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Before starting your driving lessons

Highway code

Before you start your driving lessons you will need:

Driving lessons green tick bullet Appropriate vision - You must be able to read a car number plate at a distance of 20 metres. If you are unable you may need prescription spectacles

Driving lessons green tick bullet A provisional driving licence - can be applied for, from DVLA, up to 6 months before your 17th birthday. Click here

Driving lessons green tick bullet You may also start learning theory and hazard perception in order that you can take your Theory test as soon as you reach 17. At Alpha1 Driving School we can help you with this

Driving lessons red cross bullet We suggest that it is not neccessay to buy a Highway Code - an online updated version is available free by clicking here

Driving lessons green tick bullet Start Theory Study - Study packs available from Automatic Driving School cheaper than DSA and other normal outlets. Click here

Even before your 17th birthday, you can complete a first lesson regarding safety and controls in a private car park..