R E G I S T E R I N G   ONLINE   FOR   F A L L   2014   CLASSES    N O W!

Southern Oregon
Driver Education, Inc.

P e a c e    o f    M i n d



Sessions Include:

  • 30 hours of  classroom instruction
  •  12 hours of behind the wheel instruction
  • State certified curriculum
  •  A presentation by local  law enforcement  personnel
  •  State certificates  awarded for  successful completion on   last class day 

Critical Topics


→ Pre-drive inspection
→ Starting sequence
→ Steering techniques:
     · Push-pull
     · Hand-Over-Hand
     · Backing
     · Evasive
→ Targeting
→ Searching techniques
→ Stopping points
→ Turning points
→ Transition pegs
→ Lane positions
→ Changing lanes
→ Drive lines through curves
→ Reference points:
     · for precision vehicle placement
→ Parking techniques:
     · parallel
     · perpendicular
     · hill
→ Turnabouts
→ Affects of:
     · Emotions 
     · Alcohol/Drugs
     · Distractions
     · Peer-pressure


Welcome to  S. O. D. E.!

We are now registering students for 

Two Sessions for Fall 2014.  

A new Oregon law allows for earned exemption from the DMV driving skills test for ages 15-17! This allows students to take their behind-the-wheel test after completing SODE's classroom and behind-the-wheel classes successfully (without having to schedule a DMV behind-the-wheel test.)

Southern Oregon Driver Education, Inc. (SODE) is dedicated to teaching a lifetime of safe driving skills designed to help you accomplish your driving goals, including obtaining a license.  SODE is fully licensed by the State of Oregon and meets all insurance requirementsSODE is the only Driver Education program in Southern Oregon certified by the DMV and the Transportation Safety Division of ODOT.


What sets SODE apart is that we offer 19 years of driver training experience with high school students and adults during which we developed state of the art training techniques and skills development.  Financial assistance is available so every student can have this experience.  We are committed to providing students the necessary skills for a lifetime of driving.


The founder of SODE is Robert T. Jones.  He and his family are residents of Medford, Oregon.  Mr. Jones has been a certified public school teacher for 20 years.  He is employed by the Medford School District.  



SODE is endorsed by Medford Chief of Police, Randy Schoen, Oregon State Certified Teacher, Lynn Faust, and Oral Surgeon, Dr. James Savage.   To view their comments, please see the Endorsements page.


Be In The Know

Control your driving environment by obtaining knowledge and skills for a lifetime of safe driving. 




Did you know?


Vehicle collisions are

the number one cause

of death for those

ages 15-20.


For Private Driving

 Lessons, please call

541-499-0132 or 


Students who successfully complete the course requirements will earn a certificate from the State 
which typically reduces insurance costs.