How to get your Alabama state drivers license. You will need your learner’s license prior to getting your license. Use our online drivers ed course or practice tests to prepare you for your knowledge test. Practice, practice, practice, you can never have enough driving practice with your guardian. Driver training is not required but very helpful in preparing for your road test as well. Check below for a 911 driving school location nearest to you. Once you complete your behind the wheel practice and driver training you will be ready to take your road test and get your license. Check with your local DPS office for all licensing requirements.