If you are not old enough to receive a Learner Permit (15 1/2), you may still have the opportunity for certain driving privileges at the age of 15 if you are driving with a certified driving instructor.
You can drive only while accompanied by and receiving instruction from either of the following:
This includes certified private, parochial, or other non-public secondary school instructors.
No. While we encourage applicants to start taking Driver's Education as early as 15 years old (either parent-taught, from a public school, or from a commercial driving school), you will only be able to drive while receiving instruction from, and accompanied by, a certified driver education instructor. Parents do not qualify as certified driver education instructors during the pre-permit stage.