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  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations Approved, PTDE #113
  • Available to Teenagers 14-17!
  • Take Course Anywhere, with Any Device
  • Apply for Learner's Permit after 1st Section!
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Parent Taught Driver Education Explained

Meet Texas DPS driver ed requirements with PTDE.

Parent taught driver education (PTDE) is a convenient and effective way for new drivers ages 14 to 17 to take care of driver education without having to go to a physical classroom.

The Benefit of Parent Taught Driver Education

Texas Drivers Ed Courses

Our Texas Parent Taught Driver Education course is completed alongside your TDLR-Parent Taught Driver Education Packet. Between these two resources you will have thorough instructions and help so your teen can learn safe driving practices and earn a Texas learner's permit.

Who Can Teach My Teen?

Per the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, instructors must be the student's parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent foster parent or legal guardian appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction. A power of attorney is not legally sufficient.

Other Instructor Requirements for PTDE

Don't forget to request a PTDE Packet from the TDLR!
  • Must have had a valid driver's license for the past three years.
  • In the past three years, the instructor must not have had their driver's license suspended, revoked or forfeited.
  • They must have less than six points on his or her driving record.
  • May not have been convicted of or received a probated sentence for DUI, DWI or Criminally Negligent Homicide.
  • May not disabled due to mental illness.

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