damage must amount to $10,000. Motorists who drive without insurance may incur severe fines and/or a license suspension.

Text Messaging and Drunk Driving Laws for the State of Delaware

Drivers convicted of DUI’s can face harsh penalties. Law officials base suspensions on the drivers Blood Alcohol Content (BAC):

  • BAC .08 to 015 – 1 year revocation
  • BAC .15 to .19 – 18 month revocation
  • BAC .20 or more – 2 year revocation

Additionally, an individual can receive a $500 to $1500 fine. They can also receive an extensive amount of jail time if the case is very severe.

Motorists cannot use any mobile devices while driving a vehicle. Delaware law also prohibits texting while driving and using a cell phone while driving can result in a month-long suspension. Multiple offenses will lead to a three month suspension and a $25 fee for re-instatement.

Delaware Online Drivers Ed Instructional Course

Drivers wishing to obtain a learner’s permit must enroll in a course approved by the state of Delaware. The Department of Motor Vehicles has a list of the official courses for aspiring drivers.

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