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Frequently Asked Questions
How old do I have to be to take my Alaska online driver education instruction permit exam?
You must be at least 14 years old to get your Alaska online driver education instruction permit and to take the Alaska online instruction permit exam.
Who is allowed to take Alaska online drivers education courses?
If you are 14 years or older, you are qualified to take our Driver Ed To Go Alaska online drivers education course for educational purposes. However, you will need to check with the Alaska DMV to find out if our Driver Ed To Go Alaska online driver education program will satisfy Alaska DMV standards for Alaska driver education and instruction permit education. Because state and even local standards may vary, check with your local Alaska court or the Alaska DMV to see if Driver Ed To Go will satisfy all your Alaska driver education and instruction permit education requirements.
What paperwork do I need before I can learn to drive a car?
In order to obtain your Alaska instruction permit, you will need to provide the Alaska DMV two forms of identification and, if your parents are not present with you, written parental permission.
What if I don’t pass the Alaska online drivers education test? How many times can I take the Alaska online drivers education test?
You will need to score at least an 80% on your Alaska online drivers education exam. However, you can take the online drivers education exam multiple times if you do not pass on your first try, though Alaska may require you to wait a day between attempts. You should contact the Alaska DMV to find out if there are additional requirements to receive credit for passing your Alaska online drivers education exam.
How many questions are on the final exam at the end of this course?
In Alaska, your online driver education exam will consist of twenty questions. You will need to get 16 correct answers in order to receive creedit for the Alaska online drivers education test.
Does your course meet all Alaska DMV requirements?
OnThe Driver Ed To Go online driver education program is primarily a supplementary tool for learning safe driving techniques and preparing for your formal written and road tests through the Alaska DMV. However, if you are required to attend an Alaska drivers education school prior to obtaining your Alaska instruction permit, an online drivers education program may qualify. Because Alaska only has a handful of physical locations that are qualified to instruct Alaska teen drivers and many of its teen drivers live far distances away from highly populated areas, the Alaska DMV may be willing to allow you to enroll in an online driver education course, like the online driver education program offered by Driver Ed To Go, to satisfy Alaska DMV drivers ed and instruction permit requirements.
How long until I receive my Alaska online driver education certificate of completion?
It's up to you! At Driver Ed To Go, you have several options to choose from to have your Alaska online driver education certificate of completion delivered to you. When you register with Driver Ed To Go, you may choose between standard USPS shipping, or for an additional fee FedEx delivery. FedEx offers ground, 3rd day, 2nd day and overnight delivery options. You may select any option you wish and, if you find out you need your Alaska online driver education certificate of completion sooner, simply log in to Driver Ed To Go and change your delivery options at any time prior to your completion of your Alaska online driver education program.
I received my Alaska driver instruction permit. When can I start driving?
Once you have completed the Driver Ed To Go online driver education course and have successfully obtained your Alaska instruction permit, you can begin driving right away. However, at all times until you receive an Alaska drivers license, you will have to be accompanied by a licensed Alaska driver who is at least 21 years old and has more than one year of driving experience.
How long do I need to have my permit before I can get my driver’s license?
If you are between 16 and 17, you must have your permit for 6 months before you can get an Alaska driver's license.
Am I required to do behind-the-wheel training to receive my Alaska instruction permit or drivers license?
In Alaska, you are required to have some behind-the-wheel training before receiving your Alaska instruction permit or drivers license. However, you are not required to attend a professional driving school to obtain the behind-the-wheel practice you need to obtain your Alaska instruction permit or drivers license.
How many hours of supervised driving do I have to have before I can get my driver’s license?
The Alaska DMV requires you to have 40 hours of supervised driving before sitting for your formal Alaska drivers license written and on-the-road exams. At least 10 of those hours will need to be at night.
Can my friends ride with me after I get my Alaska instruction permit?
Once you have received your Alaska instruction permit, you can begin driving with the supervision of another licensed Alaska driver. While you can drive with your friends in the car, you must also have at least one Alaska licensed driver, 21 years of age with at least one year of driving experience, in the car with all of you, and they must be in the passenger seat.
Can my friends ride with me after I get my Alaska drivers license?
Once you have passed your Alaska drivers license exams and are of legal age, you will receive your Alaska drivers license. For the first six months, your Alaska drivers license will only have provisional status, pending your showing of safe driving habits for the six-month period. During that period, you may carry other passengers in your car, but a parent, legal guardian or licensed Alaska driver 21 years or older must be present. When your provisional license period has ended, you will receive full Alaska driving privileges and can drive with your friends without adult supervision.
Can I drive alone with my Alaska instruction permit?
No, you must be accompanied by an Alaska licensed driver aged 21 years or older with at least 1 year of driving experience. If you drive without proper supervision while you are only in possession of an Alaska instruction permit, you will likely have all Alaska driving privileges suspended and you will not be able to obtain an Alaska drivers license for some time after you would normally be eligible.
How much is the Driver Ed To Go Alaska online driver education course?
Driver Ed To Go offers the most competitive prices of any Alaska driver education provider. The cost of the Driver Ed To Go Alaska online driver education courses vary according to season. For current prices, please see our home page, or click on the "Course Options" tab.
If I am not satisfied for some reason with Driver Ed To Go, can I request a refund?
Driver Ed To Go stands by its product with a 100% money back guarantee. If you feel like the Alaska online driver education program does not meet your expectations for any reason, we are happy to refund your money at any time before requesting delivery of your Alaska online driver education certificate of completion.