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Getting Driving Lessons

You are spending hard earned money on driving lessons, so it’s important to take your time when choosing a qualified driving instructor or driving school in Carlisle, and one that you feel very at ease with.

The Driving Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in the UK approves ALL driving instructors. Only DVSA Approved Driving Instructors also referred to as (ADIs) or DVSA licensed instructors under training are allowed to charge you for professional driving instruction.

Instructor DSA approved?

It is extremely important to check the badge displayed in the driving instructor’s car windscreen. A green octagonal badge shows the instructor is fully qualified and an Advanced Driving Instructor ( ADI). A pink triangular badge shows the instructor is not yet fully qualified, but like you they are training and allowed to charge for lessons.

ADIs and DVSA licensed driving instructors under training are also now checked to see if they have a criminal record with the CRB.

Choosing a driving instructor?

Most Driving Instructors work by themselves, while others are part of a bigger driving school. Whatever type of driving instructor you decide to go with, make sure you talk to the instructor directly and not a salesman so to make sure you like and feel comfortable with them.

At Allen Brown Driving School you will always speak directly with the Instructor who will be taking you for driving lessons. They will always be polite, understanding and give you all the information you need to make a uniformed decision.

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Theory Training

Ideally you would have already passed the theory test before starting your practical driving lessons in Carlisle, but if not don’t worry as we will support you with your theory test to help you pass with ease.

Learning Materials

It’s important to have the right materials to help you learn faster, we can provide you with the correct material including a free theory test app for your mobile phone or tablet device. Just ask your Instructor.

Drivers Record

It’s important for our students to know how there doing and what level there at along the way, so both the instructor and pupil know when they are ready for the test. We provide a driver record for doing just that.

One 2 One Tuition

When learning to drive it’s important you are fully focused on your lesson and your driving instructor, whilst on the lesson no mobiles are switched on and no other passengers are allowed in the vehicle as this is your time.

Why not take a look at the Driver Education page for videos and links to learning materials

Driving Instructor Check List

Below are some things to consider when choosing the best driving instructor for you.

  • Do they teach in your local area? near your home, work or college.
  • Is the driving instructor available at times to suit you? after work and weekends.
  • Do they have dual controls fitted?  Learner drivers may find it easier to learn with a smaller car.
  • How long has the instructor been teaching learner drivers?
  • Does the driving instructor pick-up other students during a lesson?
  • Do you know anyone else who has used the driving school or driving instructor?
  • How much does the driving instructor charge (remember cheapest isn’t always best)
  • How long does the driving lesson last? Some instructors will want to offer two-hour lessons.
  • Can you try an initial lesson at a discount.
  • Does the driving instructor offer a discount for block bookings?
  • What is the driving instructor’s policy if you cancel a driving lesson?

You can find more DVSA information on choosing a driving instructor here www.gov.uk/find-driving-schools-and-lessons.

Private Driving Lessons

Practice always makes perfect, so when your driving instructor thinks you are ready, why not get more practice with family members or a friend.

Please Note:- Learners who are driving a car must hold a valid provisional licence. They must be supervised by someone at least 21 years old who holds a full driving licence and has held one for at least three years.

You will need insurance to drive a vehicle. No car insurance? NO DRIVING. It is a criminal offence to drive a mechanically propelled vehicle without car insurance so don’t leave home without it. If someone teaching you states you are insured to drive then it is your responsibility to check!

You can now have an Insurance policy were you can drive almost any car, when you need it, from as short as a week.
Drive your parents, grandparents, friends or relatives car without any risk to their insurance. Just take out a policy for each vehicle when you need it. More Information

It’s important to plan practice sessions. Decide where you want to go and what you are going to do before setting out on the driving lesson. Take some care in selecting a suitable area. A large deserted car park is ideal for the initial sessions because it allows the beginner to concentrate fully on the feel of the controls and the response of the car.

For the initial road lessons please find the quietest roads possible. Your family/friend will learn the correct road and traffic procedures from the professional instructor. Your job will be to provide good feedback while he practices these procedures.

Accurate lane driving and positioning for turns, good signal timing, and good road sense are the basic ingredients for passing the government road test. These will be learned more effectively by driving around the block with somebody who provides good feedback than by hours of random driving on dual carriage ways or streets. On the other hand, a co-driver who allows the novice driver to get away with faults or who provides poor feedback may hold back the learning process considerably.

  • Driving Lessons Carlisle

    We offer Driving Lessons Carlisle for the complete novice and those who already have experience behind them. Rest assured we know just how to get you through your driving test first time.

  • Guaranteed Pass Courses

    We aim to give everyone complete peace of mind with the value for money Guaranteed Pass Course in Carlisle. Our aim is to get you through your test FIRST time otherwise we will pay the price. Now that’s confidence for you.

  • Intensive Driving Courses Carlisle

    We understand that everyone wants to pass the driving test as quickly as possible, with our intensive driving lesson in Carlisle we can cater for any level of experience and get you though your test very quickly.

  • Refresher Driving Lessons Carlisle

    There are many reasons for needing refresher driving lessons for example, lost confidence, nervous parking or perhaps you lost your licence due to a ban. Our Refresher Driving Lessons in Carlisle will give yo the confidence in no time.

  • Theory Test Training

    Almost all students worry about the driving theory test which is natural, but no need to worry as our experienced driving instructors will offer you Theory Test Training in Carlisle to help ensure you pass. We also offer a free theory test app.

  • Pass Plus Course Carlisle

    The Pass Plus Course in Carlisle is subsidised by the local Cumbria Council in support of road safety in Cumbria. When applying you can be given a voucher for up to £100.00 subject to available funding. There’s no examination to complete and the course will provide cheaper insurance for participating insurance companies.

Some Area’s we cover

Below is a short list of area’s we cover for Carlisle and the surrounding towns. If you would like to to see a full list of area’s we cover please click on the button below for our area’s covered page. If for can not find your area listed please give us a call or send us an email for confirmation.

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Our students say it best!

Stewart Evans

Being a complete novice behind the wheel I found the prospect of my first driving lesson daunting to say the least, but Allen soon allayed all my fears during my initial lesson and thereafter my confidence grew with each lesson. I can without hesitation highly recommend Allen Brown as the one to trust when trying to attain your driving licence.

Stewart EvansFrom Carlisle
Rachael Dixon

Allen Brown is by far the best driving instructor ever, Allen was extremely easy to get on with and to top it off he’s very flexible and patient, well he had to be with me. I have no hesitation in highly recommending Allen Brown Driving School for Driving Lessons Carlisle or anywhere else for that matter. Thanks again Allen!

Rachael DixonFrom Carlisle
Jen Hughs

I’m so pleased about passing my driving test, I was so nervous and never thought I would see the day! I really enjoyed all my lessons with a very good crack and would definitely recommend Allen Brown at Allen Brown Driving School in Carlisle for anyone wanting to get their driving licence fast.

Jen HughsFrom Carlisle
Aaron Tate

My learning experience with Allen Brown at Allen brown Driving School in Carlisle was great! He was very calm and very patient and gave me the confidence I needed to pass my driving test! A fantastic Driving Instructor and one I have already recommended to all my friends and family.

Aaron TateFrom Carlisle

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