21 Century Driving SchoolFAQ's
Are all the driving schools listed on your website fully-certified by the California DMV to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in California?
The driving school directory on our website is for your convenience only, and we cannot absolutely guarantee that every driving school listed is currently licensed to offer behind-the-wheel training courses in California. We suggest you contact the California DMV to make sure a particular driving school is certified before you enroll in their driver training course.
Will the California DMV allow my parents to supervise my driving practice instead of requiring me to take a behind-the-wheel training course at a state-approved driving school?
Possibly. Some states will allow your parents to supervise your driving practice as a substitute to taking a driver training course with a professional driving instructor. You will need to contact the California DMV to find out if your driver training may be done by your parents in California.
What if I don't know how to drive a vehicle with a manual-shift? Does 21 Century Driving School have an automatic-shift vehicle they'll allow me train with?
Since you're just learning how to drive, you probably don't know how to operate either a stick-shift or an automatic-shift vehicle! However, if you have a preference as to a stick or an automatic, you probably should call 21 Century Driving School to see if they can accommodate your request prior to your signing up to take their driver training course.
I live in a small rural community, where there are a lot of small, unpaved roads. Will my behind-the-wheel training with 21 Century Driving School include learning how to drive in remote areas? Or do they just offer training for urban driving?
Most local driving schools will likely want their students to know how to drive safely in the local area. Therefore, chances are good that the driver training you receive from 21 Century Driving School will include handling dirt roads and mountain driving.
Can I apply for my California learner's permit once I turn 14?
Most likely, no. Most states have set the minimum age to obtain a learner's permit at 15 or 15½. You may want to contact the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or a certified driving instruction school like 21 Century Driving School to learn more about the minimum age requirement in California.
Is taking a drivers education course in a classroom or online sufficient in San Jose California or do I also have to register for a driver training class with a professional driving instructor?
It depends on what the California's laws require, but many states do mandate that new, young drivers to enroll in a driver training class with a professional driving instructor as well as a drivers education classroom or online course.
I have to take a defensive driving course in San Jose California. Can I meet this requirement by signing up with 21 Century Driving School?
Yes, 21 Century Driving School offers drivers education courses in San Jose California. You will need to contact 21 Century Driving School directly to get more information on the types of courses they offer and when to sign up for a class.
What do I need to do to get a driver's license in San Jose California?
It depends on California's laws, but most states require new, teen-aged drivers to enroll in a safe driving classroom course as well as a driver training course. You may want to call 21 Century Driving School to see if they offer the behind-the-wheel training course that would satisfy the regulations set forth by the California DMV.
Is hands-on driver training required in California in order to be licensed to operate a motor vehicle?
Absolutely. All new drivers in California are required to take an approved behind-the-wheel training course before they can get a license to independently drive a motor vehicle.
Do I need to have my instruction permit before I sign up to take a driver training course like the one that 21 Century Driving School offers?
You will need to contact 21 Century Driving School or the California DMV to find out if you are allowed to register with a driving school like 21 Century Driving School before obtaining your California instruction permit.