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Here are a few frequently asked questions. If there are any questions which you have that are not covered here, please contact us.

Q. How old do I have to be to start driving lessons?
A. You can start on the day of your 17th birthday. If you receive higher level disability allowance you can start driving at 16.

Q. When can I start my driving lessons>
A. We endeavour to get you started when it is convenient for you, usually within a couple of days. Get in touch!

Q. Do I have to have passed my theory test before I start lessons?
A. No, you can start driving lessons before you sit and pass your theory test. In fact you may find that driving first helps you understand some of the questions.

Q. How much do you charge per hour?
A. We charge £20 per hour.

Q. How long are your driving lessons?
A. We offer lessons for 1 hour, 1 and a half hours and also 2 hours. We strongly recommend 2 hour lessons as this gives you the maximum amount of "at the wheel" time.

Q. Do you provide lessons in the evenings and weekends?
A. Yes we generally begin teaching early in the morning til late in the evening, seven days a week.

Q. How many lessons will I need?
A. The national average (according to the DSA) is 45 hours combined with 22 hours of private practice. Most of our students generally pass with well below this amount.

Q. What do I need to start driving?
A. You will need a provisional licence and once you have received it, you can begin.

Q. Can I get picked up from one location and dropped off at somewhere else?
A. Yes.

Q. Do you offer "intensive" courses?
A. Yes it can be structured as you wish. Please contact us with your details so we can discuss the best option for you.

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