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How to choose a driving school

As a new driver, choosing a professional driving school is one way to help you to be ready for the road. A driver course or high-school driver education program governmental approved can teach you the skills and attitudes you need to be a safe and responsible driver.

As well a teaching the basics, a professional driving schools highlights strategic driving techniques, freeway driving, night driving and driving in adverse environments. Most driving courses are designed for new drivers, but many schools also offer classes and services to upgrade the skills of experimented drivers.

How to choose a school


The next checklist of features will help you to choose the best driving school for you:
  • Course information package
  • Classroom facilities
  • Minimum 25 classroom
  • Tuition receipts
  • Personalized classes
  • Basic manoeuvres
  • Freeway driving
  • Registered educational
  • Teaching materials
  • Regular instructor upgrading
  • Audio visual equipment
  • In-vehicle topics covered
  • Certification fee
  • Testimonials of other students
  • Low student/teacher ratio
  • Driving in adverse environments
  • Night driving courses
  • Time on business
  • Valid Certificate of completion
  • Books, CDs, Audio equipment

Questions you should ask to find out about any prospective advanced driving school. You need to be sure you will be attending a professionally operated school and that you will learn new skills from the experience.
  • Are the instructors accredited?
  • Are the instructors experienced?
  • Are the race driver instructors actually experienced car racing drivers?
  • Are the race driving instructors CAMS licenced?
  • Does the proprietor instruct at the school?
  • Is the school insured?
  • How long has the school been operating?
  • Is the school recognised by insurance companies?