Drivers Education and Behind-the-Wheel Training for teenagers, adults and seniors

Precision Driving School South has been locally owned and serving the Central Coast for over 20 years. Our mission is to equip drivers with the knowledge, training, and skills necessary to drive with precision and confidence. Our team of driving instructors is DMV-certified and passionate about helping our students learn in a safe and empowering environment. The majority of our instructors are retired law enforcement officers, which provides them with a wealth of experience to share with their students.

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Serving San Luis Obispo, CA and More

  • Santa Margarita
  • San Luis Obispo
  • Arroyo Grande
  • Pismo Beach
  • Avila Beach
  • Santa Maria
  • Atascadero
  • Templeton
  • Morro Bay
  • Los Olivos
  • Los Osos
  • Cambria
  • Creston
  • Nipomo
  • Cayucos
  • Lompoc

Our Driving Lesson Packages

Over the last 20 years, we’ve had the pleasure of teaching people of all ages and backgrounds how to drive safely and responsibly, and we look forward to teaching even more students in the years to come. We know that Behind the Wheel education in San Luis Obispo County can be a challenging and stressful experience, which is why all of our instructors place a heavy emphasis on clarity, patience and repetition. We offer a variety of training options and packages to fit your goal and budget – see our Driving Lessons page for more information.

Update: COVID-19

The safety of our students and instructors is our number one priority. In accordance with the state mandated shelter in place order we are currently canceling all lessons through May 1st, and will reassess as we get more information. We are sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions regarding this please email

1.5 hour Behind The Wheel

If you are looking to purchase lessons one at a time, then this is the perfect option. If you are under 18 and need to complete 6 hours of Behind The Wheel training you may consider purchasing our 6 hour package for a discount. All lessons are subject to a 24hr cancellation policy

6 Hours Behind The Wheel

This 6 hour course fulfills California's requirement for Behind The Wheel instruction. We break the 6 hours of instruction into four 1.5 hour lessons. All lessons are subject to a 24hr cancellation policy

9 Hours Behind The Wheel

9 hours of Behind The Wheel instruction. With this package you will receive 6 lessons at 1.5hrs. All lessons are subject to a 24hr cancellation policy

Trip to DMV

We offer a unique 2 hour session which provides a partial lesson, trip to the DMV and use of our car for your driving test. We have had excellent results and have had a huge success rate with this option. You must complete at least 1.5 hours of behind the wheel training with us before we can schedule you for this lesson type. All lessons are subject to a 24hr cancellation policy

Getting on the road is as easy as clicking "Get Started!" or call (805) 788-0900

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