drivers education
Posted by JandR (+71) 8 years ago
I was wondering if anyone is aware of another way to get a drivers permit without doing it through the high school. My son is 15 and is in his last yr in a rural school, and I was hoping to be able to get his license before he goes to high school next yr so he can help with his own transportation. Thanks!
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Posted by Amorette Allison (+12107) 8 years ago
They used to offer a summer session of driver's ed. Call the high school and find out what their system is these days.
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Posted by worldmom (+419) 8 years ago
They do offer a session that starts in the summer, but it continues into the school year for the first 6 weeks, I believe. Once school starts, the class is held at 7:00, I think.
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Posted by Leann (+181) 8 years ago
I think one can go down or call the courthouse and pick up a drives manual to read through. Then all you need to do is call and set up an appointment to take the written test and if passed you will get the learners permit. I think they have to log so many driving hours before they can take the driving test. Not sure though. When ready to take the driving test, just set up an appoint again.
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Posted by David Schott (+17671) 8 years ago
Many years ago when I got my driver's license I think the rule was that if you passed a driver's ed. course you could apply for your driver's license at age 15. If you hadn't passed a driver's ed course you had to wait until you reached age 16.
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Posted by JandR (+71) 8 years ago
I believe the age for getting your permit without taking the official driving classes is 16, but I will call the high school and the DMV for more information. I just thought maybe someone had some personal experience with this same situation to share with me! Thanks everyone!
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