Module 1: Introduction 03 (Driving is a privilige)

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Class requirements

  • Being over 18 years
  • Have legal immigration status
  • Photo identification

(example: passport, work permit, residence, ID from Texas or another US state)

There is a special license called a Learner’s Permit (also known as an Instruction Permit in some states) that allows you to practice driving with another adult driver before you are ready for your driving test. In most states, a driver’s license is valid for 4-5 years and expires on your birthday. You must renew your license before it expires.

Driving is a privilege that has certain responsibilities:

Driving a vehicle is a privilege and a responsibility for drivers, particularly in a state as large as Texas, with more than 310,000 miles of public roads. Unfortunately, each year in Texas approximately 3,000 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents, and more than 80,000 people are seriously injured. Please note that driving is a privilege, not a right

Today, drivers must avoid distractions behind the wheel more than ever, while also being alert to the presence of drivers under the influence of alcohol or other substances or driving dangerously. Failure to do so can have tragic consequences. We will provide you with important Texas driving safety information in an effort to ensure the safety of you, your passengers, and other travelers on our roads.

Analyze and carefully the information in this course and learn and put it into practice, and always remember the great responsibility of obtaining a license to drive and operate a vehicle in Texas and the privilege that this entails and abuse of this could result in suspension and license revocation