HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR DRIVING LESSONS
Discovering to drive can be an overwhelming experience for the best of us so here are RED Driving School’s top pointers on how to prepare 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 use for a licence you can select up an application kind from you regional 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– before starting your lesson you will need to have an intend 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– ensure you have adequate time to dedicate to finding out to drive– after all it is a new skill that you are getting that will need regular practice in order for you to advance.
- We advise you have one, two hour lesson each week under the guidance of an expert driving instructor.
- Attitude– you require to be confident that you will find out how to drive but have the ability to make fun of yourself if you make mistakes, most of us do.
- Drink– prevent caffeine-based beverages such as tea and coffee before your driving lesson as this accelerates anxiety and you will currently fidget. It goes without stating that alcohol needs to be prevented both on the day of your lesson, but likewise the night prior to.
- Clothes– make certain that your clothes on your lesson is comfortable; you will be beinged in the car for at least an hour. Make sure that you use suitable 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 want to make sure 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 need them.
IN BETWEEN YOUR LESSONS
When your driving lesson is over the knowing does not need to stop there. To improve your learning you could:
- Submit a learner driver journal or journal– when your lesson is over, submit 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 get ready for your next lesson. You can utilize the journal as a guide on what requires practising if you have somebody to practice with between lessons.
- Theory and Threat Perception practice– utilize the internet and books to modify for your theory test and threat understanding 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.