Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.1015
Adult Driver Education Course Curriculum and Educational Materials


The commission by rule shall establish the curriculum and designate the educational materials to be used in a driver education course exclusively for adults.


A driver education course under Subsection (a) must:


be a six-hour course; and


include instruction in:


alcohol and drug awareness;


the traffic laws of this state;


highway signs, signals, and markings that regulate, warn, or direct traffic; and


the issues commonly associated with motor vehicle accidents, including poor decision-making, risk taking, impaired driving, distraction, speed, failure to use a safety belt, driving at night, failure to yield the right-of-way, and using a wireless communication device while operating a vehicle.


A course approved under Subsection (a) may be offered as an online course.


A driving safety course or a drug and alcohol driving awareness program may not be approved as a driver education course under Subsection (a).
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1253 (H.B. 339), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2009.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 16, eff. September 1, 2015.
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