Header: Safeway’s Parent Class

S_iconSafeway's Parent Class

Safeway's Parent Class is available both in-person and online. The class is not mandatory but it presents helpful information to parents.

The topics covered in the Parent Class include:

  • Minnesota’s Graduated Driver’s Licensing system
  • Safeway’s classroom training and terminology
  • Safeway’s behind-the-wheel program
  • Advice for driving with your new student driver
  • New traffic laws and driving maneuvers

Our in-person class is offered at certain Safeway classroom locations. They are highlighted in green on our classroom calendars, which can be viewed from either the location list or the map on our home page. Parents are welcome to attend any Parent Class at any time and location that is convenient. The class lasts about 90 minutes. To register, please view a classroom calendar on our web site and click the <Sign Up> button for the Parent Class you wish to attend.

Our online class can be viewed by clicking Student Login in the upper right corner of this page. Enter the student information. Then click the video for the topic you wish to view. Each of the topics cited above is covered in a separate video. The first video explaining Minnesota’s Graduated Driver’s Licensing system is available to the right.

If you cannot attend or view our Parent Class, please make sure you read the Parent Letter sent home with your student from the first class. We also ask you to review the Learn More and For Parents tabs above.


PARENT CLASS INCENTIVE: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, the number of hours of supervised practice driving requited for teens will be increasing to 50 hours, including 15 at night. The 50-hour practice driving requirement can be reduced to 40 hours if the parent or guardian attends an in-person Parent Class and receives a completion certificate. Only parents who attend Safeway’s in-person Parent Class will receive a completion certificate; viewing the online videos, while helpful and informative, doesn’t not qualify for a completion certificate.