Learning how to drive from a reliable and dependable driving school matters!

Push Start Driving School understands that maybe it is your first driving experience or maybe you’re looking to improve particular aspects of driving. We provide behind-the-wheel driver training to adults and teenagers.

Our highly trained instructors have taught hundreds of people how to drive and improve upon their driving skills.

We have helped many drivers properly prepare for the DMV drive test and pass their test to obtain a California driver’s license. Our motto revolves around teaching you safe driving skills.

Push Start Driving School of San Mateo offers reasonably priced packages for teens and adult drivers. We will pick you up and drop you off at your home, school, or workplace. We offer both weekday and weekend driving classes.

As of Aug 14, 2022 at 7:30 AM PST, here are the next few week's availability (slots may fill up or change over the course of the day). Call for other days/times.
Tu 8/2311:00AM-1:00PM
Th 8/2510:30AM-12:30PM1:30PM-3:30PM
F 8/264:00PM-6:00PM

M 8/291:30PM-3:30PM

W 8/311:00PM-3:00PM

Th 9/11:30PM-3:30PM

F 9/210:30AM-12:30PM1:30PM-3:30PM

Email info@pushstartdriving.com or call/text us at 650-539-3003

Driving Lessons by Push Start Driving School, with simple pricing for both Teens and Adults, it’s as easy clicking “Get Started!” to get on the road to better driving. You will be able to see available timeslots after purchasing the lessons.  Or email us for available times or special requests. For teens under 18 years old, we recommend you wait one week in between lessons. The one week period is for you to practice with an adult.

Certified, Licensed Driving Instructors in San Mateo and Surrounding Areas

The coolest, calm, collected driving instructors near you! Push Start Driving School is offering you quality driving lessons through certified driving instructors in San Mateo and surrounding areas. If you are searching for professional driving instructors near you with flexible schedules, we are the driving school for you.


Two Hour Lesson

1 appointment of two hours of Behind the Wheel lessons.
Service Area: Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, Burlingame, Millbrae, and San Bruno.

2 hours for Behind The Wheel Lessons.  Validate teen’s permit.


Four Hour Lesson Package

2 appointments of two hours of Behind the Wheel lessons.
Service Area: Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, Burlingame, Millbrae, and San Bruno.

4 hours for Behind The Wheel Lessons

$570 ($190/lesson = $30/savings)

Six Hour Lesson Package

3 appointments of two hours of Behind the Wheel lessons.
Service Area: Redwood City, San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, Burlingame, Millbrae, and San Bruno.

6 hours of Behind The Wheel Lessons. Teens will receive DL400D certificate of completion on final day of lessons.


DMV Drive Test Car Rental

Rent a car for your DMV drive test appointment. Instructor accompany you to the Drive Test. 30 minutes practice time.  Pick-up 60 minutes before test time.  Call, text or email us to coordinate the DMV drive test appointment.

3 hours for DMV Drive Test

$840 ($30 savings)

Deluxe Driving Package (6 hour lesson + DMV drive test)

3 appointments for 2-hours lessons and 1 DMV Drive Test Car Rental.


5 2-hour driving lessons (includes freeway and parallel parking)

5 appointments for 2-hour lessons.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Push Start Driving School has implemented the safety protocols and ready to serve students in Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Alameda County. Face masks are encouraged. Students should reschedule their appointments if they’re feeling sick or have recently come in contact with someone who has COVID-19 symptoms. In these cases, rescheduling fees will be waived.

What Sets Push Start Driving School Apart?

Quality Driving Instructors

Our CA DMV licensed driving instructors are experts when it comes to working with new or nervous drivers. We have developed lesson plans to work with beginners and advanced drivers.  Our goal is to help you become a confident and skilled driver.

New & Safe Vehicles

All of our vehicles are easy to drive with the latest amenities. The cars have the major safety features installed, including dual brakes. We want you to feel safe and comfortable in our cars.

Super Convenient

Our driving school is located in San Mateo and serve Belmont, Burlingame, Foster City, Millbrae, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos and San Mateo.  We can pick you up, drop you off, and you may rent our cars for your DMV drive test. We want to serve you!

Customer's Reviews

“Push Start is a first class driving school. Kenny is the best driving instructor possible, and I’ve had many! I highly recommend Push Start in the strongest possible terms.”


Nina P

“They taught me the points of driving gently and carefully. The feedback was concrete, accurate and actionable. Thank you so much!!!”

Saki O

“I took very helpful lessons and could pass the dmv drive test today!”

“I just passed my dmv driving test today, big thanks to Kenneth for guiding me all the way…kudos too for Ana and all the staff of Push Start Driving…highly recommended…awesome!!!!”

Warren D