California's Home Study Driver Education Class

We offer online driver education and home study driver ed courses that satisfy the California Vehicle Code driver education requirements for students to obtain a DMV learners permit and drivers license. Our driver education classes are accepted by the California DMV. Designed for all California high school students in Sacramento, San Jose, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland, Orange, San Diego, Riverside and all other areas of California. A service of Pacific High School.

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Our Online Drivers Education Course
Meets the California DMV requirements for students under 18
to get a Learners Permit and a Drivers License

The California DMV Driver Handbook

Do not:

  • Drive a vehicle so loaded, either with property or persons, that you can’t see ahead or to the sides of your vehicle or control it.
  • Carry anything in or on a passenger vehicle which extends beyond the fenders on the left side or more than six inches beyond the fenders on the right side. A load extending more than four feet from the back of the vehicle must display a 12-inch red or fluorescent orange square flag or two red lights at night.
  • Allow anyone to ride on any part of your vehicle not intended for passengers.
  • Allow a person to ride in the load space of your pickup or other truck unless the vehicle is equipped with seats and the person uses both the seat and a safety belt.
  • Transport animals in the load space of a pickup or other truck unless the animal is properly secured.
  • Dump or abandon animals on a highway. It is a crime punishable by a fine (up to $1000), six months in jail, or both.
  • Tow anyone who is riding a bicycle, in a wagon, on roller skates, on a sled, on skis, or on a toy vehicle.
  • Sound your horn unless it is as a safety warning.
  • Throw any cigarette, cigar, or other flaming or glowing substance from your vehicle.
  • Shoot firearms on a highway or at traffic signs.
  • Litter the roadside. You will be fined $1000 and may be forced to pick up what you threw away. Littering convictions are shown on your driving record.
  • Wear a headset over, or earplugs in, both your ears.


Always signal to other drivers when you plan to turn left, right, slow down, or stop.

Motorcyclists often use hand signals to make themselves more visible. Bicycle riders may give right turn signals with their right arm held straight out, pointing right.

Signal your left or right turn during the last 100 feet before reaching the turning point. At highway speeds, it is best to signal at least five seconds before you change lanes.

If bright sunlight makes signal lights hard to see, use hand-and-arm signals also.

left turn LEFT TURN

right turn RIGHT TURN

slow or stop SLOW OR STOP


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Our Driver Education Course is Accepted by the California DMV

View Our California DMV Verification Letter

Sample DMV Driver Education Certificate of Completion

California Highway Patrol

"Cal-Driver-Ed is a pioneer in the field of online driver education. Over 80,000 California teenagers have taken their courses and are driving today."

"I recommend Cal-Driver-Ed for home study driver education."

The following quotes are excerpts from a California DMV Study on the Effectiveness of Home-Study Driver Education (PDF) dated April 2003:

"Home-study students performed just as well or better than classroom students ... "

"Home-study courses may also have the additional benefit of increasing parental involvement in their teen's learning process, which has been shown to be an important factor ..."

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of NE California.

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