Parent Taught 101

Prior to starting any Parent Taught Driver Education (PTDE) course, a REQUEST FORM and fee must be submitted to the Department of Public Safety.
After you receive your packet from DPS, you must choose a DPS-Approved Parent-Taught Course.

Parent Taught 101 - Offered by Region 13, Education Service Center and approved by the Texas Department of Public Safety

----------  FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE  ----------

$15 DOWNLOAD ONLY In-Car Instruction

Check Your E-MAIL JUNK & SPAM Folders for Your CONFIRMATION & LOGIN Information







Classroom & In-Car Instruction

MAIL-IN ORDER FORM (Check Or Money Order)

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If you have purchased Parent Taught 101, log in to your account to access your purchase information, download files, or edit your information.

The following documents are available for use in Parent Taught 101, with supplemental content and updated data.

Module 7 Distraction Revision

Module 8 Alcohol and Other Drugs Revision

Module 8 Alcohol and Other Drugs - PowerPoint Presentation

Have questions? Check out the PTDE Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us at (512) 919-5410 or (512) 505-0501 or