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AA Driving School frequently asked questions
Here are some common questions and answers about the driving, licensing and the AA Driving School.
A person must be at least 14 years old to take the knowledge test. learners licence will be issued if he/she passes the knowledge test, vision screening, and has the permission of a parent if the person is under 18.
Once having learners licence, your child is eligible to drive with the supervision of a license holder driver, e.g. you. Teaching the teenager to drive at the very beginning is not an easy job. They are likely to encounter very dangerous situations, which parents want to avoid. The best way is to have your child take a few lessons with a professional instructor first. Then you can help him/her practice driving during daily life. Your child will master certain level driving skills and has accumulated experience before being eligible to take the road test. It will be easier for your child to pass the road test after intensive training from our driving instructor.
Driving is a skill that some people learn quicker than others. The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency states that on average a person requires approximately 44 hours of professional lessons combined with approximately 22 hours of private practice. Your instructor will monitor your progress at the end of each lesson using AAN's training formula and progress chart and from this, you will be able to assess how near test standard you are.
No. In fact, it is a good idea to learn the theory whilst you are learning the practical as it can bring the subject alive making it easier to understand and remember.
It is also possible to book semi-intensive courses.
We will arrange to carry out a driving assessment and talk through the various options available.