Yes – probably. Please see our Driving Test Finder service
No. You can apply for your provisional licence (car) from 15 years and 9 months but you won’t be able to take your Theory Test before your 17th birthday.
Yes. You must sit and pass your theory test first. You will then be given a test pass reference number which is needed to book your practical driving test.
No. You must have your provisional licence (the plastic part) with you when you go for both your Theory Test and your Practical Test. You will not be allowed to take your tests without it and you will lose your test fee and have to re-book.
Yes. In order to pass your Theory test you will need to have a good understanding of the highway code; different types of road signs; how to drive correctly in a wide variety of different situations; and what to do in the event of an accident. Whilst some of the questions you will be asked can be answered using common sense – many can’t. So, if you don’t revise it is highly likely you will fail the test. You will also need to develop your hazard perception skills which you can only do with practice.
Yes, and we can also help double your chances of passing first time. Please click here to read about Theory Test Pro.
Yes. For most people learning to drive in a manual car is the best option as this will give them the freedom to drive both manual and automatic once they’ve passed. However, you can learn and take your test in an automatic if you prefer but this will restrict you to only being able to drive automatic cars once you’ve passed your test. If you visit our prices page and type in your postcode you’ll be able to see if we have automatic instructors in your area.
In many areas you can but not in all. Please contact us to find out if we have both male and female instructors covering your area.
Yes. All of our instructors have gone through a rigorous approved training programme and are licenced by the DVSA to carry out driving lessons for payment. They have also all undergone an enhanced Criminal Record check and have had to meet the DVSAs registration criteria.
Yes. All of our instructors are extremely helpful, patient and easy going. They will do their best to put you at ease and make your lessons enjoyable, safe and stress free.
It is impossible to say as it can vary greatly from person to person. However, according to the DVSA, it takes on average around 47 hours of professional lessons plus 20 hours of private practice for someone to pass their test. Your driving instructor will keep you updated on your progress and advise you on when you should book your test.
We have a variety of different cars in our fleet but mainly Renault Clio’s, Citroen DS3’s and Vauxhall Corsa’s. Not matter what make or model though, all our cars are fitted with dual controls, meet the standards required for teaching and are insured for driver training and tests.
Yes, or from college, work etc depending on your needs. In very rare cases where a student wants to take lessons and a test in an area which isn’t local to them, they may have to travel to a pick up point but this would be discussed and agreed in advance of any lessons being booked.