Mountain States Driver’s EducationFAQ's
Is Mountain States Driver’s Education a licensed driving school in Colorado?
Just because a driving school appears on our directory of driver training institutions, we cannot guarantee that they are fully licensed to offer hands-on driving courses in Colorado. We highly recommend that you contact Mountain States Driver’s Education directly or the Colorado DMV to find out for sure if Mountain States Driver’s Education offers behind-the-wheel training courses that have been approved by the State of Colorado.
Somebody told me that I can skip out of attending a driver training school if my parents give me behind-the-wheel training instead. Is that permissible in Colorado?
Each state has its own laws regarding behind-the-wheel training. Some states will allow parentally-supervised driver training as a substitute for attending a driver training course which is taught by a professional driving instructor. However, not all states allow this. You should contact the Colorado DMV to find out for sure.
I have no clue how to drive a manual-shift vehicle. What happens if Mountain States Driver’s Education 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 hands-on driver training with an automatic-shift vehicle, you may want to call Mountain States Driver’s Education and let them know before you enroll in their driver training course. That way you'll know for sure whether Mountain States Driver’s Education can accommodate you before you pay them any money.
I live in a small rural town, where there are a lot of small, unpaved roads. Will my behind-the-wheel training with Mountain States Driver’s Education include being taught how to drive in remote areas? Or do they just offer training for urban driving?
Most local driving schools will likely want their students to be taught how to drive safely in the local area. Therefore, chances are good that the behind-the-wheel training you receive from Mountain States Driver’s Education will include handling dirt roads and mountain driving.
After I turn 14, will I be eligible to obtain my instruction permit so I can begin to learn how to drive?
It depends on which state you live in, however most states unfortunately require you to be at least 15 (or sometimes 15 1/2) before you can be issued a instruction permit. We suggest that you contact a local driver training school such as Mountain States Driver’s Education or the Colorado DMV office to learn more about the minimum age requirement for driving in Colorado.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in Fort Collins Colorado or do I also have to take a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the Colorado's laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to register for a behind-the-wheel training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
Colorado law says that I must enroll in a hands-on driver training course in order to get licensed to drive in Fort Collins Colorado. Is this something that Mountain States Driver’s Education can help me with?
Yes, Mountain States Driver’s Education offers the Colorado-approved driver training course. For more information about their classes and instruction schedule, please contact Mountain States Driver’s Education directly.
Exactly what type of driver training do I need in Fort Collins Colorado before I can get my Colorado 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 complete a drivers education classroom course as well as a behind-the-wheel training course. We suggest that you contact a local driver training company such as Mountain States Driver’s Education and ask if they offer a Colorado-approved driver training course which would meet Colorado's driver's education requirements.
What are the laws in Colorado concerning driver training courses? Do I have to take one to get my driver's license?
Yes, you do. Colorado law states that new drivers enroll in an approved behind-the-wheel training course as a prerequisite to obtaining their first driver's license.
Is it okay for me to register for a behind-the-wheel training class in Colorado before I receive my Colorado instruction permit to drive?
Probably not. Most states require first-time drivers to have their learners permit before they are allowed to sign up to take a behind-the-wheel training program. You should contact a driving instruction company like Mountain States Driver’s Education and request more information.