Q: How long does it take to receive a completion certificate?
A: Completion certificates are typically available within 10 days. For next-day delivery, a $25.00 fee is required.
Q: Is there a refund policy?
A: No, there are no refunds.
Q: What is the cancellation fee for a scheduled driving session?
A: If you need to cancel a scheduled drive, you must call at least 24 hours prior to the appointment. Failure to do so will result in a $75.00 fee, which must be paid prior to the next in-car driving session.
Q: How do I receive my completion certificate after completing online training?
A: After completing 24 hours of online classroom training, students will receive a confirmation email with the completion date. The online training company will mail an online completion certificate. Students should make a copy for themselves and email the original to Littlemiamidrivingschool@gmail.com. Once this is received in-car training can be scheduled.
Q: How long is the online classroom training?
A: The State of Ohio requires that students complete 24 hours of classroom training. Students are allowed only two hours of online training per calendar day. This means that if a student attends classroom training on consecutive days, the earliest they could complete the training would be 12 calendar days from the start date.
Q: What are the permit requirements for attending behind-the-wheel instruction?
A: A valid permit is required to attend behind-the-wheel instruction appointments. Failure to have a permit will result in a $75.00 fee.
Q: What is the minimum age requirement to start attending driver's education?
A: The State of Ohio requires students to be 15 years and 5 months old to start attending driver's education. Students can register for a class before this age as long as they will be at least 15 years and 5 months on the first day of class.
Q: What are the instructor qualifications for Little Miami Driving School?
A: All Little Miami Driving School instructors must complete 32 hours of in-class observation time and 16 hours of behind-the-wheel observation time. They must also complete an instructor course and test, pass a physical, FBI and BCI background checks, have a valid driver's license with no more than five points, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, have no felonies from the past 10 years or misdemeanors from the past five years, and get clearance from the BMV to instruct drives.
Q: What are the requirements to schedule a driving exam?
A: To schedule your driving exam, you must have completed 24 hours of classroom training, 8 hours of behind-the-wheel training, 50-hour affidavit signed by a notary, and have your Certificate of Completion in hand.
Q: How long is the behind-the-wheel instruction duration?
A: Ohio requires 8 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. Little Miami Driving School offers 4 2-hour behind-the-wheel instruction sessions.
Q: Is a temporary permit required for in-car appointments?
A: Yes, all students must have a valid temporary permit at the time of in-car appointments.
Q: Who is allowed to be present during behind-the-wheel instruction appointments?
A: During behind-the-wheel instruction appointments, only the student and main instructor are present in the vehicle. Occasionally, a driving manager or instructor trainee may be present to observe the instruction.
Q: What are the requirements for starting behind-the-wheel training?
A: Behind-the-wheel training may take place after 24 hours of classroom training has been completed (either online or in-person) with confirmation by classroom report or online completion certificate; payment is made in full; the student has completed 24 hours of driving practice with a parent or guardian; and the student has submitted all required application paperwork including a signed Ohio Behind-the-Wheel Agreement.