HOW TO GET READY FOR YOUR DRIVING LESSONS
Discovering to drive can be a complicated experience for the very best of us so here are RED Driving School’s top ideas on how to get ready for your very 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 need to use for a licence you can pick up an application kind from you local post office or you can apply online at https://www.anewdriver.ie.
- By telephone or by post if you have actually lost part of your licence you require to replace this; you can do this online.
- Financial backing– before starting your lesson you will need to have an intend on how to pay for a full driving course whether this is through savings, work or family. If you do not have routine lessons, it does not pay to have lessons and then stop due to no cash as it will take you longer to pass your test.
- Time– ensure you have enough time to devote to discovering to drive– after all it is a new skill that you are getting that will require regular practice in order for you to advance.
- We advise you have one, 2 hour lesson every week under the guidance of an expert driving trainer.
- Attitude– you need to be positive that you will discover how to have the ability but drive to make fun of yourself if you make mistakes, 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 be nervous. It goes without stating that alcohol must be avoided both on the day of your lesson, but likewise the night before.
- Clothing– make certain that your clothing on your lesson is comfortable; you will be sat in the car for a minimum of an hour. Also make sure that you use 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 wish 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.
BETWEEN YOUR LESSONS
When your driving lesson is over the learning does not have to stop there. To boost your learning you might:
- Fill out a learner driver journal or diary– when your lesson is over, fill out the journal with what you have actually covered in the lesson, what went well and what didn’t. You can use this to assess 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 needs practising.
- Theory and Risk Perception practice– utilize the web and books to modify for your theory test and danger understanding test. The sooner your theory is passed the much better.
Do not forget that if you have any questions about your lessons, your driving capability or anything else then just ask your instructor.