1. You must have a Provisional Licence.
    2. You must complete driving licence application form D1 and photocard application form D750 (Available from most post offices)
    3. The minimum age which you can legally drive a car on the public roads is 17.
    4. If you are disabled and in receipt of mobility allowance, the minimum age is 16.
    5. It is also worthwhile having an eyesight test to check that you meet the minimum eyesight standard for driving.

Driving is a skill that some people learn quicker than others. Your instructor will monitor your progress and will let you know how ready your are for the tests.There is no set number of lessons required. Driving Lessons will be tailored to the individual learning speed and ability.

How often you have your lessons is entirely up to you. We recommend at least 1, 1 hour session per week.

No. In fact it is a good idea to learn the theory whilst you are learning the practical as it can bring the subject alive making it easier to understand and remember.

There are Theory Test centres located all over the UK run by the DSA. Your Instructor can advise you which is your nearest one.

Yes. Learning to drive is different for everyone so rather than sell you a set package we’ll tailor one to suit you.
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No. The Practical Test and Theoretical Test are now completely separate.

The Driving Standards Agency strongly recommends that you take lessons from an Approved Driving Instructor. If your friend or relative teaches you they must be over 21 years of age and have held a Full British Driving Licence for at least 3 years. It’s worthwhile remembering too that learning with a friend or relative means you could pick up their bad habits. If having private practice, please discuss this with your driving instructor so they can advise on what to practice and to avoid be taught any bad practices.

No. However, it would be more beneficial to yourself if you do gain some knowledge on the theory. There are several books available and a lot of information can be found in The Highway Code.

Yes. If you felt you would be more comfortable having a female instructor then this can be arranged for you. (subject to availability).

Yes, we do several courses designed to refresh your driving skills. For more information on all our courses click here.

Yes. You can really prove yourself by passing the diamond advanced test. For more information click here.

Yes. This is a must and may possibly become the law soon. For more information click here.

Yes. Once you have passed your driving test there are several options available to you. These extra lessons are known as ‘Pass Plus’.
Pass Plus is a six hour training course designed to improve your skills in specific areas, such as town, night and bad weather conditions.
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