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The Best Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Driving schools in Los Angeles County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those driver's ed instructors who have met a higher standard than the minimum California state standard. They are those proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for results and value, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for driver's ed in Los Angeles County CA, including driving instruction and behind-the-wheel training.

 

Updated October 5, 2017

 The TOP 10 Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA

Kings Driving School
(818) 265-9551
916 W Glenoaks Blvd
Glendale, CA 91202

Areas Served: Glendale CA, West Hollywood CA, Los Angeles CA, Beverly Hills CA, Culver City CA, ...

Westwood Driving School
(310) 824-4444
1093 Broxton Ave # 218
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Areas Served: Long Beach CA, West LA CA, Malibu CA, Los Angeles CA, Marina Del Rey CA, Glendale CA,...

ABC Driving School
(562) 404-1851
12630 Del Amo Blvd
Lakewood, CA 90715

Areas Served: Lakewood CA, Los Angeles CA, Marina Del Rey CA, Long Beach CA, East Los Angeles CA, ...

Melrose Driving School
(323) 467-8800
5733 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Areas Served: Beverly Hills CA, West Hollywood CA, West LA CA, Los Angeles CA, Long Beach CA, East ...

Ford Driving School
(323) 660-1212
4681 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Areas Served: Long Beach CA, Glendale CA, Los Angeles CA, Beverly Hills CA, West Hollywood CA, ...

South Bay Driving School
(310) 791-1111
3614 Pacific Coast Hwy # C
Torrance, CA 90505

Areas Served: Torrance CA, Los Angeles CA, Redondo Beach CA, Beverly Hills CA, Santa Monica CA, ...

Bell Gardens Traffic School
(562) 806-5701
7125 Garfield Ave # B
Bell Gardens, CA 90201

Areas Served: Bell Gardens CA, Santa Monica CA, Long Beach CA, West Hollywood CA, Los Angeles CA, ...

The Best Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire  

 


The state of California requires driving schools in Los Angeles County CA to be licensed by the state which requires a written exam, education requirements, and training vehicle inspection. But there is no state requirement or evaluation of their effectiveness in driver training.

So obviously the state license for driving schools is no guarantee that any particular behind-the-wheel driving school or driver's ed instructor in Los Angeles County CA is even competent, is doing business ethically, providing real value, or satisfying students.

This makes it all the more significant that all schools for behind the wheel driving lessons in Los Angeles County CA who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction with their driving instruction, good complaint record, verified state license, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

 

 

The Need for Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA

Why are driving schools in Los Angeles County so important? Because although it eats up so much time in our bustling American lives, it's easy to forget that driving is a privilege, a skill, and inherently dangerous. Flawed as we naturally are, we all make mistakes and open ourselves up to the risks that driving incurs everytime we get behind that wheel. But with proper driving instructors, human error can be reduced. There are several good driving schools in Los Angeles County that can give driving lessons in Los Angeles County as well as instruct  on additional driving safety techniques and driving skills.

Driving Schools in Los Angeles County Not Only Teach, They Raise Driving Safety Awareness
Teen driving school, driving instruction, driving lessons, driver's ed—no matter what you call it, we are all better for having been through it. Whether you need to brush up after being a passenger for a long time or you've got a teen that is ready for the ultimate symbol of independence, driving schools in Los Angeles County offer a wide variety of services.

To prepare for a learner's permit or driver's license test, there are two stages to the driving lessons. The DMV-licensed driving instructors offer a few hours in the classroom to familiarize everyone with the privilege of driving, the general rules of the road, the history of the auto, licensing and registration protocol, components of the automobile, and accident causes and prevention. Following instruction, students may be given examples of written DMV tests to gauge what the student has learned.

After this is complete, the driving instructors can pick you up almost anywhere around Los Angeles County and behind-the-wheel driving lessons begin. In this stage of the driving lessons, the driving instructors teach the student about spatiotemporal awareness and the principles of inertia and momentum. The student driver learns about vision and motor coordination, maintaining space, changing lanes, smooth operation of the controls, judging their speed, and safe merging techniques.

The driving instructors in and around Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach and Redondo Beach will give thorough tutorials on parking as well, including parallel parking, diagonal parking, and perpendicular parking. After a thorough understanding of the basics is established, student drivers get to apply these new skills in different settings around Los Angeles County, such as urban driving, country driving, and freeway driving. When student drivers display sufficient skill, the Los Angeles County driving instructors can even simulate a DMV driving test. Alternately, if you only need your driving skills refreshed after an absence behind the wheel, driving schools in Los Angeles County offer practice tests for "brush-ups"—a great way to be certain of your skill level before heading to the DMV.

Many driving schools in Los Angeles County can accommodate student drivers with physical or cognitive disabilities as well. And don't be nervous - the driving instructors at driving schools in Los Angeles County are there to take care of you, and they are infinitely patient!

Some Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA Are A Much Safer Choice Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these driving driving instructors and driving schools in Los Angeles County: South Bay Driving School, Ford Driving School, ABC Driving School, Bell Gardens Traffic School, Westwood Driving School, Melrose Driving School, Kings Driving School. Other driving schools in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach and Redondo Beach CA that might still be in business include: .

 

 

A Guide to Finding Good Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA 

Step 1: Do Some Research on Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA
Understand what kind of driving lessons you need and your general goals for the driver's education process. Check agency Web sites, the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Better Business Bureau for information about driving schools with proper licensing and the best reputation for customer satisfaction.

Step 2: Q & A for the Driving Schools in Los Angeles County
Ask all questions that you may have about the driver's education and instruction process. Also, be open to questions that the driving instructors may ask of you. Here are some examples that may help you determine which are the best driving schools in Los Angeles County for you.

How long have the driving schools been operating in Los Angeles County?
What is the status of the driving schools licensing? And the individual driving instructors?
How long does the driver education last? The behind-the-wheel portion of the driving lessons?
How long have the driving instructors been giving lessons?
What is the pass/fail rate for the driving test with student drivers who have used those driving schools?
Do the driving schools offer group or private driving lessons?
How long is each driving lesson and how much do they cost at each of the driving schools?
How do the driving schools determine pricing?
What type of vehicle is used for training at each of the driving schools?
What is the cancellation and rescheduling policy at each of the driving schools?


Step 3: Make a Preliminary Decision Among Driving Schools in Los Angeles County

Now that you have some basic information about a few good driving schools in Los Angeles County, compare the results of your interviews of the driving instructors. When you make a decision, keep in mind that, according to the DMV, "All driving schools and driving instructors should be professional, courteous, respectful, and emphasize safety and integrity." With this in mind, narrow down your list of candidate driving schools in Los Angeles County.

Step 4: Make the Final Decision Among the Good Driving Schools
Call for any final questions of the driving instructors and then ask representatives of the driving school to provide a written and signed pricing, quality, and warranty agreement for all driving lessons or driving instruction.

 

 

Tips on Driving Schools in Los Angeles County 

Work Toward a Specific Goal With The Driving Lessons
People attend driving schools for several different reasons. What do you want to get out of it? There are different curricula for different goals, such as provisional licensing, commercial licensing, or motorcycle licensing. When you're choosing among driving schools in Los Angeles County, see that they can offer a course that corresponds to your intentions.

Take Time Choosing Among Driving Schools in Los Angeles County.
Learn more about potential driving schools in Los Angeles County than their costs and schedules. Quality varies among driving instructors, and different driving schools have varying success rates. If you devote a little time to research these factors, your final decision on driving lessons will yield much better results.

Play the Field Among Driving Schools
Look closely at several different good driving schools in Los Angeles County. You'll get an idea of the cost of the driving lessons and you'll get the change to speak briefly with the driving instructors whom you would be working with. Consider this your first cut.

Get Everything in Writing From The Driving Schools.
Good driving schools in Los Angeles County should provide you with a written agreement for the driving lessons before you attend classes for driving instruction. Keep this for your personal records as well as the documentation you need to present to the DMV.

Check Credentials of the Driving Schools.
Before you sign up, verify business licensing and liability insurances of the driving schools. Also, make sure the individual driving instructors are properly trained and DMV licensed.

Don't Sacrifice Your Priorities When It Comes To Driving Lessons
Find candidate driving schools in Los Angeles County that have classroom instruction that fits your schedule (it can often be 3-5 days) and, if needed, driving instructors that can pick you up from school, work, or home for behind-the-wheel training.



Be Fair With the Driving Instructors.
If a scheduling conflict should arise, don't hesitate to tell the driving instructors. Your slot for driving lessons is reserved ahead of time, which prevents the driving schools from scheduling anyone else with that driving instructor. Many driving schools will be happy to offer make-up days for student drivers who have missed classroom driving instruction. Simply ask, and different arrangements can likely be made.

Be a Responsible Student Driver.
Check your progress periodically, ask what needs improvement and be open to suggestions. That's what the driving instructors are there for!

Know Your Rights With Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA.
If you run into any problems with the driving instructors or the driving schools in general, the State is watching out for you. Legal protection varies by region, and as a resident of Los Angeles County, information that applies to you can be found at the Web site for California Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

 

Resources About Driving Lessons in Los Angeles County 

Regulatory Bodies & Trade Associations Related To Driving Schools in Los Angeles County
AAA American Automobile Association (http://www.aaa.com/)
ADED Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (http://www.driver-ed.org/)
ADTSEA American Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (http://www.adtsea.iup.edu/nssp)
BBB Better Business Bureau (http://www.bbb.com/)
CHP California Highway Patrol (http://www.chp.ca.gov/)
CSAA California State Automobile Association (http://www.csaa.com/)
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (www.dca.ca.gov)
DIA Driving Instructors Association (http://www.driving.org/)
DSAA Driving School Association of the Americas (http://www.thedsaa.org/)
DSAC Driving School Association of California (http://www.dsac.com/)
DMV California Department of Motor Vehicles (http://www.dmv.ca.gov/)
NIDB National Institute for Driver Behavior (http://www.nidb.org/)
NDTI National Driver Training Institute (http://www.usdrivertraining.com/)
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/)
NSC National Safety Council (http://www.nsc.org/)
PLAN Provisional License Action Network (http://www.teensanddriving.org/)

Media For Driving Schools in Los Angeles County
Car and Driver
Driving Magazine
Inside Driving Magazine




The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Driving Schools in Los Angeles County within the following zip codes:

90099, 90033, 90039, 90805, 90806, 90804, 90223, 90650, 90749, 90038, 90076, 90747, 90018, 90638, 90847, 90293, 90202, 90844, 90027, 90306, 90411, 90011, 90706, 90037, 90078, 90833, 90224, 90058, 90291, 90846, 90808, 90210, 90003, 90277, 90670, 90044, 90801, 90019, 90651, 90731, 90704, 90408, 90233, 90103, 90016, 90402, 90239, 90842, 90073, 90734, 90264, 90005, 90070, 90068, 90701, 90410, 90813, 90211, 90012, 90212, 90242, 90066, 90292, 90803, 90209, 90715, 90022, 90087, 90056, 90057, 90302, 90308, 90403, 90409, 90671, 90831, 90031, 90065, 90251, 90042, 90095, 90241, 90220, 90030, 90744, 90071, 90822, 90755, 90250, 90501, 90305, 90049, 90748, 90053, 90746, 90248, 90717, 90848, 90267, 90006, 90041, 90010, 90733, 90060, 90009, 90231, 90024, 90101, 90026, 90835, 90307, 90274, 90637, 90640, 90074, 90853, 90260, 90240, 90309, 90732, 90046, 90304, 90081, 90221, 90245, 90045, 90063, 90072, 90017, 90802, 90652, 90230, 90002, 90007, 90401, 90275, 90303, 90222, 90714, 90278, 90232, 90021, 90088, 90745, 90265, 90201, 90312, 90069, 90091, 91377, 90040, 90080, 90059, 90047, 90055, 90061, 90509, 90093, 90311, 90048, 90301, 90084, 90079, 90270, 90290, 90815, 90809, 90035, 91301, 90054, 90807, 90503, 90043, 90810, 90405, 90508, 90703, 90077, 90036, 91302, 91376, 90702, 90032, 90639, 90712, 90711, 90075, 90504, 90254, 90094, 90310, 90020, 90262, 90505, 90014, 90261, 90247, 90086, 90404, 90296, 90015, 90096, 90064, 90406, 90506, 90213, 90050, 90001, 90266, 90051, 90832, 90502, 90660, 90814, 90263, 90034, 90029, 90834, 90023, 90249, 90510, 90716, 90008, 90004, 90067, 90295, 90661, 90710, 90082, 90083, 90189, 90895, 90280, 90662, 90272, 90713, 90723, 90840, 90025, 90707, 90089, 90255, 90052, 90507, 90062, 90407, 90013, 90294 and 90028

 

 

 


 

Driving Lessons Artesia CA

Caltop Driving School Artesia CA 90701

 

 

Driving Lessons Bell Gardens CA

Lincoln Driving School Bell Gardens CA 90201

Garfield Driving School Bell Gardens CA 90201

Bell Gardens Traffic School Bell Gardens CA 90201

 

 

Driving Lessons Bellflower CA

A&P Driving School Bellflower CA 90706

America Truck Driving School Bellflower CA 90706

Driving & Traffic School Specialists Bellflower CA 90706

Reliable Driving School Bellflower CA 90706

Safety Zone Traffic School Bellflower CA 90706

Toro School of Truck Bellflower CA 90706

 

 

Driving Lessons Cerritos CA

Hallelujah Driving & Traffic School Cerritos CA 90703

Amen Traffic School Cerritos CA 90703

AP Driving School Cerritos CA 90703

 

 

Driving Lessons Compton CA

Compton Traffic School Compton CA 90220

Gonzalez Driving School Compton CA 90221

Olympic Driving School Compton CA 90221

 

 

Driving Lessons Cudahy CA

Inter American Driving School Cudahy CA 90201

South Gate Driving School Cudahy CA 90201

South Gate Driving School Cudahy CA 90201

 

 

Driving Lessons Downey CA

A Alamo Driving School Downey CA 90240

 

 

Driving Lessons Glendale CA

Adapt Inc DUI School Glendale CA 91205

EZ Driving School Glendale CA 91205

Este De Los Angeles Driving School Glendale CA 91205

Golden Eagle Driving School Glendale CA 91202

Kings Driving School Glendale CA 91202

Sav-On Driving School Glendale CA 91205

 

 

Driving Lessons Huntington Park CA

La Mejor Escuela De Trafico Huntington Park CA 90255

A Alamo Driving School Huntington Park CA 90255

 

 

Driving Lessons La Mirada CA

Decisions Traffic School La Mirada CA 90638

 

 

Driving Lessons Los Angeles CA

7500 S Main Street Traffic School Los Angeles CA 90003

Action Driving School Los Angeles CA 90007

Allied Driving School Los Angeles CA 90004

Anjun Driving School Los Angeles CA 90010

Armenian Ford Driving School Los Angeles CA 90027

Beverly Driving School Los Angeles CA 90057

California Hosanna Driving School Los Angeles CA 90005

Central La Traffic Schools Los Angeles CA 90044

Century Driving School Los Angeles CA 90020

Chevy Chase Driving School Los Angeles CA 90041

Community Driving School Los Angeles CA 90023

Condor Driving School Los Angeles CA 90065

Crenshaw Safety Academy Los Angeles CA 90008

Delta Driving School Inc Los Angeles CA 90041

Driver Education to Graduation Los Angeles CA 90016

EG Driving School Los Angeles CA 90032

Eastside Driving School Los Angeles CA 90022

Escuela Latina De East LA Inc Los Angeles CA 90022

First Choice Driving School Los Angeles CA 90008

Ford Driving School Los Angeles CA 90027

Free Try Traffic School Los Angeles CA 90078

Golden Driving School Los Angeles CA 90041

Good Safe Fun Driving School Los Angeles CA 90011

Kim's Driving School Los Angeles CA 90019

L A Driver Education Center Los Angeles CA 90069

Lincoln Park Driving School Los Angeles CA 90031

Master Driving School Los Angeles CA 90010

Melrose Driving School Los Angeles CA 90038

Moran Driving School Los Angeles CA 90042

Pars Driving School Los Angeles CA 90020

Pioneer Driving School Los Angeles CA 90057

Pony Driving School Los Angeles CA 90010

Prudential Driving School Los Angeles CA 90029

Royal Driving School Los Angeles CA 90029

Seoul Driving School Los Angeles CA 90020

Signal Driving School Los Angeles CA 90016

Tang's Driving School Los Angeles CA 90012

Toro School of Truck Driving Los Angeles CA 90061

Union Driving School Los Angeles CA 90020

Vija Driving School Los Angeles CA 90020

Yamato Driving School Los Angeles CA 90063

Zion Driving School Los Angeles CA 90031

 

 

Driving Lessons Montebello CA

Drive Right Driving School Montebello CA 90640

 

 

Driving Lessons South Gate CA

Jesucristo Driving School South Gate CA 90280

Pacoima Driving School South Gate CA 90280

 

 

Driving Lessons Whittier CA

Affordable Driving School Whittier CA 90601

All American Driving School Whittier CA 90609

Condor Driving School Whittier CA 90606

 

 

 

 

Driving Lessons Beverly Hills CA

Traffic School Club of America Beverly Hills CA 90212

Selective Driving School Beverly Hills CA 90212

L A Driver Education Center Beverly Hills CA 90211

 

 

Driving Lessons Culver City CA

Beverly Hills Budget Driving School Culver City CA 90230

Culver City Driving School Culver City CA 90230

Escuela Latina De Trafico Culver City CA 90230

Lucky Brake Driving School Culver City CA 90230

Selective Driving School Culver City CA 90230

 

 

Driving Lessons Los Angeles CA

Abel's Driving School Los Angeles CA 90035

Comedy Driving School Los Angeles CA 90045

Driver Safety School Los Angeles CA 90064

University Driving School Los Angeles CA 90064

Valley Bob's Driving School Los Angeles CA 90025

Westwood Driving School Los Angeles CA 90024

 

 

Driving Lessons Santa Monica CA

Lucky Brake Driving School Santa Monica CA 90405

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driving Lessons Carson CA

E&M Economy Driving School Carson CA 90745

 

 

Driving Lessons Gardena CA

CIS Driving School Gardena CA 90249

 

 

Driving Lessons Hawthorne CA

Hawthorne Driving School Hawthorne CA 90250

 

 

Driving Lessons Inglewood CA

CIS Driving School Inglewood CA 90302

Good Safe Fun Driving School Inglewood CA 90302

Goodwill Driving School Inglewood CA 90305

Inglewood Area Driving School Inglewood CA 90301

Ronnie's Driving School Inglewood CA 90302

 

 

Driving Lessons Lakewood CA

ABC Driving School Lakewood CA 90715

E Z Driving School Lakewood CA 90714

Freeway Easy Driving School Lakewood CA 90713

Low Budget Driving School Lakewood CA 90712

 

 

Driving Lessons Long Beach CA

A-1 Driving School Long Beach CA 90815

Beach Driving School Long Beach CA 90804

Hezdil Driving School Long Beach CA 90807

Socal Driving School Long Beach CA 90807

U-Drive Driving School Long Beach CA 90810

 

 

Driving Lessons Manhattan Beach CA

Behind the Wheel Driving School Manhattan Beach CA 90266

 

 

Driving Lessons Redondo Beach CA

Redondo Beach Driving School Redondo Beach CA 90278

 

 

Driving Lessons San Pedro CA

Fred Kennedy Associates Driving School San Pedro CA 90731

 

 

Driving Lessons Torrance CA

Avus Driving School Torrance CA 90502

Bob's Driving School Torrance CA 90504

Fuji Driving School Torrance CA 90505

Kim's Driving School-South Bay Torrance CA 90501

Pacific Japan Driving School Torrance CA 90501

South Bay Driving School Torrance CA 90505

 

 

Driving Lessons Wilmington CA

J B Escuela De Manejo Trafico Wilmington CA 90744

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Guide to Finding Good Driving Schools in Los Angeles County CA

There are many driving schools in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach and Redondo Beach and Los Angeles County CA, but some may limit their driver's ed to teen or student drivers, defensive driving, or traffic school instruction. So it pays to check around to find the best driving schools in Los Angeles County for you. This step-by-step guide can help you find the good driving schools in Los Angeles County. Use this guideline to help you find the driving instructors that are best suited to your needs. more »

 

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Tips on Driving Schools in Los Angeles County

In general, good student drivers are involved student drivers. Regardless of the driving schools you visit in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach and Redondo Beach and throughout the Los Angeles County area, your driver's education will be enhanced by your active participation in the driving lessons. These tips will help you flourish during your driving instruction, so you can earn your license or simply become a better driver. more »

 

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Resources About Driving Lessons in Los Angeles County

The following is a list of associations, licensing and regulatory agencies, and publications related to driving schools in Los Angeles County and driver's ed in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Long Beach and Redondo Beach.more »