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Florida 4 Hour Drug and Alcohol Course
TLSAE Class for Drivers License Permit

Officially named Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education (TLSAE Course), this driver education course is still commonly referred to as the Drug and Alcohol course.  The 4 hour TLSAE Class is for the individual who has never had a Driver's License.  Students must be a resident of Florida and our school requires you to be at least 15 1/2 years old at the time of course registration.

  • Florida Statute (F.S) 322.095 requires any first time Florida driver license applicant to complete a traffic law and substance abuse education program prior to obtaining a Learners Permit.
  • Florida state law requires successful completion of a TLSAE course prior to obtaining a Florida Drivers License Permit for all first time drivers.
TLSAE Course in Classroom
$30.00 No Test.  Certificate Provided on Class Day.
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4 Hour Drug and Alcohol Class Online
$22.95 Available 24/7 on the Internet.
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Florida DHSMV Certified Course for New Drivers and Learners Permit

Classroom Course


This TLSAE Course for new drivers is offered two ways; as an Online Class and in a Traditional Classroom.  Whichever method you choose, your Completion Certificate is accepted by any authorized Florida County Tax Collectors Office to obtain your Learners Permit.

The 4 hour drug and alcohol course is available in at our Tampa Center.  The class is offered on the third Saturday each month.

Your Completion Certificate is automatically filed with the Florida DMV.  Students can then go to any DMV / County Tax Collectors Location in Florida to take their Knowledge Exam and Road Test.

Florida Drug and Alcohol Class Details

New Driver PictureHaving a Drivers License is privilege and comes with you accepting that it has great responsibility.  You will be operating a 3,000 lb automobile that requires your complete attention at all times.

Florida has established a set of steps for you to obtain your Learners Permit.  In addition to these steps, you will be required to have automobile insurance.  It is always advisable for you have a discussion with your carrier to determine the correct coverage you require.

Follow these 5 easy steps to get your Learners Permit License:
Register for the TLSAE Course - Download the Drivers Handbook - Study on your Schedule.
Complete your Drug and Alcohol Course.  When you complete the class, your certificate and results are immediately transmitted to the Florida DMV.
Take the DMV Permit/Class E Knowledge Test Online or at a State facility that issues Drivers Licenses.
Go to any DMV or County Tax Collectors office that issues Drivers Licenses to take your eye exam and road test to obtain your Drivers License Permit.
Buckle Up -- Seat Belts Save Lives -- and It's the Law

The Traffic Law and Substance Abuse Education course (TLSAE Course) is designed to reduce the number of persons killed and injured on highways by helping drivers of all ages become well-informed and responsible.  The program covers state laws, the effects of alcohol and drugs on driving and techniques for avoiding crashes.

New Driver PictureThe Drug and Alcohol Course is available on the third Saturday each month in Tampa.  The instructor and students interact discussing various topics including:

  • Traffic Laws and Responsible Driving.
  • Major causes of traffic accidents, injuries and fatalities.
  • Effects of drugs and alcohol on your body and when mixed with driving.
  • Legal and financial consequences of a DUI conviction.
  • Defensive Driving Techniques, common distractions and the 3 second rule.
  • How to safely react to various situations, driving conditions and when the posted Speed Limit is to fast.
There are Never any Hidden Fees at Nations Traffic Safety School!
Download Official
Florida Drivers Handbook

Want your own copy of the Official Florida Drivers Handbook to prepare for the DMV Driver License Permit Exam?  Download the Florida Drivers Handbook in an Adobe PDF File.  Read it on your computer or print as many copies as you like.

Florida DMV Resources for Teens

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