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Drug & Alcohol Traffic Education (DATE)

4-Hour Learner's License/Florida First Time Driver Course

FL First Time Driver Course

This Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE) Course is a state approved course, and required of all first time drivers in Florida. For teen drivers, you must take this course before a restricted (learner's) permit can be issued.

This course meets the requirements of Florida's Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Course and is approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), Bureau of Driver Education and DUI Programs, Tallahassee, Florida.

We offer this Florida DHSMV-authorized DATE course 100% online or in class to meet your TLSAE permit requirements. This course is equivalent to the Drug, Alcohol, Traffic Awareness (DATA) course in Florida. Our course reviews basic traffic rules and provides information on the dangers and penalties of drug and alcohol use in accordance with Florida Statute 322.095.

         - or-  Call (727) 373-7233

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Once you've obtained your Learner's Permit, get some practice behind the wheel with Driving Lessons or Teen Driver's Ed.

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Attend and complete our state approved first time driver course for the State of Florida today! Register above to take DATE in class or online, or call (727) 373-7233.

Fun Fact: Member companies of SSC and their employees receive significant savings on our driving programs. If your company is a member of SSC, call (727) 442-5121 to get your coupon code!

If you would like more information regarding Florida's traffic laws and regulations, view the Official Florida Driver's Handbook.


 Areas in Florida we Service Include:

Pinellas County: Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Safety Harbor, Largo, Belleair, Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, Oldsmar, Pinellas Park, Seminole, Tarpon Springs, Treasure Island

Hillsborough County: Tampa, Brandon, Carrollwood Village, Lutz, Apollo  Beach, Plant City, Valrico, Wimauma, Ybor City, Town N Country, Westshore Area, Citrus Park, Keystone, New Tampa, Tampa Bay, Riverview, Ruskin, Seffner, Sun City Center, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa

Pasco County: Holiday, Hudson, Zephyrhills, Dade City, Land O' Lakes, New Port Richey, Odessa, Port Richey, Hudson, Elfers 

Manatee County: Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, Palmetto, Lakewood Ranch, Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key, Palmetto, Lakewood Ranch

Sarasota County: Sarasota, North Port, Venice, Longboat Key

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Live safely!

Take care of yourself. Regular exercise makes you less injury prone. And donít forget sleep Ė when youíre well-rested, you can better avoid everyday hazards, both at home and at work. Remember: Staying healthy is one of the best ways to stay safe!