Can I drive on the gravel base while it is sitting? A Can I drive on the gravel base while it is sitting? Yes. In most cases, you may use the area once base preparation is complete. Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username to comment Enter your email address to comment Enter your website URL (optional) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of new posts by email.