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Professional Driving Instruction
  • Credentialed by California Department of Education
  • DMV License # 4330
  • Member of ADED Driver Rehabilitation and CASE California Association Safety Education.

Safest Conditions

  • Dual control vehicle
  • Safety package
  • Fully insured
  • Route planning
  • Experience with all types of students including novice, special needs and experienced drivers.

Skills Taught

  • Speed control
  • Parallel park
  • Residential turns
  • Technology
  • Gas saving techniques
  • Adjust for conditions
  • Three part braking
  • Defensive driving
  • Intersections
  • Visual search techniques
  • Mirrors and blind spots
  • Night driving
  • Lane change
  • Freeway and highway differences
  • City traffic and unique intersections
  • Stale green light approach
  • Bridge and tunnel
  • Rural driving
  • Reaction to hazards
  • Right of way
  • Hill drive/park
  • Heavy pedestrian and bicycle use
  • Reference points
Upon Completion
Students under 18 will be issued approved DMV certificate(s) DL 400B, DL400D
(min. state requirement of 6hrs. behind the wheel instruction)
GET to the DMV
Make a DMV appointment by visiting
Arrangements may be made to take student to the DMV for the knowledge test and/or the behind the wheel test.
  • The classroom cost is $275 for four days of instruction.
  • The in car instruction cost is $80 per hour up to $95 per hour.
  • For a driver under 18 years of age the total cost for 6 hours, required by the state, is $480 for private lessons.

The price is competitive and many students have found the thorough, individualized teaching approach saves time and money in the long run.

24 hour Cancelation Policy

If student is a no show, does not have their permit or cancels without calling 24 hrs. before lesson, the driver is out of work for the time period. Any further lessons needed will require a rescheduling fee in the amount of $50.

Service Areas
Aptos - Aromas - Capitola - Carmel - Castroville - Corralitos – Elkhorn - La Selva Beach - Marina - Monterey -  Moss Landing - Pacific Grove - Pajaro - Pebble Beach - Prunedale - Rio Del Mar - Santa Cruz - Watsonville
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