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How To: Getting Your Driver's License in Ohio

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Obtaining your driver’s license can be a drawn out process to start with so DMV.com’s ‘How To’ section on getting your Driver’s license is here to save you some time. From comprehensive Beginner Drivers resources to more specific Learner’s Permit information we take the headache out of the DMV. Furthermore, you will find detailed information on drivers education and auto insurance that just isn’t available on the Ohio DMV website. Check out the following articles and you will be on the road as quickly and simply as possible.

List of Driving Schools in Ohio

This page provides a list of on-site driving schools available in Ohio as well as information about available online driving school alternatives.

Ohio DMV Practice Permit Tests

DMV.com offers Ohio specific DMV practice permit tests that help you prepare for your permit exam. We provide questions just like the oh DMV and a number of practice test options.

How to Apply for a New Driver's License in Ohio

You can apply for a new driver’s license at any Ohio [http://www.dmv.com/redirect?url=http://bmv.ohio.gov/locations.aspx Deputy Registrar License Agency]. Obtain an [[/oh/ohio/driver-handbook|Ohio Driver’s Handbook]] to familiarize with the driving rules and regulations.

==NEW DRIVERS AND FIRST TIME APPLICANTS==

Following are the basic requirements for applying for an Ohio driver’s license:

# Applicants must be 15 and 1/2 years or older.

Traffic/Driving Schools in Ohio

==TRAFFIC SCHOOLS==

In the state of Ohio, traffic schools are often referred to as ‘Remedial Driving Instruction Course’ (RDIC). There are three reasons why people enroll in the RDIC:

* After a traffic violation where demerit points were awarded, the court will order the driver to take a course at a traffic/driving school to improve their safe-driving skills.
* To receive insurance discounts.
* To receive driving point credits.
This program is designed to help you to learn defensive driving techniques that will make you a safer driver.

Driver's Education in Ohio

Article discussing drivers ed in OH. When driver education courses are mandatory, benefits and costs, who offers classes, etc.

How to Apply For a Boating License in Ohio

Ohio requires a Boater Education Card for boaters, and not a boating license. The regulatory authority for the card is the [http://www.dmv.com/redirect?url=http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Default.aspx?alias=www.dnr.state.oh.us/watercraft Ohio Department of Natural Resources].

Commercial Driving Ed in Ohio

A resource for ohio CDL drivers, with trucking schools, application information, and more.A resource for Ohio CDL drivers, with trucking schools, application info, and more.Every person wanting to drive a commercial vehicle must acquire a commercial driver’s license (CDL). A commercial driver’s education program is not obligatory in Ohio for a CDL. It should be noted though, that courses are highly recommended in order to be fully proficient driving commercial vehicles.

==FEDERAL REGULATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVING==

All US States have identical regulations for commercial driving.

Beginner Drivers in Ohio

A resource for new drivers looking to get their OH drivers license and begin driving. DMV test info, licensing levels and more

Driving a motor vehicle is something that necessitates a specific set of skills, as well as an understanding of the road rules so that you don't jeopardize your own safety and the safety of other traffic participants.