FOR THE DRIVERS SAKE!
Car driving is, for most people,
still the passport to personal mobility and despite repeated
scares of congestion, pollution and accidents, cars have never
been cleaner, safer or, compared to other living costs, cheaper.
At Durston Elms, we offer:
Apply for a driving licence from
DVLA, Swansea enclosing a completed application form with
the appropriate fee, and two photographs. The licence will
be a ID type licence resembling a credit card.
professional service backed by 20 years experience.
||Discounts for block-booked
||Classroom and refreshment
||Computer facilities for
interactive preparation for the Theory Test.
||A large off-road area for
||Advanced lessons and post-test
||Pass Plus training courses.
is our chief
Once a provisional licence is held, a driver can practice
on a public road, displaying L plates and accompanied
by someone who has held a licence for 3 years and is over
21. Most drivers will start with a qualified driving instructor
in a suitably adapted vehicle; learning on a public road can
There is no mystery about passing a test; enough driving experience,
and adequate preparation in test procedures will, nerves allowing,
give you a good chance of passing first time. On average a
driver will need one and a half hours for each year of age,
but be sensible
learning takes time; intensive courses
sound attractive, but seldom work for novice drivers.
Before a practical test can be applied for, a driver must
pass a theory test; a multi-choice touch screen test which
is not difficult but which will catch out the complacent.
Passing needs preparation.
Apply for a practical test; a 40 minute drive accompanied
by a driving examiner who will be looking for an overall competence
to drive in a variety of road situations. The manoeuvres covered
during the test could include: turn in the road, parking in
a parking space or an emergency stop. Do listen to the advice
of your driving instructor. Most driving schools are busy
establishments, and it is in everyones interest that
a test is attempted only when there is a very good chance
Once a full driving licence is obtained, consider one or more
of the post-test training schemes available; Pass Plus, the
tests of the Institute of Advanced Motorists, and the Royal
Society for the Prevention of Accidents, or the private schemes
your driving school might offer for motorway lessons, night
driving or bad 3weather driving. Many of these could lower
your insurance premiums, and always remember GOOD
DRIVING IS NO ACCIDENT.
To obtain a full licence is straightforward,
but does need work and dedication.
Car Driving Lesson
Hourly Rate: £22.00
Block of ten lessons: £210.00