Learner Driver Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many lessons will I need ? 
A: Research from The Driving Standards Agency suggests that about 40 hours of professional training plus additional practice will give you the best chance of passing your driving test. 

Q: Can I learn to drive on an international licence ? 
A: There are circumstances where you can drive for one year before having to take the UK driving test. More details can be obtained from the Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website found at www.dvla.gov.uk 

Q: How do I book the practical and theory tests ? 
A: This is done by the pupil at www.direct.gov.uk. 
LearnDrivingSkills.co.uk can do this for you, simply pay the test fee and we will book this for you. 

Q: What car do I use for my Driving Test ? 
A: The instruction car you learn in is the car you will use to take your practical driving test. Your instructor will advise you when to book a driving test and ensure they are available to allow the use of the car. 

Q: Can I get picked up and dropped off at different addresses ?
A: This is possible but must first be agreed with the instructor. 

Q: Can I pre-pay my lessons ? 
A: Yes it is advisable to pre-pay lessons to secure time in the diary. All payment should be made directly to the instructor. We accept cash or cheque, which should be made payable to the instructor.