3X Fail – 8HR Online Driver Manual Course


If you have failed the Virginia DMV written test three times, it is necessary for you to complete this course before being eligible to retake the test.

For individuals aged 18 years or older, this course is specifically tailored to meet your needs.

If you are under 18 years of age, you must have previously completed the classroom component of driver education, which consists of 36 fifty-minute sessions (30 Hours). You are required to provide proof of completion before enrolling in this course. You will need to upload your certificate of completion during checkout. Our staff will check your certificate for authenticity before issuing your certificate of completion for this course.

This course is based on the most up-to-date Virginia Driver’s Manual and ensures you receive the latest information.

Its primary objective is to enhance your preparedness for the DMV general knowledge written test.

This course offers the flexibility of self-paced learning, making it ideal for those who are comfortable working independently and proficient with computer usage.

With just 8 hours of class time, it provides a more efficient alternative to the 36-hour driver education course.



Statement: In order to benefit from the course, you must be able to work independently and be comfortable with using a computer.

Statement: The online driver’s manual course must be completed through a DMV-licensed driver training school.

Statement: The online driver’s manual course is an eight-hour course based on the Virginia Driver’s Manual  and is designed to better prepare individuals for the general knowledge test. The course must be completed in its entirety prior to the issuance of a certificate of completion.

Statements: Students under age 18 that fail the general knowledge test three times:

· If you complete the required classroom portion of driver’s education (consisting of 36 fifty-minute classroom sessions) after you fail three times, you may present the certificate of completion such as a DEC-1, (from the public or private school) or DTS 36 (from a DMV-licensed driver training school) to satisfy the three-times failure.

· If you complete the classroom component of driver education before failing the knowledge test three times you may take the eight-hour driver’s manual course online or in person to satisfy the three times failure. You must provide your certificate of completion such as a

DEC-1 (from the public or private school) or DTS 36 (from a DMV-licensed driver training school) to the email address of the school that will be providing the Driver’s Manual course before you enroll in the Driver’s Manual Course.

Statement: The certificate of completion must be printed on 8½” x 11 plain white bonded paper. DMV will not accept certificates printed on color or special designed paper or paper with any form of advertisement on the front or back of the certificate. DMV will not accept any certificates that have been altered in any way.

Statement: DMV is committed to promoting transportation safety through the certification of quality driver training programs. If you have any comments or concerns about this course, call our toll-free number: (1-877-885-5790).