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Adult Private Lessons Road Skills Test Prep Review


Teen Segment 1

Student Eligibility
1. Students must be at least 14 years 8 months old by the first day of class.
2. Students must pass a vision test. Visual acuity is at least 20/40 corrected for an unrestricted driver license.
3. Students must provide a birth certificate or passport so we can verify their date of birth.
4. The student has not had a fainting spell, blackout, seizure or other loss of consciousness in the past six months.

24 Hours of Classroom
Our Segment One classes consist of 24 hours of classroom instruction (12 classes). Each class is 2 hours long.

6 Hours of Driving
Our behind-the-wheel hours are separate from the classroom hours. When trying to decide on the right classroom time and location for you and your teen, please remember that there will be 6 two-hour drive times either before or after class (one hour driving and one hour observing).

Drive 1: Low traffic, braking, accelerating and turning.
Drive 2: Parking Maneuvers - parallel, perpendicular and 3-point turns.
Drive 3: Lane changing, blind spots and left/right turns at traffic lights.
Drive 4: Downtown GR/freeway, one-way streets and pedestrian crossings.
Drive 5: Rural roads and other encounters (i.e. traffic circles/dirt roads).
Drive 6: Evaluation - This is where we put all of the above into a one-hour evaluation drive.

Foreign Exchange Students
Foreign exchange students may enroll in our Segment One drivers training course, but they will NOT receive a certificate of completion. The State of Michigan prohibits foreign exchange students from obtaining their drivers license.
*Note - Foreign exchange student is different from a foreign student. Foreign exchange students are here for a short period of time and do not plan on living in the United States.

Special Needs Students
Navigator Driving Academy will do everything we can to provide drivers training to anyone wishing to obtain a drivers license. If you or your teen requires auxiliary aids and services (i.e. interpreters, adaptive devices, etc.) please let us know beforehand so we can accommodate your teen.

Missed Class
If a student misses any of the classes, he or she must inform the instructor of said absence in advance. With our curriculum, if they miss a class they will NOT receive the minimum amount of hours the State of Michigan requires.

Therefore, it will be up to the individual student to schedule a make up class with the instructor. If the student fails to schedule and complete a make up class, he/she will not receive their Level 1 Certificate.

Segment 1 Contract: Click here to download Segment 1 contract
Please download a contract and bring with you to the first night of class. It must be read and signed by the registered student and a parent/guardian.

Teen Segment 2

Eligibility for Segment 2
Anyone who has been on their Level One license for 90 days and has a minimum of 30 logged driving hours. 2 of these hours have to be at night.

6 Hours of Classroom
Segment 2 is held over a period of three days. Each class is 2 hours in length and does not involve driving. Segment Two is designed to get teens ready for thier first experience of driving alone and to prepare them for the road test. In Segment One, the instructors do most of the teaching and guidance. Segment Two, the students do most of the talking. They talk as a class about Their experiences behind-the-wheel and what they have learned in their 30 hours of driving.

Topics Discussed in Segment 2:
Risk, the dangers of drinking and driving, bad habits, how different vehicles handle, oversteer, understeer, and they fill out a self-evaluation on their driving skills.

What Do I Bring?
Students must bring in their Level One License (NOT the green certificate of completion) and a copy of their logged driving hours.

Segment 2 Contract: Click here to download Segment 2 contract
Please download a contract and bring with you to the first night of class. It must be read and signed by the registered student and a parent/guardian.

Adult Private Behind-The-Wheel Drives

Any person 18 and older that does not have a drivers license MUST go to the Michigan Secretary of State office and obtain a Michigan Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP).

This allows you to legally drive a vehicle with a licensed driver. If you need assistance getting the permit, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Rates
$60.00 / hour for behind-the-wheel instruction.
$50.00 / hour for classroom instruction.

Schedule
Adult drives are scheduled by calling our office or registering on-line to have an instructor call you. Drive times will depend on your availability, our instructor's availability and can be scheduled between 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., seven days a week.

Locations
Navigator will serve most parts of West Michigan, but there is a 2 hour minimum for students outside a 10 mile radius of Rockford:
N&S between 22 Mile Road and I-96
E&W between M-37 and Lincoln Lake Road.

Each person learns at their own pace and starts off driving at a different level. Our instructors will need to evaluate you on your first drive. They will give you a good estimate of what you need to work on and how long it will take. Our instructors are very honest and have lots of experience teaching adults to drive. You may only need 2 drives or you may need 8.

New Drivers
Navigator offers 6 drives and 4 hours of classroom as a package deal for $400 (more than $100 off regular pricing). This will introduce you to each driving environment and four hours of one-on-one classroom time with an instructor. Classroom materials are available for you to borrow and study from at no additional cost.



Road Skills Test Prep Review

This one-hour private session: offered at our Rockford Learning Center location only* for a special fee of only $35 ($15 off our regular fee schedule!) will assist you in preparing for the Driving Skills Test by thoroughly examining the three required exercises you must perform in the Basic Control Skills test as follows:

• Forward Stop Line
• Curved Path Backing – Sight Side (Y-turn) and Right Turn
• Curved Path Backing – Blind Side (Parallel Parking)

Also included will be a refresher for the On-The-Road Test with a combination of city, residential and expressway driving.

Road Skill Study Guide. Please check pages 14, 15 and 16. Click here to view.

To schedule a Road Skills Test Prep Review, you will need to contact the office to schedule the private session or leave the required information on the enrollment page and a representative will contact you within 24-hours to schedule the session.

* If you're interested in a private session where we bring our driver's education vehicle to your home, the fee is $50 per hour.  If you are located more than 15 miles from our Rockford location, a 2-hour minimum session will be required.  Please call our office to schedule this private session.

Note: Any person 18-years old and older who does not have a drivers license MUST go to the Michigan Secretary of State office and obtain a Michigan Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP).

This allows you to legally drive a vehicle with a licensed driver. If you need assistance getting the permit, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 
 
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