Standard Driving Lessons

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You need to be 17 to start learning to drive and have a valid provisional licence before you take your first driving lessons.

 

You will be taught how to drive competently and safely in all kinds of driving situations, how to do three reversing manoeuvres and how to safely make an emergency stop.

 

Here are the main details of standard driving:
  • What safety checks to do
  • What to check in the cockpit
  • How to use controls & read instruments
  • Moving away & stopping
  • Safe positioning of your vehicle
  • Mirrors - use & vision
  • Signals and their importance
  • Anticipation & planning
  • Use of speed
  • Other traffic
  • How to use a variety of junctions
  • How to navigate roundabouts
  • What to do at pedestrian crossings
  • Driving on dual carriageways
  • Turning the vehicle round
  • Reversing methods
  • Parking the vehicle correctly and safely
  • How to make an emergency stop

Your driving test fees will cost the following:
  • Theory test £31
  • Practical test £62 (weekday) £75 (weekend and weekday evenings)