Behind-the-Wheel (Traffic)

Eligibility for Behind-the-Wheel (Traffic) Classes:
This page is for information about the TRAFFIC part of driver education, not the Classroom part of driver education. There are four requirements to be eligible for this class:
1. You must have already passed the Classroom part of driver education.
2. You must be enrolled in high school and at least be a Sophomore in high school.
3. You must live in Chicago or attend a high school located in Chicago.
4. You must have a valid Instruction Permit for driving.
Registration for Behind-the-Wheel (Traffic) Classes:
In order to register for Traffic classes, you must come in person and bring the following:
1. Proof that you passed the Classroom part of driver education (transcript)
2. Proof of your address (transcript)
3. $20 check or money order made payable to "IL Secretary of State" (No Cash)
4. Parent and student will have to come in person to sign the permit application form

You can only come in person during the following times:

Monday - Wednesday: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Saturday: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Payment for Behind-the-Wheel (Traffic) Classes:
The $50 Behind-the-Wheel fee is due before your 1st Traffic class.
Behind-the-Wheel payment:
Schedule of Behind-the-Wheel (Traffic) Classes:
Traffic classes are offered daily and are scheduled at the following times:
Mondays - Thursdays:
4:00 - 5:50 PM
7:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9:00 AM - 10:50 AM
11:00 AM - 12:50 PM
If you can not attend your scheduled traffic or if you missed your scheduled traffic please complete the
If you need to see what dates are available for a Traffic class please refer to the
If you forgot when you are scheduled for Traffic class please refer to the
Students must wear closed toe shoes while driving.  DO NOT WEAR SANDALS or CROCS!
Students must wear a mask while at Gage Park Driver Education.  Please bring your own mask.  We will not provide a mask for you!