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Here London Driving School will share the latest interesting news stories from across the web, some of which are informative, some are just amusing and others will keep you up to date with what is going on in the world of driving, specifically when learning to drive. Many of these stories we also share across our social media sites such as Facebook and Google Plus Page.


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You must have a provisional driving licence and usually have passed your theory test before

Road Accident Facts

Here at London Driving School we are passionate about road safety here is a great infographic showing facts about road accidents that could save your life.


How to Book Your Driving Test

There are some simple criteria which you need in order to book your driving test assuming you already have a provisional driving licence. The major aspects for applying for the driving test are following.

(1) You must be of at least 16 years and 10 months of the age for booking your driving test date.

(2) You should be a UK resident.

(3) You must have good eyesight and be able to read a number plate from the distance of 67 feet or 20.5 metres.

You must usually have passed your theory test before booking.

You will need your.

(a) Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number

(b) Credit or debit card

You don’t need your driving instructor’s personal reference number but, if you have it, you can use it to check their availability.

You must book by phone if you need an ‘upgrade’ test, eg automatic to manual transmission, or medium-sized lorry to a large lorry.

DVSA booking support

Telephone: 0300 200 11 22

Monday to Friday, 8am to midday

You can book a test using the DVSA fast track phone service if you’re an approved driving instructor (ADI).


Have you recently failed your driving test and need to arrange another test quickly? We can arrange you driving test and provide you with a vehicle in under 10 days. We have access to late cancellations and short notice driving test date bookings.

We Specialise in Last Minute Driving Test Car Hire and Bookings

We can provide emergency driving test vehicle hire. If you need a vehicle to take your driving test in at short notice give us a call.

NOTE: You will need to have passed your driving theory test before taking your practical test.

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Once you have applied for the Driving Test, the next step is to learn to drive. You will get driving test date within two months. So, you have to make sure that you are associated with the driving school for learning the basics of driving.

It is always better to acquire the knowledge of driving from reputed driving schools. You can consider learning driving from London Driving School. You can book your driving test at the same driving school. The driving instructors of London Driving School, Wimbledon are expert in teaching driving. You will be having guaranteed to clear your driving test in first attempt.

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Get the Best Driving Instructors in London

The good news for the people of London is the availability of London Driving School instructors in their area. They can now attain their driving lessons from the best driving institute in the UK.

Intensive Driving Courses

People who want to get a head start on their intensive driving course can join London Driving School Today. We offer students a tailor made intensive driving courses in their local area.

All our learners will have the option to decide about the timings and the number of classes they wish to complete each week. The driving instructors will map out your driving lessons, according to your driving knowledge and personal requirements. The intensive driving course usually consists of 10 to 40 driving lessons, depending upon the needs of the individual.

Intensive driving courses are not for everyone. Our Instructors will first evaluate the learning capabilities and driving skills of the individual and then recommend which type of driving course is best suited to their learning needs.

As the name suggest an Intensive driving course requires lots of attention in a short space of time and the ability to quickly grasp the fundamentals and mechanics of driving. If a person is lacking in these areas, they will not be appropriate for this course.

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High Tech Driving School

Trial and error process is used to stop the mistakes which we commit in our daily lives. Human’s make plenty of shocking driving mistakes that have to be addressed at the proper time, we try to do this during the learning process. Timely rectified driving errors will ensure the least chances of committing them again. We recommend that even once drivers have passed their driving test, drivers should take either the Pass Plus or Advanced Driving Course in order to rectify future bad habits or forgotten elements of safe driving

In our opinion drivers should take a refresher lesson every year, so you can brush up on your skills and in some cases be told where you are going wrong. It is usually the simplest things that drivers forget but can make a big difference when driving.

Many driving instructor are aware about the necessity to introduce trial and error methods in order to stop common driving errors. Our driving instructors believe in the self-learning process. We believe that if a stimulated environment is provided to the driver, they will be able to judge their own mistakes and thus will be able to eliminate them.

Driving is all in the mind and it requires proper learning strategies. A stimulated environment gives the driver a chance to enhance their driving skills and make up their own minds and evaluate the results of their own actions. Driving schools are equipped with high tech devices and tools to enhance the driving skills of the learner driver. They design their driving courses in a way that boost up driver’s confidence behind wheel of the car and also put them in common situations and hazards that will push them into making correct decisions, every time.

Our driving schools employ cognitive assessment software for evaluating the cognitive ability of the learner driver. This helps them learn how to enhance their ability to make quick and correct decisions. Additionally, there are some games that are employed to train the learners about how to control the steering and the brakes whilst doing other things and making other decisions.

The high tech driving plan will put the individual in to different hazards and situations and ask them to drive safely and effectively. The driving instructors will monitor the stress level of the driver and ask them to behave rationally and calmly where necessary. This will show them how their poor decisions and subsequent increase in stress levels will very quickly result in them making further mistakes that can quickly escalate into a dangerous situation or even a minor accident.

This is very important, because on the day of your driving test, generally when people make a mistake during their driving test, this will fluster them and result in them making further mistakes whilst under the scrutiny of the examiner.

Eliminate the mistakes by practising them.

There are some computer software programs and apps out thee that are specially designed to help drivers achieve the relevant skills needed behind the wheel of a car that can be practised on a computer or tablet. They generally work by improving steering handling, applying brakes at required time, applying indicators before turning, making safe u-turns, making smart decisions and lots lots more. These are then applied during driving course to enhance the learning power and speed in order to achieve safer driving and help you pass your driving test.

Researchers have supported the efforts of high tech driving methods and their contribution to learning to drive and acknowledged they have decreased the number of road accidents.

London Driving School has played a big role in introducing the high tech stimulated environment. Their driving instructors plan the driving course and lessons in order to provide a fun and stimulated learning experience that new learners love to enjoy and can quickly learn at the same time. They are also able to rectify their own mistakes and eliminate them before the day of the test. This new way of teaching decreases the learning time and enhances the safety of their driving.