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Have you just turned 17 and want to drive?

Taking driving lessons is one of the most important steps you'll take in your life. The freedom that driving gives you can literally change your life forever.

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(Nottingham)
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(Derby)
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1st Driving School Special Offers

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1st hour free, from

£28

First hour free when booking a 2 hour lesson
(beginners only)

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10 Hours from

£278

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1st Driving School Pricing

Affordable Driving Prices

20 Lesson Pack from

£552

  • 20 hour package
  • Excellent pass rates
  • Fully qualified instructors only
  • Free theory training

30 Lesson Pack from

£822

  • 30 hour package
  • Excellent pass rates
  • Fully qualified instructors only
  • Free theory training

40 Lesson Pack from

£1,088

  • 40 hour package
  • Excellent pass rates
  • Fully qualified instructors only
  • Free theory training

Frequently ask Questions

How can we help you?

You need to be at least 17 or 16 if you get the enhanced rate of mobility component of personal independence payment (PIP)

You will need a provisional driving licence which can be applied for at the post office or online
https://www.gov.uk/apply-first-provisional-driving-licence opens new window (opens in new window)

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) recommend 44 hours of professional lessons to pass a driving test, everyone learns at their own pace so this is only an average figure.

Your lessons can be one, one and a half or two hours long depending on your availability and your driving instructors.

Automatic vehicles are easier to learn in and if you have a disability or limited mobility they will probably be the best choice for you. However if you pass your driving test in an automatic vehicle your licence will only allow you to drive an automatic, if you pass your driving test in a manual vehicle you are legally allowed to drive manual and automatic.

No you can start your driving lessons before passing your theory test, all of our pupils have free access to the app "Theory Test Pro" to help you practice for the theory exam.

You can pay cash on the day with your driving instructor or pre-pay on our website 24 hours before your lesson and save money.

Why choose us

1st Driving School is the Midlands leading and most professional driving school.

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NHS and student discount

We provide NHS and student discount on all our lessons

1st Driving School, Car Driving School

Fully qualified driving instructors only

We only have fully qualified driving instructors who are patient & friendly

1st Driving School, Car Driving School

Free theory & hazard perception training

To register for the free “Theory Test Pro” app
http://1stdrivingschool.theorytestpro.co.uk opens new window

What our students say about us:

“I started having lessons with Andrew after more then 10 years away from driving and found him to be very professional and calming throughout my lessons Andrew was very knowledgeable and put me at ease, to be honest I couldn't have wished for a better instructor. Massive 5 star review. Thank you so much!”

Gary Connellan

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“Tony was a great instructor - takes the time to show you everything and thinks about the learner individually, not just 'ticking off' what you'll be tested on. Great bloke, he's to thank for only getting one minor on my test and passing first time!”

William Brown

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“A big thank you to Kev for helping me pass my driving test. Loved every driving lesson with Kev, he’s got so much patient and is always there to help with my worries about driving. He made me feel comfortable from the first day I had my driving lesson. Always reliable, 100% recommend Kev. I’ll miss my driving lessons and the laugh and chats we had, Kev your the best.”

Tara Seaton

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“Couldn’t rate Libby John from 1st Driving School enough! She put me completely at ease after putting off driving for so long. I have recommended her to so many people already. I looked forward to every lesson, progressed at my speed and built so much confidence driving! She is such an amazing person, I will miss our lessons! Passed first time with one minor, can’t thank Libby enough. If you want to pass your test go with Libby!!!”

Brogan Pitt

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