St. Cloud Driving School
St. Cloud Driving SchoolFAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-certified by the Minnesota DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Minnesota?
The driving school directory on our website is for your convenience only, and we cannot absolutely guarantee that every driving school listed is currently accredited to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in Minnesota. We suggest you contact the Minnesota DMV to make sure a particular driving school is licensed before you enroll in their driving course.
Do I have to take a behind-the-wheel training course? Can't my parents just give me my driver training?
There are some states that do permit parents or guardians to provide their teen-aged kids' required driver training in order to obtain a driver's license. However many states do not allow any type of substitution for attending a professionally-taught driver training course. We suggest you contact your state's DMV to find out what the laws are in your state regarding behind-the-wheel training.
What if I don't know how to drive a manual-shift automobile? Does St. Cloud Driving School have automatic-shift vehicles that I can drive when I do my behind-the-wheel training?
If you're taking a Anoka Minnesota behind-the-wheel training class, chances are you don't know how to drive ANY vehicle yet-- stick or automatic. However, if you prefer an automatic vehicle then you should tell St. Cloud Driving School that prior to signing up to take the course in order to make sure they can accommodate you.
What happens to those of us who live in a rural area? Will St. Cloud Driving School include instruction on how to drive on dirt roads, mountain roads, and other bumpy terrain?
If you live in a remote location, there is a high probability that a local driving school like St. Cloud Driving School will either want--or even be required--to tailor their instruction towards driving safely in your particular locale.
I'm turning 14 in a few days. Can I get a learner's permit to drive in Minnesota after my 14th birthday?
Most likely, no. Most states (though not all) have laws which require that you be at least 15 or 15 1/2 before to be eligible to apply for a learner's permit. Nevertheless, you may wish to contact the Minnesota DMV office or a Minnesota-certified driving school such as St. Cloud Driving School to find out for certain what the minimum driving age is in your local area.
Do you know if the laws in Minnesota require new teen-aged drivers to register for a behind-the-wheel training course in addition to a drivers education classroom or online course?
The laws vary from state to state, but many states do require you to register for a behind-the-wheel training course with "hands-on" practice in addition to a driver ed classroom or online course.
I have to take a behind-the-wheel training course in Anoka Minnesota. Can I meet this requirement by enrolling in St. Cloud Driving School?
Yes, St. Cloud Driving School offers defensive driving courses in Anoka Minnesota. You will need to contact St. Cloud Driving School directly to get more information on the types of courses they offer and when to sign up for a class.
What type of driver ed do I need before Minnesota will give me a driver's license?
Each state has its own requirements concerning drivers education, although you should know that most states now mandate all new, young drivers to register for a safe driving classroom or online course as well as a driver training course. St. Cloud Driving School may be able to help you fulfill the driver training requirement in Minnesota. Please contact either St. Cloud Driving School or the Minnesota DMV for more information.
Is hands-on driver training required in Minnesota in order to be licensed to drive a car?
Absolutely. All new drivers in Minnesota must enroll in an approved hands-on driver training course before they can be issued a license to independently drive a motor vehicle.
Am I required to receive my learner's permit in Minnesota before I am permitted to register for a behind-the-wheel training course like the one St. Cloud Driving School gives its students?
Laws vary from state to state, however most states do require that you hold a learner's permit before you can register for a driver training course like the one that St. Cloud Driving School gives its students.