Drivers Ed Classes Roseville, CA

Only at Hotlen Driving School, we have trained more than 60,000 students all through the region of Roseville since 1989. Unlike some other driving schools in Roseville, we're the only school in Placer County that features brake and gas pedal on the passenger side.

Besides teaching the correct methods of driving, our Roseville students understand the rules of the road and learn defensive techniques. Our driving school has a specific method that helps each student to comprehend the different driving conditions they may face on the road.

Our method includes 3 to 4 driving sessions that are organized, well 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 workers continues to be a major component in helping us build our driving school since we have opened up. Just in case you prefer a male or female instructor, we are able to do this too.

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

Another significant aspect is that we truly look after our Roseville students and are passionate about teaching every single 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 instruct Roseville each student on an individual basis. By the end of each lesson, we talk to parents what their son or daughter needs to practice so that they can develop the confidence to continue with the class.

Furthermore, we have a "pay as you go" program to provide parents that cannot find a way to pay a one one time payment. Classes are spread out in a six month period on a monthly basis until they are ready 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 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 program was established to create a educated and defensive minded driver. When completed 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 with a permit to drive, irrespective of age. Our course of instruction is a very complete and extensive set of driving tasks which make the learning process both enjoyable and challenging. First time Roseville students under 18 years of age will need three 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 backup, 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 will need one lesson with a certified instructor prior to being 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 is a program that may be taken at the convenience of your home within Roseville. This program is 10 lessons long. After each lesson you must take a test and pass up to 80%. The 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.


After finishing the drivers training-behind-the-wheel, you may phone the 800 number or make an appointment on the dmv site. Sessions are generally taken two weeks beforehand, so a scheduled appointment early.