Teen Driver Training
Training Teens to Be Safe and Smart on the Road.
Is Your Teen Eligible to Receive Their Permit and Now Eager to Learn to Drive?
Before you hand over the car keys, it’s critical to enroll your child in a high-quality driver training program. Here’s why:
Young drivers simply don’t have the experience behind the wheel to know how to handle different driving scenarios. Many also lack proper training or are getting the bare minimum of behind-the-wheel practice needed to pass the DMV test. See below for some of the many situations in which your student will be trained:
How to Obtain a Driver’s Permit and License: Step-by-step
Do you know what your teen must do to obtain a driver’s permit or license? Find out below!
- How to obtain a permit if you are under 17 1/2.
- How to obtain a license if you are under 18.
- Be at least 15 ½, but under 18 years of age
- Fill out the DMV application form (DL-44) online
- Obtain parent or guardian signatures on the application form (DL-44)
- Provide your driver’s education certificate of completion (at least 30 hours of classroom instruction)
- Present acceptable identity and legal residence documents
- Provide your social security number
- Pay the required application fee
- Pass an eye exam
- Have your picture taken
- Provide a thumbprint
- Pass a knowledge test (If your child misses 9 or more of the 46 total questions, he or she must wait one week before retaking the test.)
- Be 16 years old
- Have held a provisional instruction permit for a minimum of six months
- Have completed a driver education course (at least 30 hours of classroom instruction)
- Have completed a minimum of six hours of professional driver training
- Have completed 50 hours of driving practice with an adult 25 years or older. The adult must have a valid California driver’s license and certify to the 50 hours of practice. At least 10 of the 50 hours must have been done at night.
- Make a driving test appointment through the DMV Appointment System or call 1-800-777-0133 during the regular business hours. Driving tests are not given without an appointment.
- Provide proof of financial responsibility that meets or exceeds California Insurance Requirements.
Why Choose Alliance?
We are the only driver training service in San Diego that outfits our driver training vehicles with both gas and brake pedals on the passenger side to ensure complete control of the car should something unexpected occur.
Enhanced Visual Equipment
Each student learns at a different pace. Our customized lessons allow each student driver to master a concept before moving on to the next one, so they build confidence as they go.
Easy Online Scheduling
Convenient “Come to You” Lessons
No need to build in travel time for your driving lesson. We pick you up and drop you off at your door.
75+ Years of Experience
Our driving instructors boast a combined 75+ years of defensive driving experience to help prepare you for any driving scenario.
We welcome parent involvement! In fact, we encourage parents to attend your teen’s driving lessons so you know what your child is learning. This allows you to reinforce the concepts we teach when you take your son or daughter out for a driving session.
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