• 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 Chafford Hundred

Why Pick Smart Drive for Driving Lessons in Chafford Hundred?

Smart Drive UK is a leading driving school in Chafford Hundred (Thurrock)  and around Essex. We are known for delivering driver training that saves our students both time and money. When you go through a driving lesson in Chafford Hundred with us, you can have peace of mind that the content and processes are in line with the DVSA’s requirements. We want you to be comfortable with the process and it to fit your needs, so we try to be as flexible as possible. By watching our video driving lessons you can learn manoeuvres without getting in a car. A little of your own time watching the lessons can mean you get more out of the practical lessons in the car, and move forward faster in your learning journey. One of our main goals at Smart Drive UK is that you spend your time driving rather than talking about driving. Our driving instructors in Chafford Hundred (Thurrock) will let you choose the duration of each of your 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. If you are looking for intensive driving lessons then our instructors are perfect for you. Our intensive training is adaptable to you, whatever your ability level. If you already have driving experience, or are a fast learner, we will move through the process fast, checking your retention and moving on. Students that find driving more of a challenge can progress at their own pace, building knowledge, confidence and skill gradually. We have a number of different car makes and models available for your lessons. One thing you can be sure of is that the vehicle you learn in will be clean and neat, and mechanically well maintained. Your instructor will have control of your car in the event of an emergency situation, as all models are dual-controlled.

What to Expect from our Driving Lesson Packages in Chafford Hundred?

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. You might also like to think about the Pass Plus Scheme. The course helps new drivers to learn the knowledge, skills and attitudes to remain safe in difficult driving conditions. The course contains 6 modules on the following: All weather conditions; night driving; rural driving; urban driving; motorways; and dual carriageways. Each topic is given at least one hour. 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. Participating insurers will offer you a discount on your car insurance when you have this certificate (up to 30%).

Smart Drive UK is the smart way way to learn to drive. Book your driving classes in Chafford Hundred and around Essex today.

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Call: 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!