Milwaukee-area Just Drive Germantown suspended

DMV is working with affected students to make them aware of their options

Release date: March 26, 2020

Due to violations uncovered by Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), the license for the Milwaukee-area driving school Just Drive – Germantown has been suspended. The school will not be able to perform driver training classroom and behind the wheel instruction from April 1 through June 1, 2020. DMV is in the process of obtaining the school’s student enrollment information and providing students with options to resume their driver training.

Just Drive – Germantown was found to have an unlicensed instructor performing behind the wheel instruction while impaired, in addition to other recordkeeping infractions.

Just Drive has a network of driving schools in 34 school districts throughout Wisconsin. The owner of Just Drive – Germantown immediately terminated the employment of the unlicensed instructor, as well as the manager of the Germantown location who was responsible for authorizing the instructor’s employment and access to company vehicles. The owner has voluntarily increased the company’s surety bond to the amount of $120,000 for the next 24 months and has work cooperatively with DMV throughout the investigation process.

Just Drive – Germantown will undergo quarterly audits from DMV over the next 24 months to ensure compliance with all motor vehicle laws pertaining to driver training and the safety of student drivers. Future violations could result in additional sanctions.

For more information, contact:

WisDOT Office of Public Affairs
(608) 266-3581, opa.exec@dot.wi.gov