What We Do

Comprehensive Driving Program

Offering a modern & complete Bay Area beginner driving program created by our CEO/Head Instructor Carrie Lampman. Designed as three 2-hr lessons that cover everything from basic techniques, driver safety, local drive culture, DMV drive test and more!

A la Carte Courses to Meet All Needs

Bay Area Driving Academy offers so much more to meet all of your driver training needs. Whether you are a newly relocate resident needing to practice or a mature driver needing to refresh your safety skills – we have A la Carte Course that is just right for you.

Online Driver’s Education Course

In today’s modern life, we all can appreciate the convenience of being online. We are passionate in finding ways to make driver education as convenient as possible while maintaining the quality & completeness of the educational curriculum.

What you Need to Know

Taking Driving Courses from Us

Bay Area Driving Academy commitment to excellence ensures you are getting the VERY BEST driving instructors available in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our instructors are hand selected through a highly vetted process to ensure the highest level of knowledge-ability and professionalism. All of our instructors are certified by a CA DMV Instructor’s License.

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Pickup and drop-off at any location that works best for the student, as long as you are in the areas we serve. All training vehicles are automatic Honda Civics with an extra brake and mirror for the instructor. In addition, we have comprehensive and uninsured motorist insurance coverage to keep our students covered.

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Our Current Service Areas:

Where ever you live in the San Francisco Bay Area – North, East or South – we can provide you the ultimate driver training experience. Even if you are outside of our current service areas, we can set up a meeting location that works for you.


Cupertino, Los Altos

Los Gatos, Milpitas

Mountain View, Palo Alto

San Jose, Santa Clara +


Atherton, Belmont

Burlingame, Foster City

Redwood City, San Carlos

San Mateo, Woodside +
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Our team

  • Carrie Lampman
    Chief Executive Officer/ Head Instructor. Carrie grew up in Sunnyvale.
  • Jimmy T. Lai
    Chief Operations Officer/ Marketing Director. Jimmy grew up in Cupertino.
  • Join Our Team
    Are you looking for an exciting career in education/ training?.

Our Training

Carrie Lampman, CEO and Head Instructor,

personally developed and designed our modern and comprehensive behind-the-wheel training program. Carrie has over 14 years of experience and expertise in the field of education and training. She is fueled up with a rich knowledge base from years training in various technology and driver education companies. Her exemplary career has made her one of the top-rated driving instructors in Silicon Valley with over a hundred verified 5-star reviews across various top review sites just in the past current few years alone.

Carrie turbo-charged the program from her experience to ensure you are receiving a detailed, safe, fun and enriching curriculum and lesson. Her vast experience in education and instruction has led her to develop a specialized training style, methodology, and techniques utilized and incorporated into our driving program and courses. She made certain to cover all relevant driver education and training information so that our students drive safely and with confidence.

This is what sets Bay Area Driving Academy apart from all of our competition – specialized driver training based on positivity, safety, and confidence-building with clear communication and directions in a comfortable learning environment tailored to the individual student’s abilities.

All of our Academy Instructors are personally vetted, hired, trained and is managed by Carrie. Every licensed trainer follows and incorporates her comprehensive training program, techniques, and general style for consistency and reliability. They are California state-licensed driving instructors who exceed DMV regulated standards. Including 18+ hours of specialized training with Carrie in addition to having taken the DMV required 60 hours of driving instructor program.


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