Drivers Ed in South Carolina
Completion of a South Carolina Drivers Ed course is suggested and often required prior to obtaining your learner's permit, and ultimately receiving your Driver's License. Although not approved for the state of South Carolina, I Drive Safely is a good course to prepare yourself for your state's licensing exam.Teen drivers in South Carolina, holding a Beginner's Permit, are required to drive a minimum of 40 hours with supervision before they can apply for their regular driver's license. Ten of those hours must be during the nighttime.
South Carolina schools offer an elective driver's education course during your high school years. Once you have passed the course, you will need to obtain a Form PLDA, which is available online using the free Adobe Reader, certifying your completion and your school attendance. You will need this form to apply for your license.
The course provides a minimum of 30 hours classroom training, six hours of behind-the-wheel driving, and six hours of observation while other students drive.
Private companies also offer driver training courses. Research driving schools online and through your local phone book if you wish to receive training through this route.Local Drivers Education
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