FAQ

Road Tests

When can I take my road test?
You can take your road test when you have had your White Level 1 License for at least 6 months and have completed Segment 2 OR when you have had at least 30 days on your Adult Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP).

Can I take my road test if I am under 16?
Yes you can! You can take a road test as long as you have had your White Level 1 License for at least 180 days, about 6 months and have completed Segment 2, but you CANNOT obtain your Level 2 license from the Secretary of State until you have turned 16.

When can I take my road test if I am 18 or older?
You have to have your Adult Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) for at least 30 days but not more than 6 months OR have the 30 day waiting period waived by the Secretary of State (SOS).  If you believe you qualify for a waiver of the 30 day waiting period, make sure you ask the SOS when originally applying.

Do I have to make an appointment?
Yes, there are specific days and times that we offer the test.

How do I set up an appointment?
Please call or text our office at (810) 743-8217 anytime or email us at majordrivingnow@gmail.com. We do have limited office hours, but most of the time, we respond immediately or as soon as possible.

You can also click here or complete this online form below:

http://majords.com/schedule-road-test/ 

When do we offer road tests?
We offer road testing 7 days a week. Please call our office for official scheduling. We cannot do any testing after dark. We are usually able to get you in the next day. However, if we are very busy, it may be later.

What does the road test consist of?                                                                   There are 2 portions to the road test, a parking lot portion and a driving portion. Click here to view the road test study guide

If I fail either portion of the road test, when can I retake it?
You must wait 24 hours before you can retake the road test.

Is there a refund policy?
Yes, there is a partial credit. If you don’t pass the parking lot portion, the partial credit is usually $5-$10. Once you go on the road portion, there is no refund of any kind.

Segment 1

What is the earliest age I can start Segment 1?
You can start it as soon as you turn 14 years and 8 months.

What is the latest age?
There is no maximum age for Segment 1. Anyone, any age may take this class. However, please note Segment 1 is normally attended by under 18 students taking the mandatory driver education classes.

What do I need to bring to the first day of class?
An original birth certificate to verify the student’s age should be brought to the first class. Also, at least half of the full tuition should be brought to the first class. If possible, a parent or responsible adult should come as there are some contracts that need to be signed.

What if I miss a class?
Any missed classes will need to be made up at the next class session. According to the Secretary of State, a student can only attend a maximum of 2 hours of class per day. That means you cannot go to two separate locations and take 2, 2 hour classes on any given day. You can only  attend 1, 2 hour class session per day.

Will I finish all my class work and driving in 3 weeks by the end of the written class?
Sometimes. But many times the driving will take longer to complete. It may take up to 3 additional weeks to complete all the written and driving requirements. It may take up to 5 or 6 weeks from the start of the written class. Depending on the students schedule and the size of the classes, the average time to complete everything and obtain a Green Certificate of Completion is 4 to 5 weeks. In some classes, the driving may have to be done after the last day of class and possibly take part of the next several weeks to complete. All class work and road work must be completed in 6 weeks. Every effort will be made to make the driving as convenient as possible for each student.

When is the Behind the Wheel(BTW) driving scheduled?
The on the road practice driving will not be done during the written class. It will be done anytime the student is not in the driver education class. Driving may sometimes be done on weekends. In some classes, the driving may have to be done after the last day of class and possibly take part of the next several weeks to complete. All class work and road work must be completed in 6 weeks. Every effort will be made to make the driving as convenient as possible for each student. missed classes will need to be made up at the next class.

When can I start driving with my parents?
Once the student has passed the class work and become certified by the road instructor, he/she will receive his or her SEGMENT 1 Driver Education Certificate of Completion. This certifies that he/she has completed the mandatory Driver Education program as required by law, for those under 18 years of age. The GREEN, SEGMENT 1 Driver Education Certificate of Completion must be taken to the Secretary of States office to obtain a level 1 learner’s license. Each student will also need to take an original birth certificate or a certified copy and some other documents.

What is the Pink Parent Driving Permit?
If they so choose, the Pink Parent Permit may be issued to any student enrolled in the Graduated Driver License (GDL) by any Michigan Driving School and does not need to be taken to the Secretary of State. The Pink Parent Driving Permit is issued by your driving instructor and/or class instructor and allows the enrolled student to drive while accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. This Parent permit is optional and may or may not be issued to every student. In order to obtain this Pink permit, you must attend 10 hours of written class work and complete 2 hours of Behind The Wheel practice (BTW).

 

 

Segment 2

When do I take Segment 2?
You are allowed to start Segment 2 when you have possessed your WHITE Level 1 License for at least 3 months.

Can I take my road test right after I have completed Segment 2?
Yes, as long as you have had your WHITE Level 1 License for at least 6 months. If not, then you have to wait.

Adult Driver Ed

When can I take the classes?
You can take the classes whenever we hold one which is monthly.

Is there an age limit to take Adult Drivers Ed?
No there is not.

What do I need to have to take Behind-the-Wheel Driving?
You need to have your Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP), which you can obtain from the Secretary of State by taking a written test and a vision test.

Do I need a Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) to take the classes?
No you do not. But you do need a TIP to do any practice driving with Major Driving School.

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