Road Test

To prepare for the road test, read the Secretary of State’s booklet:


Eligibility Requirements – Teens

  • Under 18 years of age
  • Possess Level 1 License for 180 days
  • Complete Segment 2 driver education course
  • Driven and logged 50 hours, 10 of which are nighttime hours

Bring with you to the Road Test:

  • Level 1 License
  • Segment 2 certificate
  • A driving log showing 50 hours or more of driving, 10 hours of which are nighttime driving
  • Current insurance for the vehicle to be used during the road test
  • Current registration for the vehicle to be used during the road test — electronic copies of the registration are not permitted
  • One parent or legal guardian must accompany their teen during the road test. No additional passengers are permitted in the vehicle (no brothers or sisters).

If a parent/legal guardian is not able to accompany their teen on the road test, they may write and sign a letter granting permission for another adult 21 years of age or older to accompany their teen on the road test. The letter must also state that their teen has completed 50 hours of driving, 10 hours of which are at night.


Adults, International Students, and Visiting Scholars

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Possess Temporary Instructional Permit (TIP) for minimum 30 days; or
  • Possess a TIP that states the 30 days have been waived; or
  • Possess an International License or License from country with a document from the Secretary of State’s office that indicates the driver is eligible for taking the road test (known as a .01 receipt). The .01 receipt must not be older than 30 days.

Adults bring with you to the Road Test:

  • Temporary Instructional Permit (TIP), or
  • International License, or License from home country along with .01 receipt from the Secretary of State
  • Current insurance for the vehicle to be used during the road test
  • Current registration for the vehicle to be used during the road test — electronic copies of the registration are not permitted

Scheduling A Road Test

Appointments may be scheduled the same day, next day, or anytime thereafter. Call (517) 351-0064 for an appointment. If you get a voicemail recording, leave your name and phone number and Driving Right will return your call as soon as possible (usually same day or next day).

Cost for the Road Test: $55. Vehicle rental: $30


Road Test Locations

East Lansing

Road tests are conducted at the Ascension Lutheran Church, 2780 Haslett Rd., East Lansing, 48823. This site is very close to MSU and is on CATA bus route #22. A rental vehicle is available for the road test at an excellent rate.

Mason

Road tests are conducted at the All Saints Lutheran Church, 720 W. South St., Mason, MI 48854.