Florida Statute (F.S) 322.095 – traffic law and substance abuse education program for first time Florida driver license applicants.
Effective January 1, 1990, Florida law requires all first time driver license applicants to attend a Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV)-approved traffic law and substance abuse education course or a DOE approved driver’s education course.
This four hour DHSMV approved traffic law and substance abuse course provides instruction on the following:
- The physiological and psychological consequences of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs
- The societal and economics costs of alcohol and drug abuse
- The effects of alcohol and drug abuse on the driver of a motor vehicle
- The laws of this state related to the operations of a motor vehicle