2019-12-15 12:46:42America/Denver

DRIVING LESSONS RULES/REQUIREMENTS

Revised:  10/17/2019

 

  • Parent/Guardian will call the assigned driving instructor to schedule driving instruction after the student receives their permit and has had at least 2 hours of driving with a parent/guardian
  • Parent/Guardian understands that student must complete BTW training within 12 months of the student receiving their permit or pay for new lessons at the current fees
  • Parent/Guardian understands there are no refunds after 30 days of the student receiving their permits
  • Parent/Guardian understands that lessons are scheduled on a “first called-first scheduled” basis
  • Parent/Guardian understands that lessons are scheduled at least 2 weeks apart and each session is no longer than 2 hours
  • Parent/Guardian understands that 1st Drive’s busiest times of the year for driving lessons are: Spring break, summer break, fall break, Christmas break, and other school holidays. Appointments must be made well in advanced of these peak times or student may have to wait up to 8 weeks for an appointment.
  • Parent/Guardian understands the driving instructor has the right to cancel any lesson for bad weather, car failures, other emergencies or the student is unable to learn, is too tired, has an attitude or has not taken their prescribed medicine
  • Parent/Guardian must notify the assigned driving instructor 48 hours in advance of an appointment change
  • Parent/Guardian understands that students missing their appointments will be charged $50. After the 3rd missed appointment, the student will be dropped from the program and all fees forfeited. Missed appointments include but are not limited to: Student forgetting their permits; forgetting their glasses/contacts; student is more than 15 minutes late or not showing up for their appointment; student wearing prohibited shoes or clothing. (Payments will be paid directly to 1st Drive prior to the next lesson).
  • Parent/Guardian that has a teen with a non-Colorado permit, must pre-register their student at https://mydmv.colorado.gov/ and provide the pre-registration number to the assigned instructor
  • Student must be available each appointment for up to 30 minutes passed the scheduled time (this allows for issues such as weather changes, emergencies, mechanical issues, traffic, etc.)
  • Student will not use a cell phone or other electronic device when the vehicle is in motion
  • Student will not eat or drink when the vehicle is in motion
  • Student will dress appropriately. The following are not permitted: bare feet, flip flops, crocs, slippers, snow boots, cowboy boots, hard soled shoes, high heels, sandals, gloves, bulky coats, miniskirts, underwear showing, provocative clothing, or other attire the driving instructor finds offensive.
  • Student will not smoke or vape inside the vehicle
  • Student will be respectful at all times and will refrain from inappropriate language
  • Student wishing to drive with another student must have a completed and signed “Passenger Waiver of Liability”. This form can be downloaded and printed from: Passenger Waiver of Liability
  • Student will come prepared and be on time for driving instruction (i.e. permit, glasses, sun glasses, appropriate foot wear, etc.)
  • Due to allergies and the confined space of the car, students must not smell of excessive body odor, cologne, perfume, cigarette smoke, etc.