• After passing my practical driving test today I’d like to thank you so much for all your help and guidance. You’re a truly fantastic driving instructor, as well as a really nice guy! I’d recommend you to anyone looking to pass their test in worthing.

    by Chris - Worthing
  • I had a great experience learning with Smart Drive UK in Littlehampton. I decided to switch from my previous instructor and saw the difference straight away. They detected my weaknesses instantly and got me on the right path. Highly recommended.

    by Lucy Ricketts
  • I found Smart Drive UK to be very professional, my Poole based instructor was supportive, helped me with my nerves and helped me target my weak points allowing me to pass much quicker than I expected!

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Driving Lessons in Badger Dene

Why Pick Smart Drive for Driving Lessons in Badger Dene?

Our driving school in Badger Dene (Thurrock) is widely recognised as one of the best in the area. We ensure that you get maximum value out of every moment, and every penny you spend with your instructor. The DVSA have put in place specific requirements for each driving lesson in Badger Dene and across Essex and around the UK. We ensure we follow them to the letter. We try to fit our lessons to your situation by offering flexible driver training programmes. Our video driving lessons can support and enhance your practical learning. Watching the detailed videos can help to reinforce learning and help you to assimilate information for the more tricky aspects of driving. This ensures that you get the most out of your lessons with the instructor. We believe that your lessons should be packed with practical experience rather than being a monologue from your instructor. You chose how long each lesson is with our driving instructors in Badger Dene. We have found that less than an hour can be unproductive and more than 2 hours tends to be tiring, so we recommend between 1 and 2 hours. Our instructors have lots of experience delivering intensive lessons. Our intensive driving courses are adaptable to the requirements of each student. Drivers with experience find that their intensive course moves fast, building their practical skill in the areas in which they need the most help. If you struggle with driving then our instructors will ensure that they go at a pace that maximises your learning, and your chances of passing the test. We teach in a diverse range of car makes and models. Every car is clean, tidy, serviced and in full working order. Each and every vehicle is dual control, ensuring that you have the peace of mind of knowing that your instructor is your safety net.

What to Expect from our Driving Lesson Packages in Badger Dene?

After you sign up with Smart Drive UK, you will receive a Starter Pack. This pack contains the following: an appointment card, progress report document, Basic Driving Routines Guide, Safety questions & answer sheet and full access to our on-line Theory and Hazard Perception modules. We also highly recommend that you take the Pass Plus Scheme. The course helps new drivers to learn the knowledge, skills and attitudes to remain safe in difficult driving conditions. Students of this course go through six modules, namely Introduction to Town driving, all weather driving, out of town driving and rural roads, night driving and dual carriageway driving and motorway driving. Each area requires at least one hour of training. You can repeat any of the modules if your progress is below the approved standards. Those that do this course are statistically less likely to be in a crash, and are judged more confident and competent by independent assessors. When you complete the course you will get a certificate of completion from the DSA. There are lots of benefits of the course, not least that you will be able to get a discount of up to 30% on your car insurance.

At Smart Drive UK we will tailor our driving classes in Badger Dene to you. Get in touch and learn the smart way.

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Call: 01903 691002
Call: 07760 767170
Call: 0845 0179778
Text: 07760 767170

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Beginner Packages

Checkout our BEGINNER STARTER PACKAGES in your area. They are genuine great value packages that give our normal high quality structured lessons on the first lesson AND on the road.

Office Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9.00am - 9.00pm
Sat: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Sun & B-Holiday: Closed

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Private in-car lessons

Private in-car lessons

As the leading driving school in the United Kingdom, Smart Drive UK offers fully personalised lessons tailored to your goals, whether you want to pass your exam quickly or take your time getting used to being behind the wheel. All of our lessons follow the Drivers Standards Agency guidelines and offer the highest standards of safety, allowing you to relax knowing that our experienced instructors can handle any situation.

Great Experience

Great Experience

Our courses are designed to build experience and confidence in all of our learner drivers at a pace that suits you. Smart Drive UK offers unique pre-lesson learning sessions ensure that once you’re in the car, you’ll spend as much time driving as possible – not talking to the instructor about driving. This approach ensures not only that you’ll progress quickly – but also that you’ll get the absolute most from your money.

Personal instruction

Personal instruction

At Smart Drive UK you get to choose the time and length of your lessons so they fit perfectly into your schedule. Our instructors will take your previous knowledge and goals into account, making our programme perfect for both experienced and novice drivers alike and letting you progress at the pace that works for you. Whether you want to slowly build confidence or quickly pass your test, you can’t go wrong with Smart Drive UK!