Driver Education for Teens
This program is designed for high school students, ages 15 years and 10 months through 21 years. Successful completion of this course earns a certificate that students may present to the DMV for a Drivers Permit. More information about the CCRI Driver Education Curriculum can be found here. CCRI in-person Driver Education classes include the RI DMV Knowledge Exam. If you are a student who completed the online Driver Education class prior to July 1, 2022, which did not include the permit test, you must register for the CCRI RI Permit Test or make an appointment at the DMV (see below).
CCRI Driver Education classes for Teens and all other driver education schools in Rhode Island have returned to full IN-PERSON instruction as of July 1, 2022, per the RI Post-Secondary Commission. There will be no more online driver education courses offered.
Driver Education for Teens course is currently offered at all CCRI Campuses and community locations.
The Parent's Supervised Driving Program for Rhode Island is designed to improve teen driver safety by providing parents and guardians with a methodical approach to teaching the requisite driving skills. Parents or guardians are responsible for making certain that their teen has completed no less than 50 hours of supervised driving.Check out the PDF Manual and download the Road Ready App on this website. http://www.eregulations.com/driving/rhode-island/
- Participant must be a minimum age of 15 years, 10 months by the first class. Participants can register earlier but must be the required age by the first day of class.
- Registration must be completed online and submitted with credit card payment. View Upcoming Classes>>
- Proof of age must be submitted on the first day of class (a copy of your birth certificate, passport, or baptismal record). No refunds will be given if a student is younger than 15 years, 10 months on the first day.
- IMPORTANT: Individuals who require an IEP/504 Plan accommodation in a Driver Ed course should email documentation to [email protected], as soon as possible. Please include your name, Driver Ed course #, phone number, and best time to call in the e-mail.
- NEW - 15th Edition - Students who enroll in driver’s education classes must purchase their own copy of the textbook, “How to Drive: Making Driver Education Fun and Easy!” 15th edition prior to their first class. The book is available online here.
- Students must provide a minimum of 48-hours’ notice prior to the start of a course in order to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students will be required to re-register and pay. No partial refunds of tuition are made under any circumstances.
- If a student misses the first class, the student will be dropped from the class and must register and pay for another class.
Online registration is paid by credit card ONLY.
Cash, check or money order walk-in registrations will be accepted in Warwick, Lincoln and Providence ONLY. There is no Driver’s Ed registration in Newport. OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR WALK-IN REGISTRATION.
No fax or mail-in registrations will be accepted.
- If a school location is closed for any reason, driver education is cancelled at that location.
- Detailed permit and license information is available through the RI DMV website.
- Instructions for obtaining a Limited Provisional Permit after passing the DMV permit test at CCRI
- Duplicate/Replacement Certificates: To request a duplicate certificate of completion, please complete our online registration form here. There is a $10 charge for a duplicate certificate.
- To transfer an out-of-state license to Rhode Island, read the instructions.
CCRI Course Driver Permit Testing: CCRI Driver Education classes include the permit test. After CCRI course completion, students who have not completed the test successfully may register for the CCRI RI DMV Permit Test OR make an appointment to take the test at the RI DMV. The free CCRI's RI DMV permit test is available ONLY to those students that have completed and passed CCRI's 33-hour Online Driver Education course.
If you have questions, please email: [email protected] (email is monitored Monday – Friday, 8 – 4 pm. We will respond to your email as quickly as possible and in the order in which it was received.)
Please visit the Driver Ed Instructor Resources page for teaching resources.
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