Segment I

The Segment 1 class consists of 24 hours of classroom and 6 hours of behind the wheel training. The student must be at least 14 years and 8 months of age by the first day of class.

They also must have written permission from a parent or guardian and their birth certificate for the first class.

The student will be required to achieve a 70% or higher on the written test and they must meet all standards set by the State of Michigan and Maier Driver Education during their behind the wheel portion of the class.

When the student meets all criteria, they will  be given a level 1 graduated licence which allows them to drive with any adult over the age of 21 who has a valid driver's license.

The classroom will lead up to taking the State of Michigan Level 1 Learners License Written Test.




Segment II

The student must have successfully completed a Segment 1 class and have taken his/her Segment 1 permit to the Secretary of State to obtain their level 1 license.

Before enrolling in Segment 2, the student must have had their level 1 license for a minimum of 90 days and must have logged 30 hours of driving and 2 night time drives. 

Segment 2 class consists of three 2 hour days of classroom instruction.  The student must pass a written test achieving at least 70%.

Students can get a head start with Segment II by printing out the State of Michigan Segment 2 Risk Awareness Fact Sheets ( Click Here for Segment II Facts Sheets/Handouts.) This 9 page packet is the "Mini-textbook" for the class. This packet will be available to students the first night of class as well.

Also with Segment II, students MUST bring their white, Level 1 Certificate with them to the first day of class and their driving log which documents at least 30 hours of driving completed, including 2 hours at night.