When can a student start Driver's Ed?

Students myst be 14 years, 8 months of age to begin Segment 1 Classes.  They will be eligible for their Level 1 license (permit) after they have completed Segment 1 and are 14 years, 8 months of age.

What does Segment 1 consist of?

Segment 1 consists of 24 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of driving and 4 hours of behind the wheel observation

What happens after Segment 1?

Students will be issued a Segment 1 certificate of completion after passing the class.  This allows them to receive a Level 1 Learner License (permit) at the Secretary of State's office.  You will need to accompany your student to the Secretary of State to obtain the permit.  The required documents are on the back of the certificate of completion.

When can a student take Segment 2 classes?

To enroll in Segment 2, students must have held a valid Level 1 License for not less than 3 consecutive months and completed 30 hours of parent/teen driving.  Two of these hours must be at night.

What happens if a student misses a day of class?

For Segment 1 classes, the student must attend 24 hours of class time and finish their driving lessons in order to receive their completion certificate.  If the student misses a day of class they may attend one of our other classes to make up the missed time.  Please contact the office to make arrangements.

For Segment 2 classes - there are no make up days.  The student must attend all three days of the class.

When will my student begin driving lessons?

Students will begin driving the first week of class.  Your student will sign up for lessons depending on availability.  Driving lessons do not take place during classroom time.

Are there Restructions when driving with a Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 License?

Level 1 Learner's License allows a young driver to operate a motor vehicle only when accompanied by either a licensed parent or licensed legal guardian, or a licensed driver over age 21 who has been designated by the parent or legal guardian.

Level 2 Intermediate License allows teens to drive without supervision except from 10pm to 5am.  Driving is only permitted from 10pm to 5am if driving to and from employment or authorized activity or if driving with a parent, legal guardian or designated licensed driver over the age of 21.

Level 3 Full License grants full driving privileges with no restrictions.

Are there penalties for violating these restrictions?

A conviction for violating restruction may dely your eligibility to advance to Level 2 or Level 3.  In addition, a conviction will probably result in a suspension of your license for a period of time.