Behind the Wheel Lessons

DMV Approved Drivers Ed Course

Los Angeles Drivers Training Online Drivers Education has teamed up with Drivers Ed Direct, the leading driving school in Los Angeles county, to assist you in meeting your State of CA Teen Driver Training requirement! Each in car driving lesson is taught by a friendly and licensed driving instructor who can teach driving skills in different environments, including freeway driving, canyon driving, and defensive driving. Both beginner and more advanced courses are offered for anyone over 15 years old in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Studio City, Sherman Oaks Santa Monica, Westwood, the San Fernando Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley, the Conejo Valley and the West LA!

Register for Online Drivers Education Online         


Hybrid VehiclesLcensed Instructors GuaranteedLearn Driving from the Best!


There are a lot of driving schools throughout California that will try to earn your business, but beware that only a select group of driving schools are licensed by the California DMV. 

With Online Drivers Education, you get the comfort of knowing your driving classes are provided by Drivers Ed Direct: a licensed, top rate CA driving school for California!

Driver Training Lessons

Level 1 Drivers Training2 Hr Level 1 Lesson Level 1 is designed for even the most inexperienced driver, to teach someone to drive who has never operated a motor vehicle before. For the most part, level 1 is taught in a residential neighborhood and focuses on the following areas of driving:

  • Pre-drive safety inspection
  • Explanation of the different controls and gauges within the car
  • Working accelerating, braking, and steering
  • Performing left-hand turns and right-hand turns
  • Keeping a safe lane position with respect to other cars, trucks, and obstacles
  • Making proactive traffic checks and using mirrors
  • Performing curbside parking, backing, driveway maneuvers

Level 2 Drivers Training 2 Hr Level 2 Lesson Level 2 starts with a review of the previous level's concepts to make sure the basics are mastered before moving into more congested, busy driving situations. The majority of level 2 is spent out on public surface streets with a focus on refining:

  • Left and right turns at major intersections
  • Performing safe lane changes
  • Obeying speed rules, vehicle space cushions, and performing traffic checks
  • Parking lot driving safety
  • Parallel parking between cars
  • Making legal U-turns in traffic

Level 3 Drivers Training 2 Hr Level 3 Lesson Level 3 begins with a warm-up, including a review of lessons learned during both levels 1 and 2. This warm up is followed by a simulated DMV drivers test, focusing on correcting any areas judged by the DMV test examiners, including:

  • Explanation of auto fails and CDE's (critical driving errors)
  • Overview of test expectations and layout
  • Discussion of pre-drive test questions
  • Taking a graded simulated test near your local DMV

To end level 3, an introduction to the freeway is done. This includes explaining freeway basics, merging onto the freeway, and maneuvering on the freeway for a short while.

Start Your Online Drivers Education Class         

Additional Driving Lessons 

Level 4 Drivers Training 2 Hr Level 4 Freeway Lesson Level 4 lets our students get more practice driving on California's complex freeway system. During this advanced freeway lesson, new driving concepts are explained and practiced, with a emphasis on:

  • Making safe lane changes at freeway speeds
  • Merging onto the freeway properly
  • Defensive driver strategies and obstacle avoidance
  • Making interchanges between major freeways
  • Operating the cruise control device

Level 5 Drivers Training 2 Hr Level 5 Canyon Driving Lesson Level 5 focuses mainly on driving both busy and rural canyon roads. Also, level 5 also involves discussing evasive maneuvers from a defensive driving standpoint. Topics covered include:

  • Handling winding roads with heavy traffic
  • How to navigate small, sharp curves on rural canyon streets
  • Defensive driving and hazard avoidance
  • Recovery maneuvers for tire blowouts, hydroplaning, icy roads, and spin-outs.

Extra Driving Lessons 

DMV Test Preperation Drivers Training DMV Refresher Drivers Training Additional Drivers Training
DMV Test Preparation
Let us call the DMV and take care of scheduling your test appointment. Then we'll pick you up at your home, spend a little time warming you up with some practice, and finally take you to the DMV where you take the DMV drive test in our car. After you earn your license we'll drop you back at home!
DMV Refresher Course
This lesson is designed for one thing: help you pass your Department of Motor Vehicles driving test. Practice on roads similar to DMV test area roads, discuss driving tasks that will be graded by the DMV, and work on those driving areas. From pre-drive DMV test questions, simulating DMV tests, and discussing the auto failures, this lesson has everything you need to get ready for DMV!
2-Hr Behind the Wheel Lesson
Purchase driving lessons one at a time, or add more lessons to a previously purchased behind-the-wheel package. Need to work on your driving skills on residential or city streets? Or maybe you want to become more accustomed to driving at night. Our individual driving lessons help you improve where you need it most!

Start Your Online Drivers Education Class         

* Our patient and experienced instructors are committed to developing your driving skills at a pace that is both comfortable and challenging. Instructors will use their discretion and assess your driving skills before training in advanced environments such as city streets, freeways, or canyons. We will not teach you in any setting thought to be unsafe given your current driving ability.

Driving Areas Serviced 

California Drivers Training Using Google, MSN or Yahoo to search for a great driving school in your area? Chances are Online Drivers Education can offer the best professional driving school services for you and your teen. Looking for West Hills drivers training or a North Hills driving school? Not a problem, we service your area, along with Chatsworth, Northridge, and Van Nuys. Live in the San Fernando Valley? Great! We've got you covered, as well as the Conejo Valley. And we also offer behind the wheel services in Valencia, Santa Clarita, and Castaic? In fact, if you live in Los Angeles or Ventura county, there's a good chance we can offer you the best driving school instruction you can find.

Credit Cards Accepted

Driving School FAQs:
  • What do you teach on the freeway?
  • What is the DMV minimum requirement for getting a license?
  • Do your driver training cars have dual brakes?
  • Do you offer driver training in a truck?
  • Are your driver training instructors licensed?
  • What defensive driving techniques do you teach?
  • Do your instructors have experience working with teens?
  • Can I ride along on my child's driver's training lesson?
  • Will your in car course prepare me for my DMV drive test?
  • Do you offer special promotions or coupons for signing up multiple students?
  • All Rights Reserved