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Specialist driving school
Our team of qualified and experienced Driving Standards Agency Approved driving instructors has been trained to the highest standards to teach people with special needs.
We can arrange for you to have rehabilitative tuition, driving lessons for confidence training and to adapt to new control methods and novice learner driver training to test standard. Our safe private track and quiet roads are ideal ‘starter’ locations. We can guarantee you will have one-to-one time with our specialist instructors, who will devise a tailor-made learning programme to meet your needs. The driving school has a range of adapted vehicles including:
Very light powered steering
Left foot accelerator
Left foot mounted accelerator and brake hand control
Ring accelerator and push brake hand controls
Infra-red secondary controls
Single combined lever push/ pull hand controls
All our instructors are patient, proactive and experienced in teaching pupils with special needs, including deaf pupils.
Young driver information day
Fancy a free driver information experience?
What’s it about?
We organise an action-packed two-hour experience at our centre in Carshalton for those with physical or learning disabilities who would like to take their first step towards total independence by learning to drive.
Who should attend?
This course suits youth groups and senior pupils from special schools. Delegates have a chance to try the driving theory test, compete on the static car unit for the fastest reaction and decision times and receive a short Introduction to Driving presentation before actually having a go at driving on our safe private roads.
What will I get out of it?
You will learn:
How to be the perfect driver
How not to fail the driving test
A helping hand with finances for your brand new car
That it’s MSM not OMG as texting whilst driving is ‘so yesterday’
You will appreciate:
Why drinking and driving don’t mix
The true implication of speeding
Exclusive tips to pass the theory and hazard perception test – first time
You will get – for FREE!
Drinks and snacks all day
One hour driving lesson voucher
Details of discounts for driving lessons
You will see:
A selection of different vehicles with manual and automatic gearboxes
Somewhere you can drive using your hands only
Some vehicles which can be driven without leaving your wheelchair