• 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!

    by Brian Hooper

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Driving Lessons in East Tilbury

Why Pick Smart Drive for Driving Lessons in East Tilbury?

If you are looking for a top driving school in East Tilbury (Thurrock) or anywhere in Essex then Smart Drive UK is for you. Our lessons are designed to ensure that you get great value for money. The DVSA lesson requirements are carefully followed in every Smart Drive UK driving lesson in East Tilbury and around the UK. We try to be as flexible as possible to meet your needs. You can go over each driving lesson by watching our video lessons. 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. Our driving instructors in East Tilbury (Thurrock) will let you choose the duration of each of your lessons. We do recommend between one hour and two hours though, as shorter is often unproductive and longer is tiring. Intensive lessons are a specialty for many of or driving instructors in the area. Our intensive training is adaptable to you, whatever your ability level. 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 are a less confident driver we can take you through the steps you find most challenging at your pace. We teach in a diverse range of car makes and models. 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 East Tilbury?

After you sign up with Smart Drive UK, you will receive a Starter Pack. In the pack you will find a guide to basic driving routines, an appointment card and progress report, access to online training on Hazard Perception and Driving Theory, and a safety Q & A sheet. Many of our students choose to continue on with the Pass Plus Scheme. Our Pass Plus Scheme course is designed to help new drivers navigate the challenges on the road that are not covered in the driving test. 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 module is at least an hour. You can repeat any of the modules if your progress is below the approved standards. The course helps you to build driving experience and confidence, greatly reducing the probability of your being involved in a crash. If you complete the 6 modules successfully you will be awarded a certificate from the Driving Standards Agency. Participating insurers will offer you a discount on your car insurance when you have this certificate (up to 30%).

Get in touch with Smart Drive UK today and complete your driving classes in East Tilbury or anywhere in Essex with a company that teaches 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!