This is the basic 30 hours of classroom instruction required for Driver Education.
In the classroom, you will learn more on the rules of the road, identifying hazards, how to avoid collisions, trip planning, car maintenance, and how to change a tire.
We are now teaching this class remotely through Zoom.
Emergency Rule allowing Remote Classroom Instruction
(Pursuant to O.C.G.A Secs. 50-13-3, 50-13-4, and 50-13-6.)
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF DRIVER SERVICES
Filed March 13, 2020.
Emergency Rule 375-5-2-0.1-.10 entitled “Remote Classroom Instruction” is hereby adopted as attached hereto.
Statutory Authority O.C.G.A. 40-16-2, 40-16-3, and 50-13-4.
Under the authority granted to the Commissioner of Department of Driver Services, the Commissioner has determined that an Emergency Rule is hereby necessary to provide for remote classroom instruction for Driver Training, Commercial Driver Training, Driver Improvement Clinic, and DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction programs certified and monitored by the Department. A licensed Driver Training, Commercial Driving Training, Driver Improvement Clinic, and DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction programs may utilize remote services for classroom instruction and the administration of assessments. DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction providers may utilize remote services for both components of the Risk Reduction program. Such instruction, training, and assessments may be done via web services, such as, but not limited to, Skype, Zoom, Web Ex. Schools utilizing such methods must notify the Department and keep rosters of students enrolled in these programs pursuant to existing rules and regulations of the Department. Such programs shall continue to be subject to all monitoring, training, and auditing pursuant to existing rules and regulations of the Department.
Spencer R. Moore, Commissioner
Department of Driver Services