We are 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.
- State Board of Education Rule 2350: Driver & Traffic Safety Education Programs
- National Driver Education Standards
- Driver Education Licensure Program
- Driver Education Certification Service
School Driver and Traffic Safety Programs
A school representative must complete the Driver Education Program Approval form and submit it to the AOE at least five working days before the start of any program. 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 (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 submit the Driver Education Program Approval form and Reimbursement and Student Enrollment form to:
Office of Driver and Traffic Safety Education
Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641
Driver Education for Students
- Interactive Driver Tutorial
- Graduated License Law
- Training and Programs For (Non-Commercial) Drivers
Email Tammy Pregent or call (802) 479-1241.