General Information on MD Driving School’s Driver’s Ed Program

Our Standard 36-hour Driver's Education Course is $300 to $315. We do at times offer specials and discounts. We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover.

You must be at least 15 years of age to begin drivers education (you can only do classroom instruction). You must be 15 years and 9 months to obtain your learner's permit. Once you have your learners permit you can do your behind-the-wheel instruction.

The 36-Hour Course

The course consists of a total of 36 hours of training. 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction. Course topics include but are not limited to:

  • understanding the GLS
  • important statistical information
  • any new laws or changes in the laws
  • vehicle information
  • traffic control devices and roadway signs
  • basic vehicle maneuvering
  • pavement markings
  • knowledge of evaluating risk
  • rules for following distance
  • dangers of distracted driving
  • expressway driving
  • hazardous driving conditions (fog, snow, rain, glare, etc.)
  • alcohol and the dangers it creates for drivers

Classroom Instruction

You may only begin the course on class #1 and parents are encouraged to attend. You must complete all ten classes. Students are not allowed to make up more than 12 hours (4 classes).