Driving School

History

1995
Official licensing obtained and classrooms in Dublin and San Leandro established.

1996
Driversity™ quickly outgrew the locations in both Dublin and San Leandro. New facilities were obtained to accommodate full classes. Additional instructors were hired to conduct the lessons. The Concord location was born and located off Willow Pass Road.

1997
Driversity™ continues to expand and opens a new location in Alameda, California. Additional instructors are hired to accommodate the influx in business. San Leandro finds a permanent home. At the end of the year and beginning of the next year Driversity™ in Concord moves out to Buchanan Air Field complex off Marsh Drive. Our Concord number is: 925.691.4440.

1998
Driversity™ continues to grow at an accelerated rate. New facilities are found for Dublin. We were located on Dublin Blvd., with a beautiful classroom location. . A larger classroom was established. Programs revamped to keep up with the changing laws. Ms. Bonnie Kirk takes over the San Leandro and Alameda locations.

1999
Driversity™ continues its expansion and opens its first location in Antioch, California. Like Concord, this location grew quickly and soon we needed a larger facility. We moved from Delta Fair to Buchanan Road We remained here until 2005.

2000
Having survived Y2K, teenagers continued to make Driversity™ their number one choice for learning driver education and training. Our success is based on a simple concept; A good service for a good price. We are continually grateful to our instructors and our incredible students.

2001
Driversity™ continues to be on the cutting edge of education and training. Driversity™ continues to implement technology to assist not only the staff but the students and parents as well. The Dublin location is taken over by Nader Amani, Kamran and Pari Eshtehardi.

2002
Driversity™ Antioch expands the current Antioch facility and adds additional space at the same complex.

2003
Driversity™ LLC is created and with the intent of creating a fleet training program. There was much work to be done to create programs for employers.

2004
Driversity™ implements an online scheduling system for students, parents, and Driversity™ Staff. It is the first of its kind and certainly the first driving school to implement it.

2005
Driversity™ Antioch moves to an even larger facility to accommodate the growing staff and large classes.

2006
Driversity™ offers contracts with employers for fleet training. Programs are developed to assess employee's driving skills and reduce liability through training.

2007
Rainy Robinson, MBA, founder of Driversity™ publishes her book Front Seat Driver for parents and teens. While certainly far from a best seller, the book is funny and contains advice for teens and parents.

2008
Driversity™ splits locations in two and makes each one independent of one another. Antioch stands on its own and Concord does the same. Results are mixed.

2009
Driversity™ continues to look for innovative ways to implement both driver education and training.

2010
Driversity™ Driving School - Antioch moves to a beautiful new location - 516 W. 2nd Street, Antioch, CA - 925.778.7172, Driversity™Driving School - Concord underwent a massive renovation. Literally from the ground up. We are so excited to present this in its completed state 12/27/2010. Driversity™ continues to support high schools and various programs.

2011
Driversity™ is combating the effects of the economy, like all Americans. Much is done to assist struggling students and parents. Driversity™ Driving School donates nearly $30,000 in good and services to Contra Costa County high schools, PTA's, and various fund raisers. More will be given in the fall and during the Holiday season.

2012
Driversity™ has celebrated it's 18th year in business. While many things have changed over they years, one thing remains the same. We are grateful to our students and parents that have continued to support their local business.

2013
2013 Turned out to be a wonderful year. In addition to our philanthropic endeavors we reach a very important milestone. We now have the children of our students taking our courses!

2014
We are celebrating our 20th Year! We will be revising our published book, Front Seat Driver.

2015
Driversity® is experiencing accelerated growth (pun intended :-). 2015 was a good year for us. Late December 2015 we moved into our new administrative home located at 2669 Sommersville Road, Antioch. Earlier in the year we moved our Concord location to 2465 Salvio Street, Concord. We look forward to ushering in the new year!

2016...