What is the Oklahoma Parent Taught Drivers Education (PTDE) Program?
The Oklahoma Parent-Taught Drivers Education (PTDE) program is an alternative to driver’s education in a conventional classroom. This program lets teens take their driver’s education course at your leisure from your own home. It lets parents provide the 55 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons too. Our program is DPS-approved. You can take the course online or by requesting to have the course sent to as a DVD to watch at home.To participate in PTDE, the parent/guardian must first submit a Parent-Taught Driver Education Affidavit to the DPS. We would need to receive a copy of this document to get you started with your course. The form can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (734) 665-7680.Who needs to take Oklahoma drivers education?
If you’re under the age of 16 and plan to obtain an Oklahoma learners permit, you’ll need to complete a DPS-approved driver’s education course.All Star Driver Education’s course is DPS-approved and does fulfill the Oklahoma parent-taught driver’s education requirement. This course can be taken for educational purposes as well.If you are at least 16 years old, you do NOT need to take driver’s education to apply for your permit.What are Oklahoma’s Driver Education requirements?
If you’re at least 15 years old when applying for a learner’s permit, the Oklahoma DPS will ask to see proof of enrollment or completion of a driver’s education course. All Star can provide a receipt for you to prove you have purchased your parent taught program.While you don’t need to have your learner’s permit before you take Driver’s Ed, you will need it if you wish to practice driving outside of the program.If you have your Oklahoma learner’s permit, you can start your behind-the-wheel training with a licensed driver who is above 21 years old and has been licensed for at least 2 years.How old must you be to get a learner’s license?
In Oklahoma, to be eligible for a learners permit, you must be at least 15½ years old. If you are under 16, you must either:
Does the All Star Driver Education home course satisfy DPS requirements?
- Be participating in the All Star Driver Education Parent Taught Driver Education Program. This program allows the student to take the classroom portion of drivers education at home with a DVD course or online and allows parents to provide the necessary 55 hours of in-car training, OR
- Be currently taking or have completed an approved driver’s education course and be able to show proof of drivers education enrollment signed by your instructor.
- All Star Driver Education is an Oklahoma DPS-approved provider for the Parent-Taught Drivers Education Program. After completing our online driver’s education course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, needed to ultimately earn your Oklahoma drivers license.
Yes. Our course is DPS-approved as a parent-taught drivers education (PTDE) course and is equivalent to the regular 30-hour, in-class drivers education course.What is the Oklahoma Parent Taught Drivers Education (PTDE) Program?
The Oklahoma Parent-Taught Drivers Education (PTDE) program is a DPS-approved alternative to driver’s education in a conventional classroom. This program lets teens take their drivers education course at home (with DPS-approved providers) and let’s parents provide the 55 hours of behind-the-wheel lessons. The parent/guardian also plays an active role in the learning process and supervises the student’s progress in the at home course.To participate in PTDE, the parent/guardian must first submit a Parent-Taught Driver Education Affidavit to the DPS. The affidavit can be found on the last page of the packet found HERE
. We will need your DPS number in order to complete the certificate of completion. The form can be emailed to email@example.com or faxed to (734) 665-7680.IMPORTANT: The student may not begin the All Star Driver Education Oklahoma online course until the parent has been accepted by the DPS as a parent-instructor and receives an authorization number.Questions?
Please feel free to ask any other questions via email directly to our online division at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may call our corporate office during normal business hours.