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Top 10 driving schools in Richmond, CA

Students agree: these Richmond driving schools are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
San Jose Driving School

San Jose Driving School

New on Lessons
30+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
We can help you achieve your goal as a driver and as a truck driver. Our instructors are knowledgeable and we have everything you need to succeed in your lessons.
Nano Defensive Direction Lessons

Nano Defensive Direction Lessons

New on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
The traffic these days is very complicated and chaotic. For the new students I teach them the practice of the defensive direction, where he will learn to drive and how to behave in different situations of the traffic, such as using signals, having cordiality and learning some skills behind the wheel. In addition to teaching students how to drive cars with automatic transmission I also teach driving with manual transmission. I am a polite and patient friendly person, I will always give you confidence so that you can achieve your goal. Remembering that the traffic is made of people I really like cars and mostly drive. Teaching someone with some
Pravat's Driving Lesson

Pravat's Driving Lesson

5.0(2)
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
Thanh P. says, "I have used their service twice. The first time was a 2-hour lesson. I was not very impressed with the service that time. But the second time was really great. He helped arrange a road test assistant appointment although the time didn’t match the instructor’s schedule at first. And my instructor was awesome. He was very dedicated and nice." Read more
Estel

Estel

5.0(1)
Serves Richmond, CA
Talla says, "He is a great instructor " Read more
Kryzhtiahn Viscarra

Kryzhtiahn Viscarra

New on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
ABC DRIVING SCHOOL has been family owned and operated since 1962. Our goal is to put well qualified drivers on the road. We teach basic driving skills, defensive driving and try to impart a good driving attitude. We also perform evaluations and provide online courses which include drivers education, Internet Traffic School and a Mature Drivers Course. All Of our instructors are licensed by the state of California and a thorough background check has been performed. For more information please visit our website at ABCDRIVINGSCHOOL.ORG...
LXR Driving

LXR Driving

5.0(1)
Offers online services
27+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
Luis R. says, "Very professional. Patient and knowledge of safety." Read more
IDS

IDS

New on Lessons
35+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
Hi my name is Mohamed, my neighbors call me Kal, I am driving since I was 7 years old, I thought my wife, my three kids and many of friends and relative how to drive, I never had an accidents, and my record clean of tickets , I drove in many states in US, I drove in Texas, Louisiana, New York, Georgia, Washington DC, Virginia, London, Egypt etc… I am over 60 years of driving experience I have attended many automotive classes in Losmedanos collage in Pittsburg, CA.
Lerning More Driving School

Lerning More Driving School

New on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
We care for safety and integrity of our students. We want to help a student to be at their best on the streets enjoying the fun and previledge of driving. But also caring for their and others life safety I love to help and teach people lnowing that they will take that new knoledge for the rest of theirs lifes. Giving them sort of freedom and wisdom
Cocogo Driving School

Cocogo Driving School

New on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Richmond, CA
my name is coco and I am Taiwanese who married to san Francisco 23 years ago, i was amazon ,ebay small business owner but since pademic , my company gone , i work so hard to learn to be a good and professional car instructor , so for i have 55 tudents and 80% passed DMV driving test . i have healthy and smart brain to coach young and adult students , i can speak madrian , english . patien, postivi energy never stop from me . i alway teach 3-4 hr , i will ask my students going to dmv test and pass . my goal is to teach the new drivers how to be a safe and good driver. pass DMV is not difficult only new students spend 4 hr with me. I always as

Your Driving Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much are driving lessons near me?

Driving lessons cost $50 to $150 per hour, on average, for private on-the-road lessons, while classroom training costs less. Some schools or instructors offer packages with 4 or more lessons at a lower price. Discounts may be offered for taking lessons during off-peak hours on weekday mornings instead of high-demand evenings or weekends.

How many driving lessons should I take?

The number of driving lessons you need depends on your learning style, driving experience, and time spent practicing between lessons. If you learn best by watching or listening, you may want to start with classroom lessons. If you learn best by doing, you might prefer to take private on-road lessons right from the start. Whichever lessons you decide on, the more you practice, the more confident of a driver you will become.

How long are driving lessons?

Driving lessons typically last for 1 to 2 hours. Some driving schools offer intensive driving courses that last for 3 or 4 hours per day spread over several days. The length of the lesson is not as important as the quality of instruction and the experience of the instructor. A good driving teacher should tailor the length and frequency of lessons to your individual needs and abilities.

Do driving lessons lower insurance?

Yes, in most cases driving lessons can lower your insurance rates. Drivers who complete a driving course are viewed as more serious about safety and less risky to insure. Since driving courses are not all created equal, be sure to check with your insurance provider to see if they offer discounts for completing a particular course.

What happens if you crash during a driving lesson?

If you have an accident during a driving lesson, don't panic. Stay calm and follow the driving teacher's instructions. They will contact emergency services and take steps to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Since most lessons are covered by the school's insurance policy, they will likely take care of filing any insurance claims.

How do I prepare for my first driving lesson?

To prepare for your first driving lesson, you must first get a learner's permit. The restricted license confirms you understand the rules of the road and allows you to drive with the supervision of a licensed driver. Follow these additional tips for a more enjoyable learning experience:

  • Watch some educational driving videos to be more familiar with driving basics.
  • Practice driving in an empty parking lot with a licensed driver to get familiar with the car and controls.
  • Don't be afraid to make mistakes, just stay calm and keep practicing.
  • Don't be embarrassed to ask questions.
  • Don't get discouraged, driving can be a lot of fun, but it does take practice.
  • Leave your cell phone off and stowed away. Distracted driving is dangerous for even the most skilled driver.

Can I take driving lessons in my own car?

Some driving schools allow you to take driving lessons in your own car if the car is insured and meets all of the state's safety standards. The car must have a working horn, brake lights, turn signals, and headlights to be considered safe for driving.

Other schools may require you to use their vehicles that are equipped with safety features such as dual controls that allow the instructor to hit the brakes or take control of the steering wheel if necessary.

Do you need car insurance to take driving lessons?

Whether or not you need car insurance to take driving lessons depends on the regulations in your state and the policies of the driving school or instructor. Most reputable driving schools or instructors carry their own insurance policy that covers their students during lessons. Check with your state's DMV and the driving school to make sure you have the proper coverage before your first lesson.

How old do you have to be for driving lessons?

The minimum age to take driving lessons varies by state. In most states, you can start taking lessons when you have a learner's permit at age 15. Some states have a higher minimum age, such as New York where you must be 16 years old.

How to choose a top driving school near you?

Quality driving lessons can ensure you have the skills you need for your safety, the safety of your passengers, and everyone else on the road. Finding the right driving school that offers the best training is an important decision. Follow these suggestions when choosing a driving school near you:

  • Compare schools or private instructors that fit your budget and schedule for learning to drive.
  • Don't look at price only; choose instructors who are highly qualified and experienced.
  • Visit the driving school to make sure you are comfortable with the school, staff, and vehicles.
  • Ask for references. Contacting previous students can help you feel confident in your decision.

What questions should you ask the driving school?

There are plenty of driving schools to choose from on Lessons.com, so asking these important questions can help you narrow down the choices:

  • What are your qualifications?
  • What are your hourly rates? Do you offer package discounts for multiple lessons?
  • What are your lesson times and locations?
  • What kind of cars do you use?
  • Can I use my own car?
  • What is your pass rate for passing the driver's license exam?
  • Do you offer a guarantee that I will pass on my first try?

Reviews for Richmond driving schools

Recent success stories from people in the Richmond area.
Sushma K.
Passionate instructor, knows what he is doing. Safety first and driving. Keeps on saying “Take a deep breath.”
Pravat's Driving Lesson
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