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Taking driving lessons is one of the most important steps you'll take in your life. The freedom that driving gives you can literally change your life forever.

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Frequently ask Questions

How can we help you?

You need to be at least 17 or 16 if you get the enhanced rate of mobility component of personal independence payment (PIP)

You will need a provisional driving licence which can be applied for at the post office or online
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The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) recommend 44 hours of professional lessons to pass a driving test, everyone learns at their own pace so this is only an average figure.

Your lessons can be one, one and a half or two hours long depending on your availability and your driving instructors.

Automatic vehicles are easier to learn in and if you have a disability or limited mobility they will probably be the best choice for you. However if you pass your driving test in an automatic vehicle your licence will only allow you to drive an automatic, if you pass your driving test in a manual vehicle you are legally allowed to drive manual and automatic.

No you can start your driving lessons before passing your theory test, all of our pupils have free access to the app "Theory Test Pro" to help you practice for the theory exam.

You can pay through our website or if you prefer you can pay your instructor direct by cash or bank transfer.

Why choose us

1st Driving School is the Midlands leading and most professional driving school.

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EXCELLENT REPUTATION AND REVIEWS

5 star reviews on Yell.com and many other review sites

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FULLY QUALIFIED DRIVING INSTRUCTORS ONLY

We only have fully qualified driving instructors who are patient & friendly

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FREE THEORY & HAZARD PERCEPTION TRAINING

To register for the free “Theory Test Pro” app
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What our students say about us:

“My instructor is very thorough and tailored the lesson according to my strength and weaknesses. Giving me encouragement when I'm unsure or not confident about my decision on the road. Passed today on second attempt.”

Yu Hei Wong

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“Couldn't recommend Julian barker enough! I went to him after having a bad experience with somebody else and he put me at ease straight away and built my confidence back each lesson. Brilliant teacher.”

Katie Green

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“I got my licence yesterday, it was my first attempt and my instructor was Mr Kamal. I got good training and he helped me to pass without hurdles. Thanks to 1st Driving School.”

Silpa Sivan

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“First time pass with Sandor. Made learning to drive a breeze. Great conversations and with him you get exactly what you pay for! 100% recommend him!”

Dylan Marriott

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