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Driver Education Program

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Agency contact information:

Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)
445 Minnesota St., Suite 190, St. Paul, MN 55101-5190 | Driver Services (651) 297-3298 | Vehicle Services (651) 297-2126
Driver Educator Office
(651) 201-7626
(651) 296-5316 (fax)
Contact Info: Don Hoechst, Driver Education Coordinator


Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Driver and Vehicle Services

Online Services

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.


Minn. Stats. 169


MINNESOTA RULES 7411. and 8710.4350


Driver Education Program Approval Application (PS36010)

Driver Training Instructors License Application (PS36008)

Home School Driver Educator Materials

Application forms are available on the MN Dept. of Public Safety website, Driver and Vehicle Services section at Driver Educator Forms


Driver Education Curriculum

Permanent Rules Governing Curriculum for Driver Education Programs

Adopted Exempt Rules Governing Curriculum for Driver Education Programs

Summary:  The amendment to Minn. Rules 7411.0515, subpart 2, is amended to include mandatory instruction on carbon monoxide poisoning.  The rules are needed to comply with Minn. Stat. §  70  requiring this change to driver education curriculum by January 1, 2012.   
Amendments to Rules Relating to Curriculum for Driver Education Programs, Minn. Rules 7411.0515.