I took six 2 hour sessions of driving lessons with Alfa Driving School, and my instructor was Jim Bell. I haven't written many reviews but I had to come online and write a review about Jim Bell. I would HIGHLY recommend Jim to anyone who's in need of a driving instructor. From my very first lesson he made me feel totally comfortable behind the wheel. One of Jim's many great qualities is that he can really help build your driving confidence. He takes your weak points, and really emphasizes in making them stronger. Jim also makes driving lessons with him very enjoyable. Each lesson is a unique and interesting journey to some of the most interesting places in Atlanta. In just 6 sessions I was completely comfortable driving in any situation, and on any road types including highways. I highly recommend Jim Bell as driving instructor to anyone looking for a driving instructor in Atlanta.
Giving up a whole weekend for a mandated dui class definitely sits last on my to do list. This place, however, made it more than bearable. The staff itself is extremely accommodating to your needs. The owner is super nice and will go out of his way to make your inconvenience tolerable if not pleasant; he understands the mind set that the students walk in with. I thought as I walked in the weekend would last for an eternity, but, with the: amount of breaks, long lunch period (long horns on them if you so desire), quality and informative teaching, clean environment, the multitude of snacks and drinks (from veggie and fruit platters, assorted chips, candy, to coffee, soda, and hot chocolate), and the ability to get up and stretch your legs when you need to it made for a rewarding experience. This is an establishment I highly recommend!
I came to the Alfa driving school only knowing the drivers manual basics and what my, very impatient mom, had shown me in a parking lot. In two days my instructor, Jim Bell, taught me how to parallel park, do turn abouts, drive on the street (IN THE RAIN AT NIGHT), and drive on the expressway. I learned all of this in four hours. Jim is a very patient and cool instructor. Not only does he teach you everything he can about driving but he also considers your needs: if you need to stop for a restroom break, food, or drink he will allow time for you to do this. Not long after I finished the course i took the driving test and received a 96 (i forgot to turn on my signal at the end.) If you choose Alfa I would recommend Jim Bell. Good luck!