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Q:  What do I need to bring with me for my first drive time?

A:  You'll need your permit, completion certificate from the driver's education course you've passed and our contract.

Q:  How soon will I be able to sign up for my behind the wheel driving?

A:  If you are taking classes with us, you'll sign up for your drive times during class or after your final test. 
If you are taking the online class with our affiliate, you can begin scheduling your drive times when you have completed at least 75% of the course.  But, the course must be completed before you can drive with us.  You can email us to schedule your drive times.

Q:  When will I receive my completion certificate?

A:   Completion Certificates are now emailed ~ 3-5 business days after your last drive .   Remember, if you haven't turned in your online completion certificate, we cannot email your behind the wheel certificate for testing.  

Q:  What if I need my Completion Certificate from Black Swamp Driving School sooner than 5 business days?

A:  For a $50 fee, if you contact our office, we can get the completion certificate to you within a day of finishing, If we have all of your correct paperwork turned in. Payment must be made before we will begin the process.

Q:  If I do my classes with another company, can I do my driving with you?

A:  Yes!  We gladly accept other company's students for behind the wheel driving!  You'll need to provide us with your Completion Certificate on your first scheduled drive time.

Q:  Does Black Swamp Driving School allow payment plans?

A:  Yes!  We are a local family company that understand sometimes you can't plan for the unexpected.  We simply ask for the final balance be paid in full by the student's last drive time.  Please contact us via email to set up a plan.

Q:  How long will it take for me to do my behind the wheel driving?

A:  We typically are scheduled out at least two months.  

Q:  Do you pick up at our home, school, place of employment, etc.?

A:  We can pick up students at school, from practice, from their workplace, etc. depending on where they live.  Those students who are out of our range, we ask to meet us at an area high school.  If you do need to change your pickup or dropoff location,  be sure the instructor is aware of a different address before your scheduled drive. 

Q:  How long are the behind the wheel driving sessions?

A:  Drive times are typically 2 hours in length.  One student picks up one driver and then that driver takes the other student home.  Students should plan to ride along for at least 20 minutes after their scheduled drive time unless they are the last driver for their instructor.  

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