HOW TO GET READY FOR YOUR DRIVING LESSONS
Learning to drive can be a challenging experience for the best of us so here are RED Driving School’s top suggestions on how to get ready for your first driving lesson and subsequent tuition.
BEFORE YOUR FIRST LESSON
- Provisionary licence– you will need to present both the card and paper parts of you licence on your very first lesson. , if you require to apply for a licence you can choose up an application type from you local post office or you can use online at https://www.anewdriver.ie.
- If you have lost part of your licence you need to replace this; you can do this online, by telephone or by post.
- Sponsorship– prior to starting your lesson you will require to have a plan on how to pay for a complete driving course whether this is through cost savings, work or family. If you do not have regular lessons, it does not pay to have lessons and then stop due to no money as it will take you longer to pass your test.
- Time– guarantee you have enough time to dedicate to finding out to drive– after all it is a new ability that you are acquiring that will need routine practice in order for you to advance.
- We recommend you have one, 2 hour lesson weekly under the guidance of an expert driving instructor.
- Attitude– you require to be positive that you will find out how to have the ability however drive to make fun of yourself if you make errors, most of us do.
- Consume– prevent caffeine-based drinks such as tea and coffee prior to your driving lesson as this speeds up stress and anxiety and you will currently fidget. It goes without saying that alcohol must be prevented both on the day of your lesson, however likewise the night before.
- Clothes– ensure that your clothes on your lesson is comfortable; you will be beinged in the car for a minimum of an hour. Make sure that you wear appropriate shoes that you can feel the pedals through– no walking boots, heels or flip flops.
- Sleep– make certain you have a good night’s sleep the night prior to your lesson. You want to make sure you look out as there will be a lot to take in on your very first lesson.
- Be prepared– on the day of your lesson make sure you have both parts of your licence, payment for your lesson and your glasses, if you require them.
IN BETWEEN YOUR LESSONS
When your driving lesson is over the learning does not need to stop there. To boost your learning you might:
- Complete a learner driver journal or diary– once your lesson is over, complete the journal with what you have actually covered in the lesson, what went well and what didn’t. You can use this to reflect on the lesson and prepare for your next lesson. If you have somebody to practice with in between lessons, you can utilize the journal as a guide on what needs practising.
- Theory and Hazard Perception practice– utilize the web and books to revise for your theory test and hazard perception test. The faster your theory is passed the much better.
Do not forget that if you have any questions about your lessons, your driving ability or anything else then simply ask your trainer.
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