Teens & Adults

  • Where is GLDA located? 

GLDA ‘s corporate office in Roanoke that supports several “ drive only ” locations in Grapevine, Coppell, & Saginaw ( EMS-ISD ).

Drive lessons will begin & end at :

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  • Grapevine – Grapevine HS –  MAC PARKING LOT – ACROSS FROM TENNIS COURTS – FAR BACK CORNER – (adjacent  to the AG Facility), entrance off Timberline Dr 
  • Coppell – Createria Studios –  509 W Bethel Rd, Coppell, TX 75019 (GLDA’s former Coppell office)
  • Saginaw (EMS-ISD) – Hafely Dev. Center 616 W McLeroy Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76179  

Did the Grapevine & Coppell offices close?

  • The physical offices in Grapevine & Coppell moved to Roanoke.
  • The services provided to the Grapevine & Coppell communities & the surrounding area HAS NOT CHANGED. GLDA still provides DPS Road Testing & Drive Lessons in those areas. 

To receive a drivers license, who is required to complete a driver education course? 

  • Any person who is age 14 to under 25 must complete a driver education course.

I want to take a driver education course, what are the course options?
You may use the keep up options :

  • Enrolling in a class (traditional zoom – instructor led- Mon-Thur – 2 hrs per day for 4 weeks or online class- self paced ) at GLDA
  • Parent Taught Driver Education program with GLDA
  • Complete driver education via a combination of GLDA’s parent taught program & instructors at GLDA
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What is a Zoom Class?

  •  This class is taught using the free ZOOM meeting app & is taught by one of the GLDA instructors live and interactive with students. Class meets at a scheduled time- Mon-Thur for 4 weeks.    

How much do the driver education courses cost?
What methods of payment does GLDA accept? 

  1. Cash
  2. Personal Check 
  3. Credit Card or Debit Card
  •  3% convenience fee applied to ALL credit & debit card transactions
  • Convenience fees are not refundable. NO EXCEPTIONS. 
  • Master Card, Visa & Discover cards only (NO AMERICAN EXPRESS)

How long is the teen driver education course?  TX Dept of Licensing & Regulation  Requirements

  • Classroom phase – 32 hrs – cannot be completed in less than 16 days
  • In-car phase – 7 hrs – behind-the-wheel driving, 7 hrs – observation
  • An additional 30 hrs – behind-the-wheel driving – 10 hrs must be at night *** additional 30 hrs monitored by the parent or guardian – must be completed in the presence of an adult who holds a valid license, is 21 or older, has at least one year of driving experience ***

What are the timelines to complete a teen driver education course?

  • GLDA’s contract period is ONE (1) YEAR. Students must complete all instruction provided by GLDA instructors by the contract deadline. (ONE YEAR from the first day of classroom instruction for traditional zoom or receipt of the classroom code for the online course)
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When can my teen obtain a learner license (learner permit)?

  • A student must be 15 years of age & complete the first 6 hrs of drivers ed class

When can my teen obtain a Provisional License? 

  • Once the student has held the learner license for at least 6 months, is 16 years old or older, and has completed all driver education hours (32 classroom and 44 driving hours), the student may then take the driving exam at Green Light Driving Academy. Upon successful completion of the driving exam, the student will then be issued a driver license by DPS officials at a Texas DPS office.  

At what age can a person begin a driver education course at GLDA? 

  • Teens can begin driver education (classroom portion) at age 14. 

(GLDA suggests students are at least 14 1/2 years old.) 

If my teen misses a class or classes of driver education, can they make up those hours?

  • Yes, you may miss up to 10 hours of classroom sessions. You will need to coordinate with the GLDA office for make-up class options. 
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