SEGMENT 1 Details
In Michigan, a teen must be at least 14 years and 8 months old to begin Segment 1 of the G.D.L program. Graduated Driver Licensing consists of two segments of driver education classes and three licensing levels. Segment 1 includes 24 hours of classroom instructions; a minimum of 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instructions; and a minimum of 4 hours of observation time as a passenger in the training vehicle.
SEGMENT 2 Details
Segment 2 includes a minimum of 6 hours of classroom instructions. For you teen to participate in SEGMENT 2 DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE, a supervised driving log must be presented to the Segment 2 instructor verifying at least 30 hours (including 2 hours of nighttime driving) were completed with a licensed parent, legal guardian, or designated licensed driver 21 years of age of older. They have had to held their level 1 license permit for at least 90 days before they can attend Segment 2.