If you seek a Maryland driver's license and you either: 1) possess a driver's license from another country, or 2) have only an Armed Forces License, you must first complete this program in order to obtain it.
The 3-hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program at a glance
Friendly Driving Academy
1055 Ingleside Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228
Weekdays: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
How do I prove compliance with the program requirement?
Upon completing ADEP by passing your exam, Friendly Driving Academy will give you an Alcohol and Drug Education certificate. We will also electronically transmit proof of your successful completion of the requirement to Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). This will be posted immediately to your Maryland driving record.
What happens if I must reschedule
If you cannot attend the program for which you registered, just call in advance and we'll happily reschedule. If bad weather forces us to cancel from our end, we'll provide you with sufficient advance notice.
Why should I attend this program at Friendly Driving Academy?
What you need to bring with you to class
Cost is $60 for cash, $65 if you pay with a credit card
Both program and required exam are conducted in English
To meet the requirement, you must pass the final test
You must attend this program in person, not online
Family owned and operated means personable instructors
We've been teaching driver's education for nearly 20 years
Our top priorities are expert instruction and your satisfaction
Our students have achieved an amazing success rate of 98%
Proof of age and identity
Foreign driver's license
Social Security ID
Pen and paper for notes