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If you live in or around Stevenage, Letchworth, Welwyn or Welwyn Garden City and you are thinking about learning to drive or maybe you have already started taking driving lessons but feel that you are not learning fast enough. Then come along to a driving school that prides itself in being committed to Customer Success. We use a system that helps you learn faster and has been developed, tweaked, tuned and proven.
But we are not one for blowing our own trumpet, as talk is cheap and we could write what we like and say how good we are about ourselves. "NO", we prefer to let our customers do the talking for us instead. But don't just take our word for it, read comments from our customers after they have had their lessons and passed their driving tests with us.Learning to drive should be fun, but should not detract from understanding fundamental principles for driving safely. Every lesson should be enjoyable, especially if it is taught in a structured format to help you understand easily. Every time you get in the car for your lesson, you will know exactly what you are trying to achieve as there will be a definitive objective for the session. During the lesson you will gain confidence and your ability will improve, but if something happens and a mistake is made you need to be made aware of it. Being told you made the mistake is not enough though, you need to know what the mistake is, why it happened and how you can avoid it when the situation arises again. We here it all too often that driving lessons are conducted by aimlessly just driving along the roads with no purpose or objectives to achieve your goal. If this is the case then you will take far longer and your learning time will increase dramatically, draining your financial resources very quickly. We take great pride in what people say about us and it takes time to build up a good reputation. This can only be echoed by many positive Customer Reviews that reflect the way in which we teach and treat all our students. If you thought that all driving instructors are the same, they are, in "title only". The methods they use and the way they are applied will differ greatly to those that have structure, purpose and clear objectives. If you feel that you fall into the category of learning to drive with an instructor who does not give you a concise objective at the start of every driving lesson, then how are you going to understand what is required of you whilst that lesson is being conducted. You have to make that all important choice, but you are very welcome to join us here at Allen the Driving Instructor driving school, along with all the other successful local students who have passed their practical driving tests. Wishing you happy, safe and successful driving. Best wishes from all the staff here at Allen the driving Instructor. By Allen Shadbolt, Driving School Director.
8 Steps to Success For Your First Time Pass.
Your driving questions at this stage are to confirm your understanding of previous learning and to test your knowledge on the next subject.
Your practical driving practice will be far less effective if you do not fully understand the theory of the subject and mistakes can be made through lack of knowledge.
Possibly, the most important element to your progress.
Trust me , without a firm objective, your learning period will be greatly increased.
It is absolutely vital that EVERY lesson has a definite objective.
You must understand what will be covered in the current lesson and how it will move you forward towards your goal.
Driving around aimlessly is a complete waste of your hard earned money.
Your Lessons should follow a structured path from very easy at the beginning and then increase in complexity as you progress.
Your instructor should be encouraging you to develop by asking you relevant questions to check your understanding.
This is a very important procedure as responsibility is gradually transferred to you.
What you discuss with your driving instructor at the end of your lesson, will demonstrate that you have retained what you have learnt and have a good understanding of the underpinning knowledge.
Be honest with yourself!
Are you still making mistakes during your lessons?
Many students fail their driving tests because they are not driving consistently before they go to test.
Arriving for your practical driving test knowing that you are lacking in confidence due to inconsistent driving will just add to the anxiety and many will blame nerves “on the day” but in reality it’s generally down to lack of consistency in the build up to your test day.
NO 8. Listen to the Advice of Your Driving Instructor.
Instructors are highly trained and experienced at assessing when you are ready for your driving test, you are paying for professional advice - So it would be wise to listen to it.