Frequently Asked Questions
To be eligible for this program, you must be at least 14 years and 8 months old on or before the first day of class.
Our Segment One class sessions include 24 hours of classroom instruction. We meet for 2 hours of instruction for each class day.
Our Segment One class sessions include 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. The student will drive for no more than 1 hour per day.
We understand that an absence may happen. You are allowed to miss class days, but you will be required to make them up when the next Segment One program begins.
A Pink Permit is the first drivers license you will receive. This is a license that we will issue to you once you have completed ten hours of class and two hours of driving with an instructor. The Pink Permit only allows you to drive with a parent or guardian.
Yes you can cancel a drive time. If you schedule a time with us for a drive and then find out later that you can't make it, please alert your driving instructor.
You will be charged a fee for the missed drive time. Your instructor will wait for 12-15 minutes after your scheduled drive time has begun. Please contact your instructor in advance if you will not be able to make a scheduled drive time.
The Level One License is a Learners Permit which allows you to drive with your parents or a licensed parental designee over the age of 21.
The minimum age is 14 years 9 months old.
The Secretary of State will want to see your Segment One certificate, an original birth certificate, your social security card, and two proofs of Michigan residency.
This license does not place any restrictions on time of day for driving. As long as you are under proper supervision, you can drive at any point during the day.
This license does not place any restrictions on where you can drive. As long as you are under proper supervision, you can leave the state.
This is the second session of driver education in the GDL. This class focuses on advanced driving issues and the Road Test over the course of 6 hours of instruction.
In order to participate, you will need to wait a minimum of 90 days from when you received your Level One License. You will also need to have completed 30 hours of driving with your parents (two of those hours should be at night).
You are eligible for the Road Test once you've driven on your Level One License for 180 days, completed Segment 2 Driver Education, and logged a minimum of 50 hours of driving with your parents (at least 10 of these hours needs to be at night).
Practice driving on the streets of the town in which you will be taking your test. Get to know the speed limits and intersections. On the Road Test you will be expected to handle every type of intersection and road sign without being able to ask for advice.
The Secretary of State has issued a Road Skills Test Study Guide. Make sure to read this manual. If you didn't get a copy in your drivers ed class, you can pick up a copy at your local Secretary of State office. You may want to consider the Road Test camp from Quality Driver Training. This camp prepares new drivers with a simulated Road Test in a low pressure situation.
A Level Two License is a probationary license that allows you to drive without supervision. The minimum age is 16 years old. You are not allowed to drive between the hours of 10:00 PM and 5 AM.
The Secretary of State's office will want to see your certificate of completion for the Road Test, your Level One License, an original birth certificate, your social security card, and two proofs of Michigan residency.
A Level Three License is an unrestricted driver's license. You will now be able to drive at any time of the day without supervision.
The minimum age is 17 years old. Also, you need to have been on your Level Two License for at least 6 months. So, if you are already 17 when you get your Level Two License, you will need to wait for 6 months.
Adult driver education is for any person who is seeking behind the wheel instruction. To be eligible you must have achieved at least a Level One License or have received a Temporary Instruction Permit from the Secretary of State.
Adult driver education focuses on behind the wheel instruction.