Learning to Drive in Isleworth
Learning to drive in Isleworth can be fun but also challenging at the same time. However, firstly you need to be at least 17 years old and have a valid provisional license. Also, you must be able to read a number plate from a distance of 20 meters, with or without glasses.
Learning to Drive with Family & Friends
Many learners in Isleworth choose to learn to drive from a driving school. However, this is not compulsory and you are free to learn with whoever you like. However, there are some conditions. Firstly, the accompanied driver must be 21 years old or over and has had a full licence for a minimum of three years. Secondly, you must learn in a car that you are insured to drive and it has an MOT (if the car is over three years old) plus is road taxed. The car must also display L plates (or a D Plate in Wales) so other road users know that you’re a learner.
Learning to Drive with a Driving Instructor
If you decide to learn to drive from a driving instructor in Isleworth, there are several things that you need to take into consideration. Firstly, you will need to decide whether you want an instructor to teach you in an automatic car or a manual car. Also, take into consideration if you would feel more comfortable with a male instructor or with a female driving instructor.
Make a list of driving instructors in the Isleworth area and check the potential instructor’s Facebook page for feedback from previous learners. Also look at customer ratings such as Google Reviews. Call the instructors, you need to make sure you have a positive rapport with them – if they come across as unpleasant, move on to the next one. Remember, you are the customer.
Booking your Driving Test at Isleworth
Isleworth practical test centre is one of the busiest in West London. Make sure that you apply for your driving test about 10 weeks before you are actually ready. You can always change the test if you do not feel ready when the time comes. The long waiting time to a test at Isleworth can cause serious problems for learners who have recently failed.
DTC UK specialises in getting learner drivers through their test in the shortest possible time. We can arrange a short one-day intensive driving course to learner drivers who have recently failed a driving test who do not require a whole course of lessons. We can also arrange an emergency driving test within a few days at the Isleworth driving test centre. Automatic and manual driving instructors available for short notice driving test at only 24 hours’ notice.