Examiner Information!

The Owatonna Armory is closed. They are at Faribault Monday - Thursday.
Ask your Driver Ed teacher for times and numbers to call the examiners.


It's a law in Minnesota!

 
Nighttime Driving Limitation — For the first six months of licensure: Driving is prohibited midnight – 5 a.m. Exemptions: Driving when accompanied by a licensed driver age 25 or older; driving between home and place of employment; driving to/from home and a school event for which the school has not provided transportation; driving for employment purposes.

Teen Passenger Limitations — For the first six-months of licensure: Only one passenger under the age of 20 is permitted, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Exemption: Passengers under age 20 who are members of the immediate family are permitted.
Teen Passenger Limitations — For the second six-months of licensure: No more than three passengers under the age of 20 are permitted, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Exemption: Passengers under age 20 who are members of the immediate family are permitted.
Cell Phone and Texting Restrictions — A law has made it illegal for drivers of all ages to compose, read, or send text messages or access the internet on a wireless device while on the road.

Cell Phone and Texting Restrictions — It is illegal for drivers under age 18 to use a cellular/wireless phone, whether hand-held or hands-free — except to call 911 in an emergency
Seat Belt Use — Drivers and passengers under age 18 must wear a seat belt or be properly secured in a child restraint.

Drinking and Driving — It is illegal for a person under age 21 to drive after consuming any amount of alcohol. Consequences for underage drinking and driving are loss of license for at least 30 days and court fines. Teen drivers with a provisional license whose driving privileges are revoked from a crash or alcohol/controlled substance-related violation cannot regain a license until age 18.

Drivers must leave at least one lane open between them and a parked emergency vehicle (including a tow truck) with its emergency lights on. Drivers must also move over for road maintenance personnel! You can be fined for not moving over if possible.