Drivers Ed Classes Roseville, CA

Only at Hotlen Driving School, we've taught more than 60,000 students in the area of Roseville since 1989. Compared with some other driving schools within Roseville, we are the only school in Placer County that supplies brake and gas pedal on the passenger side.

In addition teaching the appropriate methods of driving, our Roseville students learn the rules of the road and learn defensive strategies. Our driving school has a distinctive technique helps every single student to understand the different driving situations they might face on the highway.

Our approach is made up of 3 to 4 driving sessions that are organized, smartly designed and very thorough. See "teen driving" for explanation of lessons.

For the past 20 years, we have operated our driving school on High Street. We are just on block away from Placer High School. We provide ample parking in the back of the building for allparents.

Our friendly staff members has also been a huge influence in assisting us build our driving school since we have opened our business. And in case you favor a female or male instructor, we can do this too.

Sofia Hotlen, founder and owner of Hotlen Driving School has long been committed to teaching. Ms. Hotlen retains a BA from SJSU and a MS in Human Resources Compensation Management from Sacramento State University.

Another important factor is the fact that we truly look after our Roseville students and are passionate about teaching every student that walks into our driving school. Almost all of our students (60,000.00 +) have passed the written and driving test at the DMV.

We train Roseville each student on an personal basis. At the end of each lesson, we discuss with parents what their youngster needs to practice so they can develop the self esteem to continue with the class.

Furthermore, we have a "pay as you go" program to cater to parents that cannot afford to put down a one lump sum payment. Classes are spread out in a six month period on a monthly basis until they're able to take the driving test.

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Drivers Ed Classes Overview

• Local Roseville Driving Instructors
• Over 26 years of experience
• Driver Education
• Refresher classes for teenagers, adults and seniors
• Licensed by DMV - License No. 3889
• Days / Evenings / Weekends
• Online Courses
• Testing at DMV with our School Car.

About Drivers Ed Classes

Driver education is a four (4:Four) day class which is offered on weekends and weekdays from 9:00am to 4pm. This class is 28 hours and meets DMV requirements. Our classroom instruction lecture, text book study, video, and written tests. Our training course is made to create a well informed and defensive minded driver. Upon completion of this training course, the student will be ready to take the DMV written test for a drivers permit.

Roseville Drivers Ed Classes Training

Driver training course is a "behind the wheel" instruction for persons who have a permit to drive, irrespective of age. Our course of instruction is certainly a complete and extensive set of driving tasks that make the learning process both fun and challenging. First time Roseville students under 18 years of age need three two-hour sessions over a minimum of six months.

(4) 1 1/2 hour sessions are optional

1st - Hand over hand, moving forward, stopping, straight back-up, right and left turns, right of way, turnabouts and U-turns, light traffic;

2nd & 3rd - parallel parking, lane change, defensive driving, adverse conditions, heavy traffic, freeway driving, practice test similar to DMV test

Brand new students will need one lesson with a certified instructor before they are allowed to use their permit. Our Roseville instructor will sign off on their permit after the first behind the wheel session, allowing them to begin practice at home with a licensed driver 25 years of age and older.


• You need a Certificate of completion from Driver Education (pink or blue)
• Original birth certificate or copy of your passport
• Social Security number
• You must be 15 l/2 or older
• $33.00 DMV test fee. No credit cards.
• Pass the DMV test within 3 attempts.

What Does The Drivers Ed Online Program Involve?

It is a program that could be taken at the convenience of your home within Roseville. The course is 10 lessons long. Right after each lesson you must take a test and pass up to 80%. This program is also 30 hours in total. After the completing all the chapters, you receive a certificate of completion. This certificate takes at least 3 days to be mailed to you in Roseville. Or, you can pick it up at the office as soon as you finish the program.


Yes, we offer the classroom education in the class during week days and weekends in the summer. Please call us for classroom dates.


After completing the drivers training-behind-the-wheel, you can call the 800 number or make an appointment on the dmv site. Sessions are usually taken 2 weeks beforehand, so a scheduled appointment early on.