Frequently Asked Questions

Q - Do I need a to get my learners permit to start the class?
A - You are not required to have a learners permit to start the class but you will have to get a learners permit before you start the behind-the-wheel sessions.

Q - How old do I have to be to get a Learners Permit?
A- 15 years 9 months

Q - I'm over 18 do I have to take Drivers Ed?
A - Yes, all new drivers reguardless of age must complete a certified driver education course to get a license. The course consists of 30 Hours of classroom instruction and 6 Hours Behind-the-Wheel instruction. Additional or remedial instruction can be added to the course for students in need. (Not included in basic course additional fees apply)

Q - Do I have to get a Provisional License if I'm over 21.
A - Yes, effective July 1, 1999 Maryland implemented a Graduated Licensing System for applicants, regardless of age, who have never held a license in Maryland or any other state or country.. In the Rookie Driver Graduated Licensing System, applicants progress through three levels of licensing: Learners Permit , Provisional License & Finally a Full License. The program requires new drivers to gain more driving experience with a supervising driver. It encourages good driving behavior by imposing strict sanctions during each step of the licensing process, such as driver improvement classes or the suspension or revocation of licenses.

CBS Driving School's Maryland Driver Improvement Program Internet Course Maryland Driver Improvement Program Internet Course
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