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Thrifty Driving School

Thrifty Driving School

2230 W Chapman 171
Orange, CA 92868

10 verified review(s)

Established in 1975, Thrifty Driving School is servicing Orange County for over 40 years. Teaching all ages from 15 1/2 up. No prior experience needed. Patience is our aim.

Our Online Courses

Once you purchase your package a representative will be in touch to schedule your instruction.

6 hours behind-the-wheel training plus Online Driver's Education Package

30 hours online driver's education plus 6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Aliso Viejo

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Anaheim/Anaheim Hills

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Brea

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Corona del Mar

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Costa Mesa

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Garden Grove

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Irvine

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Laguna Hills

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Laguna Niguel

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Newport Beach

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Orange

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Placentia

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Santa Ana

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Silverado Canyon

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Tustin

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Villa Park

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

6 hrs. Behind-the-Wheel Training- Yorba Linda

6 hours of behind the wheel lessons with DMV licensed instructor.

Areas we serve

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10 verified review(s)

5 stars
We used Thrifty Driving School for two refresher driving lessons before my son took his behind the wheel driving test with the DMV.  The driving instructor was very helpful and professional.  We are happy to announce that our son passed his behind the wheel driving test and he did very well on the test. Thank you Thrifty Driving School.

Jacqueline H.

5 stars
Fabulous driving school.  They do not have marked cars which make the students more comfortable. Eric was my daughter's instructor, and we look forward to seeing him again for my youngest.  He showed routs of the DMV and they communicated with me.  Highly recommend them!

Me M.

1 stars
Classroom experience was worth it. Eric the driving experience was horrible. He did not prepare my daughter for the test at all. They were actually going down Pacific Coast Highway and his car stalled out!  He did not teach her the things that she needed to learn to pass the test. I did a follow up with EZ Driving and they gave her all kind of pointers to pass her test. I was shocked at what little she was taught.

Lori B.

Driver Training

The California DMV requires anyone under the age of 17 ½ to take drivers ed and a minimum of six hours of behind the wheel training in order to be eligible to receive their driver's license.

The driver training is split into 3 two hour sessions and an instructor will meet you for the instruction. The skills you will learn during the training include:

  • Introduction and overview on vehicle components, indicators, and systems.
  • Basic driving maneuvers
  • Lane position and sharing the road
  • Turning and intersections
  • Parking and backing maneuvers
  • Entering highway traffic
  • Exiting highway traffic
  • Driving on freeways and multi-lane roads
  • Adjusting speed to traffic and road conditions
  • Best safety practices

Online Driver Education

If you have not already taken a 30 hour driver education course you can also book and complete that course online.

California Drivers Ed Online course will fulfill your 30 hour mandatory DMV driver’s education requirement.

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