Find the Best Driving Lessons
Driving instruction is expensive so you must take great care to ensure you get the best driving school and that youâ€™re driving instructor is fully qualified. And that can make you feel relaxed while learning how to drive. You must make sure your driving instructor is fully licensed by the â€œDriving Standards Agencyâ€ (DSA) and is an approved driving instructor. In the UK only an Approved Driving instructor (ADI) or those under the training can take money for lessons.
Make sure your instructor is DSA approved!
The way to make sure your driving instructor is legit is to checkout his/her badge on the windscreen of their car. Fully qualified instructors have the green octagon while those still training have the pink triangle and are not fully qualified yet. There are grades within the DSA that let you know the standard of which a driving instructor has reached. Anyone with a Grade 4 is competent while a Grade 6 is of the highest standard. When choosing an instructor and what fees you are willing to pay its worth considering the higher the standard the better quality of the driving lesson. Driving instructors also have a background check to make sure they have no â€œcriminal recordsâ€. Finding the best instructor for you You can find a local driving instructor using the â€˜find a driving instructorâ€™ search box on the top right of this page. The obvious choice since you are reading this article is to search google for driving instructors in your area. The next choice is to get recommendations from those that you trust a friend or a member of your family. Driving lessons Edinburgh
Big national school or small individual school? What is the best choice?
The most important thing is that you feel good about taking your lessons and that you feel you are getting good value for money. Other than that which one you decide to go with doesnâ€™t really matter. Just makes sure you follow the guidelines above and do your research to make sure they are qualified and licensed and are of the highest quality. driving schools edinburgh
So what should you look out for when choosing a driving instructor?
A good instructor should be dedicated to getting you past your test in the minimal amount of time. They should make the best use of the time you have together during your lesson. They should give you their full attention and not use your time to do any of their chores. It also goes without saying they should also be polite patient and be good with people in general. Especially whenever a student makes a mistake.