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Online Michigan Driver Education Courses

Michigan driver education courses allow you to learn 100% online at your own pace. First-time drivers will gain driver safety knowledge, covering everything from the rules of the road to understanding the risks associated with drugs and alcohol.

Michigan Driver Education Course

Our 30-Hour Michigan Online Driver Education Course is your key to becoming a safe, skilled and knowledgeable driver. First-time drivers will learn driver safety techniques, including defensive driving habits, handling hazardous conditions, traffic laws and more, all aimed at preventing collisions.

Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course

New drivers in Michigan can learn the rules of the road and the risks associated with drugs and alcohol. Our Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course teaches the fundamentals of safe driving while helping prevent alcohol-related accidents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who needs the Michigan Online Driver Education Course?

The Michigan Online Driver Education Course is designed to prepare new teen and adult drivers for their driver license exam. It covers topics including rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and more.

Who needs the Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course?

The Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course is ideal for any new driver in Michigan. It covers essential information about the risks associated with drug and alcohol use while driving. If you are preparing for your learner’s license, this course will help you understand major traffic laws and the serious consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.

Are these courses state-approved?

SafeMotorist driver education courses are not intended to meet specific state requirements. These educational courses are designed with the new driver in mind. They introduce defensive driving strategies, assist in risk identification and outline the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

In addition to helping you avoid accidents and driving under the influence, completing the First-Time Driver course may also satisfy court order requirements or qualify you for a car insurance discount. Verify your eligibility with your local court, or learn more about insurance discount eligibility with your provider.

What will I learn in the Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course?

The Michigan First-Time Driver Drug and Alcohol Course teaches new drivers basic traffic laws and the fundamentals of safe driving, with the goal of helping prevent teenage alcohol-related traffic accidents.

Course topics include:

  • The effects of alcohol and drugs
  • Physiological factors
  • Societal and economic costs of drugs and alcohol
  • The effects of alcohol and drug abuse on driving
  • Major traffic laws

What will I learn in the Michigan Online Driver Education Course?

The 30-hour Michigan Online Driver Education Course covers all the essentials of new driver training in one interactive course. Students will benefit from viewing real driving situations and completing exercises that demonstrate how safe driving maneuvers can help prevent accidents.

Course topics include:

  • Your Responsibility as a Licensed Driver
  • Motor Vehicle Operation Fundamentals
  • Basic Maneuvering Tasks — Low Risk Environments
  • Basic Maneuvering Tasks — Moderate Risk Environments
  • Limited Access Driving Environments
  • Immediate Risk Information Processing
  • Driver Performance — Personal Factors
  • Operating a Motor Vehicle — Adverse Conditions
  • Vehicle Systems and Performance

Students must complete a quiz at the end of each unit with a score of 100% to continue to the next section. You have unlimited attempts to take the unit quizzes.

How does online learning work?

Both courses are available 100% online. Online learning allows you to study at your own pace from the comfort of your home. This flexibility makes it easy to fit your education into your schedule.

Please note that although these courses are 100% online, they are not mobile-friendly. We recommend that you train using a desktop or laptop computer.

How can these courses prepare me for the driver's license exam?

SafeMotorist's Driver's Education courses provide a foundation in defensive driving strategies and risk identification, which are valuable skills for safe and responsible driving. The training you receive during these programs can enhance your driving abilities and make you more knowledgeable prior to taking the exam.

You’ll learn about a number of important topics covered on the exam, including traffic laws, traffic signs, signals and road markings, fundamentals of operating a motor vehicle and more.

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