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This is an important step to independence and freedom. Along with the independence and freedom comes responsibility. You will be sharing the road with many other drivers across our state. Let Range Driver Training help you with this journey. We offer classroom and behind the wheel for students and adults. We offer an 8-hour Defensive Driving Course for adults 55 and older, and the 4-hour refresher course.
Explore our website to find out about state requirements, available classroom sessions, defensive driving courses, and more!
Range Driver Training has been servicing students and adults across the range since 1974. We offer classroom and behind-the-wheel to people in Northern Minnesota. We offer classroom sessions in Aurora, Babbitt, Cherry, Cook, Ely, Eveleth, Tower, Orr, And Virginia.
Interested in becoming an instructor?? We are looking for part time help. Flexible hours, good pay. Contact Mary at 749 8926 for details.
We have posted our Winter/Spring classroom schedule. We have tried to schedule classes around known events.
There is no need to register more then once. We check our email every morning so if you do not get an instant response please give us a little time. Thanks
Distance learning and Covid-19
DPS has informed us that the variance for distance learning will remain in Place through June 2023. As of now all of our Winter/Spring 2023 classes will be Zoom classes. We are not planning any in person classes at this time.
Behind The Wheel:
COVID: We have put numerous precautions in place while doing our behind the wheel lessons. We have installed a barrier between the student and instructor. We disinfect the vehicle between students. We only run outside air while teaching. We eliminated any physical contact exchanging paperwork or payments.
***MASKS: We are not requiring masks at this time, HOWEVER, If the student OR the instructor requests a mask for the lesson the mask WILL be required.***
Road Tests: The Virginia exam station is open for Road Tests. You must make your appointment online and wait outside the door when you arrive.
All road tests are scheduled ONLINE. You cannot call to schedule a test. Go online to:
dvs.dps.mn.gov to schedule a test.
Thank You for your patience.
Mike and Mary Madden