Enhanced Driving instituteFAQ's
Is Enhanced Driving institute licensed by the Minnesota DMV to offer driver training courses?
Although we include Enhanced Driving institute in our directory of driving schools for Rochester Minnesota, we cannot make any assurances about whether or not Enhanced Driving institute is licensed by the Minnesota DMV. You should contact Enhanced Driving institute directly and ask them if you are thinking about signing up to take their Rochester Minnesota driver training class.
I heard that parents can fill the role of driving supervisor in Minnesota, so taking a Rochester driver training course like the one Enhanced Driving institute offers is not necessary. Is that true?
You should contact the Minnesota DMV or a licensed driver training school like Enhanced Driving institute and ask them. While parent-taught driving instruction is permitted in some states, many states do NOT allow it.
What happens if I don't know how to drive a stick-shift vehicle? Will Enhanced Driving institute allow me to do my behind-the-wheel training with an automatic-shift vehicle?
Considering you're a brand new driver, you probably don't know much about driving any type of vehicle--manual-shift or automatic-shift! However, if you prefer to complete your driver training using an automatic-shift vehicle, you should contact Enhanced Driving institute and inform them before you sign up to take their behind-the-wheel training course. That way you will know for certain if they will accommodate you.
Since I live way out in a remote location where driving on unpaved roads and bumpy terrain is the norm, will Enhanced Driving institute be able to teach me how to drive in a rural environment? Or do they only prepare you for city-driving?
Since you live in the country, odds are that any local driving school in your area such as Enhanced Driving institute will want you to be able to drive safely on unpaved roads and rugged terrain. We recommend that you contact Enhanced Driving institute directly to find out exactly what they offer.
Now that I'm 14, will Minnesota allow me to get an instruction permit to drive?
Not likely. Most states require residents to be at least 15 or 15 1/2 years old before applying for an instruction permit. We recommend that your contact the Minnesota DMV office or a Minnesota-approved driver training institute such as Enhanced Driving institute to learn more about the minimum driving age requirement in Minnesota.
Do I have to take both a defensive driving classroom course and a driver training course in Rochester Minnesota to get my Minnesota driver's license?
The laws vary depending on which state you live in, but most states do require that pre-licensed drivers sign up to take a drivers education classroom course and a behind-the-wheel training course. You may want to call a driving instruction company like Enhanced Driving institute and find out if they offer either (or both) of these programs.
I have to take a safe driving class in Rochester Minnesota before Minnesota will give me my driver's license. Does Enhanced Driving institute offer this type of course?
Enhanced Driving institute does offer the safe driver training course in Rochester Minnesota that is required by the State of Minnesota. You will need to contact Enhanced Driving institute directly for more information about the behind-the-wheel courses they offer and their class schedules.
Exactly what type of driver education do I need in Rochester Minnesota before I can get my Minnesota driver's license?
The prerequisites for getting a driver's licenses vary from state to state, however most states now require teen-agers who are looking to get their first driver's license to sign up to take a safe driving classroom course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course. We suggest that you contact a local driver training company such as Enhanced Driving institute and ask if they offer a Minnesota-approved driver training course which would meet Minnesota's driver's education requirements.
I live in Rochester Minnesota and would like to apply for my first driver's license. Do I need to take a behind-the-wheel training course before I can be licensed?
Minnesota law mandates that all new drivers successfully complete an approved driver training program before receiving their Minnesota driver's license. Enhanced Driving institute may offer a driver training course that you are looking for. Please contact Enhanced Driving institute directly for complete information as to what types of driver training courses they offer.
Can I register for a Minnesota driver training course prior to having my Minnesota learners permit?
Most states require pre-licensed drivers to hold a learners permit before being permitted to sign up to take a driver training course. You should contact a driving school like Enhanced Driving institute and ask for more information.