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We are so sorry to hear that many of you have been affected by the recent flooding in our area.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We have been affected as well and our offices in Gonzales and Baton Rouge are not fully functional at this time. If you have completed your classroom sessions and wish to receive your certificate of completion for the 30-hours of classroom time, please email your request to: 
  Please include your full name, address and date of birth. 
You can also call us at 225-644-1811.
We appreciate your patience as we work through this.

For classes in the upcoming months, you can register for classes using your mobile device!! 
(Click here)


Class Location
Need Transportation? (Pick-up locations listed on our website)
Student's Name & Phone Number
Date of Course

(Click here to register with your mobile device)   
14 & 38 Hour Courses
Transportation Available!!

 All upcoming classes that were originally scheduled at our Baton Rouge location will be held at our

Gonzales location.
(See our training calendar
 for details)

Transportation is available!!

 Call Today or Register Online 

(Morgan City)

**Gift Certificates Available**

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!!!


Smart Start Driving Academy
Baton Rouge Location:
Hammond Aire Plaza
9622 Airline Hwy, Suite C-10
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(Classes being held at Gonzales location - Transportation Available)

Gonzales Location:
Bayou Plaza Shopping Center
1492 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA 70737

Morgan City Location:
Guarisco Evans Shopping Center
906 7th Street
Morgan City, LA 70380

** Transportation provided to our Gonzales and Morgan City locations **


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