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We've moved our Gonzales location!!

We are now located at:
1731 N. Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA 70737
(near Jack In The Box)

Sorry for any inconveniences
that this matter has caused

Certificates can be picked up at that location
(Student and parent must be present to pick up the certificate)

Monday - Thursday
9am - 5pm
9am - 3pm
10am - 2pm

if you need additional information


Evening and weekend classes available!!
Flexible scheduling for home school students!!

WELCOME to Smart Start Driving Academy!!

At Smart Start Driving Academy we offer exceptional driver's education training provided by professional and dedicated instructors.  All of our instructors are certified by the Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles and have over 30 years of driving experience.  Our team is comprised of Master's degree level educators and certified professional trainers.

Our facility features new, state-of-the-art equipment designed to provide all students with an enhanced learning experience. Parents and students are welcome to tour our facility.

Our classroom training was designed to address all learning styles.  Some of the "extra" features of our training include:

  •  Power Point Presentations 
  •  Interactive Classroom Activities                       
  •  Use of Impaired Vision Goggles
  •  Driving Simulator Stations 
  •  Brand New Dual-Controlled Vehicles      
  •  And much more!!! 


Smart Start Driving Academy is committed to giving all students the best driver's education possible.  All of our students become SMART, safe, responsible drivers!!!  That's the Smart Start way!!!! 


Join SMART START DRIVING ACADEMY in taking the pledge!!!



Gonzales Location:
1731 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA 70737

We can be reach at:


Smart Start Driving Academy is licensed and certified by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Office of Motor Vehicles.