The Driving Institute Courses

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The Driving institute offers a variety of courses that fit every schedule.

If your teen needs all-inclusive training, our comprehensive courses offer everything students need to receive their driving permit. If they need only one portion of driver’s training, we offer a variety of a la cart courses that provide specific training.

Feel free to look around to find the program that meets your needs. Your teen deserves the best driving education available and they’ll receive that here at The Driving Institute.

Teen comprehensive course
Plus Tax
32 hour instruction(16 sessions, 2 hours a piece)
Permit test
7 hours of Behind-the-wheel and 7 observation
Schedule, finance, and transportation for DPS Road Test
Teen classroom instruction course
Plus Tax
32 hour instruction(16 sessions, 2 hour a piece)
Permit test

Requirements for State of Texas driver’s permit

The State of Texas requires teen drivers receive a driver’s permit before they can begin behind-the-wheel training with parents or professional instructor.

To receive their driver’s permit, teen drivers must complete the classroom instruction of driver’s education, then pass a written driver’s permit test.

Adult driver's education
Plus Tax
18-25 years of age and up
6 hour course
(not ticket dismissal)
Behind-the-wheel course
Plus Tax
7 hours behind-the- wheel instruction
7 hours behind-the- wheel observation
Drive time training
(optional hourly packages)
Plus Tax
30 hours drive time: $1910
15 hours drive time: $960
6 hours drive time: $450
4 hours drive time: $320
2 hours drive time: $190
Each additional hour: $65
*pick-up fees may apply
Defensive Driving
Plus Tax
Erase your traffic ticket with our online course that is fully accredited by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and accepted by all local courts.
Adult Online Course
Plus Tax
6 hours online classroom instruction
Self-paced study, completed at your home
Teen online course
Plus Tax
32 hours online classroom instruction
Self-paced study, completed at your home

Thank you for choosing The Driving Institute

The Driving Institute appreciates you visiting our site and we appreciate your business. We work very hard to provide expert driving instruction to every one of our students by offering the latest driving procedures, professional driving education, and expert training.

If you have any questions about our courses or State of Texas driving requirements, please feel free to contact us by phone or send a message.