Questions & Answers
This is announced, Feb 21st 2021 – I will be retiring December 31st, 2021 Mary Albright Instructor Owner Albright Driving School LLC since 1997
For our Late Spring Session you can have your student take the classroom-only with me your son/daughter can be 14 years 9 months old or older. Just know and understand that I will not provide the behind the wheel instruction. Student will Temps Test with me, but will not drive with me. Student will get their Permit at 15 1/2 years old and will not have to Temps Test again unless he/she does not pass the Temps Test with me. Just the classroom with Albright is $200.00 and is remote.
Albright is doing remote instruction because of COVID? Yes we are and it has been successful and it will continue with WI state DOT permission.
My Son is in every sport? When should he take driver’s ed? Albright will do their best to work around all student activities. Enroll now.
How much does Albright cost? The 30 hours of classroom and the 6/6 in the car instruction costs $450.00. Three easy payments can be made $300.00 to start, $100.00 due before Temps test, $50 due 3rd behind the wheel. Mail tuition with student name and session choice & DOB to Albright Driving School, W1898 County Road B Marinette WI 54143
I just need Behind the Wheel instruction If you do not have a Permit/Temps then you must get my signature on your MV3001 form before going to DMV to get Permit. If you have a Permit we can begin now! The cost is $300.00 call 715 732 6499 instructor Mary Albright
What is the soonest age I can get my Permit/Temps? 15 1/2 years old.
In WI when can I start classroom instruction at 14 years 9 months old or older. Albright Late Spring 2021 session student must be 15 years 4 months for the complete course or older, 14 years 9 months or older for just the classroom with Albright. Note, you will not be able to go down to DMV to get your permit till 15 1/2 yrs old. You will Temps Test with Albright.
- $45.00 – Fee will be billed for each missed (“no show”) behind the wheel instruction without 24hr notice
- $50.00/hr – When behind the wheel instruction is completed by Albright and you still need more practice or log hours, students under the age of 18 are welcome to sign up for further practice driving for the this hourly rate to be paid at the time of service
- $195.00 – For rental of an ALBRIGHT driving school car to take the driving skills test at the Department of Motor Vehicles located in Peshtigo, WI. This rental fee includes 1/2 hour of practice driving. If you live in Marinette / Peshtigo area I will pick you up and drop you off.
- $200.00 – For a refresher on classroom instruction (consists of 10 hours of classroom instruction)
- $60.00/hour – For any Teen practice/log hours. Behind the wheel with another instructor. Every hour with Albright counts as two on your log sheet
- $75.00/hour – Adult driving instruction, 18 years old or older
What should I bring to class? Paper, black pen, pencil, memorize your SS# (don’t give it out) a folder
If Marinette High School is canceled Albright will not drive that day nor have classroom instruction
How do I know if my son/daughter is enrolled? When ALBRIGHT receives your tuition or first installment payment know that your child is on the enrollment list for the class session of your choice. Your son/daughter will receive a receipt Pickup day.
What are the WI state requirements for a minor to drive?
Students under the age of 18 must have 30 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours driving instruction (called observation) and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction administered by a drivers education program licensed in your state. In the State of Wisconsin students must also log 30 hours of practice driving with their guardian.
What does classroom involve?
A total of 30 hours of instruction, 2 hours a day for at least 3 weeks. ALBRIGHT has unique lectures, activities, projects, group discussions and videos to test student’s knowledge and help them absorb driving skills. This has been remote due to COVID.
Why should I take Albright?
We approach learning this important life skill as fun and exciting and provide a positive learning environment. We tailor each lesson to how each class session learns and we provide meaningful projects and activities that help students retain information.
When can I get my WI Temporary Permit or Temps?
You can get a WI temporary permit at the age of 15 years 6 months old. You must have taken the classroom portion of a certified driver education program and have passed the temps test. ALBRIGHT administers a temps test to each student on the last day of classroom instruction.
What is the Temps Test like?
It consists of 65 questions; 50 multiple choice (knowledge test) and 15 matching signs (sign test). A score of 80% or better is required in order to receive a permit.
I passed the Temps Test, how do I get my temporary permit?
Go to the DMV to get your permit. You must have with you all of the following:
- certified copy of your birth certificate (this can be obtained from the Register of Deeds for a $12 fee)
- your social security card
- your MV3001 application signed by ALBRIGHT in section D (you will need your guardian’s signature on the form do this when you arrive at the DMV counter)
- $35.00 cash or check made out to the Registration Fee Trust
- Another proof of identity with address look at WIDOT.gov for documents to bring to DMV
Where is the closest DMV? Peshtigo Monday and Wednesday and Oconto Tuesday and Thursday
I have to complete a MV3001 application. Where can I get that? Click this link for a printable MV3001 form. Please know it must be printed double sided that means one page front back.
How much is the WI Temporary Permit at the DMV?
Temps cost $35.00 at DMV. Cash or check is accepted. Write checks out to the Registration Fee Trust. DMV will accept debit or credit cards but will charge you their fee to process the card.
How long must I hold my temps?
The temps are good for one year from the date that you got them. A student must hold their temps for a minimum of 6 months before taking their road test. Please note the temps expires in one year from the date it was issued.
Can my parents really pull my temporary permit?
Yes they can. It is a process getting it back too. At the time of reissue the student must hold the permit 6 months from date of reissue. Prior months do not count toward the 6 months of reissue.
What car is used for behind the wheel instruction?
A 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid
Will Albright give third sibling discount? Yes a $25.00 discount for third sibling; Same Mom Same Dad It is difficult to give blended family discounts Albright supports all family models but will happily apply discount to same mom, same dad, same roof policy Albright offers a twin discount also, if both are taking the same classroom session; $25.00 discount per twin.
Where do we drive during behind the wheel instruction?
Each of 6 lessons are broken down from the easiest to most difficult. We end with an overall evaluation of student skills. Pickup and drop off is at the Marinette Rec Center on Pierce Ave.
How do I reschedule a behind the wheel session?
Albright encourages students to find another student in class to switch driving times with. Once the switch is confirmed you can contact Mary via text or phone to let her know of this change. If you cannot find a student to take your driving time you must call or text Mary 24 hours in advance of the driving appointment to avoid paying a “no show” fee.
What is ALBRIGHT’s “no show” policy?
If a student does not show up for a scheduled behind the wheel instruction session a No show fee of $45.00 will be charged. Please note the fee must be paid before the next scheduled driving lesson or all future drive times will be canceled until fee is paid.
What are the safety precautions used during behind the wheel instruction?
The car has a brake on the passenger side that our instructor uses to control the car. There are also added mirrors to that instructors can see all sides of the car at all times. Instructors are trained and licensed through the State of Wisconsin and have passed extensive testing in order to be able to help students learn to drive, maneuver the car and help control the environment. All students in the car are required to wear seat belts at all times. Please refrain from using your cell phones while observing in the back seat. Masks are required because of COVID.
I must log 30 hours of driving practice with a guardian. Where do I find the log sheets?
Log sheets Please note students can use the “Road Ready” app on their phones to log hours.
How much does is cost for a road test?
$43.00 for a successful road test. This includes a probationary license.
Do I have to pay for a failed road test?
A fee of $15.00 is charged for a failed road test. However, you will not pay the fee at the time you fail but upon completion of a successful road test. For example, when you pass the road test you will pay $43.00 + $15.00 for the failed road test for a total of $58.00
How do I schedule a road test?
Answer: to schedule road test
What are the hours of the DMV?
Answer: DMV customer service website
What are the DMV road test routes?
I do not know the road test routes. I do know that they have several they can choose from.
Do I need to take classroom instruction if I am 18 years or older?
No. However, you will still be required to take and pass the temps test on at your local DMV. Please check out our page on Adult instruction for more information.