HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR DRIVING LESSONS
Learning to drive can be a difficult experience for the best of us so here are RED Driving School’s leading suggestions on how to get ready for your first driving lesson and subsequent tuition.
BEFORE YOUR FIRST LESSON
- Provisionary licence– you will need to provide both the card and paper parts of you licence on your first lesson. , if you require to apply for a licence you can choose up an application form from you local post office or you can use online at https://www.anewdriver.ie.
- By telephone or by post if you have actually lost part of your licence you require to change this; you can do this online.
- Sponsorship– prior to beginning your lesson you will require to have an intend on how to pay for a complete driving course whether this is through cost savings, work or household. It does not pay to have lessons and after that stop due to no cash as it will take you longer to pass your test if you do not have routine lessons.
- Time– guarantee you have sufficient time to dedicate to discovering to drive– after all it is a brand-new ability that you are obtaining that will require routine practice in order for you to progress.
- We advise you have one, 2 hour lesson every week under the guidance of an expert driving instructor.
- Mindset– you need to be positive that you will discover how to have the ability but drive to make fun of yourself if you make errors, most of us do.
- Drink– avoid caffeine-based beverages such as tea and coffee before your driving lesson as this speeds up anxiety and you will currently be nervous. It goes without stating that alcohol ought to be prevented both on the day of your lesson, however also the night prior to.
- Clothing– make sure that your clothing on your lesson is comfortable; you will be beinged in the car for at least an hour. Also ensure that you wear appropriate shoes that you can feel the pedals through– no strolling boots, heels or flip flops.
- Sleep– ensure you have a good night’s sleep the night before your lesson. You want to make certain you are alert as there will be a lot to take in on your very 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 require them.
BETWEEN YOUR LESSONS
When your driving lesson is over the knowing does not have to stop there. To improve your knowing you might:
- Complete a learner driver journal or journal– once your lesson is over, fill out the journal with what you have actually covered in the lesson, what worked out and what didn’t. You can use this to assess the lesson and get ready 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 Hazard Understanding practice– utilize the web and books to revise for your theory test and risk perception test. The faster your theory is passed the better.
Do not forget that if you have any concerns about your lessons, your driving ability or anything else then simply ask your trainer.