The DMV requires 25 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. It is important to note that proof of an additional 50 hours of behind the wheel practice with a licensed driver 25 years or older is needed prior to taking the driving test, and 10 of the 50 hours must be at night. This additional 50 hours of driving time is the responsibility of the parent/guardian who signs the application for the provisional drivers license. The 6 hours of instruction is expected to be completed within six months of enrolling and it is best to have about four to six weeks between each lesson. Please do not wait until one or two weeks before your scheduled DMV test to have your final lesson. We have found that students who spread out their lessons too far apart, develop bad habits and have a much harder time passing their DMV road test. Additionally the DMV is typically booked out for lessons about SIX weeks so you must plan in advance if you wish to take your driving test at the six month mark.