Frequently Asked Questions
- MOT, Tax & Insurance
- The insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
- The tyres:
- are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
- have appropriate levels of tread
- are not damaged
- all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
- seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
- any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
- the windows and interior are clean
- the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
Please keep in mind that you can never have too many lessons as the more professional training you have then the safer you will become prior to going independent. According to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), on average, it takes around 45 hours of professional driving lessons to learn to drive, with an addition of 22 hours of private practising.