Drivers Ed in Tennessee
The State of Tennessee does not require you to take any special driver education courses in order to obtain your driver license. However, helpful courses are offered at most high schools, and you can find listings for other commercial providers in the yellow pages and online.
Just because you aren't required to take any driver education courses doesn't mean you aren't responsible for being as informed as possible when it comes to taking on the road. The time during which you have your learner permit is an excellent time to start educating yourself, even if you're already enrolled in a driver education course.
Here are a few suggestions to get started:
- Once you have your learner permit, you can begin to practice driving, as long as you are accompanied by a licensed driver who is 21 or older, and you drive during the hours allowed.
- You can pick up a copy of the Tennessee Driver Handbook to study (as well as a plethora of other informational manuals and pamphlets) at your local driver license station, or you can download a copy in PDF format.
- Take a practice driver's license test. There are four practice tests available online for free.
Remember, before you can even apply for your intermediate restricted license, you must have a valid learner's permit. If you are younger than eighteen, you must have your learner's permit for a total of 180 days (along with the other requirements).Local Drivers Education
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