Learning to drive can be a challenging experience for the very best people so here are RED Driving School’s leading ideas on how to get ready for your very first driving lesson and subsequent tuition.

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  • Provisional licence– you will need to present both the card and paper parts of you licence on your very first lesson. , if you need to apply for a licence you can pick up an application kind from you regional post workplace or you can use online at
  • By telephone or by post if you have lost part of your licence you need to replace this; you can do this online.
  • Financial backing– before beginning your lesson you will need to have a plan on how to spend for a complete driving course whether this is through cost savings, work or family. It does not pay to have lessons and then stop due to no money as it will take you longer to pass your test if you do not have regular lessons.
  • Time– guarantee you have enough time to devote to finding out to drive– after all it is a new ability that you are obtaining that will require regular practice in order for you to advance.
  • We advise you have one, 2 hour lesson weekly under the supervision of an expert driving trainer.
  • Attitude– you need to be confident that you will find out how to have the ability however drive to laugh at yourself if you make errors, the majority of us do.
  • Consume– prevent caffeine-based drinks such as tea and coffee before your driving lesson as this speeds up stress and anxiety and you will already be nervous. It goes without stating that alcohol must be prevented both on the day of your lesson, however likewise the night prior to.
  • Clothing– make certain that your clothes on your lesson is comfortable; you will be beinged in the car for at least an hour. Also make sure that you use ideal shoes that you can feel the pedals through– no strolling boots, heels or flip flops.
  • Sleep– make sure you have a good night’s sleep the night before your lesson. You wish to make certain you are alert as there will be a lot to take in on your first lesson.
  • Be prepared– on the day of your lesson make certain you have both parts of your licence, payment for your lesson and your glasses, if you need them.


When your driving lesson is over the knowing does not have to stop there. To boost your knowing you might:

  • Complete a learner driver journal or journal– as soon as your lesson is over, complete the journal with what you have covered in the lesson, what worked out and what didn’t. You can use this to review the lesson and prepare for your next lesson. If you have somebody to experiment between lessons, you can use the journal as a guide on what requires practising.
  • Theory and Threat Perception practice– use the web and books to modify for your theory test and danger understanding test. The sooner your theory is passed the better.

Finally, 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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