Steps to your driver's license
At age 15 years and 6 months, you are eligible to take your driver's permit test. This is a written test taken at the BMV. Prepare for this test by picking up a booklet at the BMV.

After you receive your driver's permit, gain experience behind the wheel with your parents or guardian. You will need to have driven for 50 hours before taking the driver's test. 

Sign up for class with Drive Time Driving Instruction in either Findlay or Bluffton. You will be required to have 24 hours of classtime, or six four-hour classes. Classes are offered monthly. Have to miss a class? We will work with you to schedule a make-up class. A test will be given on the final night which must be passed with a 75%. 

After the classroom portion is passed, you will drive eight hours with a driver's ed instructor. You will drive in town, in the country, in a larger city and on the interstate. Your instructor will call you to schedule your driving. Every effort will be made to make sure you complete your driving requirement right before you are eligible to schedule your driving test, however, this is not a guarantee. 

After driving for eight hours, schedule your driving test. Be aware that you cannot take your driving test until six months after you receive your permit, regardless of your age.

NOTE: While we have a very good record of students passing their driving test on the first try, (over 90 percent!) we offer no guarantee that you will pass the BMV test after taking driver's education training with Drive Time.

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