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Drivers ed. WTF!!

Anonymous
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What is the process for a teen to get a license where you live?

I live in Massachusetts and this is ridiculous. The cost is outrageous and all the damn classes and road time....what teen has time for this?
Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:01 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:04 PM
I live in Mass too and drivers ed is run through the hs or you can hire a private company.
Angelicembrace
by The Dorkfish on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:05 PM

I'm in MA. I have 2 kids a little less than 2 years apart. I didn't know the cost--and I'm not looking forward to when they're old enough lol. 


littlesippycup
by Baby T-rex Arms on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:06 PM
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Ummm so they learn how to drive properly b/c teens are fucking dangerous behind the wheel.
Talkingheads
by Ruby Member on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:06 PM
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30 hours of instruction. Any teen that wants their license makes times for it
Not_A_Native
by Ruby Member on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:06 PM

Here, you need to get a permit with a learners written test - $50 for the test and $20 something for the permit (2 different places now).

Then you need to take an accredited driving course - I paid about $600 for each of my kids.  Then 50 hours "road time" with a licensed driver over 21 with more than 5 years being licensed.

Then another test - road test - another $50, then to the other place to get the license - around another $20.

The only thing that changed since my kids got their licenses is that now the testing centers are separate, with a separate fee.

almburr
by Ruby Member on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:06 PM
$45 dollars. This year the school did the class during the summer. Usually it's during the school year but the teacher moved.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:08 PM
Drivers Ed is typically through the high schools. It's part of the school day. You clock additional minutes driving with a parent too.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:09 PM
Either way it's crazy expensive and a ridiculous process

Quoting Anonymous 2: I live in Mass too and drivers ed is run through the hs or you can hire a private company.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:11 PM
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If you think that's expensive - wait until you add them to your insurance. Lol.
i have 2 teenage boys and it's pricey!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 7, 2016 at 10:12 PM
Well be warned it's about 1000 a kid when all is said and done

Quoting Angelicembrace:

I'm in MA. I have 2 kids a little less than 2 years apart. I didn't know the cost--and I'm not looking forward to when they're old enough lol. 

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