Please find below a list of frequently asked questions. If you have any questions which are not answered in this list, please contact us for further information.

Q. Are you fully licensed to teach?
A. Yes I have been a qualified Instructor for 16 years. Grade A.

Q. Can you offer evening and weekend lessons?
A. Lessons are from home or pre-arranged pick up point within a reasonable distance.

Q. Do you offer refresher courses/lessons?
A. Yes, refresher lessons are available.

Q. Do you teach in automatic or manual vehicles?
A. Only manual tuition is available at this time, although I can recommend Automatic instructors.

Q. How long do your lessons last?
A. Lessons last a full hour, 1.5 hours or 2 hours, and this will be include a debrief and booking of further lessons.

Q. How long will it take me to pass my driving test?
A. The average time taken to pass a driving test is around 30-40 hours. This time varies for each candidate.

Q. What do I need in order to start taking driving lessons?
A. All you need is a provisional driving licence.

Q. What is Pass Plus?
A. Pass Plus is a course designed to help the pupil gain further driving experience on roads and in conditions they may not have experienced during normal lessons. The course consists of a minimum of 6 hours, covering the following subjects:-

  • Motorways
  • Out of Town and Rural Roads
  • City Driving
  • Dual Carriageway
  • Night Driving
  • Weather Conditions.

There is no exam at the end of the Pass Plus course.
Pass Plus is a widely recognised scheme that is open to newly qualified drivers. Statistics have shown that newly qualified drivers are more vulnerable than experienced drivers. Pass Plus offers professional instruction, helping new drivers to gain quality experience, become more skilful drivers, develop a positive driving style and reduce their risk of being involved in an accident. Additionally many motor insurance companies offer greatly reduced insurance policies to new drivers who have completed the Pass Plus scheme. All of our Approved Driving Instructors are registered to offer Pass Plus tuition for those candidates that have successfully passed the practical driving test.


Call 07773 090 434 now to find out more

pupils taking lessons with Open Road Driving School