Minimum Requirements to take Driver Education

Student must be at least 15 years of age by the first day of class, or they may not enroll in driver education.

If the student is under suspension, or a suspension is pending, these matters must be resolved. They must pay their fee to be reinstated prior to enrolling in driver education.

Student must have at least 20/40 vision in one eye, with or without corrective lenses. If in doubt, please see an eye doctor and have them complete an MVE-103 (click here to download), available for download from this site. You may submit the MVE-103 with the application, and we will submit it to BMV medical for you.

Any medical condition listed below, must be cleared with a CR-24 (click here to download) medical form. This form must be completed by the applicants primary care physician, and cleared with BMV medical, prior to any on road driving time. You may submit the CR-24 with the application, and we will submit it to BMV medical for you.

  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Trouble
  • Blackouts/Loss of Conciousness
  • Limb Amputation
  • Paralysis
  • Stroke/Shock
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Mental Emotional

Students under the age of 18 must have parental consent to take driver education. Also, a birth parent or legal guardian must be willing to sign consent for a minor to obtain a drivers license.

Required with the application is a $200.00 deposit.

The balance is due before or at the first class. Make check payable to Greater Pen Bay Driving Academy. Proof of age must accompany the application (no originals please).

Course FEES: Call for current course fees. There is a $20.00 same day registration fee. Fee includes at least 30 hours of classroom instruction, and 10 hours of behind the wheel instruction. It also includes class handouts, testing materials, Maine Motorist Handbook, and Course Completion Certificate.

Each student is required to have a “How to Drive” textbook or purchase one on the first day of class. They maybe purchased directly from us for $30 or through AAA. The books maybe resold to other students who want to take the class or if there are siblings in the family who will be taking the class in the near future can be kept for their use.