The Oklahoma parent-taught drivers education course is an alternative to conventional driver education, and is recognized by the Department of Public Safety. It is offered as correspondence study through approved parent-taught drivers education providers.
You must be at least 15 years old to begin the written coursework. An instruction permit must be issued before starting behind-the-wheel lessons, and it must be on hand whenever you're driving.
Your parents will need to complete and submit an affidavit to the Oklahoma DPS in order to get you started. That form can be found here, along with more information about the course. The car used for instruction by your parents must:
- Be the same one listed on the affidavit submitted to the DMV
- Be properly registered and display a valid license plate
- Comply with vehicle equipment and safety standards including, but not limited to, being equipped with seatbelts
- Comply with the vehicle liability insurance requirements of Oklahoma's Compulsory Insurance Law (current proof of insurance must be carried in the vehicle at all times)
Additionally, The Department recommends the use of a second rear-view mirror by the parent.