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Welcome to Smile Driving School


· DMV reopened field offices to assist with customers with appointments and with transactions that require an in-person visit to a field office. Making appointments are currently not available.
Check the DMV Virtual Office for ways to complete your DMV business.

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TEEN DRIVER'S EDUCATION

FOR AGES 15 ½ TO 17 ½ YEARS OLD

• Required Course for under 18
• Study Anywhere, Anytime, on Any Device
• Fun Activities and Videos Throughout
• 11 Units and a Final
• Short Quiz after each chapter
• At least 80% needed to Pass
• Receive Completion Certificate Fast
• Price includes the entire program and Official DMV certificate

*Click "RETURN TO SMILE DRIVING SCHOOL" button after making the payment. Otherwise, you do NOT get an acess to the program.

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PRACTICE WRITTEN TESTS

• Minors: 38 questions right out of 46 is needed to pass.
• Adults: 30 questions right out of 36 is needed to pass.
• For renewal, 15 questions right out of 18 is needed to pass.
• You have 3 chances to pass. Good Luck!

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GREAT INSTRUCTORS

OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
Courteous, professional instructors
Familiar with all types of beginning driver difficulties

ANY DAY, ANY TIME

AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK
Days - Nights - Weekends
7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Free Pick Up & Drop Off

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TEEN DRIVER'S TRAINING 

6 HOURS OF BEHIND-THE-WHEEL

• 3 Lessons of 2 hours Each
• 1:1 Private High Quality Lesson
• Free Pick-Up Drop-Off Anywhere
• Automatic Transmissions
• Dual accelerators and brakes for Safety
• Full Coverage Insurance and Bond for Students

TEEN DRIVERS TRAINING (BEHIND THE WHEEL TRAINING)

6 HOURS OF BEHIND-THE-WHEEL TRAINING

Drivers Training is a mandatory requirment for teens looking to earn their driver license before the age of 18. It is a way to learn the rules and regulations of our streets and highways so that they too can easily obtain a license to drive in California. Drivers training is many times refered to as "behind the wheel" training because once you have studied and pass the rules of the road examination on paper (Drivers Ed and Permit test) your next step is to put your knowlege into practice.

Drivers training helps you do just that. YOU get behind the wheel. It consist of 6 hours of behind-the-wheel training. The student completes this course in 3 sessions of 2 hours. Our patient, understanding and experienced instructors will be right next to you to help you gain the confidence and knowledge you need to pass the California drivers test, and more importantly help you learn the skills to be a safe driver. At the end or your drivers training program you will feel confident, secure, and safe behind the wheel of a car. 

Free home, school or work pick-up and drop-off service is included, which offers an extra convenience for parents who find it difficult to take students to their driving lessons. The student is taught safety and defensive driving techniques. 

All our instructors are licensed by the DMV. We have met all of the requirements for licensing by State of California including inspections of the vehicles, bonding and insurance.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE ROAD TEST

Once you have completed drivers education course, obtained your learners permit and have taken 6 hours of behind the wheel training, you will be well prepared to take your California drivers road test.

1

Be at least 16 years old and make a behind the wheel drive test appointment

You can make an appointment in three ways.
1. Online at www.dmv.ca.gov
2. Via the DMV Now app (iPhone/Android)
3. By calling 1-800-777-0133

2

Have held an Instruction Permit for at least 6 months from issued date shown on permit

3

Parents AND Licensed Driving Instructor's signature on Permit

Our instructor will sign your permit on the first day of behind-the-wheel training. Also, your Parent(s) or guardian(s) must sign on your instruction permit certifying that you have completed 50 hours of supervised driving practice (10 hours must be night driving)

4

Have completed and provide a Certificate for : 
- Drivers Education 
- Drivers Training (Behind the Wheel)

Pink Drivers Education certificate and Yellow Drivers Training Completion Certificate is needed for your drive test. 

5

Must be accompanied by a California Licensed Driver 25 years or older

A parent, guardian, or adult 25 years of age or older, who has a valid California drivers license, must accompany with you

6

Registration Card and Proof of Insurance for the Vehicle used for testing  

7

Be ready to locate the following in your vehicle:

• Headlights
• Windshield wipers
• Defroster
• Emergency flashers
• Parking brake

8

Pass the Drive Test

After you pass your driving test you will be issued an interim license valid for 90 days until you receive your new photo license in the mail. Check your address before you leave DMV and tell the DMV representative if you have moved or if your address is incorrect. If you have not received your license after 60 days, call 1-800-777-0133 to check on the status.

If you fail your driving test, you must wait 2 weeks before you can take the test again. There is $7 retest fee. You have 3 chances to pass.

PROVISIONAL DRIVER LICENSE RESTRICTIONS 

Provisional Driving Restrictions during the first year

You must be accompanied and supervised by a licensed parent, guardian or other licensed driver 25 years old or older or a licensed or certified driving instructor when you:

          · Transport passengers under 20 years of age at any time for the first twelve months. 

          · Drive between 11 pm and 5 am for the first twelve months.

When you turn 18 years of age, the provisional part of your license ends. You may continue to drive as an adult using your photo license, which will expire on your 5th birthday after the date you applied.


CONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations on finally getting your drivers license in California!
Remember to always drive SAFE & SMILE. 

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ADULT DRIVING LESSONS

NOVICE, REFRESHER

• No Minimum Hour Requirement
• 1:1 Private High Quality Lesson
• Beginners and Brushup Lessons
• Special Programs for Nervous and Elderly.
• Basic & Defensive Driving Skills
• Drive Test Rehersal
• Cars Available for DMV Road Test
• Safety Special Training Available

GETTING LEARNERS PERMIT

To obtain California Learners Permit you must:

1

Make a field office visit appointment

We recommend you make an appointment to visit a field office for faster service. You can make an appointment in three ways.
1. Online at www.dmv.ca.gov
2. Via the DMV Now app (iPhone/Android)
3. By calling 1-800-777-0133

2

Fill out DMV application (DL44) online

Click here to fill out an online DL44 application. 

3

Present an acceptable birth data/legal presence document and provide Social Security Number

Provide two (2) California residency documents when applying for a REAL ID Compliant DL/ID card. You must provide one (1) form of acceptable residency when applying for an original California driver license. Click here for list of residency documents.

*If you are applying for a DL in compliance with AB 60, you are only required to provide one (1) residency document.

4

Pay a $37 application fee

DMV accepts payment in Cash, ATM/Debit card, cashier's check or money order made payable to DMV. This fee entitles you to three exams of any type within the 12 month period and pays for both your provisional instruction permit and your drivers license. If all requirements are not met within the 12 month period, the application becomes void and all steps must be completed again.

5

Give a Fingerprint and Pass a Vision Exam  

6

Pass the Drivers Permit Test

There are 36 questions on the test. You need more than 30 questions correct to pass the test. You have 3 chances to pass.
We provide practice written test questions here. Study them before you go for your permit test. 

ADULT DRIVING LESSONS

Drivers Training is a way for new citizens of the United States, first time drivers or seniors to learn the rules and regulations of our streets and highways so that they can easily obtain a license to drive in California. Drivers training is many times refered to as "behind the wheel" training because once you have studied and past the rules of the road examination on paper (permit test) your next step is to put your knowlege into practice. Drivers training helps you do just that.

YOU get behind the wheel. Our patient, understanding and experienced instructors will be right next to you to help you gain the confidence and knowledge you need to pass the california drivers test, and more importantly help you learn the skills to be a safe driver. At the end or your drivers training program you will feel confident, secure, and safe behind the wheel of a car.

We, Smile Driving School, offer drivers education and Drivers training for teens and adults. We also offer brush-up courses and special training program for senior citizens.

All our instructors are licensed and certified by the Department of Motor Vehicles. We have met all of the requirements for licensing by State of California including inspections of the vehicles, bonding and insurance.

All drivers training programs are taught on a one-to-one basis, so that the student has the instructor's undivided attention. There are no other students in the car. We realize that one-on-one instruction is the best and the fastest way for a student to learn how to drive a car.

FREE home, school or work pick-up and drop-off is included.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR THE ROAD TEST

Take the road test with us and we'll make this last part of your drivers learning experience a positive one. We will pick you up, drive you to your appointment and you will take the test with us. Yes, the same cool and calm instructor that has taught you how to drive will be there with you to steer you through the final road test.

1

Make a behind the wheel drive test appointment

You can make an appointment in three ways.
1. Online at www.dmv.ca.gov
2. Via the DMV Now app (iPhone/Android)
3. By calling 1-800-777-0133

2

Must be accompanied by a California Licensed Driver 25 years or older

Adult 25 years of age or older, who has a valid California drivers license, must accompany with you

3

Registration Card and Proof of Insurance for the Vehicle used for testing  

4

Be ready to locate the following in your vehicle:

• Headlights
• Windshield wipers
• Defroster
• Emergency flashers
• Parking brake

5

Be ready to show arm signals

Left Turn: Extend your left arm straight out the window, palm forward
Right Turn: Extend your left arm out the driver's window with your elbow bent and point your hand to the sky with your palm facing forward
Stop/Slow Down: Extend your left arm out the driver's window and point your arm down with your fingers extended and your palm facing rearward

6

Pass the Drive Test

You have 3 chances to pass the driving test. If you fail, you may practice for a while, then make another appointment. There is no waiting period, but you must make an appointment. If you fail to successfully complete the driving test on the first attempt, you must pay a $7 fee for each additional driving test that is administered under an application for an original or renewal driver license.

7

After Passing the Drive Test

After you pass your driving test you will be issued an interim license valid for 90 days until you receive your new photo license in the mail. Check your address before you leave DMV and tell the DMV representative if you have moved or if your address is incorrect. If you have not received your license after 60 days, call 1-800-777-0133 to check on the status. 


CONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations on finally getting your drivers license in California!
Remember to always drive SAFE & SMILE. 

Mobirise

VIDEOS

• SHARING THE ROAD
• RULES OF THE ROAD
• TOP 10 REASONS WHY PEOPLE FAIL THE DRIVE TEST

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DMV INFO

• Business hours and Holidays of DMV

DMV GENERAL INFO

Phone: 1-800-777-0133
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

2021 DMV HOLIDAYS

· Friday, January 1 New Year's Day

· Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

· Monday, February 15 Presidents' Day

· Wednesday, March 31 César Chávez Day

· Monday, May 31 Memorial Day

· Monday, July 5 July 4th (Observed Monday)

· Monday, September 6 Labor Day

· Thursday, November 11 Veterans Day 

· Thursday, November 25 and  Friday, November 26 Thanksgiving Holiday 

· Saturday, December 25 Christmas Day

Frequently Asked Questions

· Basic maneuvers and scanning
· Safety devices and procedures
· Entering traffic safely
· Lane position tracking
· Turning, including U-turns and three-point turns
· Adjusting to traffic flow and space cushion driving
· Handling intersections
· Parking, including hill and parallel parking
· Great focus on all technical skills and maneuvers

· If you are under 18, the DMV requires you to take 6 hours of professional drivers training before you can take the driving test. You are welcome to take more hours after the required 6 hours.

· If you are over 18, no in-car driving lessons are required by the DMV. But we sure do recommend them. Most adult drivers require anywhere from 4-10 hours depending on their needs.

· A single driving lesson is 2 hours. How many hours you require depends on your goals, driving skills, and comfort level on the road.

Sure! We will pick you up, and you will drive to your appointment to get used to our car.
You will get some drive test rehersal to get you ready for the test.
Our instructor will wait for you to finish, and drop you off.

The price depends on your geographic location.

Please give us a call!

We accept payments of cash or personal checks. Unfortunately at this time we are unable to accept any credit and debit card payments.

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