Driver & Traffic Safety Education

The agency is responsible for providing technical assistance to driver education instructors and school administrators in schools throughout the state and for approving driver education programs in all of the state's high schools. Each driver education program must provide a minimum of 30 hours of classroom instruction, six hours of in-vehicle instruction and six hours of in-vehicle observation. Classroom instruction must include the effects of alcohol and drugs on driving, motor vehicle liability insurance and motor vehicle financial responsibility.

Laws Governing Driver Education

Driver Educators

School Driver & Traffic Safety Programs

Driver Education Program Approval

A school representative must complete Driver Education Program Approval form and submit it to the AOE at least five working days before the start of any program:

Office of Driver and Traffic Safety Education
Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

Only one completed form should be submitted for each school. The completed form should reflect the school's entire driver education program.  

Reimbursement and Student Enrollment Report

Schools receive reimbursement for students who complete (by either pass or fail) all phases of an approved Driver Education program (30 hrs class, 6 hrs driving, 6 hrs observation). Schools are not reimbursed for students who drop or are incomplete. Please complete the Reimbursement Request and Student Enrollment Report and mail the original to:

Office of Driver and Traffic Safety Education
Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

Driver Education for Students

Questions?

Tammy Pregent at tammy.pregent@state.vt.us or (802) 479-1241

Page Last Updated on June 8, 2015