Driver Education & Vehicle Safety

Did you know every 7 seconds, someone is injured in a car crash? Or that every 15 minutes someone is killed?* LBCC has over 25 years of experience teaching Driver Education in Linn and Benton counties. Courses are approved by the Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division and utilize their curriculum.
*Source: The National Safety Council

To register for Driver Education courses, you will need the following:

  • An image of your Student Driver Permit or License submitted in jpeg format (driverpermitimage.jpg)
  • Proof of personal driver insurance
  • Credit card information for online payment
  • Important: Student and Parent will need to complete the registration process together
  • For LBCC staff who are using a waiver, please contact us directly at driversed@linnbenton.edu

Summer Term Information

 


Upcoming 2024 Driver Education Classes

Traditional Driver Education Classes

Driver Ed w/Permit

This ODOT approved program includes mandated 30 hours classroom instruction, six hours of driving and observation which are scheduled outside of class time. Parent/student orientation at first meeting.

Class must be dropped 72 hours prior to start date for refund. Supplies included in fees.  

CRN 16359 (Corvallis) – Purple

  • Meets on Wednesdays
  • Starts on June 12th
  • Ends on September 4th
  • Does not meet on June 19th & July 3rd
  • Student must attend class on June 12th and June 27th – no exceptions
  • Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Location: LBCC Corvallis Campus, Benton Center 204
  • Registration opens at 8am on Monday, May 20th and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $289

CRN 16356 (Albany) – Brown

  • Meets on Sundays
  • Starts on June 23rd
  • Ends on September 8th
  • Does not meet on September 1st 
  • Student must attend class on June 23rd and 30th – no exceptions
  • Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Location: LBCC Albany Campus F-104 & F-115
  • Registration opens at 8am on Tuesday, May 21st and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $289

CRN 16350 (Corvallis) – Orange

  • Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Starts on June 25th
  • Ends on August 6th  
  • Does not meet on July 2nd and 4th 
  • Student must attend class on June 25th and 27th – no exceptions
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Location: LBCC Corvallis Campus, Benton Center 204
  • Registration opens at 8am on Monday, May 22nd and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $289

CRN 16356 (Remote) – Green

  • Meets on Mondays
  •  Starts on June 17th
  • Ends on August 26th  
  • Student must attend class on June 17th and 24th – no exceptions
  • Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Location: Zoom/Google Classroom
  • Registration opens at 8am on Thursday, May 23rd and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $289

 

Driver Ed 18 & Over

Class includes 30 hours classroom instruction, PLUS 12 hours on the road (6 hrs behind-the-wheel + 6 hrs driver observation) which are scheduled outside of class time. Class must be dropped 72 hours prior to start date for refund. Supplies included in fees. Does not qualify for waiver of driving test at DMV.

Students do not qualify for a waiver at the DMV. Class must be dropped 72 hours prior to the start date for a refund.

CRN 16360 (Corvallis) – Purple

  • Meets on Wednesdays
  • Starts on June 12th
  • Ends on September 4th
  • Does not meet on June 19th & July 3rd
  • Student must attend class on June 12th and June 27th – no exceptions
  • Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Location: LBCC Corvallis Campus, Benton Center 204
  • Registration opens at 8am on Monday, May 20th and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $469

CRN 16366 (Albany) – Brown

  • Meets on Sundays
  • Starts on June 23rd
  • Ends on September 8th
  • Does not meet on September 1st 
  • Student must attend class on June 23rd and 30th – no exceptions
  • Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Location: LBCC Albany Campus F-104 & F-115
  • Registration opens at 8am on Tuesday, May 21st and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $469

CRN 16352 (Corvallis) – Orange

  • Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Starts on June 25th
  • Ends on August 6th  
  • Does not meet on July 2nd and 4th 
  • Student must attend class on June 25th and 27th – no exceptions
  • Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Location: LBCC Corvallis Campus, Benton Center 204
  • Registration opens at 8am on Monday, May 22nd and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $469

CRN 16358 (Remote) – Green

  • Meets on Mondays
  • Starts on June 17th
  • Ends on August 26th  
  • Student must attend class on June 17th and 24th – no exceptions
  • Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Location: Zoom/Google Classroom
  • Registration opens at 8am on Thursday, May 23rd and closes when seats fill
  • Fee: $469

For further assistance please contact Melissa Richey or Kailyn McQuisten at driversed@linnbenton.edu or call 541-917-4856.

Other Driver Education Classes

Driver Permit Preparation

Having trouble passing the permit test or just need help studying? This course covers the Oregon Driver Manual and what you need to know to pass the Oregon Driver permit test.

CRN 44370 (Remote via Zoom)

  • Meets for two Monday sessions: 5/13 & 5/20
  • Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Fee: $39

Getting Into The Flow 2: Essential Skills for Drivers

CRN 44786 (Remote via Zoom)

Meets one Monday on: 4/29
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Zoom
Fee: $29

Getting Into The Flow 3: Essential Skills for Drivers

CRN 44787 (Remote via Zoom)

  • Meets one Monday on: 5/6
  • Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Fee: $29

Call  541-917-4856 to register or click here to register online.

DMV Drive - Test Waiver

Possible waiver of DMV Behind-the-Wheel drive test - Specific requirements must be met in order to qualify and will be presented during the parent/student orientation. Note: students over the age of 18 do not qualify.

The State of Oregon has the following mandatory requirements:

  • Both student and parent/guardian participate in a 3-hour orientation class.
  • Students are required to attend the first two class sessions, no exceptions.
  • 30 hours of classroom instruction.
  • 12 hours on the road with an instructor (6 hours behind-the-wheel and 6 hours of active observation).
  • 5 hours minimum of additional documented, supervised driving practice. Driving must be supervised by someone at least 21 years of age, with a valid driver license for at least three years.

IMPORTANT: You must read the Parent and Student Handbook before attending orientation.

 


Resources

Reminder: We must see the students permit in order to release the certificate.


Testimonies

"I wanted to thank you and the staff for doing an AWESOME job.... I was SO impressed with how much my son learned, confidence he gained and expertise of your staff. Kudos to all the Drivers Ed staff, they were wonderful and I can't recommend this program enough!
- Karen Withers, satisfied parent

"He has learned so much and his driving has improved by leaps and bounds since taking the class!"
-Chris Button, satisfied parent 

"I am very, very impressed with the level of skill and confidence that she gained throughout this course."  
-Shar Fagersten, satisfied parent

"She's a much more confident and attentive driver because of your great program."
-Suzy Greenwood, satisfied parent

"Wonderful! Thank you so much for this program, I've definitely learned a few things from our conversations about what he was learning as well! Thanks again!"
-Daina Schmid

"Thank you for so patiently helping our family through the drivers education course. We're delighted our two youngest children completed the course with instructors who seemed genuinely invested in both the program and our kids."  -Satisfied Parent


Become a Driver Education Instructor

Work up to 16 hours a week during the school year and up to 40 hours a week during Summer Term. Hours are flexible with competitive pay. Driving time is scheduled by the instructor, and LBCC will provide the instruction vehicle.

Requirements
Candidates must be 23 years of age with a minimum of three years driving experience. Must be computer literate and fluent with standard Google suite applications. Must be able to work with students of all ages. 

Preferences
Preference given to applicants who are bilingual, specifically in Spanish. Preference given to those with training as law enforcement, emergency personal, nurses, mail carriers, delivery drivers, public transit drivers, or K-12 teachers.

Special Instructions
Applicants are responsible for completing a 9-week certification to earn their ODOT Instructor Certification. Applicants are responsible for the cost of training, with potential partial reimbursement after two terms of service.


Questions?

Contact Melissa Richey or Kailyn McQuisten at driversed@linnbenton.edu or call 541-917-4856.