• 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.

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  • 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 Basildon

Why Pick Smart Drive for Driving Lessons in Basildon?

Our driving school in Basildon is widely recognised as one of the best in the area. You will be amazed by how much learning you pack into your lessons with us. The DVSA have put in place specific requirements for each driving lesson in Basildon and around the UK. We ensure we follow them to the letter. At Smart Drive UK we take pride in the flexibility of their driving lessons. Our video driving lessons can support and enhance your practical learning. By watching our videos before and after lessons you can learn faster, assimilating more information and freeing up the practical time in the car for practice rather than talking through the basics. When you learn to drive with Smart Drive UK you will find you spend most of your time practicing and very little time talking about driving. Our driving instructors in Basildon allow you to choose the length of the driving lessons. 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. Intensive lessons are a specialty for many of or driving instructors in the area. We have also designed the intensive training programmes to suit learners of different abilities. Fast learners and more experienced drivers can move quickly through the intensive course, and concentrate on perfecting the areas in which they need to strengthen. Not everyone finds driving easy though, and if you need to move through the process more slowly then that is absolutely fine; what is important is that you become a confident, able driver. Our lessons happen in various car makes and models. All of our vehicles are kept clean and tidy, and are maintained to the highest possible standard. 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 Basildon?

Smart Drive UK will provide you with a comprehensive starter pack. Within the welcome pack you will discover a basic guide to driving routines, a safety sheet, a progress tracker and appointment card, and access to Theory and Hazard Perception training. Many of our students choose to continue on with the Pass Plus Scheme. This course is designed to teach novice drivers to be safe and confident when they are faced with challenging driving conditions. The course contains 6 modules on the following: All weather conditions; night driving; rural driving; urban driving; motorways; and dual carriageways. Each module is at least an hour. If you don’t meet the approved standard for a module then you are able to repeat it. Completing this course can provide you with increased confidence and enhanced competency, meaning you are less likely to be involved in a crash. Everyone that completes the 6 modules is awarded a certificate by the Driving Standards Agency. This can mean up to a 30% discount on car insurance from participating insurers.

At Smart Drive UK we will tailor our driving classes in Basildon 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!

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