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Driving Lessons for you!

Are you looking for driving lessons in Barrow in Furness and the surrounding area? Learning to drive is an exciting time and a very important skill to learn.  It’s a big commitment, both financially and personally and you want to make sure you choose the best driving instructor possible to suit your needs.

My name is Mark.  I’ve being helping people like you to learn to drive for six years. As well as being a fully qualified DVSA Approved Driving Instructor, I am also qualified to BTEC Level 4 in Coaching for Driver Development – a qualification held by only about 2% of driving instructors nationwide! This means you will receive the most up to date driver training possible.

Our driving lessons in Barrow in Furness are structured around your needs.  If you are a complete novice and have no experience of driving you will start with beginners’ lessons.  You may have taken some lessons with another driving instructor or with a family member, so intermediate lessons are for you.  If you have been learning to drive for some time and feel you are ready for the practical driving test or have recently failed a test then Driving Test Ready lessons could be suitable for you.

How many driving lessons  will you need?  That’s the question many people want to know the answer to.  The average number of driving lessons of driving lessons nationally is approximately 45 hours with a driving instructor and 20 hours practice with family or friends.  Make no mistake about it learning to drive is a serious financial investment.  You will also have to dedicate a great deal of your time and effort learning to drive.  However, when you consider that 20% of new drivers are involved in an accident in their first year of driving.  About 3000 new drivers lose their driving licence each year, due to driving offences.  A young driver is six times more likely to be involved in a fatal or serious accident.  It is important to invest in yourself and get the best driving lessons possible, that prepare you for a lifetime of safe driving.

The Driving Test

What’s the secret to passing your driving test?  Well, like success in anything else – the secret is you!  How much are you prepared to put into it.  You have to be committed if you are going to learn to drive.

  • take more than one lesson per week
  • extend your lesson to 2 hours
  • take regular lessons
  • value your lessons
  • reflect on what you have learned
  • Think about questions or driving scenarios you can explore in your next lessons
  • Get as much practice as possible

What do I have to master before I can take my test?

When you have been taking driving lessons in Barrow in Furness for some time you will quite naturally think about booking a practical driving test.  Before booking a test you will need to have passed your theory test.  It’s worthwhile studying for your theory test as soon as possible as they are valid for two years.

In order to be test ready you will need to be able to demonstrate that you are able to

  • control the car safely
  • apply the rules of the Highway Code in all driving situations
  • effectively identify all hazards and deal with them
  • display the right attitude when driving
  • drive independently and make your own choices
  • perform basic car safety checks
  • reflect on your own experiences and learn from them

 

 

 

 

 

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