Drivers Education - Classroom Part 1 of 2
Students age 14.5 can start Driver’s Education. After students attend all ten days of Classroom Part 1 & 2, students age 15+ can test for permit at testing station. Students then schedule six hours Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) lessons (three separate 2-hour lessons) with A+ Driving School (ISD719 classroom provider) or another Driver’s Education provider. Students age 16+ who complete BTW and Supervised Driving Log can test for license at testing station.Required Supervised Driving Log: Option 1) Students log 50 hours/3,000 minutes (of which 15 hours/900 minutes are night driving) before testing for license. Option 2) Parent’s/Guardian’s (only) attend Point of Impact class then students log 40 hours/2,400 minutes (of which 15 hours/900 minutes are night driving) before testing for license.Click HERE to print out paper forms for school year.Click HERE to print out paper forms for summer.Driver’s Education Frequently Asked QuestionsAt what age can students start Driver’s Education? Age 14.5.How do students register for Driver’s Education? www.priorlakesavagece.com | Work952-226-0080 | Fax 952-226-0099 | Community Education 4540 Tower Street SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm).Do students have to take Classroom Part 1 and 2 back to back weeks? No.How do students cancel or transfer Driver’s Education registration? Call Community Education 952-226-0080 up to five business days before the first day of class to be issued a full refund or to transfer to another session.What if student misses’ days of Driver’s Education? Students can miss up to two days of Classroom Part 1 and up to two days of Classroom Part 2 that need to be made up.In another session attend the same numbered days that you missed, ex. days 1-5 of Classroom Part 1 or days 6-10 of Classroom Part 2 and inform A+ Driving School 952-469-4656.What if a day of Driver’s Education is cancelled?Comm. Ed. will email or call regarding cancellation and rescheduling.When & where can students test for permit? Students age 15+ whocomplete all ten days of Classroom Part 1 & 2 can test for permit at testing station ex. Eagan, Hastings & Chaska (www.dmv.org/minnesota).What do students need to test for permit? Classroom Part 2 Certificate of Completion (Blue Card) and state required documentation. What if student lost Classroom Part 2 Certificate of Completion (Blue Card)? Contact A+ Driving School 952-469-4656 for replacement card.Can students get permit after only taking Classroom Part 1? Yes, BUT parent’s/guardian’s MUST first contact A+ Driving School 952-469-4656 for information, rules, and requirements surrounding this option.Is there a minimum amount of time a student is required to have a permit before testing for license? Yes, 6 months.How do students schedule Behind-the-Wheel lessons? Contact A+ Driving School 952-469-4656, or www.aplusdrivingschool.net or another Driver’s Education provider.What is the Point of Impact class? An optional class for parent’s/guardian’s (only) with information about rules and regulation for student drivers, which reduces the amount of hours’ students log on the Supervised Driving Log.What is the Supervised Driving Log? A state required log of student’s supervised driving before license. The state requires 50 hours/3,000 minutes (of which 15 hours/900 minutes are night driving). Do Behind-the-Wheel lessons count towards hours of supervised driving? YesCan attending the Point of Impact class reduce the amount of hours required on the Supervised Driving Log? Yes, if parent’s/guardian’s (only) attends the class, they receive a Certificate of Attendance, which reduces the hours’ to 40 hours/2,400 minutes (of which 15 hours/900 minutes are night driving).When & where can students test for license? Students age 16+ who has had permit for minimum of 6+ months,completed BTW, Supervised Driving Log can test for license at testing station ex. Eagan, Chaska & Hastings (www.dmv.org/minnesota).What do students need to test for license? Permit, Behind-the-Wheel Certificate of Completion (White Card), Supervised Driving Log with either 50 hours or 40 hours and a parent’s/guardian’s Certificate of Attendance from Point of Impact class, and state required documents.Do students age 18+ need to take Driver’s Education? No, at age 18+ students can go directly to a testing station, test for permit, have a permit for 6+ months, then test for license.