STEP 1: At the age of 15 and 6 months, students can go with a parent/guardian to the DLD to take the written test in order to get their permit. They must have their birth certificate, proof of residency, and social security card in order to take the test. The cost is $15. Handbooks and more questions can be answered by clicking the links at the bottom of this page.
STEP 2: Students can sign up for Drivers Ed. Class after receiving their permits. Class times and guidelines are provided on this site.
STEP 3: Students should be driving with their parent/guardian when they get their permit. They should obtain a minimum of 35 hours of driving, and 10 of those hours should be at night. Students have six months to get these hours done. Skills that need to be covered are parking, backing up, turning, signaling, driving on the freeway, etc. Students are also requires to take a Traffic Safety Exam online. This needs to be done on the students own time and you can get information about this by clicking on the Traffic Safety and Trends Exam link above.
STEP 4: Students are required to complete four hours of simulation driving with their instructors. This is usually done after the classroom portion is completed.
STEP 5: Students drive with a driving instructor a minimum of five sessions and observe other drivers. Students should be scheduled with a driving instructor at least 10 days before their birthday, or six month permit period, to complete their driving time.
STEP 6: Students take the driving test with their driving instructor and must pass with an 80% or better.
STEP 7: After passing the driving test, students will be able to get their license at the DLD. All forms of ID must be taken again, and the cost is $30.
Dixie High School
Here you will find all contact information for our Drivers Ed. instructors at Dixie High School. Read more
Here you will find the class time and dates for the 2017-2018 school year. Read more