Florida Online Drivers Ed Information

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Explore our frequently asked questions about the Florida Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education online drivers ed course. If you can't find the answer to your question in our FAQs, feel free to contact us.

Who can take this course?

Individuals of any age can enroll in the online course. If you've never held a regular driver's license in any state, country, or jurisdiction, you must complete a Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course before applying for a temporary driving permit (restricted driver license) in Florida.

Can I take the course with differenct devices?

Yes, you can access the online course from any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with internet access.

How long does the course take?

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles requires the course to be 4 hours long.

Do I have to take the course all at once?

No, you can complete the online course in segments or all at once, as per your preference. Use your unique Login ID to sign in and out of the course. Your progress is saved each time you log out, so you can resume where you left off.

How does the course work?

The course is divided into units with reading material, video, and graphics. Each unit concludes with a short review quiz. A final exam is administered at the end of the course.

How is the course graded?

The course is graded based on multiple-choice questions derived from the course text, video, and animations. A score of 80% or higher is needed to pass the section tests and the final exam. Unlimited retakes are provided.

How do I get my certificate of completion?

Upon completing the online course, your certificate of completion will be sent electronically to the Florida DHSMV. And you will be ready to take the Class E knowledge exam with an approved provider or, for a lower cost, at your local DMV office. The driver license or tax collector office will have your electronic completion information when you apply for your learner's license.

How do I pay for this course?

We accept Visa and MasterCard payments. Pay online with a credit card or an ATM/Debit card with a Visa or MasterCard logo.

Is this website secure?

Yes, our website is secure and verified through Comodo Secure.

Can my parents teach me how to drive?

Yes! With a learner's license or permit, you can drive with a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old and occupies the front passenger seat. You may drive during daylight hours for the first three months you hold your permit. Afterward, you may drive until 10 PM.

Complete at least 50 hours of behind-the-wheel driving experience, including 10 hours at night. Your parent or guardian must certify that you've completed the practice hours when you apply for your intermediate license.

The Florida DHSMV offers resources for Parents and Teens to assist with your driving practice.

How do I get my permit?

Visit our full list of permit application requirements and learn about the documents you'll need to bring to your appointment.

How do I get my license?

Check out our comprehensive list of driver license application requirements that you'll need to fulfill before taking your behind-the-wheel driving skills test.