California Online Driver Education

Learn the rules of the road with DriverEdToGo. We make earning your license EASY!

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Driver’s Education designed with you in mind

When teens are first learning to drive, they are highly receptive to important messages about the dangers of unsafe driving and driving while intoxicated. That is why it is so important for parents to get involved at this initial stage to ensure proper and thorough education to help set ground rules and instill good driving habits, as their teen takes on the responsibility of operating a motor vehicle.

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Course Syllabus

Course Duration

The online course is self-timed and students may start-and-stop the course as needed. Our software will track the student's progress so that when they log-out they can log in later and pick up exactly where they left off in the course.

Final Exam

The final exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions and may be taken as many times as necessary until the student has scored 85% (34 out of 40 questions correct) or better.


Once a student has completed the course, we will send them official DMV form DL400c. This form must be presented at a DMV in order to apply for a learner's permit and before a student may enroll with a "behind-the-wheel" driving school to learn how to drive a car.


  1. 1
    1.1 DMV Legal Notice and Disclaimer
    1.2 Driving Is a Responsibility
    1.3 License to Drive: A Privilege
    1.4 A Motor Vehicle Is a Weapon
    1.5 Park Responsibly
    1.6 Obey the Law
    1.7 Sharing the Road with Others
    1.8 The Importance of Driver Education
    1.9 History of the Automobile
    1.10 Eco-Conscious Driving
    1.11 Summary
  2. 2
    2.1 The Driver
    2.2 The Physiology of the Driver
    2.3 Vision
    2.4 Vision and Your Vehicle
    2.5 Hearing
    2.6 Physical Conditions
    2.7 Psychological Nature of the Driver
    2.8 Emotional and Physical Conditions
    2.9 Inattentiveness
    2.10 Exhibition and Irresponsibility
    2.11 Summary
  3. 3
    3.1 Natural Forces Affecting the Driver
    3.2 Natural Laws and Driving a Vehicle
    3.3 The Force of Gravity
    3.4 Inertia and Energy
    3.5 The Force of Friction
    3.6 Centrifugal and Centripetal Force
    3.7 Force of Impact
    3.8 Summary
  4. 4
    4.1 Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings
    4.2 Recognizing Traffic-Control Signals
    4.3 Traffic Signs
    4.4 Traffic Sign Colors
    4.5 Traffic Sign Shapes
    4.6 Traffic Lights
    4.7 Flashing Signals
    4.8 Crossings Requiring Special Stops
    4.9 Pavement and Curb Markings
    4.10 Additional Pavement Markings
    4.11 Summary
  5. 5
    5.1 Vehicle Code and Rules of the Road
    5.2 Driver's License
    5.3 Driver's License Requirements
    5.4 Automobile Ownership
    5.5 Traffic Laws
    5.6 Bicycles
    5.7 Lights
    5.8 Seat Belts
    5.9 Financial Responsibility
    5.10 Automobile Equipment
    5.11 Criminal Offenses
    5.12 Summary
  6. 6
    6.1 Causes and Costs of Accidents
    6.2 Faulty Driver Performance
    6.3 Various Driving Conditions
    6.4 Accident Avoidance and Prevention
    6.5 Procedures When in Accidents
    6.6 Financial Responsibilities
    6.7 Summary
  7. 7
    7.1 Urban and Rural Driving
    7.2 Urban Driving Conditions
    7.3 Freeway Driving
    7.4 Driving on Open Highways
    7.5 Passing
    7.6 Hazardous Conditions
    7.7 Summary
  8. 8
    8.1 Critical Vehicle Systems
    8.2 Construction of the Automobile
    8.3 Safety Equipment
    8.4 Maintenance of the Automobile
    8.5 Calculating Costs
    8.6 Summary
  9. 9
    9.1 Teen Risk Taking & Risk Perception
    9.2 Youthful Risk Taking
    9.3 Risk Perception by Young Drivers
    9.4 Summary
  10. 10
    10.1 Pedestrian Safety
    10.2 As a Pedestrian
    10.3 As a Driver
    10.4 Avoiding Collisions with Animals
    10.5 Summary
  11. 11
    11.1 Motorcycle Safety
    11.2 Sharing the Road with Motorcycles
    11.3 Riding a Motorcycle
    11.4 Ride Defensively
    11.5 Riding as a Passenger
    11.6 Summary
  12. 12
    12.1 Effects of Alcohol and Drugs
    12.2 Alcohol
    12.3 Drugs
    12.4 Availability of Drugs
    12.5 Drug Actions Within the Body
    12.6 Avoiding Driving while Intoxicated
    12.7 Avoiding the Intoxicated Driver
    12.8 Summary
  13. 13
    13.1 Substance Abuse
    13.2 Illegal for Under 21 to Use Alcohol
    13.3 Statistics
    13.4 Cycle of Abuse
    13.5 Legalities
    13.6 Summary
  14. 14
    14.1 Driving Inexperience
    14.2 Inexperience vs. Immaturity
    14.3 Predicting Other Drivers' Reactions
    14.4 Summary
  15. 15
    15.1 Road Rage
    15.2 Anger Management
    15.3 Statistics
    15.4 Summary
  16. 16
    16.1 Final Exam
    16.2 Final Exam Instructions


Hanford Drivers Ed Online!

Thanks for visiting – California’s most popular web-based driver ed course! If you are aged between 15½ and 18, and are looking for online drivers ed, we make it easy to get your driver’s license or learner’s permit. Our California drivers education online course will give you everything you need to get your learner’s permit from the DMV – first time!

  • Accessible from your home PC, iPhone, iPad or any other device
  • Certificate processing within seconds
  • Approved by the California DMV
  • Customer support reps to help you along the way

Hanford Online Drivers Ed the Easy Way!

As any Hanford drivers ed online instructor will tell you, in California, you need 30 hours of textbook learning to meet DMV requirements. With, there’s no need to front up at a classroom to meet these requirements. Our 100% online environment spreads your learning across 16 lessons, and you will be tested at each chapter’s end with a quick multiple-choice quiz. The best part is you can complete the course at your leisure! We make it fun to complete your course in drivers ed online with videos, interactive games, and driving simulators.

The Steps to Getting Your First Time License or Learner’s Permit in California

  • 1. Enroll in an approved online teen drivers education course (that’s us!)
  • 2. Complete your 30 study hours to meet your Hanford drivers ed online requirements
  • 3. After you finish your California drivers education online, you will be ready to complete your written exam with the DMV! Our online course will have given you the tools to correctly answer every question you will be faced with, but if you need a little more confidence, you can complete our Prep Wizard, which simulates real exam conditions and will increase your chances of passing the exam first go.
  • 4. Once you have passed your written exam with flying colors, it’s time to get out on the road!
  • 5. Complete your practice hours with a qualified supervising driver over a period of six months and you will then be ready to sit your on-road test with the DMV. Pass that (and you will), and you will be given your shiny new driver’s license!

Is Hanford Drivers Ed Online for You?

Getting your learner’s permit is one of the most exciting times of a person’s teen years, so you are sure to have some questions. If you cannot find what you need over at our Frequently Asked Questions page, get in touch with one of our experienced Hanford online drivers ed coaches and ask away! Our representatives also have a lot of knowledge about the official California drivers education online DMV requirements, so if you need any help navigating your way through the DMV maze, we can help with that, as well.

Why Choose for Your Hanford Online Drivers Ed Needs?

We are approved by the DMV and have helped many young Californians just like you get their driver’s license. However, we are most proud of our testimonials and endorsements from organizations such as DARE. We also set ourselves apart from regular teen drivers education courses by making our interactive course fun and engaging. You can complete our courses at your own pace, any time, from any device, and we don’t charge the earth for it, either! If you are ready to take the next step towards getting your California learner’s permit, give us a whirl. We are ready to assist you. Get in touch with us today – you won’t regret it!

Still not convinced? See what people just like you think about our course.

See testimonials from people who took our online traffic school course.

  • Azad M.
    Brilliant! Everything I needed in a quick and accessible format. Not too long, not too restrictive, and very very educational! Thanks a million!
  • Samantha P
    Your course is already very well done and I found the experience enjoyable with the games, gifs and visual aids you have provided. Thank You.
  • Andy H.
    The course was easy to navigate and had a lot of information to get me started on driving. Good system of quizzes, exams, and information.
  • Lydia L.
    Thanks! I learned a lot more than I did on my own. The videos and simulations made it extremely helpful and much more entertaining.

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