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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

Maryland approved 3-hour Alcohol and Drug Education Program (ADEP)

Friendly Driving Academy

1055 Ingleside Avenue

Catonsville, MD 21228



410-788-8200 or 410-788-4114





Weekdays: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions About ADEP

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?

Unsure if You Need This Program? Call at 410-788-8200.

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