Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — DriversEd.com, the nations' leader in online drivers education , has been approved by the state of Georgia to provide teens seeking their first license a DDS (Georgia Department of Drivers Services) recognized certificate-of-completion of drivers education.
Georgia requires all applicants be at least 16 years old, have held a learner permit for a year and a day and as of January 1, 2007, a state approved driver's education course certificate-of-completion in compliance with Joshua's Law. DriversEd.com provides a Georgia specific course that satisfies the mandated requirements of the in-class theoretical portion of drivers education, all online.
"Senate Bill 226, also known as 'Joshua's Law,' mandates that all applicants under the age of 17 complete a state-of-Georgia recognized driver education course along with a total of 40 hours of supervised driving," says DriversEd.com founder Gary Tsifrin. "A certificate-of-completion from a drivers education school such as DriversEd.com is mandatory and students must score at least 80% in the final exam."
Teens can take the DriversEd.com course on their own computer at their own pace. It's comprehensive and designed to help students become safe, confident and defensive drivers. The curriculum takes into account how teens learn — students use interactive video and animations about real on-the-road scenarios. New drivers can prepare for the written test by taking up to 50 online practice tests online and can re-take the final test until they pass.
What else can you do on DriversEd.com? Learners Permit Preparation: courses available for all fifty states Practice Tests: offered in English, Chinese and Spanish MyDMV: your department of motor vehicle resource Drivers Training: get behind-the-wheel WebTrafficSchool: traffic school, ticket dismissal and defensive driving course Game Zone: have fun while learning some of the rules of the road MyCars: Cars.com-DriversEd.com new and used auto purchasing program I Am Not a Statistic awareness campaign; don't be a statistic, don't drink and drive
DriversEd.com is the first company to bring drivers education online. Developed in 2003, the all online course has over a million users: http://www.driversed.com/ — "click." enroll in DriversEd.com, "learn." do your drivers ed, "drive." get behind-the-wheel. In addition to Georgia, the course is available to first time drivers in California, Nevada, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida.
Note to Editors:
DriversEd.com is an approved provider of driver education for the state of Georgia: License #DT397. Course link: http://www.driversed.com/courses/drivers-ed/Georgia-Drivers-Education.aspx?state=GA
Joshua's Law explained online at: dds.ga.gov/Joshua/index.aspx