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Guardian Driving School is the premier driving school in the Tri-Valley area.   Based in Livermore, we service the Tri-Valley communities of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, Sunol, Danville, and San Ramon.

We offer a complete program of Traffic Safety Services: Driver Education; we have both traditional classroom courses and our own online course.  Driver Training; is the behind the wheel training which prepares your child to pass the driving test at the DMV.  We also offer complete programs for adults and senior citizens.   If you have never driven or just need some supplemental instruction to improve your driving skills, we are just the school for you.

We believe we have the best combination of affordable prices and outstanding instructors, that combine to make Guardian Driving School your best value in Driver Training.


Nicholas Zimmer, Manager at Guardian Driving School


Nick Zimmer, manager for both Advantage and Guardian driving school, has played a key role in developing Guardian Driving School in Livermore, CA since acquired in 2014. His past success in management at Advantage Driving School in San Jose and Aptos, CA, has given him specialized experience in the education and client service industry.


Nick joined Advantage Driving School in 2009 after furthering his education at Southern Oregon University (SOU). He majored in Heath Education and participated in the SOU Football Program. Prior to SOU, Nick graduated from Oak Grove High School in San Jose.  Having been born and raised in San Jose, Nick brings a familiar and consistent knowledge of the community. In 2010 Advantage Driving School acquired Guardian Driving School in Livermore, CA. Due to his leadership and extensive customer service skills,Nick was the top candidate from Advantage Driving School to manage and reinvent Guardian Driving School. 


Nick is dedicated to growing Guardian Driving School into a local business that the Livermore community can trust. He is passionate about promoting safe driving, reliability and assisting families in comfortably achieving the right of passage of a driver’s license. Nick is committed to developing the youth in the community, also volunteering his time on the Varsity Football Coaching Staff at Pioneer High School in San Jose, as well as coaching the San Jose Youth All Stars. Nick is happily married with one daughter and three dogs. He currently resides in San Jose, CA.