Defensive Driving SchoolFAQ's
Is Defensive Driving School certified by the Texas DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses?
Although we include Defensive Driving School in our directory of driving schools for Arlington Texas, we cannot make any assurances about whether or not Defensive Driving School is licensed by the Texas DMV. You should contact Defensive Driving School directly and ask them if you are thinking about signing up to take their Arlington Texas behind-the-wheel training class.
Will the Texas DMV allow my parents to supervise my driving practice instead of requiring me to take a behind-the-wheel training course at a state-approved driving school?
Possibly. Some states will allow your parents to supervise your driving practice in place of taking a driver training course with a professional driving instructor. You will need to contact the Texas DMV to find out if your behind-the-wheel driving may be done by your parents in Texas.
I can't operate a manual-shift. Will Defensive Driving School allow me to complete my driver training on an automatic-shift vehicle?
We recommend that you contact Defensive Driving School and ask them if you can do your driver training using a vehicle that has an automatic shift before registering for their behind-the-wheel training course.
The area in which I live is mostly undeveloped--very few paved roads and mountains are all around. Will Defensive Driving School be able to teach me how to drive safely on rugged terrain as well as in a city or town?
Considering that you live in a rural area, chances are excellent that a local driving school like Defensive Driving School will want you to be able to drive safely on unpaved roads and other types of rugged terrain. You may wish to contact Defensive Driving School to find out exactly what their driver training course includes before enrolling in their training course.
I'm turning 14 in a few weeks. Can I get a learner's permit to drive in Texas after my 14th birthday?
Most likely, no. Most states (though not all) have laws which require that you be at least 15 or 15 1/2 before to be eligible to apply for a learner's permit. Nevertheless, you may wish to contact the Texas DMV office or a Texas-certified driving school such as Defensive Driving School to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Do I have to take both a defensive driving classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course in Arlington Texas to get my Texas driver's license?
The laws vary depending on which state you live in, but most states do require that pre-licensed drivers register for a drivers education classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course. You may want to call a driving instruction company like Defensive Driving School and find out if they offer either (or both) of these programs.
I have to complete a behind-the-wheel class in Arlington Texas before Texas will give me my driver's license. Does Defensive Driving School offer this type of course?
Defensive Driving School does offer the driver training course in Arlington Texas that is required by the State of Texas. You will need to contact Defensive Driving School directly for more information about the behind-the-wheel courses they offer and their class schedules.
Do I have to take drivers education to get a Texas driver's license?
Drivers education requirements vary depending on which state you live in, but you should be aware that most states require new, teen-aged drivers to enroll in both a driver training course in addition to a safe driving classroom or online course. You may wish to contact the Texas DMV to find out exactly what requirements you will need to satisfy in order to obtain your first driver's license.
Is there a law in Texas that requires me to take driver training in order to get my driver's license?
Yes. State law in Texas mandates that all teen-agers successfully complete an approved behind-the-wheel training course before receiving a Texas driver's license.
Am I required to receive my learner's permit in Texas before I am allowed to register for a driver training course like the one Defensive Driving School gives its students?
Laws vary from state to state, however most states do require that you hold an learner's permit before you can sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training course like the one that Defensive Driving School gives its students.