do I need to do before I can start driving?
You need to be at least 17 years of age and if you have not already
done so, apply for a provisional licence from the DVLA. You can do this
online or by getting an application form from the post office. It is
also worth having an eyesight check, but in any event, ensure you can
read a standard car number plate at 20.5 metres. Also, read our advice
on getting started.
How often should I have my driving lessons?
Continuity of driving lessons is important and JSL recommends that you
have 2 to 3 hours per week. You will also progress much
quicker if you have two hour lessons at a time if possible.
What is the cheapest way of booking my driving lessons?
You should take advantage of our discounts, which are available on
. These generally apply on 10 hours or more.
How many driving lessons will I need to take?
The number of lessons required varies from student to student and is
dependent on many factors, such as age availability and learning style.
Your instructor will, however, monitor your progress and keep you fully
Do I need to pass the Theory Test before I can start my driving
No, and in fact it may be better to learn the theory whilst having
practical lessons. You will however need to pass the theory test before
applying for the practical test.
What should I study to pass the Theory Test?
Please ask, JSL can recommend DVDs and books which contain
sample DSA questions and hazard perception clips to help you pass your
Where do I take my Theory Test?
There are several theory test centres across the UK. JSL will be able
to advise you of your nearest centre. Alternatively click here