The first phase of driver education is 30 hours of in-class instruction to prepare students for the knowledge (permit) test. Students will increase their understanding of basic skills, principles, and processes of responsible driving. Areas of concentration include driver’s rights and responsibilities, alcohol and other drugs, signs-signals-road markings, rules of the road, safe driving tips, Minnesota traffic laws, and limitations for teen drivers. New AAA Driver Training Program curriculum emphasizing the latest concepts in driver safety. Participants missing class must wait for the next session to make up missed time. *Due to high demand a $20 fee will be charged to change sessions once registered. Please check your family calendars before selecting a session. For the virtual classroom series, you must attend by logging in to the live broadcast at class time. You must use a device that has the ability to be seen as well as heard for the entire class time. You must provide your child's email during the registration process to send the meeting invite. For high school students, your school email will work. Looking to obtain your permit after taking classroom? Be sure to sign up for behind-the-wheel - it's a MN requirement in order to take the permit test.