Archive for October, 2010

Last Minute Lessons!

October 30, 2010

We are the only driving school offering Last Minute Lessons in Dorset! Sign up for this option and receive a text/phone call every-time a pupil has canceled a lesson at short notice. This can be anything between 48 hrs and a few minutes before the lesson.

This is a great way to learn to drive on a budget, depending on how flexible you are!

You can get last minute lessons for as little as £11 per hour for manual driving. You can sign up for last minute driving lessons in Bournemouth, Poole, Wimborne and the surrounding area.

For more information visit our website: www.yesdriving.co.uk

Bournemouth Driving School

October 29, 2010

You can learn to drive in with YES! Driving School Bournemouth! Our reliable, patient and friendly instructors cover all areas of Bournemouth, including Winton, Charminster, Boscombe, Southbourne, Meyrick Park, Talbot Woods, Branksome, Queens Park, Kinson, Wallisdown and the surrounding area. With YES! you can have your driving lessons in Bournemouth with peace of mind knowing you are with a fully qualified, DSA approved & DIA registered driving instructor. We welcome anxious and nervous pupils and our experienced instructors will transform you overtime into a safe and confident driver!

How do I book my driving lesson in Bournemouth?

To book your driving course, please contact us by visiting the Contact page. Here you can use the contact form to email us, or give us a call to talk to one of our friendly Bournemouth Driving Instructors on 078 6225 9400

How much will a Driving Course in Bournemouth cost?

Your YES! Driving School standard rate lessons start from as little as £18.90/hour! You can visit the Prices page to get more information on pricing, depending on the type of driving lesson you require. Our instructors will be happy to pick you up from home, school, work or any other place convenient for you.

About Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town in the county of Dorset, England. The town has a population of 163,444 according to the 2001 Census, making it the largest settlement in Dorset, between Southampton and Plymouth. With Poole, Wimborne, Ferndown and Christchurch it forms the South East Dorset conurbation, which has a total population of approximately 400,000. This also makes Bournemouth and its surroundings the most versatile and exciting place to learn driving in the county of Dorset.

Bournemouth’s location on the south coast of England has made it a popular destination for tourists. The town is a regional centre of business, home of the Bournemouth International Centre and financial companies that include Liverpool Victoria and PruHealth.

In a 2007 survey by First Direct Bank, Bournemouth was found to be the happiest place in Britain with 82% of people questioned saying they were happy with their life. Make it even happier by learning to drive with YES! Driving School :)!

Why should you take the Pass Plus Course?

October 29, 2010

Pass Plus is an additional course offered by driving instructors for qualified drivers to expand their knowledge and driving ability. It helps newly qualified drivers deal with situations not covered in lessons or driving test, such as country driving, motorways, bad weather and driving at night. The pass plus course will cover 6 modules and last at least 6 hours in total.

The modules are as follows: –

  • in town
  • in all weathers
  • on rural roads
  • at night
  • on dual carriageways
  • on motorways

Not only does pass plus improve your driving ability, it also allow drivers to progress to take the advanced driving test which furthers the drivers skills and opens up further financial benefits.

The last and probably the most important benefit of pass plus for most would be using it to get a discount on insurance! This is a great help for new drivers when their insurance is very high to begin with.

Recently in the news, the government are calling for more to be done to reduce the amount of accidents of newly passed drivers, pass plus is the way to go. At Yes! Driving School, you can complete your pass plus course for as little as £129.00 for manual driving lessons! We can provide this course as well as normal driving lessons in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding area!

Changes to the Practical Driving Test

October 15, 2010

In October 2010, the DSA introduced a new element to the practical driving test! This element was introduced to put the student into a realistic scenario for driving after they have passed. It is called the Independent Driving Element. Previous to the addition of this element, learner drivers were required to perform 2 manoeuvres out of a possible 4. This has now been changed to allow this new addition, with only 1 manoeuvre required.

The student will now have to have approximately 10 minutes of independent driving, following directions, road signs or a combination of the two, to arrive at a predetermined point. Not to worry though, you will not be penalised for losing your way, or taking a wrong turning so long as you do so in a controlled safe manner. The examiner is looking at your control of the vehicle and your ability to drive safely, not your sense of direction. By putting the student under pressure of having to make their own decisions while driving, it lets the examiner get an insight to how the driver will cope after they have their full licence.

The length of the practical driving test is not thought to increase at all, only if the student takes a wrong turning or gets lost. At this point the examiner will help by getting you back on track!

If you require high quality, friendly driving lessons in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding area, Yes! Driving School is where you should be headed! Our fully qualified, professional instructors will put you at ease at get you through your practical test with ease.

You can visit Yes! Driving School at http://www.yesdriving.co.uk