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What's New At Ann's Driving School?
October 12, 2011 - The Bold Italic - Want to know more about taking driving lessons with us? San Francisco blogger Sarah Han at The Bold Italic writes about her experiences getting her driver's license with Ann's very own instructor Eugenia in her October 12, 2011 entry, License To Drive.
Teenage Driving - April 15, 2008 - The San Francisco Chronicle published an article featuring Judy of Ann's Driving School in an article about the role of teenage driving education in California! Click here to read the full article.
Yelp student reviews! Click on the image to the left and visit yelp.com to read for yourself why students love our program and teachers.
Feb 5, 2007 - KFOG Radio Interview KFOG's Peter Finch interviews and rides with driving instructor Judy and one of her students for his popular FogFiles radio program. Click here to listen to the interview online.
Special Needs Drivers - Ann's is now offering instruction for adaptive driving! We are a member of ADED, the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists. Click here for more information.
California DMV - Did you know that the California DMV offers many of its publications and forms available online? For example, new driving students can download the California Driver Handbook. Visit the DMV site by clicking on the California State flag.
Bay Area Talk Show Host Josh Kornbluth learns to drive at Ann's Driving School! Josh, a monologuist, hosts a weekly interview show on KQED; below, you can watch a short video clip from the show entitled "How Wheels", which first aired on October 16, 2006. More information about the show can be foundhere.
Online Driving Course - We now offer online driver's education, with a course approved by the DMV! Click here for more information.
We have been featured in a number of other television programs focusing on students that are afraid to drive? You can watch some additional video clips featuring Ann's Driving School here.
HOW WE DRIVE; Facing Fear and Finding Freedom on the Road
By PATRICIA LEIGH BROWN, NEW YORK TIMES
HITTING the road. It's a venerable American instinct, the full tank as ticket to nirvana. But for me, a struggling highway phobic who moved from New York City to California two years ago, hitting the road has been an elusive goal. To be afraid to drive in the home of the hot rod and the freeway was to be unable to speak the language in a foreign land. (cont)
We use normal looking cars - no embarrassing signs or stickers! We feature both women and men instructors who are skilled in providing a low stress teaching style.
Learn the skills to navigate and park in the hills of San Francisco; Ann's Driving School is located in the sunny South Beach area of SOMA.
Our customized programs are designed to help desensitize special needs drivers to anxiety caused by weather and road conditions.