Online Driver Education Courses 

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We are excited to offer Online Driver Education Courses to all our students!

The 30-hour Online Driver Education Course meets state requirements for licensure and is a pre-requisite for the Behind the Wheel Course and the Adult Waiver Program. (this course is equivalent to the course offered by public schools during Health/PE 10.)

The course consists of at least 30 hours of instruction including components about alcohol safety, drug abuse awareness, aggressive driving, distracted driving, pedestrian and bicycle safety, handicapped parking, fuel-efficient driving practices, motorcycle awareness, and organ and tissue donation awareness.

Students under the age of 18, living in the following counties must also take 90-minute Parent/Teen Course:

Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park.

If you are taking the 30-hour course online with us, the 90-minute Parent /Teen Course is included. When you make your appointment to take the test in our office we will also take care of the 90-minute course.

Course Requirements


You must be at least 15 years old to take the online driver education course.


The final exam must be administered by a licensed instructor at the Street SMART Driving Academy office. (Homeschool students are exempt from this requirement.)

Bring with you to exam:
Proof of completion of the online course

A completed "Parental Consent for Online Driver Education Examination" (DTS 62)

SSDA is an approved provider of these courses. These online driver's education courses are offered by and satisfy Virginia's minimum permit and licensing requirements.

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Register and pay for 30-hour Course online.


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