Recommendation is a good place to look for an instructor or driving school. If someone you know suggests an instructor, ask them how reliable and professional they were.
You can also search online, most reputable driving schools will have a review section on their website from former students and maybe photographs of recent pupil passes.
Instructors will not be so easy to evaluate, do your homework! All instructors in the UK by law must be licensed by the DVSA (Driving and Vehicle standards Agency).
Also, instructors must undertake a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) this is to make sure they are safe to work with teenagers.
Prices will vary from Driving School to driving School, make sure you find out the prices before you embark on lessons, you may be having lessons for quite a while.The majority of driving Schools and instructors offer your first lesson at a discounted rate, ask about discounted lessons if you pre – pay in A bulk of ten or twelve.
The top complaint about driving instructor’s is paying in advance, receipts Should be given for all payments, ensure you are fully aware of discounts, deals and the cancellation policy.
Learning to drive can be an unnerving experience for some and this can be exaggerated when you have chosen the wrong instructor. Don’t be afraid to look for the perfect instructor who can help and guide you to the success of gaining not only your full driving licence but safe driving for life!
Safe driving, from Britannia!