Driving School Rocklin, California

Right here at Hotlen Driving School, we have taught more than 60,000 students all throughout the area of Rocklin since 1989. As opposed to other driving schools in Rocklin, we are the only school in Placer County that provides brake and gas pedal on the passenger side.

Besides teaching the appropriate techniques of driving, our Rocklin students learn the rules of the road and learn defensive strategies. Our driving school has a specific method that helps each and every student to comprehend the different driving scenarios they might face on the highway.

Our technique includes 3-4 driving sessions that are organized, well designed and quite 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 employees has been a big factor in assisting us build our driving school since we've opened our business. If you prefer a male or female instructor, we can do that too.

Sofia Hotlen, owner of Hotlen Driving School has long been devoted 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 care for our Rocklin students and are passionate about teaching each 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 teach Rocklin each student on an personal basis. Following each lesson, we speak with parents what their youngster needs to practice so that they can have the confidence to carry on with the class.

Furthermore, we have a "pay as you go" plan to accommodate parents that can't afford to put down a one single payment. Courses are spread out in a 6 month period on a monthly basis until they are ready to take the driving test.

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Driving School Overview

• Local Rocklin 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 Driving School

Driver education is a four (4:Four) day class that is offered on both 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 course of study was established to create a knowledgeable and defensive oriented driver. When completed of this training course, the student will be ready to take the DMV written test for a drivers permit.

Rocklin Driving School 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 certainly a comprehensive and detailed set of driving tasks which make the learning process both fun and challenging. First time Rocklin students under 18 years of age need 3 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

New students will need one lesson with a certified instructor prior to being allowed to use their permit. Our Rocklin 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 can be taken at the convenience of your home in Rocklin. 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 completing all the chapters, you receive a certificate of completion. This certificate takes at least 3 days to be mailed to you in Rocklin. 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 may either phone the 800 number or a scheduled appointment on the dmv web site. Meetings are generally taken 2 weeks beforehand, so a scheduled appointment early on.