Orchard View Schools
Driver Education

Segment 1 and Segment 2 Application 

Instruction held @ OV Community Ed 1765 Ada Ave., Muskegon, MI, 49442  |  Contact: OV Community Ed 231-760-1350 8am-4pm


Payment is due with application

  • $350.00 (includes Segment 2).
  • Segment 2 only: $75.00.
  • Students repeating the program (due to absences, tardiness, classroom or driving failure, etc.) will be charged at full cost.
  • A full refund or transfer to the next available course given (for any reason) prior to the student’s 1st day of class.

Segment 1:

(24 Hours of classroom Instruction, 6 hours of driving time and 6 hours of observation)

  • Parent and student MUST attend the MANDATORY orientation for Segment 1.
  • Students must be 14 years and 8 months old by the first classroom session, verification by birth certificate is required.
  • Students must have 20/40 or better corrected vision, vision screening required
  • Students must have no uncontrolled health problems related to seizures.
  • Attendance: only ONE absence (three tardies equal one absence) is allowed during Segment 1. It is the student’s responsibility to arrange with their instructor make-up time for the specific class they were absent. If a student has more than one absence they will be dropped with NO REFUND given.
  • Classroom and pick-up site for driving sessions: Orchard View Community Education @ 1765 Ada.
  • Students must pass 24 hours of classroom instruction (homework, quizzes & state test 70% or better) and have a minimum of 6 hours drive time and 6 hours of observation to receive the Segment 1 certificate. One retest is allowed, failure will result in fa ilure of Segment 1 (no refund given).

Level 1:

(allows students to drive with parent/guardian or an adult 21 years of age with permission)

  • Student & parent apply at Secretary of State office.
  • Bring: Segment 1 certificate, original Social Security card, original birth certificate, school ID card, utility bill, school transcript (5 pieces of identification are required).
  • Student must be a minimum of 14 years, 9 months.

Segment 2:

(6 hours of classroom instruction on defensive driving)

  • Verification must be received that the student has completed a minimum of 30 hours of driving on a Level 1 license (including 2 hours at night) with a licensed parent/guardian.
  • Students must have held a Level 1 license for not less than 3 continuous months.
  • No absences or tardies allowed for Segment 2.
  • To receive the Segment 2 certificate students must pass 6 hour OV classroom instruction (homework, quizzes and state test 70% or better). One retest is allowed, failure will result in failure of Segment 2 (no refund given).

Road Skills Test:

(schedule with independent testing agency)

  • Complete/signed driving record of 50 hours, Segment 2 certificate, valid vehicle registration, and proof of insurance certificate required.
  • Upon completion, students apply to the Secretary of State for Level 2 licenses.

Level 2 Driver's license:

(allows the student to drive without supervision (CANNOT drive between 10pm and 5am))

  • Students must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must have possessed Level 1 license for at least 6 months.
  • Students must have had no moving violation within 90 days prior to application.
  • Restriction: only one passenger under 21 years of age allowed in vehicle unless traveling to and/or from school event.

Level 2 Driver's license:

(full driving privileges)

  • Must be at least 17 years of age, must have possessed a Level 2 license for at least 6 months.
  • Must have completed 12 consecutive months without a moving violation or accident resulting in a moving violation.

Driver Education Application

  • If address differs from student's address
    *Orientation is MANDATORY for both Parent and Student
    *Drive times are still to be scheduled
    Classroom instruction only no
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

This provider is certified by the Secretary of State. If you have any complaint, which you cannot settle with this school, write: Michigan Dept. of State, Driver Program Division, Lansing MI, 48918

All school rules apply to Dr. Ed. Program. If a student is withdrawn due to disruptive behavior, inappropriate conduct, suspension, or expulsion the student will be dropped with no refund.

Orchard View Public Schools will conduct the behind-the-wheel instruction and in a dual controlled automobile and is fully insured covering each student enroll in the program. 

Completion of driver education instruction does not guarantee qualification for a driver’s license.