The right to drive is an integral part of the American dream. But it’s not one that comes without practice and instruction. While many current drivers received their training in school, today’s drivers are a busy sort, but getting proper instruction (and passing the tests) is not an insurmountable task. Whether you are tackling the obstacles as a first-time driver, looking for some remedial courses or you need to get your license out of suspension, here’s a list of the most reputable driver’s ed schools in the Sacramento region.
Cal-Driver-Ed  
5777 Madison Ave #810
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 338-3900
www.cal-driver-ed.com

A work-from-home school featuring online coursework, supplemented by a workbook, Cal Driver Ed is designed for the busy high schooler, or the older student with a full-time gig. Owned and operated by Pacific High School, an area private school, the program runs at $50 for a complete course package. It’s high school driver’s ed on your terms, modernized for your own convenience.

My California Permit Driver ED  
404 El Dorado Ave.
RosevilleCA 95678
(888) 805-1437
www.mycaliforniapermit.com

Another fully online course, My California Permit Driver ED also allows you to work at your own speed. The $65 price tag included study materials, free DMV practice tests and 11 tests that you can take until you pass, regardless of how many times you may need to take them. The distinguishing feature of this program is that the student may view the entire course before they buy. Savvy and smart driver’s ed is yours at My California Permit Driver ED.

Bond Driving School  
3333 Balmoral Drive
Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 485-5779
www.bonddrivingschool.com

With courses designed specifically for teens and adults, Bond goes above and beyond the traditional school. They’ve been doing it for 50 years, and they have a bead on what drivers need. Whether getting your license back from a suspension, getting your license for the first time or getting better at defensive driving, Bond has you covered. Prices vary for different courses.

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Sacramento Driving School
7035 S Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831
(916) 424-8877
www.sacdrivingschool.com

Classroom and online services are available from this all-inclusive school. Traffic school for tickets, suspension needs, permit test training and much more is offered through Sac Driving School. The Sac School has all the resources and services available to a wide array of users. Sac Driving school is a school where experience and inclusivity are at the forefront. Prices vary for different courses.

Allstars School Of Driving  
4830 Pacific St.
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 663-6573
www.allstarsdriving.com

Serving Sacto and the surrounding areas, Allstars is focused on the complete package for new drivers. This DMV approved course is mostly behind-the-wheel. In fact, they’ll pick you up at your own front door. Prices start at $40, with prices varying for larger packages and services. Sac School utilizes the best of what technology has to offer, making your training distinctly modern. Timely training is important, and Allstar knows it.

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Christopher Millard is a freelance writer and cultural critic whose music reviews can be found on Examiner.com. He also works as a publicist for Valence Communications Group and is a contributor to the health and wellness magazine, Hybrid. Chris currently resides in Sacramento, California.