Drivers Ed Classes Roseville, California

Right here at Hotlen Driving School, we have educated more than 60,000 students all over the area of Roseville since 1989. Unlike other driving schools in Roseville, we're the only school in Placer County that features brake and gas pedal on the passenger side.

Apart from teaching the proper techniques of driving, our Roseville students learn the rules of the road and learn defensive techniques. Our driving school has a unique method that helps every single student to understand the different driving situations they might face on the highway.

Our method is made up of 3 to 4 driving sessions that are structured, smartly designed and extremely 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 big aspect in assisting us build our driving school since we've opened up. Just in case you wish a female or male instructor, we are able to make this happen too.

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

Another important aspect is that we truly care for our Roseville students and are enthusiastic about teaching every student that walks into our driving school. Most of our students (60,000.00 +) have passed the written and driving test at the DMV.

We instruct Roseville each student on an individual basis. Following each lesson, we talk to parents what their youngster needs to practice so that they can develop the confidence to carry on with the class.

We also have a "pay as you go" plan to provide parents that cannot afford to pay a one single payment. Classes are spread out in a 6 month period on a monthly basis until they are ready to take the driving test.

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 that 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 was created to create a knowledgeable and defensive oriented 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 program is a "behind the wheel" instruction for persons who have a permit to drive, regardless of age. Our course of instruction is certainly a comprehensive and detailed set of driving tasks that make the learning process both fun and challenging. First time Roseville students under 18 years of age will require 3 two-hour sessions over a minimum of six months.

(4) 1 1/2 hour sessions are suggested but are not required

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

New students 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 require 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 Course Involve?

It's a program that can be taken at the convenience of your home in Roseville. The program is 10 lessons long. Right after each lesson you will need to take a test and pass up to 80%. This program is also 30 hours in total. After the completion of 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.


Right after finishing the drivers training-behind-the-wheel, you may call the 800 number or a scheduled appointment on the dmv web site. Meetings are generally taken two weeks beforehand, so make an appointment early on.