Register now for Teen Driver's Education courses

Published on: February 11, 2010

Teen driverís education courses for ages 15 to 17 are available this spring and summer at Lone Star College-CyFair.

Spring classes are set for Mondays through Thursdays at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 through March 25 (college closed the week of March 15 for spring break), March 29 through April 22 and April 26 through May 20. Summer classes are also available starting June 7, July 6 and Aug. 2.

The in-classroom (permit) driverís education course covers road rules, road signs and laws to prepare the teens for the Department of Public Safetyís written exam. Other topics are car maintenance, effects of drugs and alcohol, laws and penalties for drinking and driving, emergency situations, basic driving procedures, road rage and insurance.

Parents are responsible for the in-car instruction. The in-classroom course cost is $144. Students are also required to purchase the Texas Traffic Safety Education Student Manual, which is available at the campus bookstore.

Complete the registration form in person on campus in MOD1 or online at LoneStar.edu/drivers-ed-ce. Call 832.482.1043 for information.