Green Light Driving Academy is authorized by the Texas Department of Public Safety to administer the official DPS Road Test (Skills Test). Teens that completed a teen drivers education course at a different commercial driving school or a parent taught program are encouraged to test at any of our testing sites across the DFW area. Completing the DPS Road Test (Skills Test) with GLDA, allows the flexibility of testing after normal business hours & on weekends. (Schedule subject to availability)
Current GLDA testing locations:
Locations coming soon:
Information provided in the sections below:
Teen requirements for taking the Texas DPS Road Test:
Once the requirements have been met, teens can take the DPS Road Test at GLDA. Upon successful completion of the DPS Road Test, GLDA staff will provide the required documentation to take to a Texas Dept. of Public Safety Office to obtain a Texas Class C driver license.
NOTE: Teens may not legally drive cannot drive alone until their driver license is issued. GLDA cannot issue the Texas Class C driver license.
1. No DPS Road Tests on Sundays.
2. Special scheduling may be available for an additional fee. Inquire when scheduling.
3. Click on the button below to complete the pre-registration form.
4. Office staff will contact you within 72 hours to schedule the DPS Road Test.
5. The ITTD video course certificate must be dated AFTER completion of the drivers ed course date.
These documents are REQUIRED by the Texas D.P.S. for testing purposes. It is your responsibility to ensure that the documents listed below are provided by the student & parent when arriving for the test. If ANY of these documents are missing, the student CANNOT be allowed to take the test & must reschedule.
A $35 rescheduling fee may apply.
Car used for the test must have a current, unexpired registration sticker on the windshield & properly attached FRONT & REAR license plates. The VIN numbers on the registration sticker, auto insurance & the car must match. Texas law (TXTRC 504.943 (A) , requires a car registered in Texas MUST have a metal front & rear license plate attacehd to the bumper. UNLESS there is a valid Texas Buyer's paper plate for a recently purchased vehicle.
Impact Texas Teen Drivers (ITTD) was developed by the Department of Public Safety with the goal of saving lives through awareness and education. ITTD is a 2 hour informational video that is a prerequisite to the drive skills examination being administered by the Texas DPS or Green Light Driving Academy.
The ITTD course must be viewed after you have received your DE-964, showing completion of a Teen Driver Education course.
Upon completion of the ITTD course the student will receive a Certificate of Completion that must be presented prior to administering the drive skills examination.
The ITTD video course cannot be taken BEFORE the requirements for the teen driver education program have been completed & the certificate of completion must be dated within 90 days of the administered skills examination (road test).
The "ITTD" class is available, free of charge, on the Dept. of Public Safely's website.
NOTE: Upon registration for the ITTD class online, designation of the course type that was completed by the student will be requested, either a parent-taught program, a commercial school program, or Texas high school program.
If the student took the course from GLDA:
For information or questions related to the ITTD class, please visit the ITTD FAQs.
REMEMBER: The ITTD video course cannot be taken before the teen driver education course is completed.
DPS Road Test (Skills Test) - $75
($60 for GLDA Students)
PLEASE NOTE - THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR DPS ROAD TEST FEES
Forms of payment accepted:
$40 rescheduling fee may apply
$40 rescheduling fee will apply
$50 rescheduling fee will apply
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR DPS ROAD TEST FEES.
Has your teen completed driver education using a parent taught program or driving school and needs a little more instruction?
Did your teen already test with the DPS and was unsuccessful?
Do you feel more practice is needed before the DPS ROAD TEST?
GLDA offers several DPS Road Test Prep-packages that include: a test prep lesson & overview of the DPS road test.
When pre-registering, let our staff know which package is best for your teen!
The following restrictions will apply to a teen's Texas Class C Provisional Driver License until age of 18:
***Green Light Driving Academy is an authorized 3rd Party Testing Site. Green Light Driving Acdemy does not represent the TX Dept. of Public Safety or claim to be a state agency or entity. The TX Dept. of Public Safety or any government agency or entity does not endorse Green Light Driving Academy or ANY 3rd Party Testing Site. Green Light Driving Academy cannot issue a Texas driver license or influence the issuance of a driver license. Green Light Driving Academy or ANY 3rd Party Testing Site does not receive any preferential treatment from the TX Department of Public Safety.***
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