Below is a list of frequently asked questions that we regularly
answer in the office.
If your question is not here, or you want more information please
feel free to call us on 07958763859 or fill out our General
How do I get my provisional licence?
You can apply for your provisional licence up to 8 weeks before
your 17th birthday. You can pick up an application form at
your local post office or you can also apply online at the www.direct.gov.uk
How old do I have to be to drive on the road?
As a general rule, the minimum age for driving on British roads
are 16 years old for mopeds, 17 years old (16 if in receipt of full
mobility allowance) for tractors, small vehicles which includes
most cars and motorcycles, and 21 years old for medium to
large sized vehicles, including minibuses and buses. You can apply
for your provisional licence up to 8 weeks before your 17th birthday.
How do I pay for lessons?
You pay your instructor direct by cash or cheque at the start of
How long will my lessons be?
You have the option of 1, 1.5 or 2 hour lessons.
What type of car will I learn to drive in?
We teach in dual controlled manual Fiestas as we have found
that they are extremely easy to use and manoeurvre. They are also
comfortable to drive, which counts for a lot when you are spending
a large amount of time in the car learning your new skill!
Can I learn in an automatic car?
Sorry, we currently only teach in manual cars.
Are the cars dual-controlled?
Yes, for your safety all our cars are dual controlled.
Are there any discounts for block bookings
and for Students?
Yes We have some great discounts on block bookings of 10,
20 or 30 hour lessons. The more lessons you book in advance the
bigger the discount. We also have a great new pupil offer, which
is 4 hours for £60. Working out only £15 per lesson!!
to see our latest lesson rates
Do you do Intensive Courses?
Yes Click here
to find out more about our Fast Track
Can you help me book my Theory or Practical
Yes, we can provide you with the prices and website details of how
to make an online booking - just speak to your Instructor. Please
be careful of websites offering to book tests for you - you should
never pay more than the official Test Prices.
How long is the wait for a Theory Test?
This varies from area to area; typically it is between 10 and 15
How long is the wait for a Practical Test?
This can vary dramatically from area to area, normally the wait
is between 8 10 weeks.
How many lessons will it take to get to Test
How long is a piece of string? Seriously, everybody is different
and the amount of lessons you will need will depend on a lot of
factors such as previous experience, the frequency of your lessons,
whether or not you have single or double lessons, how quickly
you respond to instruction given, whether or not you are able to
go out for additional practice sessions with friends, parents etc. With
Pass 2 Day you are able to meet your instructor and make sure that
driving really is something that you want to do. At the end
of your first lesson your Instructor will be able to give you a
general indication of how many more lessons you will need to get
to test standard.
Do your instructors conduct a practical driving
Yes, Your Pass 2 Day instructor will use role play as if they were
a driving test examiner so that you can experience what the driving
test will be like. You will even receive a pass form and feedback
on how you did to ensure you are ready for the real thing.
Can I still take driving lessons even though
I have points on my licence?
Yes you can, providing that if you had received a ban it has served
Will I lose my licence automatically when
I pass my test with six or more points on my licence?
No, although any penalty points you have received before passing
your first practical driving test will have an effect on your full
If you go on to receive an additional six or more penalty points
in the two years after passing your practical driving test, under
the New Drivers Act, your driving licence will then be taken
away from you and you will need to re-sit your theory and practical
What happens when I get my licence back having
When you have passed both tests again, the penalty points will remain
on your driving licence, even though they may not affect the amount
of points that you are still 'allowed' to receive before losing
your practical driving test. (You will need to receive further points
bringing the total to 12 or more for the licence to be revoked within
a 3 year period), as per any drivers points on a licence.
The new licence issued after passing this re-sat driving test will
be subject to the New Drivers act again and you are subject to the
licence being revoked if you again receive six penalty points or
more in two years.