Frequently Asked Questions

1. When can I start Drivers Ed?

A. You can start the classroom at 15 & 9 mos, however you cannot drive until you are 16 years old and have a Massachusetts Learners Permit.

2. When will I be eligible for my JOL?

A. When you are 16 1/2 after you have completed a certified Drivers Ed course.

3. Will letting my child operate my car on his/her permit increase my  auto insurance?

A. No.

4. Do I have to observe my child's driving?

A. Yes, in order for your teen to certified, you must observe the teen drive for 40 hours and sign a document certifying you have done so.

5. Do I need a paper copy of my drivers education certificate?

A. No, the Registry will file your certificate electronically.

6. Do the fees for the Drivers Ed Classes cover my License costs?

A. No, they do cover the cost of your Drivers Ed Certificate.

7. How long after I get my JOL will I be able to drive with passenger under the age 18?

A. 6 months.

8. What if have an 18 year old next to me,does that count as an

A. No, must be 21 or older driving at least one year.

9. Will the school issue my License when I finish drivers education?

A. No , only the RMV issue permits and Licenses.

10. How long do I have to complete Drivers Ed?

A. 2 years.