Florida Virtual School (FLVS) and the Florida Safety Council have teamed up to take Driver's Education to the next level! As a franchise of FLVS, Polk Virtual School also offers Drivers Education to Polk County students. Now, Polk County students can enroll in both the online Driver's Ed course and behind-the-wheel training for FREE! Students can complete the course in 6-8 weeks or can talk with their FLVS instructor about an accelerated 3-week pace plan.
Note: Should you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, this can be done online at Polktaxes.com
The following restrictions applies to learner’s license holders:
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Once you obtain a Class E Intermediate Driver License, your driving privileges are based on your age.
16 years old Driving is allowed between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. without a licensed adult (all other times must be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old occupying the closest seat to the right of the driver, or be traveling to or from work).
17 years old Driving allowed between 5 a.m. and 1 a.m. without a licensed adult(all other times must be accompanied by a licensed driver at least 21 years old occupying the closest seat to the right of the driver, or be traveling to or from work).
18 years old Driving is allowed at all hours.
When a teen turns 18 and has passed the Class E Intermediate License requirements, restrictions are removed from their license. They then have full license privileges.
To review the graduated licensing program for teen drivers provided on the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, website, including age related restrictions and privileges, CLICK HERE.