Not driven before or had limited driving experience? Nervous about taking driving lessons? Our beginners courses are designed to build up your confidence and skills quickly and safely so you will soon be getting to grips with clutch control, gears and steering. Your experienced York driving instructor will have limitless patience and will explain things in a clear manner.
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Driven before? Our York driving instructors will assess your driving and formulate a training plan around your current skills. Planning a module of driving lessons to brush up any weak areas before you take the practical test. Moved to the area or not progressing with your current driving school, keep failing? Our York driving school will be able to help you.
Want to pass quickly? Our York Intensive Driving courses are designed to get you on the road in the shortest time possible. Ideally you will have already passed your theory test but if not we will help you with that too. Let us know what driving experience and timescale you have and one of our York driving instructors will plan an intensive course to suit your requirements.
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Below are details of the process involved in getting your driving licence. Should you have any queries then please call
From provisional to full licence, what you need to know
Before driving on a public road or taking your theory test, you will need a valid Provisional Driving Licence. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) application form (Form D1) can be obtained from your local Post Office but you can also apply online from the official 'Gov UK' site.
Once you have your licence and are ready to start your lessons, you will need to provide proof that you have a valid licence. To do this, go to the official Gov Site and put in your licence number, national insurance number and postcode
You will then need to print the 3 pages with your licence info and details of vehicles you are allowed to drive in and any penalties
Note that ALL pages need to be produced before you are able to take your first driving lesson on public roads
You can apply for your provisional licence up to 3 months before your 17th Birthday but it will not be valid until you actually turn 17 so you will not be able to take lessons on a public road, or take your theory test until then.
You are a resident of Great Britain.
You meet the minimum age requirement.
Your eyesight is of the necessary standard.
There is no reason why you are being prevented from driving.
You can pay by credit or debit card (for online application).
You have a valid UK passport or another formal form of identity.
You can provide addresses of where you have lived over the last three years.
Only once you have passed this can you apply to take your practical driving test.
Theory Test Multiple Choice Questions
The actual theory test questions are no longer published which means that those found in revision materials of any kind will give you an idea of the questions and answers to expect but will NOT be exactly the same as those you will face during the test itself.
This change was introduced to ensure you gain a better understanding of driving theory rather than simply memorising questions and answers.
Before you start the hazard perception part of the test, you'll be shown a short video clip about how it works before being shown a series of video clips on a computer screen. The clips
feature everyday road scenes and contain at least one developing hazard - but one of the clips will feature two developing hazards.
A developing hazard is something that may result in you having to take some action, such as changing speed or direction and what you need to do is identify these as early as possible to get as high a score as possible (max 5 per clip).
Ok, you have your theory test out of the way so when your driving has reached a suitable level, you can look to get your practical test booked. How far in advance you'll need to book varies depending on the number of other learners applying at the same time.
You should not just go ahead and book the test before checking that a car will be available first!
An 'independent driving' section is included as part of the practical test during which you will be required to follow signs or maps to a particular location to see how well you deal without direction from your examiner.