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:images.png 1/7/2018 Carlos is a great instructor, I passed my driver test right after 3 hour lessons with him. He's very patient and give you a lot of valuable driving tips for your test. I highly recommend Newport Driving School to everyone!
Matilde C.- Irvine, CA

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I highly recommend this school. Carlos is really helpful and experienced. He didn't only help me get my Driving License but helped me improve my driving as well. Very friendly and outgoing.
Predhiman J.- Irvine, CA

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Very happy and pleased with Carlos professional service. He delivered as expected on a very timed and efficient basis. So glad we called him. Highly recommended!!!
Allan L.- Anaheim, CA

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I was very nervous about getting my license but a friend recommended me to try out Newport Driving School. Can't say I am disappointed at all. They provided me excellent service and made me feel comfortable getting behind the wheel.
Charvi B. - Irvine, CA

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Just being in the comfort of your own home taking a test is really cool...u can cook help kids with homework and go back and finish your test if in class room u can't do that, that what make it so awesome.
Max G. - Newport Coast, CA

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Great instruction
Great instruction, workable schedule and reasonable cost. Money well spent and bottom line is I now have my license and now feel confident on the road. I would recommend this school to my family and friends.
Jack B. - Newport Beach, CA

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Passed driver's test on the first try
I used Newport Driving School for my daughter's driving lessons as my nerves would not allow me to do it. I would recommend them highly. The student driver will still need to practice in between lessons, but they really taught the basics, especially since the first time my daughter got behind the wheel of a car was with the instructor! She passed her driver's test on the first try!!!
Leslie B. - Corona del Mar, CA

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Passed driver's test on the first try
I used Newport Driving School for my daughter's driving lessons as my nerves would not allow me to do it. I would recommend them highly. The student driver will still need to practice in between lessons, but they really taught the basics, especially since the first time my daughter got behind the wheel of a car was with the instructor! She passed her driver's test on the first try!!!
Valerie J. - Newport Beach, CA

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Very fast and convenient
Very fast and convenient online traffic school. Easy to get through very minimal time spent. They would even electronically file your certificate with the courthouse. Much better than having to spend the whole day in a boring classroom.
Harol C. - Irvine, CA

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A nearly immediate response from Carlos and Norma at Newport Driving School to my phone call provided me with the evidence and confidence that I was going to be taken care of with professionalism and confidence. The expertise of Carlos and Norma is spectacular! They are the ultimate Thanksgiving expression! Choose them for their prompt assistance and guidance for driving lessons and passing the driving test. We have already referred others to them. Thank you again and again! We will never forget you.
Nancy B. - Newport Beach, CA

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Best school you will find, Newport Driving School offers great lessons and instructor. I passed on my first try and have nothin to regret. 5 stars !
Dhanisha T. - Tustin, CA

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"Best experience hands off, I was super nervous for my driving test but Carlos is a great teacher and guaranteed I pass it on my first try. Thank you Newport Driving School"
Carolina D. - Newport Beach, CA

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Carlos is the best instructor. I strongly recommend him.
Nikolai T. - Irvine, CA

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Go to Carlos, he is a great teacher and you will pass on your first try! Trust me, I have experienced it first hand, you will learn a lot from him. Newport driving school is the way to go!!
Chirag A. - Newport Beach, CA

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CARLOS is an excellent instructor and a great person! He genuinely cares about his students and ensures they pass their test. He is a skilful, experienced and an amazing driver and teacher. I passed my test on the first try, super easy! because of the confidence I had gained through Carlos' sessions. 10/10 recommend, I became a much better driver after taking classes with him.
Shaurya B. - Irvine, CA

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Bravo to Carlos, my instructor He is the best!!!! I failed 3 times and now, with Carlos, I passed with only one error!!! And to add, he is funny! Which is very helpfull to be cool Thank you so much!!!
Ariane P. - Laguna Beach, CA

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The best decision I made was choosing Newport Driving School and having Carlos as my instructor. He picked me up from home and was very helpful, and was a key in helping me pass my driving test!
Hareb T. - Newport Beach, CA

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Newport driving school is really good. I passed the test with the instructor Carlos. He's funny guy and teaches me with patient. So I greatly recommend this driving school.
Susan S. - Costa Mesa, CA

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CARLOS is excellent! He is unlike other driving instructors because he goes above and beyond to help you and truly wants you to pass. Professional, skilled and flexible instructor. I had a great experience, 11/10 recommend.
Khehkash A. - Irvine, CA

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Carlos is the perfect driving instructor--passed at first attempt with no problems at all!
Duncan P. - Irvine, CA

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My experience at the Newport Driving School with Carlos was amazing! I passed my driving test right after one 2-hour lesson with Carlos. His calm personality and great sense of humor along with his great driving tips, helped me out the entire lesson. Carlos was patient, helpful, and made sure that you understood every possible scenario on the road. Not only is his service extremely professional, it is also convenient and affordable. The price is well worth it and you’ll feel as if you’re getting the bargain of your life. I would recommend Carlos and the Newport Driving School to everyone.
Ala M. - Newport Beach, CA

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Newport Driving School is a really good school! Carlos was my instructor and he was wonderful he taught me everything I needed to know and gave me confidence in myself. It's very affordable and it only took some classes to pass. Thanks to him I passed my driving test and now I can drive anywhere I want which is wonderful! I highly recommend newport driving school and Carlos forever thankful!
Perla T. - Costa Mesa, CA

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I would highly recommend this school. If you wanna learn good driving then go to this school, carlos is a great teacher and he will give you tips and teach you techniques that no other school will teah you. I started off with 28 mistakes on the first day and in 3 sessions he got me down to 3. I passed my BTW test in one go with no problems. Great school!!
Daksh S. - Newport Beach, CA

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I highly recommend Newport Driving School. Carlos is an experienced and skillful instructor. In the first driving class, itself he assesses our driving skills and helps us focus on correcting our errors while being patient towards us and makes us comfortable with driving, due to which I saved time and money not wasting on take too many classes. I passed my BWT and I am confident to drive a car. I am so happy and excited. Thank you so much Carlos & Team 😊!
Lizzy Rose. - Irvine, CA

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I am glad I agreed on taking a class with Newport Driving School, I passed, he is a great instructor and very respectable. Thank you so much because without the help I received I would never received my drivers license.
Judith R. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Best Driving School in Newport Beach. I really enjoyed each lesson with Carlos, he is a very professional teacher with a lot of experience! I really recommend Newport Driving School!!
Natacha D.. - Newport Beach, CA

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Not only did my son and most all his friends go to the Newport Driving School but they are my Tenants. They are a responsible, reliable and a professional company that I would highly recommend to anyone wanting to get their license. In addition each student felt individual attention.
Susan S. - Newpot Beach, CA

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In the last week I take one class in newport driving school they set up an appointment for my driving test and i pass at the first time , I recommend to visit this school it helps me a lot.
Sultan A. - Irvine, CA

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I learn my car driving from this school. The training is really awesome worth your money. I specially thank my trainer Mr Carlos Adrianzen his driving advise really helped me a lot and all praise goes to him also my roommate Ashwin introduced this driving school . Mr Carlos thanks for everything as the examiner appreciated me with good remarks
Muralikrihsna N. - Irvine, CA

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Carlos was an excellent coach. I just passed my drivers test and I am very excited. Best school in Orange County. I definitely recommend it! :)
Yamiles A. - MIssion Viejo, CA

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I Strongly recommend this school. The instructors are all very nice and cool people and they know what their talking about. They teach you everything you need to know about the road and driving. Thank you Norma, Carlos, and Paul for helping me get my licenses.
Theodore B. - Newport Beach, CA

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Carlos is the best! He helped me pass the behind the wheel test and fixed my bad driving habits. I would highly recommend Newport Driving School for any new drivers.
Natalia C - Irvine, CA

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Carlos is the best instructor you can ever have. I learned a lot from him. And now with a license I only need to put in practice all what he taught me.
Amar M. - Irvine, CA

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I've had another instructors teach me but Carlos is the best. Had my first driving class yesterday with him and I have learned so much in just 2 hours. With his help and guidance I am sure I will get my license.He is a true professional, I will recommend him to all of my friends who plan to get their license.

5/13/2016 -Update:After only 4 hours of practice with Carlos I managed to pass my behind the wheel test! Once again I stress that Carlos is a true professional, he concentrates on your weaknesses and doesn't move on to next step until you perfect that skill. I would of not get my license if Not Carlos. I would recommend it to anyone if asked, no doubt all your money is worth Carlos's lessons. Thank you very much to Carlos and Bewport Beach driving School you guys are the best!!
Nozanin S. - Newport Beach, CA

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I had my first stick shift driving class with Carlos on Saturday. It was at 7 am for two hours and I learned so much. I really enjoyed how stress free the driving was. I surprisingly didn't stall at all and the two hours flew by. He taught me how to start the car without it being on, how to down shift and we even got the chance to drive on the street for a bit. I highly recommend coming here to learn how to drive manual. Since coming here I can drive my bfs Subaru better then him and eventually want to get my own manual car now.
Brianna H. - Irvine, CA

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Carlos was great! My son Scott needed some extra practice to get ready for his third try. Carlos did an excellent job and corrected issues that caused him to fail on previous attempts. After two lessons with Carlos, he passed with flying colors (-4 only). I would highly recommend him, he is very experienced and knew exactly what Scott needed.
Steve P. - Trabuco Canyon, CA

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I recommend Carlos highly. He is punctual, friendly, patient and very proffesional. He explain everything very well. I took my driving test today, Carlos came with me to the DMV and that calmed my nerves. I passed my test!   Thank you very much Carlos , you are the best!!!
Yesenia A. - Newport beach, CA

Carlos gives you the feeling of success even before you take the test and the way he prepares you for the behind the wheel test is very well done and makes you a better and safer driver
Adrian A. - Santa Ana, CA

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Carlos was very friendly, patient and attentive. He made me feel confident and I didn't feel like he was rushing me to get to his next client. I highly recommend Carlos. He seems very confident that I will pass, being that he is my instructor. I will keep you posted!!

:images.png 10/10/2015  Updated review
 I passed on my first time!!! I am 100% sure it was because of Carlos and his help and support. THANK YOU CARLOS YOU ARE THE BEST!!!
Hannah J. - Los Angeles, CA

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Carlos is AWESOME! I only took one class with him and I pass my driving test ! He is a good driving instructor. He not only taught me how to pass the test but also taught me how to drive as a safe driver!
Vin Sen L. - Irvine, CA

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carlos was excellent he helped me pass my drivers test first try.
Ivan J. - Santa Ana, CA

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We found out about the driving school online and we contacted them and got a response immediately! Carlos gave us the steps and procedures and booked us appointments, and as soon as we passed the written he was fully committed in making the time to go out with us and teach us for the behind the wheel test, he was with us all the way until the end. Carlos is really the best!
Areeb R. - Irvine, CA

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Newport driving school is one of the best driving schools in the state as I have heard. Based on the Testimonials I chose to go ahead and make an appointment. All the Testimonials rated Carlos as the most capable and experienced instructor around. So far I have taken a total of four driving lessons with Carlos and feel confident enough to pass the driving test.
Meera N. - Newport Coast, CA

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Carlos is a good man inside and out ,I learn a lot me and my sister how to drive and he was a good instructor I recommend it to any one wants to learn
Athba A. - Newport Beach, CA

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What are you talking about? I know carlos for a long time he's the reason why i got my California license!! You are so rude !!
Sara F. - Newport Coast, CA

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If you want to give your kids the best learn-to-drive experience in SoCal, enroll them at Newport Driving School. Carlos and his team of professionals will pick up your student, teach them to drive safely, and then prepare them to PASS their road test the first time!  All three of my daughters learned to drive and got licensed with the help of Carlos and Newport Driving School. They are the BEST!
Renee T. - Aliso Viejo, CA

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Carlos was very helpful and funny! He explained everything clearly and I passed! I knew a little bit about driving but my skills improved in only a couple of hours with Carlos. I highly recommend him!

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Thank you to Carlos and Newport Driving School for preparing my two children for their tests, in which they both passed on the first try! The price is AMAZING and my kids said that Carlos was a great at explaining things. :D
Sean P. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Carlos is a good teacher!! When i was driving .. He gave me confidence :3 it was so fun and confortable
Linda C. - Stanton, CA

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I thought I knew how to drive until I drove with Carlos! I was really nervous to drive with someone other than my dad but Carlos explained everything in a simple but clear way. I learned the proper way to make perfect turns and how to back up correctly. I drove down the PCH, a perfect place for Carlos to test my 'changing' lanes skills, plus the view of the beach was an added bonus. I recommend Carlos to anyone who wants to pass the driving test!
Nicole P. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Took one class with Carlos and was already helpful to get only 3 mistakes during the driving test. Before the test Carlos played Funny Brazilian musics which made me relax and don't feel anxious, that was such really nice attitude from him. Actually I ended up doing great and had so much fun. Thanks Carlos and Newport driving school for being so nice and giving as much as attention I needed. Really appreciated on doing the class with the school and specially with Carlinhos.
Mi C. - Newport Beach, CA

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Soy peruana y acabo de mudarme a California. He decidido sacar mi licencia de manejo ya que es muy importante para poder ir a trabajar sin depender de que nadie me este llevando o tomar transporte público y perder tiempo. Así que empecé a tomar clases de manejo en Newport Driving School. Empecé prácticamente de cero, pero el señor Carlos tiene una paciencia increíble y técnica para enseñar, así que resulta súper fácil captar rápidamente. Siento que estoy aprendiendo cada vez más y sin stress, realmente estoy muy contenta y recomiendo 100% las clases :)
Claudia B. - Lake Forest, CA

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I took the manual driving lessons with Carlos and had a great experience. He was very good at making me feel comfortable while learning to drive stick.  The pace that he brought me up from the residential area up to regular traffic light streets was perfect and I was confident I could drive stick on my own by the end of the lesson. Thanks Carlos
Kevin B. - Mission Viejo, CA

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My son needed driving experience on a stick shift vehicle.
He REALLY benefited from the  training he received from NDS.
Big shout out to the school as well for the following: The day of his driving training , my son left his cellphone in the NDS car. They found it and returned it to us.
Great bunch of guys! I highly recommend the School!
Stephen F. - Raisin City, CA

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Newport Driving school is the best school ever and Carlos, my driving instructor is the best. I never wanted to drive before, as I was afraid about it, but Carlos was really patient with me and help me to be more confident behind the wheel. He's a great teacher and you can see that he cares about his students..I passed my written test the 1st time and I get my licence the 1st time as well with only 1 little mistake :) ..I would definitely recommend him and the school. They're the BEST and I will definitely miss driving with Carlos...thank you Carlos for everything !
Aude R. - Fountain Valley, CA

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I took one behind-the wheel class with Carlos and it was really helpful. He helped me improve on my weak areas and gave me much confidence. I took my behind the wheel test and passed on my first try. I can say that his class was a huge help since I am able to drive with confidence from now on!
Ana B. - Santa Ana, CA

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Hi everybody
I am a student here I failed the behind the wheels test twice even though I had passed the writing test with score 100!
I was totally disappointed and hopeless because I really needed to have my driving license ! So I called the Newport Driving School and they sent an instructor to train me,his name is Carlos,he is such a nice guy ,he is an expert in his work.He gave me a lesson and  he taught me well enough that I passed the test with a very good score and almost no mistakes!
Azadeh T. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Carlos is the best! I have taken classes with him and he is an excellent teacher. Initially I had zero knowledge about driving and two classes with him made me very confident. I have given the license test a couple of days back and thanks to him I passed it. I would suggest him to anyone who wants to learn drivin
Sadhana K. - Irvine, CA

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I had so much of fear in touching my car. But Carlos helped me to get out of that fear and in no time i am surprised to see that i can drive and i hear from my family that i am a good driver. Any new driver who is looking forward for a teacher please contact Carlos. I have already booked him for my daughter who is just two years old now :-)
Ramalingam S. - Foothill Ranch, CA

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We loved Newport Driving School.
The online and behind the wheels portion went really well for my teenage son, who passed both tests on the first try. The instructor was on time and communicated very well. I will use them again for my other kids.
Sandy B. - Ladera Ranch, CA

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Over ten years ago from today I knew that I would need the necessary training to obtain my permit and furthermore Driver's License. The in class portion was a breeze I was supplied with all the necessary material. After I completed the in class portion I did not need to study because all of the material was covered in the classroom and provided practice tests. I passed my written exam on my first attempt. Once I received my permit I was ready for the behind the wheel portion. I was extremely excited but also nervous. Carlos, the behind the wheel instructor was extremely well trained and was very capable of being in control of the behind the wheel training session. He was able to notice that I was nervous and was able to calm my nerves on the road. He was extremely calm and extremely thorough when instructing me with all aspects involved when driving behind the wheel. My fears of driving for the first time were easily diminished because the instructor made me feel comfortable. The vehicle I was using had safety features as well. When I completed the training I took my driving exam and passed with only one mistake!!! Carlos made me extremely confident in my driving. It's important to ask questions if you have any. I will continue to recommend Newport Driving School to anyone looking for a driving school. Everyone that I have recommended have passed with flying colors. I was happy that I chose Newport driving school especially with the special packages/discounts. Newport Driving School is the #1 driving school period!
Bruce W. - Irvine, CA

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Thanks guys!
Got my license today from Laguna Hills!It feels great.I want to thank the team at Newport Driving School for accommodating me at such a short notice. I had only 3 days left before my behind the wheel test and didnt feel confident enough to go ahead and take the test. When I called them up, they were willing to start my training(6 hrs) immediately and get me ready for it. Carlos was my instructor. He is simply fantastic(and funtastic:))! He teaches you driving tricks that you can master in a short period of time. With his interesting talks and funny jokes,he eases you of any nervousness . He instills confidence in you and makes driving a pleasure. I really enjoyed my driving class. Must say, these guys just know how to do it right!
Deepa S. - Irvine, CA

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My driving instructor, Carlos, was excellent. He was a funny and nice guy but he's also a great driving teacher. He taught my brother, sister,, and me and we all passed are driving test on our first try. I had only a few weeks of experience. You will definitely learn to drive well
Brian W. - Newport Beach, CA

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It was really great! I learned a whole lot. I passed my test with high score and everything they said that i was to expect happened! I was actually really happy with this school because as a new driver I was really nervous about being able to pass and stuff but after the classes I felt comfortable because i was well prepared. Great instructor, Ralph, taught me to drive stick-shift as well.
Alessandra C. - Irvine, CA

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Thank you Newport Driving School, I just moved from another state and I didn't know how to drive, I called different places and I decided to go for Newport Driving School cause they were clear and honest they took the time to explain every question I had with regards to my license. I started taking lessons and within 2 weeks as they said I got my license. I can only say that everything they said it was going to be, did happen. I can recommend Newport Driving School cause I took lesson from them and I got my license as I was told. Thank You!!
Dianne F. - Irvine, CA

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This driving school offers good instructors who make sure you are fully ready for the test and learn to drive quickly. It took me several lessons to learn to drive with no prior experience of driving, and i got my driver license in two weeks. The driving lesson right before the test was very helpful. I would recommend this school for everybody, especially for people who come from other countries- you will get the best instruction on rules, conditions and laws. Kim
Kim A. - Newport Beach, CA

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Newport Driving School is an awesome school and they are very helpful in teaching you how to drive or helping you in any of your needs. The instructor Carlos was really helpful to me and taught me everything i needed to know on how to pass the driving test. I recommend Newport Driving School to anyone that needs help or wants to learn how to drive.
David B. - Santa Ana, CA

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Carlos A. helped me with my appointments and contacted me fast. He really improved my driving skills and questions that would be asked on the DMV test. When I drove with him, he was very helpful and did not panic or scream, or do anything that would set me off! I like this driving school. The office and is very professional
Mary N. - Garden Grove, CA

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I scheduled an appointment one day and the next day I was emailed promptly by an instructor name, Carlos Adrianzen, about the time and where I should meet. Carlos worked around my schedule and is very patient and prompt with his communication. He was very nice, funny, and calm when he taught me how to drive. He is a great with tips and give great pointers and small quiz questions to prepare me for when I drive out in the real world. I would recommend him to my family or friend.
Christina N. - Westminster, CA

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Well first and foremost I have to admit that I didn't get my license til a little later than most everyone els. I had the grand plan of living in San Francisco and didn't think I would need a car. Years later I was still living in Orange County and although my eco-friendly ways won praise, it was a pain not to have a vehicle. So I succumbed and decided to buy a car, and tried to pass the test just on my own. Well I failed and my ego was pretty severely dinged. As I didn't drive regularly I figured taking classes at a driving school would help. I heard about Newport Driving School from a friend and so I signed up. Norma was my instructor and she was SOOO patient and wonderful throughout the whole experience. She immediately made me feel at ease (I was nervous for whatever reason) and the only thing that she recommended at the end of our sessions is to hold off on my lead foot (haha). Her suggestions while we were on the road and also the tips she provided on passing the test ensured that the 2nd time around I actually got my license and did not have to suffer the ignominy of having to take the test a 3rd time. My younger sisters also chose to go with Newport Driving School based on my experience (and passed with flying colors!) so I would highly recommend them to others. Hope this helps you guys out. :)
Andrea M. - Philadelphia, PA

The instructors are friendly; Carlos has been very patient throughout, guiding me along even though I've never had experience driving before I begun taking classes. I was able to pass the test on the first try thanks to the quality of the lessons, good tips and constant feedback (not in a negative way) to ways to improve my driving techniques. I had wanted to go for a private instructor before I started taking lessons, but I'm glad I made the right choice. Thanks Carlos and Paul.
Laura Y. - Irvine,  CA

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Why should you choose Newport Driving School? It Simply the Best. I was told by another Driving School that there are some people who should not drive and your one of them. Let's just say my confidence was low that anyone could help me, but Newport Driving School was willing and eager to help with cases like mine. Well after just three lesson I was able to passed my Driver Behind the Wheel test (On the First Try.) Here's the thing... Carlos (the Driving instructor) made me feel comfortable behind the wheel. He allowed me to take my time, pointed out my mistakes and how to correct them, continued to praise me when I did well and this in turn boosted my confidence. Newport Driving School wants you to pass the tests, but they also want the client to be good, safe drivers. Even after the DMV tests are passed the instructions and training continues to ensure a happy, safe, and knowledgeable driver. So if your debating which school to go with it's an easy choice: Newport Driving School.  Thank you Carlos.
Penny S. – Huntington Beach,  CA

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WOW!!!!I do a good job i have 0 mistakes out of proud of my self as well as my instructor. I’m very, very happy that i passed my driving test for one take so glad that i choose CARLOS as my driving instructor, he do a good job, knowledgeable, patience ,& fun to be a with making jokes etc. Do really his best to teach his student to be a safe driver & pass. NEWPORT DRIVING SCHOOL is the best. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!thank you a lot.
Lizel M.. – Costa Mesa,  CA

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Newport Driving School is the best driving school in California. The teachers are patient knowledge and with big experience. I took 3 driving classes an I had a a test in 2 weeks, Carlos took me to the DMW and reminded me the last basic stuff. I was very nervous that day but Carlos made me calm down telling a lot of jokes and making me confident that I will past the test, which I did with the first time and I got only 4 mistakes out of 15. I will definitely recommend this school to all my friends.
Thanks a lot Newport Driving School!!!!
Alyshuks S. – Newport Coast, CA

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I really enjoyed my lessons with Carlos, he is an excellent instructor. I learned to drive with him within 16 hours. I really enjoyed my time in the car...(very comfortable car). Carlos helped me get over my fears on the freeway and made learning fun. He always helped me to correct mistakes, with patience and understanding and also gave positive feedback when I did something well. These things were then written into my progress book for each lesson so I could then see over time how my driving had improved. I passed my theory and driving test at first time...Way to go! I don't think that I would have done this without his encouragement.
I have now recommended my IVC classmates take the driving lesson at Newport Driving school.
Thanks Carlos for believing in me.
HotKat T. – Newport Coast, CA

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Newport Driving School was a great investment for me as a driver preparing for the road test part of attaining my license. My instructor was very friendly and comfortable to drive with, in addition to giving me wonderful tips and methods to help me do well for my exam. I not only passed, but I passed with no errors, thanks to this school. A great choice, they are very happy to help you with whatever driving education r preparation you might need. They get an A+ from me!
Larry H. – Costa Mesa, CA

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I’m a student at Irvine Valley College majoring in sociology. I had a wonderful driving instructor named Carlos who helped me over come all my fears in driving, taught me so much that I will always remember. Today morning for the first time I passed my driving test. It's very inspiring and exciting to be on my own now, no more walking to school or work. THANK YOU SO MUCH CARLOS
Sara T.- Irvine, CA

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I major in business at OCC. I've just passed the driving test in the morning.
I'm so happy I could find this driving school because I had a great experience! Carlos is the best driving teacher ever! He does know his stuff. You'll know what you need for the test and also, he's a funny guy. I felt nervous before the test but he let me relax. One more thing, he can pick you up and drop you off anywhere. I want to recommend this school to my friends. Thank you, Carlos!!
Silver B. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Newport Driving school is a fantastic Driving school! I only took one class with them and passed my driving test the first time with very minimal mistakes. Carlos is a great instructor and because of him I felt at ease during my test. Before the test, he picked me up and told me everything I needed to know. This school is an excellent school if your looking to get your license quick. I really enjoyed all the help and support they offered. Thanks Newport Driving School.
Yaseen S. – Newport Coast, CA

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I am the engineering student of UCI. And I just pass the driving test yesterday morning. It’s so exciting when I KNEW I have passed the test because I was failed last time with another driving school. Carlos helped me a looooooooooooot not only teaching u how to drive the car! He came to pick me up, before I joined the test, I told Carlos I AM A LITTLE NERVOUS, and he talked to me some funny thing and let me relax! Thank you!! Carlos!
Angela Q. – Irvine, CA

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I had a great experience with Newport Driving School. They picked me up from my home and I drove nearby DVM area before the test. They provided me really useful tips and I passed the test in very first time. I recommend Newport Driving School to everyone and I give a five star to them. We also had a issue with the current DMV rule but Carlos revolved that very professionally. I appreciate his effort. However overall, I recommend this to everyone.
Chandranath M. - Costa Mesa, CA

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Carlos from Newport Driving School. Help me pass my written test and help me pass my driving test in 2 Days. now I start a new year with a driver license. Thanks Carlos
Thomas I. Irvine, CA

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after being shown how to drive by a relative I did a behind the wheels test and failed. Carlos from Newport driving school gave me 2 hours behind the wheel instruction and thereafter I sat for my test and passed it. Newport, you have a good instructor. Thank you!!!!!!!
Wangare U. Newport Beach, CA

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After my folks failed miserably to teach me driving, I searched for good driving schools in my area and found Newport Driving schools best option. I took 12 hrs behind the wheel classes. All classes were simply worth it. Techniques taught by them make driving as simple as possible. Thanks to Carlos for those last-minute tricks before the driving test, made me get my driver’s license in first shot. Indeed, this driving school is worth.
Peter N. – Irvine, CA

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This driving school offers good instructors who make sure you are fully ready for the test and learn to drive quickly. It took me several lessons to learn to drive with no prior experience of driving, and i got my driver license in two weeks. The driving lesson right before the test was very helpful. I would recommend this school for everybody, especially for people who come from other countries- you will get the best instruction on rules, conditions and laws.
Olesia S. Newport Coast, CA

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I probably would've failed my driving test if it weren't for my instructor, Norma. Not only did she really help get all the fundamentals set, she also calmed my nerves quite a bit right before the test. For anyone in the area I would highly recommend the Newport Driving School Drive Test package, which comes with a car to use for the test, an hour practice, and pick up / drop off. It's a flat rate of $165 so if you have to wait an hour for your test to start, they won't charge you more. I had to wait 40 minutes, and I spent the time chatting with my instructor, Norma. I feel this really calmed me down and she really boosted up my confidence. When I was taking the road test, I didn't feel nervous at all!
Norma was excellent at wrapping up all the little things I need to do while taking the test. And, she really had some very good advice on how to handle cramped parking lots (something none of my past instructors went into). In conclusion, I passed with only 4 errors. Thanks Norma!
Bhan G. Garden Grove, CA

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I really believe that I would have failed my driving test if it wasn't for Carlos. Driving has always made me so nervous that I avoided getting my license for years.
I have to admit; my first two lessons were with a different instructor that I was less than satisfied with. His teaching style just didn't suit me. However, my final lesson was with Carlos and it really changed everything. He made me relaxed and even kept me entertained. I went home a confident and comfortable driver (which was all I really needed). He also really went out of his way to accommodate me on the day of my test after some scheduling mix ups (on my part, not his). We practiced a little for the last time and he took me to the DMV, which really made all the difference in the world. I highly recommend Carlos from Newport Driving School, especially for drivers that just need a little bit a of confidence.
Boo W. - Costa Mesa, CA

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After coming to US I figured that driving is must here. As soon as I got vacation from school, driving was the first and the most important thing that I had to learn. I joined Newport driving classes. I was planning to spend nearly 15-20 days to learn driving as this was the first time I was ever trying to drive in my life. But my Instructor, Norma, guided me so well that within a week I became a very comfortable and confident driver. At the end of week, I gave my driving test and I passed it. All thanks to Norma. She was very calm while teaching so I never felt nervous while learning.
I am very happy to get the license. I am very thankful to Newport Driving School and especially Norma who helped me to achieve the first step of getting self-dependent.
Raima K. – Newport Beach, CA

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Before taking classes at Newport Driving School, I had never driven a car. Right after I took about 6 classes there, and thanks to Carlos, I passed the driving test. It was the first time for me to take a test! The instructor, Carlos, was very patient and excellent at teaching. I had nothing to do but just followed his instruction. Now I got a license, and I am very happy with that.
Jay M. – Costa Mesa, CA

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I have been driving in the UK for 10 years and had to take my California Driving Test. This was going to be difficult as I had picked up so many bad habits!
Carlos was able to teach me all the necessary skills and give me the confidence in myself to get over my nerves and pass the test first time. He was friendly, knowledgeable and very nice to work with.
I would highly recommend Newport Driving School and Carlos to anyone taking their driving test, (new drivers and experienced drivers also). They have a very professional service and get brilliant results. Carlos made practicing for the test fun and certainly taught this old dog some new tricks.
Many thanks!!!
Becky S. - London, UK

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Hi there! I’m Ria i just want to share my unforgettable happen just today...this day god with Carlos from Newport driving school. I am hopeless and disappointed that I failed two times in DMV san clemente, but i still i have one more chance so I said to myself i need to find driving instructor because even i know how to drive in Philippines but here is different, so i start to open and surf driving school though internet because i only have 3days to prepare for my last chance appointment to DMV san clemente again....lots of worries because if I failed this time it make me hard to get the when I start to surf I get the Newport number and start to call them and Carlos his the one who entertained me and give me hope that this time i can make it...ooh my god I don’t know that time if i believe him because its only on the phone.., but when we meet this morning i said to myself that i trust this person because the way he talk and teach me.., even its just one hour session would you believe that i make it! I got it!!!wowwwww I almost cried when I past the test I can’t believe BECAUSE of Carlos you’re the savior CARLOS hahahahahha! thank you for the lesson and the courage i never ever forget that this is one of my achievement...thanks again!
Ria E. - San Clemente, CA

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I recently moved to California after having lived in cities like London and Toronto, where a driver's license is not necessary. I used to find driving very difficult (my husband had no luck in teaching me) and doubted that I would be able to get a license after only taking 8 hours of lessons. Lucking, I had a very patient and encouraging instructor named Carlos who helped me pass my driving test in less than 3 weeks. My husband was so impressed by Carlos's ability to teach me that he knows refers to him as the "miracle worker"!
Fairyal D. - Newport Beach, CA

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I passed my behind the wheel test at the first time and I can honestly say that all the credit goes to the Newport Driving School and its kind staff. They create a casual environment during the classes while teaching you. And with teaching I really mean it, they never yell and are always patient. For the exam day, they really are encouraging and prepare you the way you feel comfortable and they make sure you know what you will face during the course. Their experience is infinite which is something I really value. Thanks, NDS!
Hasan C. - Irvine, CA

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I failed the first behind-the-wheel test. Sitting on the campus at UCI, I spotted the small advertisement of the Newport Driving School. I ventured to call them, and that was the best decision I have ever made in selecting a Driving School. It was a great school in terms of prompt response from the staff in the office (Ms. Norma) and the Instructor (Mr. Carlos). Instead of yelling at me like the former instructor at other school, Carlos encouraged and gave me a lot of astute instructions about how to pass the behind-the-wheel and defensive driving techniques. Courteously, friendly, and encouragingly Carlos did his job very well. If I have to recommend someone who want to pass the behind-the-wheel exam, I have no hesitation to tell him/her that " You should go to Newport Driving School".
Trau D. – Irvine, CA

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Overall, I'm glad that I chose NDS. The person I was always in contact with, Norma, was always very courteous and worked to be flexible with my tight schedule. My instructor, Azita, was patient and good-natured, and sincerely wanted to help me improve. Carlos, who took me to my exam, was excellent in giving me useful tips and helping me feel relaxed and confident--plus he kept watch as much as he could in case he had to contest my score--but no need--I passed on the first try! If you want results I would definitely recommend this school.
Nanette F. Newport Beach, CA

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for me Newport Driving school was the best way for me to learn how to drive. this school has been in my family u can say well because Carlos taught both my mom and my aunt and they both past the behind the wheel test for the DMV and they really didn’t know how to drive at all and not just that they were the type of person that get really nervous behind the wheel and well that wasn’t a obstacle for Carlos because he helped them pass go Newport Driving School yay ya.
Yesica R. – Fullerton, CA

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Newport Driving School was a very good program to get the 6 hours required behind the wheel. With courteous and knowledgeable instructors, Newport Driving School helped me learn the basics of driving. During the driving test, the vehicle Newport Driving School provided did not function and while it looked like I was not going to be able to take the test, they did everything they could by changing the vehicle and talking to the DMV and I was able to take the test and pass. Those events truly illustrated their commitment to providing students with the best service on their road to get the license.
Danny K. – Fullerton, CA

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Thanks to NDS, I just passed my driving test with 3 errors. I was made to go 2 rounds because the tester couldn't find any mistakes. Carlos really helped to make me feel confident, and he also gave a lot of tips to passing the test. And what a personality! Doug and Abby are really nice too. You will have a good time learning from NDS, the instructors are very patient and respectful. I do not regret shelling out 600 bucks for the driver safety course as it pretty much promised everything it said it would, getting the license in the shortest amount of time. I would highly recommend NDS to anyone.
Tim G. – Costa Mesa, CA

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Newport Driving School was great! I passed with only 3 mistakes thanks to them. My mom feels like I'm a really good driver now. Go Newport Driving School!
Triny A. Newport Beach, CA

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I passed: Thanks to Newport Driving School I was able to pass my driving test the first time with only 6 errors. They really helped a lot.
Lauren K. – Newport Beach, CA 

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The Driving Test: I just passed my driving school test with only two mistakes! I definitely couldn't have done it without Newport Driving school's help! The actual test can be very tricky and the school support and helped me through the whole process. I am very grateful. Thank you, the whole world,!!!!
Emma S. - Santa Ana, CA

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GREAT: they helped me sooooooo much with everything i needed to know. the instructors are really nice and funny too. if you don’t go here you are making a mistake!!!
Devin S. – Huntington Beach, CA

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YESS!!!: Newport Driving school is seriously the best!!! all of the instructors there are awesome and help so much with learning how to drive! Everyone is so friendly and they make people want to learn. I’m going to pass my driving test with flying colors because of NDS!!!! They are all awesome and no one should go another place... trust me :) !!!!
Jane X. - Irvine, CA 

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Very Good: Newport driving school is the best school. The instructors are very friendly and helpful. They teach the right things and help us to get over all the difficulties that we face during driving. They do not make us nervous. they have very good reputation.
Meenakshi K. - Irvine, CA

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Newport Driving School: The instructors were awesome! I learned everything i needed to pass the driving test at the DMV and didn't have to worry about being nervous on the day of the test. They helped me with my weaknesses and didn't make me practice what i had already mastered.
Irene H. Newport Beach, CA

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The instructors are friendly; Carlos has been very patient throughout, guiding me along even though I've never had experience driving before I begun taking classes. I was able to pass the test on the first try thanks to the quality of the lessons, good tips and constant feedback (not in a negative way) to ways to improve my driving techniques. I had wanted to go for a private instructor before I started taking lessons, but I'm glad I made the right choice. Thanks Carlos and Paul.
Laura Y. - Irvine,  CA

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Newport Driving School: The instructors were awesome! I learned everything i needed to pass the driving test at the DMV and didn't have to worry about being nervous on the day of the test. They helped me with my weaknesses and didn't make me practice what i had already mastered.
Irene H. Newport Beach, CA

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