30 Hour Class + 8 Hour Driving Instruction
30 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of private, behind-the-wheel instruction
Criteria for Participation:
- Participants may take classroom portion of the class as much as 90 days before turning 15. Enrolled students must be in at least the 8th grade.
- Students must be at least 15 years of age to take behind-the-wheel instruction.
- All students must obtain a Temporary Instructional Permit (TIP) from the DMV before the first day of classroom instruction and bring it to class.
The classroom portion of the instruction is 30 hours over 4 days. The content includes lectures on traffic laws and regulations, signs, traffic lights and markings, correct and safe driving procedures, emergencies, driving hazards including weather, alcohol, and drug abuse, motorcycle safety, interstate driving, and driving offenses.
A test will be administered on the last day of class that requires a passing score of at least 80%. Students learn in dual-brake training vehicles. Students are scheduled in four, two-hour blocks on different days. Students must ensure that they are at the agreed meeting location at the appointed time. No student will be given a certificate before meeting all course requirements. Before a student begins the driving portion, a parent or guardian must sign the commercial School Driving Permit (located on registration page).
The class fee covers all classroom and learning materials. No additional fees or expenses will be required for participation.
30 Hour Class Instruction Only
- $300 (Contact us for details about setting up)
Driving Instruction Only
- $400 (Contact us for details about setting up)
Louisiana law requires 15-, 16- and 17-year-olds to take an approved driver education course consisting of 30 hours of classroom tutorial and 8 hours of behind the wheel training.
Students are required to bring a notebook and pen or pencil to class.
ALL CLASSES - MANDATORY parent information meetings are held before class begins. Emails and reminders are sent. Below are the dates and times:
Fall 2022 Parent Meeting: Tuesday, October 4, at 6:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving 2022 Parent Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m.
Christmas 2022 Parent Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 p.m.
Mardi Gras 2023 Parent Meeting: Tuesday, January 31, at 6:30 p.m.
Easter 2023 Parent Meeting: Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m.