First-time drivers, especially teens, present a significant risk on the roadways. Young drivers and those who have never had their driver’s license before have no experience with responding to real-world driving situations and may not fully understand how to adjust their driving to operate their vehicles safely in all types of weather. Because of the risks that come with inexperienced drivers, states in the U.S. typically apply some type of graduated licensing rules, gradually increasing the level of driving privileges that first-time drivers have. Typically, the law also requires teens getting their licenses for the first time to complete a drivers’ education course to help them understand the driving laws and to help them to become safe drivers.
Texas requires this type of teen driver’s education but they also impose an additional requirement as well: adult drivers ed. In the state of Texas, there is a requirement in place that … Read More