Driving School

Driving School are a School in GTA San Andreas. It becomes available after completing Deconstruction and Back to School.

Carl learns advanced driving maneuvers and tactics of handling a vehicle.

This is an optional endeavor, but it is required for 100% completion of the game. It's not time-sensitive, meaning it can be played at any point, even after the main storyline is completed.

Driving School - Mission Details:

The Driving School, also known as the Turning Tricks Advanced Motoring establishment, is an institution where the player learns advanced driving maneuvers and tactics of vehicle handling. The school is located in Doherty, San Fierro, and is marked by a red S on the map. The driving school is unlocked after completion of Deconstruction.

Spending time at the Driving School will increase the player's driving ability - once the driving ability is maxed out, all cars will have increased handling.

Passing the driving school is required to unlock the mission Zeroing In and the rest of the Wang Cars asset missions. While necessary for100% Completion, it is not mandatory for completing the game's storyline.

Driving School: Rewards

After each lesson, the player will earn a medal - bronze, silver or gold, based on their score. The score varies based on the Final Position, Final Heading and the Damage Penalty collected by the player.

Completing the driving school with:

  • at least all Bronze Medals will award the player a Super GT that will be parked outside of the school.
  • at least all Silver Medals will award the player a Bullet that will be parked outside of the school.
  • all Gold Medals will award the player a rare Hotknife that will be parked outside of the school.

Driving School: Lessons

LessonVehicleDescription
The 360 Infernus Turn 360 degrees without moving the car forward.
The 180 Blista Compact Drive forward and make a 180 degree turn around a cone.
Whip and Terminate Banshee Drive forward and make a 90 degree turn around a cone.
Pop and Control Police Car Drive over a Spike Strip and maneuver the vehicle through a curvy section of cones.
Burn and Lap Banshee Drive 5 laps of a course in under 40 seconds.
Cone Coil Banshee Navigate through sets of cones, then return to the starting point using a 180 degree turn.
The '90' Banshee Accelerate and park between two Banshees facing westwards.
Wheelie Weave Banshee Use a ramp to perform a double wheelie.
Spin and Go Taxi Perform a J turn without hitting any cones.
PIT maneuver Police Car Perform a Pit Maneuver on a Police car without damaging the two vehicles.
Alley Oop Banshee Perform a barrel roll while jumping over a set of vehicles.
City Slicking Super GT Navigate a course around the city in under 120 seconds without damaging the car.

Driving School: Mission Info

Mission Type School
Location Doherty
State / Area San Fierro
Available After Mission (Story Mode)
Required for 100% Yes
Rewards Wang Cars showroom (once Yay Ka-Boom-Boom has been completed); Super GT (Bronze); Bullet (Silver); Hotknife (Gold)
Unlocked Items Bullet Bullet Hotknife Hotknife Super GT Super GT Race Tournaments Race Tournaments Wang Cars Wang Cars
Featuring Banshee Banshee Blista Compact Blista Compact Infernus Infernus Police Car Police Car Super GT Super GT Taxi Taxi

Driving School: Video Walkthrough

Original Game Walkthrough (PS2, Xbox, PC):

The Definitive Edition Remaster Walkthrough:

All Schools in GTA San Andreas

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