Students can begin taking classes on their 16th birthday. Online classes can be taken in any order over any length of time. Each class is 2-hours long, 15 classes, 30-hours in total. Connecticut requires teen drivers to receive 30 hours of driver education, 40 hours of behind-the-wheel training, 6-month waiting period prior to applying for a driver's license. Completing 8 hours of road training with a licensed commercial driving school allows students to test in four months + car insurance discount.