Behind-the-Wheel 30 Hour Practice Log
This log is used to mark the 30 hours of practice with any person 21 years of age or older that has had their license for at least a year.
Behind-the-Wheel 14 Hour Instruction Log
This log is used to mark the 7 Hours of In-Car Observation and 7 Hours of Behind-the-Wheel Training with your designated instructor.
What is the Driving Manager?
The driving manager can be found in the course in the Resources tab, it will show up after you’ve earned your Learner License Certificate. The driving manager is used to help guide you and your instructor through the 14 hours of Behind-The-Wheel Instruction and observation.
PTDE Packet FAQs
What is the Parent Taught Drivers Ed (PTDE) Program Guide Packet? The Parent Taught Drivers Ed Packet is required to be purchased from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. But don’t worry you can purchase the packet in under 5 minutes, completely online. When do I need to get the PTDE Packet? This is […]
How does my Instructor know what to teach me in the car?
For the 14 hours with your designated instructor: Use the driving manager found in the resources tab inside of the course. For the 30 hours of Behind-The-Wheel practice: Use this guide provided by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
How do you get a Hardship License?
Also known as a Minor Restricted Driver License, this license is available to you if you meet all the requirements: Below the age of 18 and at least 15 years old You must complete and pass the driver education course, vision test, knowledge test, and driving test Pass the vision, knowledge, and driving tests You […]
Step by Step Guide to Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed
The course will guide you through each one of these steps, but if you want an overview as to how the process works, read below:
Who can take Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed
This article will review who is eligible to take Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed. Student Requirements Student must be at least 14 years old. However they will have to be 15 before they can earn their Learner License Certificate inside the course. Students must be enrolled in school (Homeschooling is valid) A student must have […]
Are any additional fees required?
No additional fees are paid to our company besides the cost of the course. There are a few payments you will need to make to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the DPS: $20 PTDE Program Guide fee paid to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation ~$16 Learner License Fee paid to […]
Is ParentTaught.com’s Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed Course State Approved?
Yes, our course is approved by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Our Course Provider number is #214. This information can be verified on the official government website here: https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/DESSearch/results/getparenttaught?IsFullCourseOnline=true