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Traffic/Driving Schools in California

TRAFFIC SCHOOLS

In the state of California, traffic schools are often referred to as Driving Schools. They offer Defensive Driving Courses. The schools are licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). They must have liability insurance and maintain records for DMV inspection. There are many reasons why people enroll in the Defensive Driver Courses:

  • After a traffic violation where demerit points were awarded, the course at a traffic/driving school will improve their safe-driving skills.
  • To remove traffic violation points.

This program is designed to help you to learn defensive driving techniques that will make you a safer driver. The Defensive Driver Courses must be approved the state of California. There are various locations offered in California.

BENEFITS

Any driver who has obtained a ticket can enroll in a traffic school and prevent points from accumulating and familiarize you with safe driving practices.

WHEN IS IT MANDATORY?

Either the court or the DMV (when notified by the courts) may order you to successfully complete a defensive driver course when you have been convicted of a moving or traffic violation. It is under the court's discretion as to whether or not you will be mandated to take one of these courses. You will have a stipulated time to finish the course and if it is NOT completed successfully you will have you license suspended until the requirement has been fulfilled.

FEES

Please contact the traffic school locations for details on pricing.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • If you are looking for information on how to get your license or permit, see Driver's Education.
  • Please click on defensive driving schools for details about other safe driving courses.
  • When studying for your driver's license/permit, use the driver's manual to help you learn about safe driving techniques and traffic laws.
  • For more licensing and safe-driving information for beginning drivers, see learner's permits.

Reviews of Traffic/Driving Schools in California

My car has a modern 4 ohv engine, steel beltedtires rated well over 100 mph, a 4 disc anitlock braking system, airbags and is rather new and well maintained. There is no logical reason to drive only 65 mph in daylight on a flat open road with no traffic but I got a ticket anyway. This is stupid.

The National speed limit hasn't increased since it was introduced in the 1960s, cars have generally become much much safer with improved visibility, lighting, tyre technology, suspension, braking, steering, etc.

Time for some common sence. Only the USA is stupid like this.

Just because the cars have improved, doesn't mean the humans who drive them have. Your review just proves it. The more fancy and shiny cars become is just more of a reason to keep the speed limit the same. If people enjoy running down animals crossing the road on purpose, then what difference would it make to them if they had a little 'speed showdown' or tapped bumpers in a pathetic show of dominance?

Even if you could be a sensible 100mph driver, USA knows the majority of people aren't and won't ever be. If you really feel the need to drive in adrenaline then go to on of those states that have roads with no speed limits on them at all, you'd fit right in.

I want to teach my son how to drive. I have a valid driver's license, liability insurance on our truck and former law enforcement. How can I legally teach my 16 year old to get behind the wheel and drive. Are there forms I need, etc.? Thank you

HI MY NAME IS RICK, IM 40 YEARS OLD AND HAVE NEVER HAD A LICENSE DO TO EARLY AGE DRIVING ISSUES AND INCARCERATION. YET I DRIVE EVERY DAY LIKE IM AS LEGAL AS MOST OF THE PEOPLE ON THE ROAD. MY LAQST PRINT OUT IT STATED I HAD TO BGO TO A FIRST OFFENDERS PROGRAM. BUT SINCE THEN I RECENTLY GOT TWO DRIVING ON SUSPENDED LICENSES.AND AM IN EARLY STAGES OF COURT. MY QUESTION IS , HOW MUCH IS THE CLASS? HOW MUCH$ AND CAN I GET A TEMP LICENSE?

I NEED A INTERPRETIONG HELP FOR ME TAKE AS TEST DMV CUZ I WAS TAKE TEST DMV FOR 6 TIME FAILED WORNG THAT WHY REOSN HARD STUDY WELL ....I NOT UNDERSTANED THIS READ TAKE AS TEST DMV DANG ..

Maybe its cuz you can't spell, or use any grammar knowledge what-so-ever... Js.

im 16 i live in daly city california i wanna knoe how to get my license

Hi I am 17years old, and Im trying to prepare myself for the permit test and I need to take a class before i can take the test.I live in fremont and im trying to find some reasonable priced classes?

im chloe

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