Resources – Help and Support

Getting Started
Applying for your Provisional licence, Booking your lessons & Booking your tests. Better Driver Training are here to support you every step of the way.
Preparing, Revising and Learning
Driving lessons are not all about wheels moving. We also offer 1:1, 1:group, and classroom based support to help those that need it achieve success in the Theory and Practical tests, and beyond.
Qualified? It doesn't stop there!
We can help with Insurance pointers and ongoing training and support for the road ahead.

Better Online Information

You can find links to advice, resources and guidance below. If we don't have what you are after call 0800 118 5038 or Contact Us and we will be happy to help where we can.

How to Get Your Driving Licence?

Get your first Provisional Licence

Many people don't realise that you can get your Provisional Licence 3 months before you turn 17. The is also the ideal time to find and book your Driving Instructor if you haven't already. In fact we recommend booking 6 months in advance, this means you choose the Driving Instructor you want, not the one that is left available. We will happily pencil you in up to 2 years in advance just to ensure you are satisfied!

You need your Provisional Licence to start lessons. You can apply for that via GOV.uk here

Booking your Theory Test

Once you are ready you can book your Theory Test. Better Driver Training provide bespoke theory support, speak to your Driving Instructor to discuss how you will best learn. You can do this before your lessons start, we are happy to work with you to put a plan in place. The official booking site is here - BEWARE: Some unofficial sites charge a booking fee, the GOV.uk site does not.

Booking your Practical Driving Test

Your Driving Instructor will be able to guide you in when to book your practical test. NOTE: You cannot do this until you have passed your Theory. It is important that you have covered the criteria laid out in the DVSA Syllabus (National Standards for Driver and Rider Trainers) and are ready for a safe future on the road. A great way to assess this is to do a mock test with a different trainer. You can organise this as part of your lessons.

To book the Practical Driving Test via GOV.uk go here - Please do this with the support of your Driving Instructor

BEWARE: The DVSA do not provide vehicles. Your Driving Instructor will need to be available so you can book a lesson to use their car. Check they are available BEFORE booking the slot! The DVSA have strict cancellation policies and you could lose your fee.

Taking Driving Lessons with Better Driver Training

Better Driver Trainings believe in an honest and open approach. To this end we have Terms and Conditions which can be found below:

Terms and Conditions

Preparation, Revision and Learning

The Resources

Better Driver Training provide all of their customers an online and app based Theory Test training package. This is specifically designed to tailor your learning and make success specific to you. Book your driving lessons and your driving instructor will get you registered.

For those wanting to do it in paper for the Theory Test is based on the information from 3 main DVSA books:

Highway Code (Also available online)

Driving Essential Skills

Know Your Traffic Signs

You can also get the DVSA dedicated theory revision book 'DVSA Theory Test for Car Drivers' or the 'Complete Revision Kit'.

On the day of your test you will be asked two Safety Check Questions. These will be changing on the 4th of December 2017. Please select the correct copy below.

Show Me Tell Me Questions Before 4th December 2017

Show Me Tell Me Questions for the Test After 4th December 2017

If you need help revising or learning a full range of support is available from Better Driver Training.

The Road Ahead

Qualified Drivers

There is a wrongly held belief that driving instructors teach Learner Drivers, and once you pass you are on your own. This couldn't be further from the truth.

We offer a wide range of services and support aimed at all drivers of all levels.

  • Confidence building
  • Parking
  • Defensive driving
  • Van training
  • Motorway driving
  • Au Pair and UK Orientation training
  • Older driver assessments
  • Driving technology

The list goes on and can be designed to suit you and your needs

 

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