In-Car Lesson Safety Protocols

We are opening back up for limited in-car driving lessons staring on June 20th.

Required In-Car Lesson Safety Protocols: STUDENTS

As part of conducting in-car lessons safely, we are requiring that all students follow the following safety protocols dictated by the State of CT and Fresh Green Light*.

  • All Parents must complete the FGL Liability Waiver before starting In-Car Lessons.
  • All Students must be COVID-19 symptom free for their lessons – this means no:
    • Fever (100% of more);
    • Persistent Cough;
    • Difficulty Breathing;
    • Unexplained muscle aches & pains;
    • General “flu-like” symptoms;
    • Loss of taste or smell.
  • If a student has recovered from COVID-19, we will need a Doctor note approving the student for driving lessons.
  • ALL driving lesson will begin and end at Fresh Green Light facilities.
  • Students must wash hands/sanitize hands prior to entering Fresh Green Light vehicle.
    • FGL will provide hand sanitizer, soap and access to restrooms at our facilities.
  • Students must wear a face mask that covers both nose and mouth the entire lesson.
    • Students can provide their own mask.
    • FGL will have disposable masks as well for students that don’t have a mask.
  • Windows must be open throughout entire lesson.

Required In-Car Lesson Safety Protocols: INSTRUCTORS

As part of conducting in-car lessons safely, we are requiring that all instructors follow the following safety protocols as dictated by the State of CT and Fresh Green Light*.

  • All Instructors have been tested for COVID-19 within a week coming back to work with FGL and will continue to be tested regularly.
  • All Instructors are monitored daily for COVID-19 symptoms include temperature checks at beginning and end of their shifts.
  • Instructors must wash hands/sanitize hands prior to entering Fresh Green Light vehicle and in between each driving lesson.
  • Instructors must wear a face mask that covers both nose and mouth the entire lesson.
  • Instructors have the option of wearing a medical grade face shield in addition to their mask.
  • Windows must be open throughout entire lesson.
  • Vehicle high touch areas (i.e. steering wheel, gear shift, etc.) will be wiped down with anti-bacterial wipes between each driving lessons.
  • Vehicles are disinfected with medical-grade disinfectant daily.

* These protocols have been created by Fresh Green Light based on CT DECD & DMV requirements, CDC Guidelines, and AAA Published Protocols for Driving Schools.

If you have any questions about your in-car driving lessons, please email: lessons@freshgreenlight.com

How We Are Prioritizing Booking Lessons

Prioritizing Booking of In-Car Driving Lessons

In the initial phase of re-opening, we will schedule driving lessons as follows:

  • Priority will be given to students based on the date they signed up for our program, with those who have been with us the longest getting the first opportunity to reschedule their lessons.
  • In addition, we’ll prioritize the scheduling of driving lessons for those students who have a scheduled or cancelled road test at our facility and need less than three driving lessons in order to test.
  • We have and will continue to make it clear to new customers that they should not expect to begin driving lessons with us until we work through our backlog.
  • Our team will be reaching out via email and phone to schedule lessons based on our prioritization. Students will not have access to our online scheduling system for the time being.

Please know that we’re doing the very best we can to manage this unprecedented situation. It’s not ideal for anyone.  We know you’re going to be frustrated.  We are too. But the circumstances are, in so many ways, truly out of our control.

Each of our team will do all they can to find you the best solution that’s both fair and feasible at this moment in time.

Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding.