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How old do you have to be to take the teen driver's education course?
The teen course is typically for 15 to 17 year olds who want to get the driver's license. If the student is 14 they may take the classroom portion of the course only and then once they turn 15 they can take the driving portion of the course.  A student who is 18 may take the teen course or the adult course.
 

What documents will I need to register for the teen driver's ed course?
You will not need any documents to register for the teen driver's ed course.   
 
 
 
What does the teen driver's ed course include? 
According to Texas law, the teen course must include 32 hours of classroom instruction and 14 hours of driving instruction.   
 

Are driving lessons included in the teen driver's ed course?
There are seven driving lessons included in the course.  The lessons are 2 hours long.  The student will drive for 1 hour and observe another driver for 1 hour.
 

How long is the teen driver's ed course?
The classroom portion of the course is 16 days and is held Monday through Thursday for 4 weeks.  However during the summer, the classroom portion is held Monday through Friday for 3 weeks and then one Saturday morning. The driving portion will only be 7 days but is determined by the student's personal schedule and driving times that are availible.  The entire course usually take 3 months to complete. However, we do not guarantee this. 
 
 
Will I need insurance coverage while my child is driving with a permit?
Students who drive our vehicles are covered by our insurance. Additional insurance coverage is not necessary but we advise contacting your insurance company.  
 

What documents will I need to get my child's permit?
The DPS office requires the following documents:
1. A DE-964 form provided by Major League
2. An original birth certificate
3. An original social security card
4. Verification of Enrollment form provided by student's school 

Does Major League get the student's permit from the DPS office?
This service is no longer offered.  A parent must take their child to the DPS office to obtain their learner's permit.  
 

When can my child begin their driving lessons?
Once the student receives their learner's permit for the DPS office and has paid their balance in full.
 
 
When does the course start?
The dates vary depending on the location.  Click here to see class schedule.
 
 
What time is the course held? 
Courses in Terrell are from 5 to 7 pm.  Courses in Mesquite are from 4:30 to 6:30 pm or 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
 
Does the permit application have to be notarized?
The application does not need to be notarized if you are going with your child to the DPS office.  However, if an adult other than a parent or guardian takes them, then it must be signed by the parent/guardian and notarized.  
 
Once the student completes the teen driver's ed course, what must be done to obtain a driver's license?
The student must be at least 16 years old and hold their learner's permit for 6 months.  
The following documents are required by the DPS office:  
1. Original birth certificate
2. Original social security card
3. Updated Verification of Enrollment Form
4. * Driver's Ed Certificate of Completion 
5. * DPS Application
6. 30 Hour Parent Log Click here to print a copy 
 
 
How do I schedule a driving test with DPS online?
 
Click the link to below to be direct to the DPS website
 
How do you obtain a hardship license?

The Texas DPS office issues hardships. 

To apply for a hardship license:

1.  You have to be at least 15 years old and under 18 years old.

2.  You have to complete an approved driver education course, which we offer. 

3.  You have to complete an application with the DPS, as well as, provide an original birth certificate, social security card, and VOE from the school you attend

4.  You have to pass the driving test

5.  You have to complete an application and meet the eligibility requirements

6.  A parent must be present and sign an Authorization form

* A hardship license must be renewed every 60 days 

 

* These items are given to the student by Major League Driving School 
 
 
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Terrell: 972-563-3600      Mesquite: 972-289-5400