Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a learners license (permit)?

Getting your learner’s license is simple and can be done in as little as 3 days! Here are the steps:

  1. Be at least 15 years old.
  2. Register with the state and with Road Rulz.
  3. Complete Module 1  (6 hours) – Concurrent Method
    OR complete Module 1-12 (32 hours) – Block Method
  4. Take the state learner’s license (permit) exam online.
  5. Make an appointment at your local DPS office

What is parent taught drivers education?

Road Rulz is a parent-taught driver’s education course. We provide all the necessary materials to allow teens to take the required 32 hours of classroom instruction at home, online, and at their own pace. We also provide a step-by-step instructional guide for the behind-the-wheel driving requirements. This portion will be completed with their parent/instructor. There is no need to go to a driving school or hire an instructor.

How do I begin?

There are two steps to begin:

  1. Register with the state for your PTDE Program Guide (required by Texas).
  2. Choose the Road Rulz course method that works best for you.

How do I get a drivers license?

Once you have a learner’s license, it is simple to get your driver’s license. Here are the steps and requirements:

  1. Complete all classroom modules – 32 hours.
  2. Complete behind-the-wheel instruction & observation – 14 hours.
  3. Complete all driving practice – 30 hours.
  4. Have a learner’s license (permit) for at least 6 months.
  5. Complete the ITTD course.
  6. Take and pass a driving road test at the DPS or 3rd party location.
  7. Be at least 16 years old (unless approved for a hardship license).
  8. Turn in paperwork at your local DPS office.

Who can take a parent taught drivers ed course?

Any teenager or individual 14-24 years old with a parent or guardian who has maintained a license for at least 3 years can participate in a parent-taught course.

The state does have requirements for parents/guardians, such as not having a DUI or more than 6 points on their record. The complete list of requirements can be found on the TDLR’s Parent Taught Driver Education page.

What is included?

Your Road Rulz course will include all classroom and driving requirements. These will be completed online and with a parent/guardian. Here is a breakdown of what is included in the courses.

The Concurrent & Block Method courses include:

  • All 32 hours of classroom curriculum.
  • All 44 hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction.
  • Practice quizzes (unlimited use).
  • State permit exam online.
  • Two DE-964 certificates.
  • Courses never expire.
  • No timed pages, so that you can work at your own pace.
  • No hidden or additional fees.
  • Discounts for multiple students.
  • Outstanding customer service.

The Driving Portion Only course includes:

  • All 44 hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction.
  • One DE-964 certificate.
  • Course never expires.
  • No timed pages so you can work at your own pace.
  • No hidden or additional fees.
  • Discounts for multiple students.
  • Outstanding customer service.

Do you offer discounts?


We offer discounts for multiple students, active military, and first responders. Also, throughout the year, different promotions and discounts may be offered. To learn more about available discounts, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Does the course expire?


The course will never expire. You are free to work at your own pace. This allows the parent and student to make sure they understand what is being taught at a pace that is best for their learning.

Is the driving included?


All 44 hours of driving are included. We provide all the instruction, observation, and practice the student needs to drive with their parent/guardian. There is no need to go to a driving school or hire an instructor. All instruction is provided, and the parent/guardian is registered as the instructor.

What is the ITTD course requirement?

ITTD stands for Impact Texas Teen Driver and is an additional 2-hour video course sponsored and hosted by the state explaining the dangers of distracted driving. All teenagers who complete any driver’s ed course are required to take the course within 90 days of their road test. Here is a link to the ITTD course page.