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.
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
Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641