DATE / First Time Driver Course

Effective January 1990, the Florida Legislature passed F.S. 322.095. This statute requires all first-time applicants for Florida drivers license to attend a substance abuse and traffic safety course. Individuals who have attended a Florida Department of Education approved drivers license education course or who have a valid license in another state are not required to complete the course.

The D.A.T.E. course is offered by the DUI programs under the regulation of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. This four hour curriculum focuses on traffic safety, Florida laws and on critical substance abuse information. The goal of the course is to provide drivers with the information necessary to avoid injury or untimely death and to prevent the hardship and embarrassment resulting from a DUI arrest. Click Here to view Locations near you. is the premier online class covering the traffic law and substance abuse education course content. satisfies Florida's traffic law and substance abuse education course requirements for first-time license applicants. The online course requires a total of four hours of course time. At the end of four hours a 40 question multiple choice test must be passed to complete the course and receive a certificate necessary for obtaining a drivers license. Students must answer 32 of the 40 questions correctly to pass the exam. Interest in taking today? Register for the online by clicking here