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Driver Education

Relating to driver training and education.

Driver Training Instructors

In order to provide instruction for hire, in driving motor vehicles, individuals must be licensed. Those persons teaching driver education outside of a school system must be licensed through the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles. Once licensed, instructors must work for a driver training school which has been licensed through the DMV.

Instructor Qualifications

Regulatory Guidance:  23 V.S.A § 705, 706; APA rule (1)

Prepare for a Road Test

You will not be permitted to take the driving test unless the motor vehicle you furnish is properly equipped, in good mechanical condition, and properly registered and inspected.

Driver's License Manual

Driver's Manual includes everything needed for obtaining a learner permit. Also available in audio format or in an interactive online version - https://dmv.vermont.gov/driver-training

Driver Training Schools

The following is a listing of standard driving schools, including the type(s) of training offered. Please contact the schools directly for information regarding tuition, schedules, and other details.

Interested in becoming a licensed Driver Training School? Visit the Driver Training Instructors page.

Teen Drivers

Your decision to obtain a Learner’s Permit or a Junior Driver’s License carries one of life’s greatest social responsibilities. You are committing to maintaining a safe operating vehicle that meets Vermont’s emissions standards, carrying liability insurance, always obeying the rules of the road, and adopting habits that eliminate driving distractions.

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