Not everyone can master a manual car or, come to that, wants to! This
does not mean you can't drive - there is an alternative! Ignore all the adverse
comments, such as:
"It's not proper driving"
"You haven't got proper control"
Whether you are a shade past the glow of youth (it's never too late to
learn), have a physical disability, have tried a manual car and just can't
manage it, or just can't be bothered with gears, we help get you mobile and
pass your test. We have an instructor with over 30 years driving experience and
12 years as a Grade 6 ADI who specialises in teaching automatics. You can be
sure of a patient, friendly and understanding welcome. We think you should
enjoy learning and make every effort to ensure you do. No matter what your
reasons - we can help.
You should be aware that if you pass your test in a car with automatic
transmission, you can not drive a manual car without taking a test in a car
with manual transmission.
Ideal if you have returned to driving after a
long break, or need help getting used to driving in different surroundings and
situations. No matter how young or old, we can help to get you back on the
We work at a pace that suits you, our instructors are all patient and
friendly and will never ask you to do anything you are not capable of. Although
we will always advise on how much training we think you need, with no test to
worry about you dictate how many lessons you want to take.
Although driving an automatic is much easier than a manual, the
techniques are quite different and it is a good idea to take some professional
training before setting out on your own. We will tailor lessons to suit
Ideal if you have just passed your test, or have been driving a while
but have not been brave enough to venture onto the Motorway.
We will help you to drive confidently and safely on these busy, and fast,
roads. Topics covered include:
Lessons are tailored to your needs and help you to drive safely and confidently
on motorways and dual-carriageways, where a high level of concentration and
awareness is vital.
- joining and leaving motorway
- planning journeys in advance
- safe speeds according to circumstances
- effective observation, anticipation and forward planning
- signs, signals and road markings
- lane discipline
- courtesy to other road users (and tolerance of other people's
- motorway fatigue
- breakdown procedures
No matter how long you have been driving, if you have not
used this type of road before, additional training is the quickest and safest
way of gaining the experience necessary to make this kind of travel save and