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Friends Driving School


What You Will Need to Learn to Drive

I can start teaching you to drive once you've obtained a provisional car licence. You can do this by getting a D1 form from a Post Office. Once completed, don't forget to enclose the required photos and fee before you send it off.

Once you've got the licence back, we can get out & about on the roads of Somerset! You will also need to be able to read a vehicle number plate, in daylight, from a distance of 20.5 metres minimum.

If to meet this standard you need to wear glasses, then you will have to wear them when driving. Before you can take your practical driving test, you will have to pass both the Theory and Hazard Perception Tests.

I will give you as much help as I can and also there are lots of helpful guides you can buy. There are also numerous sites on the web which you will find useful for online practice.

The links below are to the official DVSA site where you can:

driving school car

Friends driving school car, the Peugeot 207

You will learn to drive in our modern 1.4l Peugeot 207 with dual controls. The Peugeot 207 is an ideal car for beginners to learn to drive in.

Being a compact car it is easy to control and manoeuvre into those tight parking spaces.

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency High Grade 5 Instructor

Pass Plus registered with the DVSA

Member of the Motor Schools Association

The senior national association for advanced driving instructors

Learn to drive with friends driving school, a driving school based in Bridgwater, Somerset. A DVSA approved driving instructor since 2000, with over 650 test passes. Driving lessons in Taunton & Bridgwater, and surrounding areas of Somerset