Teen 6-Hour Driver’s Training Program - Ages 15 ½ & Up
In-Car / Behind-the-Wheel - SERVING THE EAST BAY
In observance of Alameda County's shelter in place ordinance and social distancing requirements, Bay Area Driving School is temporarily closed for classroom and in-car driver's training. We want to thank you for your understanding as we continue our efforts to keep everyone in our community healthy and safe.
Learn to drive safely, with confidence and precision™
Students will learn the basic driving skills to operate a motor vehicle SAFELY and proper driving techniques. Course includes DMV drive test preparation and an introduction to defensive driving. Program is divided into three, 2-hour sessions. Lessons offered every day of the week. Upon completion, students will be issued a DMV-approved certificate of completion and written evaluation of driving performance.
Our Driving Instructors:
We have a high-caliber staff of Professional Instructors. Our instructors are licensed by the state of CA and have a passed a DMV background investigation through the Department of Justice. We have male and female instructors who speak English and Spanish. All of our instructors have a genuine concern for traffic safety and are dedicated to helping teens develop the necessary skills to become a defensive driver.
Fees: Teen In-Car Driver's Training Program:
6 Hour Course- Discounted price for Our Driver’s Ed Students
Single Lesson OR Additional Lesson
6 Hour Course
The 6-Hour Driver’s Training course is a requirement for teens under 18 to receive a Driver’s License
For upgraded lessons with Defensive Driving Specialist, see Adult Training / Specialized Training
Teens must have a valid, CA Learner’s Permit to schedule. If you do not have your learners permit, check out our Driver’s Education Program. *If you teen passed Driver's Education and does NOT have his or her permit yet (due to COVID-19 temporary closures), we are able to get them started with their behind-the-wheel instruction once shelter in place has ended. For more info see Student License Program under the Adults tab.
Driver's Training Vehicles:
All training vehicles are 4-door, automatic transmission with dual controls. Small "Student Driver" stickers are placed on side doors and rear bumper. Our fleet includes Honda Civics and Toyota Corolla.
We conduct our lessons using the piggy-back system. At the end of the first student's lesson, we may pick up the next student who will then drive the first student home. The instructor will conduct a demonstration drive back to first student's home if the next student has little to no driving experience. Completely private lessons are available for extra fee.
FREE Pick-Up and Return for the Following Cities:
Alameda - Alamo - Albany - Berkeley - Blackhawk - Castro Valley - Danville- Dublin - El Cerrito - Fremont - Hayward - Kensington - Newark- Oakland - Piedmont - Pleasanton - San Leandro - San Lorenzo - San Ramon - Union City. For those who live in other cities, we are happy to meet you at our main office OR at a nearby B.A.R.T. station. We have a Defensive Driving Specialist who travels to other cities for an additional travel fee.
For In-Car training, we require a 24 hour notice of cancellation. Office is closed on Sundays. Any changes to Monday appointments must be made on the Saturday prior to the appointment. Late cancellations, same day cancellations and “No-Show’s” will be charged a $75 Missed appointment fee.
Our friendly Customer Service Reps are ready to answer your questions.
Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm PST
Sat, 9am-5pm PST
Fax: (510) 886-4408