Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find a list of complete and very practical answers. Don’t forget, our experts are best placed to answer your questions.

HELP!!! My Teens Wants To Drive!!!!

So your teen wants to drive?   The Wiser Driver is here to assist you along every step of the way.   Listed below are some extremely helpful links to navigate you through this exciting time.   If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 770-568-5060.   We’re here to help.

What Courses Can I Take To Satisfy Joshua’s Law 

Alcohol Drug Awareness Program (ADAP)

Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act (TADRA)

Parent/Teen Drivers Guide 

DDS Drivers Manual 

How Many Lesson Do I Need To Get My License?

It depends.   There are varying factors that comes into play when it comes to the amount of leesons a driver may need.    The majority of students require 6-10 hours to become proficient enough to safely operate a motor vehicle.   It also depends on how much experience a driver has at the time they start lessons.    It also depends on what the driver would like to achieve at the end of training.

Give us a call at 770-568-5060 to discuss your training goals.   We can assist in ensuring you choose the best package to suit your needs.

How do I book my driving test?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.
Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;
the registration label is valid, current, intact and displayed appropriately
the vehicle is comprehensively insured and the customer’s insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
The tyres:
are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
have appropriate levels of tread
are not damaged
all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
the windows and interior are clean
the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
The lesson charge is not reduced for lesson in a customer’s own car.

How many lessons will I need to learn to drive?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.
Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;
the registration label is valid, current, intact and displayed appropriately
the vehicle is comprehensively insured and the customer’s insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
The tyres:
are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
have appropriate levels of tread
are not damaged
all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
the windows and interior are clean
the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
The lesson charge is not reduced for lesson in a customer’s own car.

Should I learn to drive in an automatic or manual car?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.
Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;
the registration label is valid, current, intact and displayed appropriately
the vehicle is comprehensively insured and the customer’s insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
The tyres:
are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
have appropriate levels of tread
are not damaged
all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
the windows and interior are clean
the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
The lesson charge is not reduced for lesson in a customer’s own car.

Am I able to have driving lessons in my own/family or friends car?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.
Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;
the registration label is valid, current, intact and displayed appropriately
the vehicle is comprehensively insured and the customer’s insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
The tyres:
are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
have appropriate levels of tread
are not damaged
all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
the windows and interior are clean
the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
The lesson charge is not reduced for lesson in a customer’s own car.

Am I able to have driving lessons in my own/family or friends car?

Under certain circumstances, customers may want to receive lessons in their own/family vehicle. This is a good idea where the car will be used for a Driver’s Test. It is also a good idea when a learner has a new car and wishes to familiarise themselves with it prior to licensing. Safe Drive Driving School is able to offer customers training in their vehicle, provided the vehicle is registered, roadworthy and comprehensively insured.
Prior to any training being conducted in the customer’s vehicle, the instructor should inspect the vehicle for its roadworthiness. The inspection should include, but is not limited to, a check of the following items;
the registration label is valid, current, intact and displayed appropriately
the vehicle is comprehensively insured and the customer’s insurance company is notified that it will be used by a driving instructor to conduct training in
The tyres:
are correctly inflated (air pressures must reflect the manufacturer’s recommendation as a minimum).
have appropriate levels of tread
are not damaged
all indicators, headlights and brake lights are working
seats and seat belts are in good working order and are not damaged or twisted
any loose items in the cabin of the vehicle are stowed in the cargo (boot) area
the windows and interior are clean
the vehicle has sufficient petrol to last the course of the lesson (minimum requirement – a quarter of a tank)
The lesson charge is not reduced for lesson in a customer’s own car.