Thrifty Driving School

9 verified review(s)

Thrifty Driving School

2230 W Chapman 171
Orange, CA 92868

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.

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9 verified review(s)

"Great driving school! William was an awesome teacher and my son was able to pass the driving test on his first try! Would recommend to anyone!!!"

"2nd time using. Older driver on a two year DMV cycle. I know what to do but we all develop lazy habits and even us million mile veterans of the road need refreshers. Ash did a good job on my senior instruction run and I passed the driving test a few days later. Good job."

"My son took his first driving lesson last week with Britt. She was AMAZING! My son connected with her right away. She taught him so much all while camping his nerves and giving him confidence. This business was EXCELLENT from the very first time that I called. My son turned 16 on thanksgiving and to make my sons birthday extra special, they found an appointment the day before his birthday (it was set for 4 days after), just so he could start driving. They went the extra mile for someone they didn't even know. Thank you to all of the staff!!!! You made my sons 16th birthday that much more memorable!"

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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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