(Minnesota Special Transportation Services)

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Online STS Driver Training is coming January, 2018!

Minnesota was the first state to require   training for all Special Transportation drivers. In order to be employed as an STS driver in Minnesota candidates are required to complete 16 hours of training for an Ambulatory-only driver and 20 hours of training for a wheelchair transport driver, within 45 days of being hired. Driver re-certification is required every three (3) years.

Emergicare is the first STS driver training provider to endorse and incorporate Minnesota's "Toward Zero Deaths" program in defensive driving classes to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and road rage. Visit: Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths for more information.

We were also the first training provider to include Compression-Only CPR in our Driver First Aid classes, although it is not required by MN DOT. As if January 1, 2017, two drivers have saved lives by succesfully using the skills they learned in class!

We have been providing in person, hands-on Special Transportation Driver Training to drivers for all providers since 2000 and have been certified by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to teach all four catagories; Defensive Driving, Passenger Assistance, both Amulatory and Wheelchair, First Aid and Maltreatment Awareness/Abuse Prevention.

Emergicare has been actve in patient transportation and training since 1973.


November 2017 Classes

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017: Defensive Driving, 6:00 PM, Location: Driving Miss Daisy Transportation and Home Care, 1710 Douglas Drive N, Golden Valley, MN, (NOTE: Due to major construction, Douglas Drive is closed. Come into the building from St. Croix Ave. Turn left off of Duluth St. onto Lilac Ave. then turn right on St. Croix. 1710 Douglas will be the last left turn before the road is blocked.)

Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017: Passenger Assistance-A (Ambulatory) & B (Wheelchairs), 6:00 PM, Location: North Memorial Health Ambulance Service, 4501 68th Ave N, Brooklyn Center, MN (PAT-B Class runs late!)

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017: First Aid, 6:00 PM, Location: Driving Miss Daisy Transportation

Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017, 2017: Abuse Prevention/Maltreatment Awareness, 6:00 PM Location: North Memorial Ambulance Service 

Class size: 15. Seats still available as of October 20th: 12 


Please Click here to register by e-mail.

Include the driver's name(s), ambulatory only or wheelchair training. and the company they drive for. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with the tuition cost, within 24 hours, or you can submit payment below:

Now Available: Pay by Credit/Debit Card, online or on-site - Online price includes discount:

Notice: Effective January 2, 2016, there will be a $5.00 increase on all charge card payments due to a surcharge on each transaction by PayPal.

STS Driver and First Aid Training

(When paying online, please print your receipt and bring to class.)

Please call, or Click to send us e-mail  (link repaired) with questions or to register.

Click HERE for tuition (class cost) and scheduling information.

  Tuition and discount information updated on Dec. 15, 2015


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