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How to Find the Right Driving Instructor

Updated on August 3, 2015
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Teenagers or any new drivers are all excited to try their new cars and drive on their own. But sometimes practicing on your own is stressful, at some point even confusing or difficult. When one finds himself in this situation, it is proper to seek for help, and find a suitable driving instructor. Finding driving instructors equipped with the right tools, knowledge, and skill, to help young learners find their way in getting their license.

Initial Decision

Sometimes driving lessons are difficult to handle. It would start in the decision to which lessons to enroll in. Even the automatic driving lessons could be challenging for beginners, and it does not end there, because there is also the manual driving ones. It is a rule that for teenagers who turn 16, they already get the right to apply for a provisional license and start learning how to drive for as long as they are with a parent, guardian, or instructor.

What to Look for in a Driving Instructor?

It is important that you are familiar with the requirements that you have to check to make sure the money you are spending is worth it. Even though driving instructors come from different social background, they share one common qualification. In the United Kingdom (UK), driving instructors are required to have a license or approval from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA). Once you choose the driving schools that are available, you may also check their instructors’ license because only the Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) and licensed instructors by the DSA are allowed to charge you in exchange for driving lessons.

The driving instructors would have their badge in the windscreen. From the DSA, any approved ADIs are regularly checked and graded.

New learners could check for a green octagonal badge which means that the instructor is fully qualified and ADI. On the other hand, you could see a pink triangular badge for driving instructors who are not fully qualified yet. But remember that they are still allowed to charge you for driving lessons. They are the licensed trainee driving instructors.

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What to expect from driving instructors?

This can vary depending on the person’s standard. However, generally, either automatic driving lessons or manual, the student must feel comfortable with his or her instructor. People have different ways and pace to learn. This is where your instructor would put the effort to make the lessons interesting, comfortable, and enjoyable for you.

When you start to struggle, consider the chances that would help you be comfortable in addressing your concern with your instructor. There should be an open space for communication. Still, you might reconsider if the lessons are continuously bothering you. You can choose to change instructor then. There are many driving instructors who could be more suited for your needs and your style.

However, if you really wish to have a detailed guide of the things that you expect from your instructor, think that they are like the regular school teacher. There are the better teachers because of good qualities. Try to consider driving instructors who are punctual, prepared, focused, and respectful. It does not mean that they are your teacher; they already have the right to shout at you whenever you make some mistakes. Make sure to that you feel comfortable during your lessons so that you could have the best out of your time.

Even though you may be enjoying your lessons with your driving instructor, you should not be distracted in keeping the information relevant for you to pass the test. Then do not hesitate to ask your instructor questions or for clarifications during your lessons. They will be happy to help you with some difficult tasks.

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