Get answers to frequently asked driving lesson questions.
Are your instructors fully licensed to teach?
With more than a decade of experience, Remi is a fully qualified driving instructor and is fully licensed to provide driving lessons.
What should I bring to my lesson?
Here are some things you should consider bringing: your provisional license, comfortable clothing & shoes, water, glasses (if you think you'll need them for driving) and a positive attitude.
Can I use my own car for the driving lessons?
For safety reasons, we are unable to accommodate driving lessons in personal vehicles. Our cars are equipped with dual controls, which may need to be used in case of an emergency, ensuring the safety of both our students and instructors.
How many driving lessons do I need before I can pass the test?
The number of driving lessons required before you can pass your driving test can vary depending on your individual skills and abilities. It's important to remember that passing your driving test isn't just about completing a certain number of lessons - it's about demonstrating safe driving skills.
What is the minimum age to start learning how to drive?
In the UK, the minimum age to start driving lessons on public roads is 17 years old. However, you can apply for a provisional driving license up to three months before your 17th birthday and begin practicing on private land or driving on public roads with a qualified driving instructor once you turn 17.
Do you offer both manual and automatic transmission lessons?
Yes! Here at RDS, we offer both transmission types!
Do you offer packages or discounts for multiple lessons??
We do! More information on discounts for multiple lessons can be found here.
I can't make my lesson anymore, can I schedule or cancel?
We understand that unforeseen circumstances can arise that may require you to cancel or reschedule a lesson. However, we kindly request that you notify us as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary adjustments to our schedule and provide an opportunity for another student to take your place.
Do you offer pick-up and drop-off services for driving lessons?
At RDS we make it our top priority to enhance our students' learning experiences by providing maximum convenience. For this reason, we offer pick-up and drop-off services at your home after each lesson to make your journey as seamless and effortless as possible.