teen driving.  driver's ed.

car insurance. driver's license

GET LICENSED

GET LICENSED

HOW TO GET LICENSED Do you know how to get your Learner's Permit at Age 15? Do you know all of the requirements of obtaining your license when you turn 16?

TEEN DRIVERS

TEEN DRIVERS

Keeping students safe at the wheel

DRIVER'S HANDBOOK

DRIVER'S HANDBOOK

Florida Driver's Handbook (last verified on 6.22.17)

PRACTICE TESTS

PRACTICE TESTS

FREE Florida DMV Permit Practice Tests. These Fla. DMV practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.

TEEN CHALLENGE

TEEN CHALLENGE

OKALOOSA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT. Free defensive driving program (topics include Drug & Alcohol Use, Road Rage, Driver Responsibility, Liability, Evasive Maneuvers, Emergency Braking and other topics. (850) 613-2212 Weston Moreno wmoreno@sheriff-okaloosa.org

TEEN CHALLENGE

TEEN CHALLENGE

WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT. The Driving Challenge is a free course to help teens improve their driving skills and lessen the chances of crashing; provides classroom instruction and hands-on driver training. (850) 892-8111 School Resource Deputy Talley dtalley@waltonso.org

TEEN CHALLENGE

TEEN CHALLENGE

BAY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT. Free course consists of 4 hours classroom + 8 hours of driving; basic skills, actions and/or techniques are identified in the course which the teens need experience or training to safely operate a motor vehicle.

AAA RESOURCES

AAA RESOURCES

Tools to help parents & teens with the learning-to-drive process. Newsletters, resources, licensing process, insurance info, FREE AAA card with parent AAA membership, parent-teen contracts and more!

FLVS TEEN DRIVING

FLVS TEEN DRIVING

Develop the skills necessary to become a safe, responsible Florida driver. Study traffic signs, traffic laws and accident avoidance. Gain real-world driving knowledge through road simulations. Receive the required Traffic Law & Substance Abuse Education waiver through the Fla DHSMV.

TEEN DRIVING

TEEN DRIVING

Resources to help lay the ground rules with aspiring teen drivers - before handing over the car keys. In-depth info on common safety problems new drivers should avoid. Info on alcohol use & consequences, the benefits of seat belt usage and distracted driving problems.

TEXTING VIDEO

TEXTING VIDEO

Your Last Text - Texting while Driving ---- a video that should help deter teen drivers from texting & driving.

PARENTS OF TEENS

PARENTS OF TEENS

The #1 threat to teen’s safety is driving or riding in a car with a teen driver. More than 2,000 teens lose their lives every year in car crashes. The main cause: driver inexperience. One of the most important safety features for teen drivers is parents. The CDC helps parents, pediatricians and communities keep teen drivers safe.

DISTRACTED DRIVING

DISTRACTED DRIVING

Texting and cell phone use behind the wheel significantly increases a driver's risk of crashing. Even a single distraction while driving can cause a lifetime of devastating consequences. Resources, videos, parent, teen & educator links.

TEEN DRIVING

TEEN DRIVING

Info on the basics of driving and what it takes to get your first license. *Learn how to get a driver’s license *Take a driver’s license practice test *Sign up for driver education *Get behind-the-wheel driver training

DRINKING & DRIVING

DRINKING & DRIVING

Underage drinking causes thousands of car accidents, arrests, hospital visits and premature deaths. Resources for prevention & rehabilitation.

INSURANCE INFO

INSURANCE INFO

Car Insurance Guide For Teen Drivers And Parents. Money Saving Tips, Discounts and Car Insurance Company Links

TEEN DRIVERS

TEEN DRIVERS

* Be a Resource for Your Teen * Teaching Practice, Practice, Practice * More Advanced Skills * Riding Shotgun

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