At what age can I start Online Driver Education?
You can enroll in and start the All Star Driver Education program at the age of 15 years and 5 months. The steps to obtaining your license are outlined on How to Get an Ohio Driver License.
How does Online Driver Education work?
Students will complete the classroom phase of their Driver Education program online. This typically involves studying course materials, watching videos, and participating in interactive online lessons. All Star provides an engaging, and educational online platform for this phase. Students can progress through the online classroom phase at their own pace. No more than 4 hours of online learning is permitted in a calendar day. After successfully completing the online phase of training, students can then enroll in the behind-the-wheel training phase with a driving school of their choosing.
How long does it take to complete the Online Driver Education program?
The state of Ohio allows 180 days from the day you enroll to complete the online program. Online students are allowed to complete a maximum of 4 hours of online training per calendar day. It is mandatory to take a State mandated 10-minute break after every two hours of online learning.
Do I have to pass a test or exam?
Students must achieve a final written exam score of at least 75% to pass. No more than three attempts to pass the final exam are permitted by the state of Ohio. Students who do not pass the final exam after 3 attempts will be required to retake the classroom program at no cost.
How do I enroll in the All Star Online Only program?
Visit the All Star website, select the Ohio Teen Driver Education Online Only. Once you have selected the program you will need to enroll. At the time of enrollment, you will need to provide payment in full. After you enroll you should receive a confirmation email which will serve as proof of your enrollment.
Do I have to take Driver Education?
Teens under the age of 18 are required to complete a Driver Education program to obtain a driver’s license.
What if I do not have a Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC)?
You can still enroll in the Ohio Teen Driver Education Online Only without your permit. You must, however, obtain your permit to begin behind the wheel training. To apply for your Temporary Permit, you must be at least 15 years and 6 months of age.
How do I obtain a Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC)?
At 15 years and 6 months, you can complete the knowledge test online at the Ohio BMV-Online or go to any driver exam station to take the knowledge test and vision screening to begin the temporary permit process. Once the knowledge test and vision screening are passed you can proceed to a BMV deputy registrar license agency to purchase a TIPIC within 60 days of passing the test.
When will I receive my Certificate of Completion?
The online program must be successfully completed to receive an Online Certificate of Completion. The minimum passing score on the final exam is 75%. You will receive your Online Certificate of Completion no more than 5 business days from the time of completion, your Online Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you and uploaded to your student portal.
What do I do if my Certificate of Completion is lost or damaged?
Certificates of Completion are uploaded to the student portal for easy access, under the Student Files section, they are also emailed to you so you can save, and reprint as needed. (If you started class before. May 1st, 2022, a Request for Duplicate Certificate form must be completed and submitted/cost is $15).
What if I drop out or want a refund for the program?
No refunds are issued after the first day of class. All other approved refunds are subject to a $5 processing fee, can take up to 10 business days, are credited back to the card on which they were purchased and are issued only to the person who paid for the program. A full refund will be issued if All Star must cancel your course/program and cannot provide an acceptable alternative.
*No refund is due to students who have been expelled from an All Star program.
*There is a $30 return check fee for all returned checks.
Where can I find more information about the Driver Education process in Ohio?
The Ohio BMV
What is the All Star Driver Education Disciplinary Policy?
Any student violating the rules and regulations as contained in this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from the program with no refund. No refund will be issued due to disciplinary action that prevents a student from completing an All Star Driver Education course.
Prohibited acts include, but are not limited to:
Teasing, insulting, name-calling, mean or rude gestures toward peers, instructors or employees, spreading rumors or behavior that would hurt other’s feelings, swearing, taunting, ridiculing, humiliating, threatening, pushing, shoving, grabbing, spitting, sexual or ethnic harassment, stealing or extortion, fighting, kicking, punching, gang-related gestures, assault, cheating, forgery, using cell phones during instruction–Classroom, Drives & Observation, destruction of property belonging to All Star Driver Education or the facility in which classes are being held.
All Star Driver Education will expel any student who is in violation of State Laws and/or Local Ordinances which include, but are not limited to:
Abuse of fire alarms, safety equipment, bomb threats, lighting of fires or burning or attempting to burn any property belonging to the All Star Driver Education or the facility in which classes are being held or property belonging to persons employed by All Star Driver Education or attending the course, or the employees of the facility in which classes are being held. Possession, use of or threatening to use dangerous weapons such as, but not limited to: firearms, knives, iron bars, or brass knuckles. Possession, use, or threatening the use of any weapon or dangerous object capable of inflicting bodily harm including but not limited to: chains, knives, fireworks, explosives, smoke bombs, and toy weapons resembling any of the above.
What if my question is not addressed in this FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section?
If you have additional questions or need more information, you can refer to the contract you agreed to when enrolling, which is accessible on the student portal. If you cannot find the information you need on your contract or in our FAQ’s, please contact All Star. We will do our best to provide a thorough answer based on the details you provide.