Idaho Driver’s Education, also called a driver-training program, is
a course designed for drivers under 17 years of age to acquaint them
with the rules of Idaho roads and to orient them to motor
An Idaho Driver’s Education course consists of 30-hours of classroom
instruction, 6-hours of in-car observation in a driver-training car,
and 6-hours of behind-the-wheel driving with a qualified
Idaho requires that all Driver’s Education Courses offered by a public
school are a minimum of 42-days in length or 30-days in length when
school is not in session; however, Idaho approved Commercial Driving
Schools do not have a specified minimum amount of time in which their
Driver’s Education Courses must be delivered.
Idaho Driver’s Education Courses are approved to be taught in a school
district, at a commercial driving school and online. Public
school Driver’s Education is open to all students from age 14 ½ to 21,
regardless of whether or not they are public school students.
Strap on your driving gloves, teenagers! Idaho has a Driver’s
Education Program just for you! Whether taken in public school,
at a commercial driving school or online, Idaho’s Driver’s Education
Programs are exactly what you need to become adept drivers. Read more...
Drivers Ed Curriculum
The Idaho Transportation Department and the Idaho State Department
of Education has mandated content-standards that all Public and Private
Driver’s Education Courses must adhere to. All Idaho Driver’s
Education Courses must include the following content-standards and
benchmarks. Read more...
Driving School Locations
Find a driving school in your area. Read more...
Online Drivers Ed
The classroom portion of the Idaho Driver’s Education can be taken
completely online through an Idaho approved Driver’s Education
provider. The content included in online Driver’s Education
courses is identical to that provided in public schools and at
commercial driving locations. Read more...
The Idaho DMV has a website devoted entirely to teen drivers.
The goal of this website is to acquaint teen drivers with the Graduated
Driver’s License (GDL) process, rules-of-the-road, safety issues and
more, and the Idaho DMV does a great job of relating to teen drivers by
using teen lingo and incorporating graphics and music. This is
truly a ‘must-see’ for all Idaho teen drivers. Read more...