This Business Is Not BBB Accredited

Smart Start Driving Academy, LLC.

Smart Start Driving Academy, LLC.

(225) 644-1811

Smart Start Driving Academy, LLC.

1731 North Airline Highway
Gonzales, LA 70737
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (225) 231-9401
  • (985) 351-6256
BBB File Opened: 10/29/2013
Business Started Locally: 02/25/2013
Type of Entity
Limited Liability Company
Contact Information
  • Principal: Mr. Ron Thomas, Owner
Business Category
  • Auto Driving School

Out of Business

Ad Review

On company's website, www.smartstartdrivingacademy.org, the company accepts registration and payments but has no privacy policy in place. According to the FTC ACT 16 CFR Part 314, a Privacy Policy is required of anyone accepting consumers private information online. As described in the Act, the objectives of these standards are to: (1) Ensure the security and confidentiality of customer records and information; (2) protect against any anticipa... Read More

Government Action

The following describes a pending government action that has been formally brought by a government agency but has not yet been resolved. We are providing a summary of the government's allegations, which have not yet been proven.

The company informed the BBB on 12/8/2016 that the State of Louisiana has revoked their license to operate. The company has also stated to us that they are in the process of filing an appeal.

Pattern of Complaints

BBB has received several complaints from parents who signed their children up for driving instruction classes from this business. The consumers allege that once the classroom portion of the instruction is completed, the driving instruction portion cannot be scheduled until months later. The consumers allege they are not told this at the time they sign up for instruction. Some consumers allege waiting up to 3 months and some still have not rece... Read More

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Smart Start Driving Academy, LLC.

This Business Is Not BBB Accredited

Smart Start Driving Academy, LLC.

Out of Business

Customer Review Rating:

95%

Composite Score: