The perfect Christmas present for 17 to 25 year olds
Why not get driving lessons vouchers or gift cards for your loved ones this Christmas.
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas present for your son or daughter, nephew or niece, grandson or grandaughter? Well what could be better than the gift of driving? You can purchase gift cards and vouchers for anything from only 1 to 20 full one hour driving lessons.
Christmas Gift Card
10 x 1 hour driving lessons as an intensive driving courses will cost only £240.
Give them the gift of FREEDOM this Christmas
Many young people today have put off getting their driving licence due to financial restraints or because they are too busy or just have not got round to it, yet!
Thankfully my parents bought me 10 intensive driving lessons one Christmas and for me it was one of the best and most memorable presents I have ever had. I had previously repeatedly put off taking lessons for one reason or another until I was given those 10 driving lessons for Christmas which completely changed my life for the better. It is the gift that really keeps giving and I will never forget it.
The freedom it gave me was so rewarding and not to mention being able to repay the many favours my family had done for me over the year by dropping me off in town or at my mates house ot to go fishing.
The best gift this Christmas
You should really not under estimate the gift of driving lessons this Christmas. Trust me when I tell you that by gifting driving lessons you will be providing a gift that is truly forever useful and one that is remembered forever.
Thinking of buying driving lessons for someone this Christmas?
Below are the details that they will you need to get their provisional driving licence. They will need their provisional driving licence in order to start taking any driving lessons or driving courses and their driving instructor will ask to see this before they start any of their lessons.
To get their first provisional driving licence online for a car they must:
(1) be a resident of Great Britain.
(2) meet the minimum age requirement- They need to be 17 years old before you can get a provisional licence and start learning to drive a car.
(3) meet the minimum eyesight requirement, They must wear glasses or contact lenses every time they drive if they need them to meet the ‘standards of vision for driving’. You must tell DVLA if you’ve got any problem with your eyesight that affects both of your eyes, or the remaining eye if you only have one eye.
(4) not be prevented from driving for any reason
(5) pay £34 by Credit Card, MasterCard, Visa, Electron, Maestro or Delta debit
(6) they musthave a valid UK passport or other form of identity – a current and valid passport a biometric residence permit (BRP) – formerly known as the identity card for foreign nationals a UK certificate of naturalisation – an European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) national identity card – a travel document
(7) have their National Insurance number if known
(8) provide an addresses where they have lived over the last 3 years
Their licence should arrive within one week if you apply online.
When can they apply for your provisional driving licence
They can apply for their provisional driving licence when you’re 15 years and 9 months old.
They can start driving when they are:
17 years old, if you want to drive a car
16 years old, if you want to ride a moped or light quad bike
Your Driving Licence will say when you can start driving different vehicles.
You can actually drive a car when you are 16 if you get, or have applied for, the enhanced rate of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
The DVLA will confirm their details with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Do not delay get online and get your provisional driving licence TODAY
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When Can I Apply for my Provisional driving licence?
A. You can apply for your driving Licence up to 3 Months before you turn 17 years old
Q. How much does a Provisional Driving Licence cost?
A. The cost of a Provisional Driving Licence is £34.00 if applied for online, or £43.00 if applied for by post.
Q. How can I apply for my Provisional Driving Licence?
A. You can apply online at the DVLA or you can visit your local post office to pick an application form for free.
Q. Can I take any driving lessons before my driving licence arrives?
A. You are not permitted to drive at all (including any driving lessons or courses) until your provisional driving licence arrives.
Q. How long is a provisional licence valid for?
A. Driving entitlement for holders of both old style paper driving licences and newer photocard driving licences is to age 70.
Once you have your Provisional Driving Licence you will need to book your driving theory test