Drug and Alcohol Course

Getting Your First Drivers License in Florida

If you have never been issued a drivers license in any state or country the state of Florida requires that you complete a Drug and Alcohol course.

DMV-Approved Data Course

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Drug and Alcohol courses teach drivers how drugs and alcohol affect driving, traffic responsibilities and laws and techniques for safe driving.

Drug and Alcohol Course Names

Courses are commonly known as:

While teenagers getting their learners permit (restricted license) typically take this course, adults who have never held a drivers license must take it as well.

The DMV Exam

Once you complete a Drug and Alcohol course the State of Florida requires that you pass a written exam that tests your knowledge of road signs and road rules. The DMV exam is 50 questions. Approximately 5 of the questions test your knowledge of road signs and 45 questions test road rules.

Both the traffic schools listed offer a course that prepares you to pass the DMV test the first time. A high percentage of people fail the DMV test the first time they take it. In that situation you have to go home, make a new appointment and return the DMV to take the test over.

NOTE: As of 2015, the DMV Test CAN be taken online by those under 18 — if you are 18 or older you must take the DMV test at a local DMV office.