General Advice for all Learner Drivers
Unless you have the luxury of a lot of open space, off road, your first experience of learning to drive will be on the public road with a driving instructor, a friend or a relative.
Whatever your first experiences are, it's important to build a strong foundation to avoid problems and disappointment later on.
Click the links below to find out about:
- How to find a driving instructor
- Learning with friends and relatives
- Theory test video
- Practical test video
- Observed driving test info video
- Pass Plus video
- Texting and driving video
- Blue Light Aware video
If anything goes wrong because of your driving, or because your vehicle does not comply with the law, you will be legally liable.
The fact that you are only learning to drive does not mean that you are not responsible - as far as the law is concerned you must obey all the rules and drive safely.
For many young people, learning to drive and being in charge of a motor vehicle will be the biggest responsibility in their lives so far... But with help from a good driving coach you will soon be taking it all in your stride.
Start by taking a couple of minutes to read the info in this section - you'll find that it is time well spent.