Behind the Wheel

Equip Driver Education Behind the Wheel

Behind the Wheel (BTW) takes 6-24 months to complete. Students are required to practice 10 hrs before the first BTW drive, then get a minimum of 10-15 hours between each drive. Each drive builds on the previous training. BTW is not guaranteed to all students.

BTW drive scheduling. Schedule one 2 hour drive every eight weeks (example: March, May, July).

  • 1. Schedule your first drive once you have an instruction permit.
  • 2. Students need six hours of BTW training to complete driver education.
  • 3. Students must be 16 or older and on their instruction permit for a minimum of six months to be eligible for the road test.
  • 4. Don’t schedule a road test before finishing BTW.
  • 5. Cancellations – a 48 hr notice is required to avoid $50 fee. If sick call by 8 am to avoid fee. Arriving with “any” symptoms will result in a cancellation and fee.
  • 6. No drives when main streets/HWYs are snow covered or in severe weather.
  • 7. In the event a drive is cancelled student must reschedule online for the next available opening. Make up drive options may not be immediately available.
  • 8. EQUIP Driver Education is closed January, no drives.

Students transferring for BTW can email the office to register, cost $360

All medical conditions must be reported. If a medical condition isn’t reported or is under reported the contract will be cancelled, a $50 administrative fee is charged.

Be patient, repeat instructions often, and enjoy the journey!  

Locations & Times

New Hope

Fourth Baptist Christian School



Elk River