D S Driving School West (Chanhassen)FAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-accredited by the Minnesota DMV to offer driver 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 driving training courses in Minnesota. We suggest you contact the Minnesota DMV to make sure a particular driving school is licensed before you register for their driving course.
Will the Minnesota DMV allow my parents to supervise my driving practice instead of requiring me to take a behind-the-wheel training course at a state-approved driving school?
Possibly. Some states will allow your parents to supervise your driving practice in place of taking a behind-the-wheel driving course with a professional driving instructor. You will need to contact the Minnesota DMV to find out if your driver training may be done by your parents in Minnesota.
I have no clue how to drive a stick-shift vehicle. What happens if D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) makes me train on a manual-shift vehicle?
Considering the fact you are a brand new driver, you probably don't know much about operating ANY type of vehicle....stick OR automatic! If you prefer to do your behind-the-wheel training with an automatic-shift vehicle, you may want to call D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) and let them know before you sign up to take their driver training course. That way you'll know for sure whether D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) will be able to accommodate you before you pay them any money.
I live in a rural area, that has a lot of dirt roads and bumpy terrain. Will D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) train me how to drive in BOTH city AND rural environments?
If you live in a rural area, chances are very good that a local driver training school like D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) will want you to be taught how to drive safely on the local area's terrain.
If I'm 14, can I get an instruction permit to drive in Minnesota?
Possibly. However, you should be aware that most states require you to be at least 15½ years old before you can get a learner's permit. We recommend that you contact the Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a licensed driving school such as D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) to find out exactly what the minimum age requirement is in Minnesota.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Chanhassen Minnesota or do I also have to take a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Minnesota's laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to enroll in a driver training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
If I need to register for a Chanhassen Minnesota driver training program, can D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) help?
Yes. D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) offers driving courses in Chanhassen Minnesota. For more information about the type of behind-the-wheel training D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) offers and the training schedule, you should contact them directly.
What are the prerequisites in Chanhassen Minnesota for getting a drivers license?
It depends on your state's laws, however in many states, teen-agers must complete both a safe driving classroom course and a driver training course. D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) may offer an approved driver training course which you could take. Please contact D S Driving School West (Chanhassen) for information regarding their available classes and how to go about registering for them.
Is hands-on driver training required in Minnesota in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle?
Absolutely. All new drivers in Minnesota are required to take an approved driver training course before they can get a license to independently operate a motor vehicle.
Will Minnesota allow me to sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training course before I actually get my instruction permit?
You will need to contact your state's DMV office to find out. However, most states require that you obtain your learner's permit before you sign up with a behind-the-wheel training course.