a. Students who register as a 15-17 y.o. and turn 18 y.o. prior to successfully completing their final written exam and their 6th and final drive will incur a fee of $210.
b. Parents or guardians agree to pay a fee of $210 if a student (15-17 years old) obtains their license on their own prior to the completion of all classes and behind-the-wheel drive lessons.
c. If students do not attend a drive and do not notify instructors within 24 hours of their scheduled drive there will be a $25 cancellation fee.
d. Students who require a driving lesson beyond the six drives included in the course will need to pay $80/hour for each required lesson.
e. S.O.D.E. provides auto insurance coverage for students while driving in education vehicles only. The student is required to drive at least 5 additional hours outside of class with a parent/guardian who has insurance coverage on his/her personal vehicle during the course.
f. If a student withdraws before the 2nd consecutive class in the session, the class fee is 100% refundable. Refunds will not be granted for "dropping" the class after the 2nd consecutive class. Suspension, expulsion, or failing the class for any reason will result in fee forfeiture.
g. Students who fail the course initially are required to pay the $610 registration fee in order to repeat the course.
h. Unless other arrangements are made at the time of registration, S.O.D.E. requires all students who register for a session to complete the course work for that session by the time the following session is completed. Ex. If enrolled in Spring Session, must be complete by the end of the first Summer Session.
i. The student is required to pass their drive assessment within 30 days after their 6th and final lesson behind-the-wheel. If there is a need for a drive assessment after the 30 day period, there will be a $40 charge for each additional drive assessment needed. The student is required to complete their final drive assessment within 60 days of their original drive assessment. If there is an extreme situation that would prevent a drive assessment completion wtihin 60 days, please contact our office as soon as the situation occurs so our office can make arrangements for you.
j. A Summer Driver Education Course shall not be completed in fewer than 35 days.
k. As a "refresher" all students who have successfully completed S.O.D.E.'s ODOT approved driver education course are permitted to attend any later classroom portion at NO CHARGE.