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Are You Ready?
Are you ready to start driving? Teens, get your permit after the first 6 hours of classroom instruction! We currently offer multiple classes to meet your needs, from in-person, online, teen, and adult classes. Not sure which course to choose? Click below to view descriptions for each course.
AVAILABLE DRIVER ED COURSES
(For Teens and Adults)
Teen Online + In-Car
Take your your state-required 32 Hours of classroom instruction online through our interactive driving education course. Once you get your permit, you may begin your in-car instruction with one of our professional driving instructors.
Teen Online w/Parent
You may take the required 32 hours of classroom instruction through our Parent-Taught Online Course with your parent. Once you have completed the online portion of the course, you may transfer to our In-Car instruction.
Transfer From PTDE
Have you already taken the online parent taugth course with another provider, and you would now like to complete the in-car portion with a professional instructor? Give us a call at 713-465-0042 to trasnfer to our in-car course.
Adult 18-24 Online Course
Are you 18-24 years old and need your license? You can take our adult driver's education course, which is only 6 hours of online instruction. After completing the course, you can go directly to the DPS offices for your driving test.
Adult 18-24 Course + 2 Hours Driving
Do you feel like you would like some additional behind-the-well instruction? Take our online course, plus 2 hours of in-car instruction by one of our licensed professional instructors.
Driving Safety Course
Our online driving safety course (defensive driving) is approved for ticket dismissal or can be used as an additional 5 hours of online driving safety training. This course is provided through our sister company "Comedy Driving."
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Start Your Course Today!
Teens, start your course today and get your permit after the first 6 hours of instruction!
6 Easy Steps to Complete Driver's Ed and Get Your License.
Sign up for Smart Way Driving's fast and easy Texas State Approved Driver's Ed course. Be sure to choose either the Teen or Adult Driver's Ed Course.
Begin the Classroom Instruction
Start your classroom instruction, which will be scheduled for 2 hours per day.
Take the Written Test
Complete the course and take our easy written test. We will then send you your certificate of completion!
*Get Your Permit (Teens)
If taking Teen Course, take all of your forms to the DPS. Complete your eye exam there, and you will get your Texas Learners Permit!
*Continue the Course (Teens)
Finish taking the classroom portion of the course, and you may begin the in-car instruction.
Get your License!
Once you complete the Texas driver's education course, the only thing left to do is return to the DPS for your driving test.
You may take your course on your phone, tablet, laptop, PC, or Mac for our online courses. Any device with a modern browser will allow you to take our class. No need to download bulky apps taking up space on your device. You may also switch between devices as you need to without interruption to your course.
Our Teen Drivers Ed Courses
Our teen courses are state certified by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
32 Hours of Online Classroom Instruction
Optional 14 Hours (or more) of In-Car Instruction
In-Course Written Test
We include the in-course written test. Skip the DPS!