TEACHERS DRIVING ACADEMY
By clicking the submit button, you understand that TDA will do everything they can to get you on the test date requested. You understand that testing is based upon RMV availability and that you finished all your requirements for driver's education. DO NOT click submit until you are ready to book a test and pay for your request. (Have a credit card or paypal account to pay online after you hit SUBMIT) You also understand that your road test request fee of $125 is non-refundable.
You MUST pick a date. DO NOT leave it blank. And don't freak out if you see a date that is much further than your eligibility date. Select the NEXT available date and book your test. Then, finish the 21 days before your eligibility as required. THAT DAY, use the link on our homepage to request an earlier test. We most likely will have spots to do this and get you tested as close as possible to your eligibility date.
BOOK a test today to secure a spot close to your 6 months anniversary date.
Remember, make sure you pick a date 14 days AFTER your 6 months anniversary date AND be sure to finish everything 21 days before test day. Test will be a Saturday or Sunday. The RMV picks the actual day of the test the week prior; not TDA.
**IMPORTANT: DO NOT SCHEDULE A ROAD TEST WITH THE RMV ON YOUR OWN IF YOU PLAN ON GOING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE ROAD TEST. JUST USE THE LINK ON OUR WEBSITE TO SCHEDULE YOUR SATURDAY ROAD TEST (WE SCHEDULE IT FOR YOU!) THE RMV WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO HAVE TWO (2) APPOINTMENTS. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE RMV REMOVING YOU FROM YOUR SATURDAY TEST WITH THE TDA. No matter who you decide to go with, RMV or TDA, you must only have one test booked and cancel the other*****
THE ROAD TEST OPTION IS FOR TDA STUDENTS ONLY! WE DO NOT ACCEPT NON-TDA STUDENTS FOR THE SATURDAY ROAD TESTING OPTION AT THIS TIME.
Q. When am I eligible to take a Massachusetts road test?
A. You are eligible to take a road test after you have had a permit for 6 months of incident-free driving (no at-fault crashes or moving violations). HOWEVER, the RMV will not allow you to go for an alternative road test until at least 14 days AFTER your 6 months anniversary date. YOU MUST FINISH EVERYTHING 21 DAYS BEFORE THE ROAD TEST DATE YOU SELECTED.
Q. So I want to book a road test with TDA; What is the earliest date I can pick?
A. The earliest date you can pick is at least 14 days AFTER your 6 months anniversary date of having your permit. Example: Permit issued on January 2. Your 6 months anniversary date is July 2. Now, add 14 days...The earliest date you are eligible to book is any date after July 16.
Q. When does the TDA offer road testing sponsorship?
A. The TDA offers a road test on Saturday's OR Sunday's but all testing is subject to RMV availability. The RMV will provide examiners to come to our site and conduct road testing based upon availability. The RMV dicates what day the test will be on usually the week before the test.
****IMPORTANT: DO NOT SCHEDULE A ROAD TEST WITH THE RMV ON YOUR OWN IF YOU PLAN ON GOING FOR A TDA TEST. JUST USE THE LINK ON OUR WEBSITE TO SCHEDULE YOUR ROAD TEST (WE SCHEDULE IT FOR YOU!) THE RMV WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO HAVE TWO (2) APPOINTMENTS. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE RMV REMOVING YOU FROM YOUR TEST WITH THE TDA.*****
Q. How long in advance to I have to book my road test?
A. You must have completed ALL your driver’s education requirements and be paid in full 21 (TWENTY-ONE) days prior to your requested weekend test. If you are not paid in full for your driving lessons and your drivers education certificate fee by lesson #10, your paperwork will be held up and will cause a delay in you obtaining your license. (Example: If your are eligible for your license on September 22, 2018, the earliest you could go with us for the test would be October 6, 2018. Remembering the rule now in effect by the RMV, you will want to have all your requirements completed by September 15, 2018.)
Q. What is the fee for taking the alternative road test with the TDA?
A. The TDA fee for alternative road testing is $125. This fee is non-refundable. This must be paid at time of booking road test. This includes the sponsorship, the use of TDA vehicle, and warm-up lesson before testing. The fee for TDA driver's ed student re-takes in the event of a previous failure with TDA is $75.
To take your ROAD TEST with us, you must fill the form out below.
If you are a TDA student, and want to take the OPTIONAL ALTERNATIVE road test with us, the fee is $125. This fee includes utilizing TDA vehicle, sponsorship, and prep lesson on test day. Once your test is booked, you must pre-pay the $125 fee online on our site when you schedule the test.
RE-TEST FEE: TDA driver's education students re-test for road test is $75 and must be paid online.
ALL RMV TESTS ARE SUBJECT TO RMV AVAILABILITY (IT COULD BE SATURDAY OR SUNDAY)