Driving School of Mansfield offers the state required 32 hours of classroom and 14 hours of in-car training.
- 16 classroom sessions
- 7 behind-the-wheel sessions
The drivers ed class meets Monday thru Friday for three weeks (2 hours each session). The class requires one Saturday morning class to reach the required 16 sessions of classroom training. That Saturday morning class will be held on day one of the required sessions from 10 am to 12 pm, then the remaining classes will be held on Monday thru Friday. Students are allowed to make up any missed classes on a later date.
Behind the wheel training can begin once the student completes the first week of class and passes the permit test. Once this is accomplished, the student or parent can make driving appointments at the front desk or over the phone. There are a total of 7 sessions of in-car training (2 hours each session). This consist of seven hours of driving and seven hours of observation.
Student must be at least 15 years of age to enroll in the course.
Note: Effective September 1, 2013......Texas law requires that students must complete an additional 30 hours behind the wheel, 10 of which must be done at night. Ideally, this is to be overseen by the parent/guardian of the new driver.
Teen drivers ages 16 to 19 are four times more likely than older drivers to crash. Fortunately, teen motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road.