Choosing A Quality Driving School
Made the decision
So you have grown tired of waiting at the bust stop drenching wet as it pours down for the unreliable public transport service. You watch all the cars pass by with the occupants inside all cosy and dry. And you have just made your mind up, you’re going to start taking driving lessons, so you can be warm and dry while you commute. It may be this or millions of other reasons why you have decided to start taking your driving lessons. We are here to help you get started and get you behind the wheel as a full licence holder.
You have already received your provisional licence which is a learner licence, required by law to take driving lessons. You are at the age of 17 or over and also meet the required minimum eyesight standard with or without contact lenses or glasses. You also have the required funds available as driving lessons are not cheap, they can be very expensive.
Choosing a good driving school
How your driving lessons progresses can depend on the driving school or the driving instructor you’re taking your lessons from. Driving lessons can be very enjoyable and very educational, or can be very frustrating and waste of money if you don’t have a good instructor.
You need to start your search for a Best Driving School Phoenix that is not only well established
Also offers lessons at a very competitive price. The best place to start your search is online using any device that is connected to the internet. You can search and find anything and everything these days in the comfort of your home just by a few clicks of the mouse.
Go online to Google search, and Best Driving School Phoenix
The mighty Google search engine should come up with lots of results for your entered keyword. Start by clicking a few search results on top of the page, entering their site for a quick read. While reading, one of the most important things you need to do is find out, whether they are ADI only driving school or not. So why is this so important? well ADI (approved driving instructors) are fully qualified instructors who are certified by the DSA. Some driving schools take on instructors who are yet to qualify and get approved by the DSA. These driving instructors who are known as PDI, and are still under training. There are three qualifying tests that instructors have to pass, in order to be approved by the driving standards agency. Instructors who have passed the first 2 tests are given a 6 months trainee licence which they can use to provide driving lessons. This trainee licence is provided, to gain on the job experience which will help towards their final test. Majority of these instructors will not qualify as the failure rate is very high. Trainee instructors will lack experience, and will have limited knowledge, therefore the standard of the lessons will be low.
It is easy to forget quality sometimes and get lured in by offers provided by some in this highly competitive business. It is important to remember, cheap does not always mean value for money. You will come across some ridiculous offers compared to the average price in your area. Some instructors will offer these prices to outbid their competitors and keep their diary full. The quality of the driving lessons can sometimes suffer, as they rush through lessons to cover more sessions per day, to make up for the cheap prices they offer. You may save money at first, but in the long run it will cost you more. It will be in your best interest to resist and stay away from these offers.
Now that you have found an ideal driving school, and booked your first driving lesson. Make sure you have your provisional with you on your first lesson and wear any glasses or contact lenses you normally require. Your driving instructor will normally pick you up from home, and drop you back at the end of the lesson. It is normal to feel a little bit nervous before your first lesson, your instructor will know this and will do everything to make you feel comfortable.