What are the requirements for a student to enroll in a Segment Two course?
Student must have held a valid Level 1 license for a minimum of 3 consecutive months.
Student must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of driving time with a parent, legal guardian, or, with the permission of a parent or legal guardian, any licensed driver who is 21 years of age or older. Two of the 30 hours must be night driving. A student must possess a Level 1 license to drive a motor vehicle.
What is Segment Two?
Segment Two includes a three day class consisting of six (6) hours of Classroom Instruction. This is the second step for teens that wish to obtain a driver’s license before they turn 18 years old. Both Segment One and Segment Two classes are required by the State of Michigan in order to receive a driver’s license before a person turns 18 years old.
How long does it take to obtain a driver’s license?
The entire process may take anywhere from 7 months or longer depending on when the student receives their Graduated Level One License and how quickly the student and the family wish to progress. Guidelines and time restrictions may be found by viewing the Teen Driver Ed page. Once you’ve reached Segment 2, the process shouldn’t be take much longer.
Do you accommodate learning or physically disabled students?
1 Premium Driving School, Inc. strives to meet the needs of all students regardless of learning and physical levels, however, there are certain limits to what we are able to do. For further information, please contact the main office at (313) 862-4244.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We all accept Visa, and Mastercard. If you need to make other payment arrangements, feel free to call our office to make arrangements.
When should I pay? Is there a deposit required?
All services must be paid in full at the time of registration. If you are unable to do so, a deposit can be placed on the account to hold your registration. Arrangements can be made by calling us at: (313) 862-4244.
Do you offer any discounts at this time?
Typically, we do not offer discounts on segment 2 classes.
Do you have any payment plans available?
We do not have any payment plans available for segment 2.
What is the cancellation/refund policy for the Segment 2 course?
As stated in our contract: If for any reason you decide to withdraw from the course before its completion, your refund will be based on the following: A full refund will be issued if the student withdraws before instruction begins. Once instruction begins there are no refunds.
Refunds will be processed in full if a class/service is canceled by 1PDS,Inc.. Refunds take 2-3 weeks to process and will be in the form of a check (if paid by check, cash, or money order) or by credit (if paid by credit card).No refund will be issued if the student is expelled due to disciplinary reasons. To learn more about our discipline policy contact our office.
How many students do you allow in one class?
The State laws prohibit us from having more than 36 students attending one class, therefore we must limit our enrollment to 36 students – no exceptions may be made.
What do I need to bring to the first day of class?
Segment Two students need to make sure to have the following:
- Photocopy of their Level One License (a Xeroxed copy is fine – 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. is required by the State of Michigan to keep this on file).
- The Segment two contract
- Class paid for in full
Do parents need to attend the first day of class?
It is not necessary for parents to attend any days of Segment 2. They are more than welcome to sit in though.
Do students drive in Segment Two?
Students will not complete any driving with an instructor during segment two. However, we do encourage students to continue logging hours of practice. The more practice, the easier the road test examination will be.
What happens if a student misses a class?
Due to the brief length of Segment 2, students are not allowed to miss any classroom sessions. If an emergency case arises you will be asked to retake the entire session at no extra charge, no exceptions!
What if there is a snow day?
If your school district has announced a snow day, it is very likely that 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. will be cancelled as well. Please keep this in mind if you are attending a classroom location other than your own school.
I took Segment One through a different company, can I still take Segment 2 through 1 Premium Driving School, Inc.?
Yes, you sure can! You can take Segment 2 with any state-approved company.
I am over 18 years old. Can I still take Segment Two?
Yes, of course you can!
What does the white certificate I received mean?
This certificate is your Segment Two Completion Certificate. You will want to save this document! You will need it in order to take your road test.
What is a license issue date?
This is the date that the Level One License was issued to you. This can be found at the very top. They will be a list of letters and numbers, the date will be the first 8 numbers in that sequence.
Does my Segment 2 completion certificate expire?
The expiration date of your Segment 2 certificate is the student’s 18th birthday. This is the same for their Level One License. You have until that date to take a road test. Otherwise, your permit will need to be renewed at the Secretary of State.
Help! I’ve lost my Segment Two certificate! What can I do?
1 Premium Driving School, Inc. may reissue the certificate to you if you have lost either the Segment One or Segment Two certificate as long as you took the respective Segment from 1 Premium Driving School, Inc.. We cannot reissue certificates for you, if you attended another driver education school. Certificates (reissue) fee is $30. Please contact the office immediately if you need a certificate reissued. It takes 2 business days to reissue a certificate, so please be sure to allow enough time if you need this by a specific day. When contacting the office, be sure to have your full name, date of birth and Segment location as well as the date that you completed the specific segment.
Photocopies of certificates are not kept on file, and are not accepted at the Secretary of State’s office or road testing agencies. We do not fax copies to other driver education schools for road testing purposes, either. Please contact the office for more information.
I received my Segment Two completion certificate but my name is spelled wrong/the birthdate is wrong.
No problem. Please call our office at: (313) 862-4244 and we can reissue a new one to you. Certificates are mailed to your home address. Please allow up to 7 business days for the new certificate to arrive.
Can I schedule a road test at the same time that I schedule Segment 2?
You can schedule a road test as soon as Segment 2 is complete and you’ve received your white Segment Two completion certificate. You will also need to make sure you’ve fulfilled all requirements.
How long do I have to wait before I can schedule a road test? What’s the next step?
You can schedule your road test when you have completed segment 2, have driven on your Level One License for 6 months or longer, and have completed 50 hours of supervised driving including 10 hours at night.
I am 15 years old. Can I still take my road test?
Yes, as long as you meet the requirements, you can still road test at 15. You will not be able to receive you driver’s license until you are 16 years old. You can visit the Secretary of State at that time.
What are the requirements for obtaining an original Driver’s License or personal identification card?
Please click on this link to view the Secretary of State Identification requirements: http://www.mich.gov/documents/sos/Applying_for_lic_or_ID_SOS_428_222146_7.pdf
What is the 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. Discipline Policy?
Any student violating the rules and regulations as contained in this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action and possible expulsion from the class. No refunds are granted due to disciplinary action that prevents a student from completing an 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. course.
Prohibited acts include, but are not limited to:
- Teasing, insulting, name calling, mean or rude gestures toward peers, instructors or employees, spreading rumors or behavior that would hurt other’s feelings, swearing, taunting, ridiculing, humiliating, threatening, pushing, shoving, grabbing, spitting , sexual, ethnic, or harassment, stealing or extortion, fighting, kicking, punching, gang related gestures, assault, cheating, forgery, using cell phones during instruction, destruction of property belonging to 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. or the facility in which classes are being held.
1 Premium Driving School, Inc. will expel any students in violation of State Laws and/or Local Ordinances which include, but are not limited to:
- Abuse of fire alarms, safety equipment, bomb threats, lighting of fires or burning or attempting to burn any property belonging to the 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. or the facility in which classes are being held or property belonging to persons employed by 1 Premium Driving School, Inc. or attending the course, or the employees of the facility in which classes are being held. Possession, use of, or threatening to use dangerous weapons such as, but not limited to: fire arms, knives, iron bar, or brass knuckles. Possession, use or threatening the use of any weapon or dangerous object capable of inflicting bodily harm including but not limited to: chains, knives, fireworks, explosives, smoke bombs, and toy weapons resembling any of the above.