Read this workbook before coming to class!  It is available in online and print versions. You will get a printed version the first day of class.

Civilian Off Road TrainingLearn the basics of 4WD in our 1-day basic off road course for the general public. Train with the same state-certified instructors used by fire departments, search & rescue, and the military. We even train the Hollister Hills SVRA Rangers. 


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The rainy season is very dangerous at Hollister. Since we cannot predict the condition of the training area, we do not schedule classes during this time. We can set custom dates for your group of 6 or more that are dependent on weather and course conditions. We can also come to you. Call for details.


2019 Dates for the General Public at Hollister Hills SVRA. Meet at the main entrance:


4x4 Baiscs for Civilians

June 1, 2019--  9am 

July 13, 2019-- 9am

August 17, 2019-- 9am

Sept 28, 2019-- 9am

Nov 2, 2019-- 9am


Off Road Recoveries for Civilians

June 2, 2019

August 18, 2019


Custom dates available for groups of 6 or more





​​May 14-17, 2019, 0830 hrs
4-day Off Road EVOC
Instructor Course


May 21-24, 2019, 0830 hrs
4-day Off Road EVOC
Instructor Course


Nov 5-8, 2019, 0830 hrs
4-day Off Road EVOC
Instructor Course


CALL FOR CUSTOMS DATES JUST FOR YOUR AGENCY. WE CAN TRAVEL TO YOU IF YOU HAVE AN AREA TO USE. MINIMUM STUDENT COUNT NEEDED, BUT WE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP WITH THAT TOO BY ADDING YOU TO AN EXISTING CUSTOM DATE. MOST OF OUR 2-DAY EVOC COURSES ARE CUSTOM DATES.

The Driving Company Offers Off Road EVOC courses; Basic and Instructor level. Other courses include classroom defensive driving classes for law enforcement agencies, as well as any public safety agency, fire department, or private company.

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4x4 BASICS WORKBOOK

Off Road EVOC
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The off road instructors from The Driving Company are all certified through the State of California (POST) in off road training, and all are certified California POST academy instructors. They all have extensive training in the latest adult learning and teaching methods. No off road club certifications here!  The Driving Company instructors are all trained professionals teaching law enforcement agencies, park rangers (law enforcement and civilian) search and rescue, fire departments, public utilities, and other agencies and companies who drive off road.

Off Road EVOC 4WD Training for law enforcement, search & rescue, fire departments, and Private Agencies.   Off Road Training From Certified Professionals

Gift Certificates Available for Our Civilian Courses!
The Driving Company offers Off Road EVOC courses, and Off Road EVOC Instructor courses taught by state-certified instructors (POST).  Our home training area is Hollister hills State Vehicle Recreation Area, but we can come to you if needed. We also offer classroom defensive driving courses for law enforcement agencies, public agencies, and private companies. Off Road 4wd training for the general public now available. Our off road instructors have extensive experience providing 4WD training to both beginning and expert off road drivers.  Can't come to Hollister California? The Driving Company can send off road training to you. We will just need an area for us to conduct the off road training, and enough vehicles to provide one 4x4 vehicle for every two students.  We have traveled to Tajikistan, so there is no place too far! Contact us for a proposal today!
Now offering off road training to the general public at Hollister Hills SVRA!  Learn from the pros who teach firefighters, search & rescue, and the military how to drive off road. 1-day courses available for stock 4WD Jeeps or SUV, or modified 4WD.  Class dates are limited since our main focus is training law enforcement, search and rescue, fire departments, and other public safety agencies.