Frequently Asked Questions
For a quick guide, here's my most frequently asked questions, please contact me if you have any others!
What do I need before I can learn to drive?
Before you begin learning to drive, you'll need a provisional driving licence from the DVLA, you can get an application from the Post Office, or apply online:
Your first provisional driving licence
Apply online for a first provisional driving licence.
You can apply for your first British provisional driving licence online, the DVLA will aim to send your driving licence within two weeks of you submitting your application.
If you’ve already got your provisional driving licence you don’t need to apply again to drive a car.
What Driving Courses do you offer?
Driving lessons: Beginner course
From complete beginner with no previous experience to confident, competent and safe driver with Mat Clark's Driving instruction. New driver Driving Lessons are conducted on roads familiar to you in Evesham in order to provide you with the best possible start. And, at any age, it's always good to learn to drive.
Driving lessons: Pass Plus course.
Previously passed your driving test but not driven a car for while? Are you nervous of driving? Or are you anxious of Motorway driving? Mat Clark will get you up to speed. Ask about a Refresher Driving Course, also known as a Pass Plus Course and you'll soon be enjoying the benefits of being a driver in Evesham and Worcestershire area again! A Pass Plus Driving Course further improves your skills after you pass and can reduce your insurance costs. Motorway driving lessons for maximum safety and confidence. With refresher lessons, you'll become a confident, responsible and economic driver.
How many driving lessons do I need?
This can vary. You will be advised on what is suitable for you. Each driving course is individually tailored to meet your exact requirements and your specific needs.
What happens at a Driving Test?
The driving test is designed for you to show your practical skills and understanding of the Highway Code and the theory of driving safely. Throughout the test your examiner will be looking for an overall safe standard of driving.
There are 5 parts to the driving test:
- an eyesight check
- ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions
- general driving ability
- reversing your vehicle
- independent driving
The test is the same for both manual and automatic cars.
Find out about the different parts of your driving test...
What is the Highway Code?
The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales. The Highway Code is essential reading for everyone.
An online version has been adapted for online use from the Department for Transport's current printed version of the Highway Code. In any proceedings, whether civil or criminal, only the Department for Transport's current printed version of the Code should be relied upon...