Start Smart Class

Start Smart Course Information

Start Smart is a free two hour driver safety education class that targets students between the ages of 15-18 yrs.  A parent/guardian is required to attend the class with their student.  Students will only have to complete the course one time in their high school career.  Officers from the California Highway Patrol will discuss traffic avoidance techniques, collision causing factors, student and parent responsibilities and seatbelt usage. 

Students of TPHS will not be issued a parking permit and may not park on campus until they complete this course.  All sessions are held in the Lecture Hall.  Reservations are required and are only accepted online at If you have questions, please call 858-354-3800.  

TPHS Start Smart Dates 2019-2020
Aug 20, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sept 5, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 6, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feb 4, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 12, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm