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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule a road test?

You may schedule your road test any time within eleven weeks (no sooner) prior to the end of your six-month permit period. Tests are scheduled electronically by clicking here or by calling the state Department of Motor Vehicle agency.

How do I register for driver's education?

You can register for your driver's education program online. Register online now!

When should I begin my driver's education program?

The ideal time to begin classroom is about 15 years to 15 + 3 months or older. You may begin at 14 1/2 years old, however, we only recommend taking early if you can't fit the class in your busy schedule.

What is the required number of classroom hours?

A student under the age of 18 is required by law to complete 30 hours of classroom.

What is your refund policy?

We do not offer refunds. 

When can I get my temporary license from the local Department of Motor Vehicles?

You must be 15 1/2 years of age to receive your temporary license. From the date you receive your temps, you must wait 6 months until you are eligible to take your road test. It is during this 6 month period that we will schedule your 6 behind the wheel lessons.

When should I call to schedule my first behind-the-wheel lesson?

If you will be 15 1/2 at the end of your classroom training, we will schedule your first lesson during the final week of class.  If you are not old enough to get your permit at the end of the classroom training, when you are old enough give us a call and we will give you the paperwork you will need and set up your first lesson.

When can I schedule my road test?

You can schedule your road test anytime within the last 11 weeks prior to your 6 month waiting period. Road tests are scheduled electronically by calling the Wisconsin Department of Transportation at (608) 264-7447 or by to their website. As soon as you have scheduled your road test, call us to set up your final behind-the-wheel lesson. This final lesson must be completed before your road test can be taken.

What is the continuing law, as well as the graduated driver licensing (GDL) changes for a student with a temporary license?

  • You must pass a vision and knowledge test
  • You must be 15 1/2 years of age
  • You may only drive with an adult sponsor
  • You must be enrolled in a behind-the-wheel driver education course
  • No alcohol
  • You must wear a seat belt
  • You will need 30 hours of driving experience to get your probationary license
  • You must hold your temps for 6 months in order to get your probationary license
  • You must have received no traffic tickets for 6 months prior to applying for your probationary license
  • Points are doubled for every traffic ticket after the first (this applies to all new drivers, regardless of age)
  • Temps will be suspended for 6 months if you receive 12 or more points in 12 months (this applies to all new drivers, regardless of age)

What is the continuing law, as well as the graduated driver licensing (GDL) changes for a student with a probationary license?

  • You must complete a driver's education course
  • You must pass the road testYou must be 16 years of age or older
  • You can drive alone without a sponsor
  • Must wear your seat belt
  • No alcohol
  • Points are doubled for every traffic ticket after the first (this applies to all new drivers, regardless of age)
  • Probationary license suspended for 6 months if you receive 12 or more points in 12 months (this applies to all new drivers, regardless of age)

The following restrictions are in effect for the first 9 months or until you turn 18 years of age, but can be extended:

  • You can drive alone but passengers are limited: only 1 passenger, immediate family members and qualified adults
  • No driving between midnight to 5:00 a.m. (some exceptions apply)
  • Restrictions can be extended for traffic tickets; suspension or revocation of probationary license; or violation of these restrictions

NOTE: Some information taken directly from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation