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Hallie Franklin

Passing first time was a great feeling and I am even happier that I passed with no minors!



Bianca Reader

Learning with Jules in Camberley has changed my life - now, I can drive to college and become independent.



Michaela Lawrence

Ramazan you are the best and I am so thankful to have learned with you.



Kier Preece

I have just passed thanks to Ramazan. He was super clear on where I needed to improve, and thanks to him, I have passed in just 20 hours which I fought was impossible before I started.



Aimie Osborn

I started learning with drivejohnsons after being let down by my local instructor. I progressed really quickly due to having a brilliant instructor. after 19 hours I passed first time with only 3 minors.



Kaiden Drake

Jules is the most patient and natural person I have ever met. He made me feel at ease in my first lesson. I can't wait for my next lesson with him.

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Jack Fenton

I had a fantastic experience, and I am over the moon to now be able to drive on my own in my car all on my own!



Andy Boucher

I came to Drive Johnsons in Farnborough after being let down by another company I felt like they just kept taking my money and wasting my time. I googled the best top 5 driving schools in Farnborough and Drive Johnsons came up. I did 20 hours with Drive Johnsons 18 hours and 2 hours for my test and passed first time.



Lynn Donald

I found Ramazan super friendly and he always made my lessons challenging but to the level that I needed to be challenged.



Mikayla Holman

Jules is the best instructor in Camberley and if you have to pass quickly then make sure you choose to learn with Jules.



Kelsey Parks

Jules is the best instructor in Farnborough and I would recommend him to anyone that needs to learn to drive!



Hugh Palmer

Drivejohnson is the best school around and has helped me pass right before Christmas, I couldn't be more thankful.



Nichole Ward

I had a great time learning to drive with drive johnsons and Ramazan is an amazing instructor. I love being able to drive and I will always be thankful for their help.



Alfie Power

I was nervous drive until I came to Jules in Bagshot,He helped calm my nervous and in the end I passed my driving test with 2 minor faults. Jules helped me overcome all of my fears



Macey Knox

Ramazan Rasoolpoor is a brilliant instructor and always came to my lessons on time with a smile on his face.

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Evan Bernard

Excellent experience and it was the best teaching I have ever had. Thank you so much for all of your help Ramazan and Drive Jonson.



Abbey Campbell

Thank you for all of your help! My son was incredibly anxious about driving, but I have never seen him with more confidence. Jules is a fantastic instructor and by far the best around.



Amiee Burch

Thank you so much for your help Jules and DriveJohnsons. I had an incredible experience and will be recommending you to anyone who needs to learn how to drive!



Reggie Decker

Ramazan is a great instructor and he helped me to smash my test first time. Thank you for being a top bloke and keeping me calm and focused on my goal.



Marvin Sheldon

Jules is a great teacher. I can't recommend him enough after my previous experience with another driving school left me worried about driving.



Isobella Bonner

Jules is one of the best instructors around and he gave me great lessons in Bagshot. I am so happy that he helped me to pass first time



Lily-May Baldwin

What can i say … my instructor was amazing. Incredibly patient, funny but also professional … lessons were never boring and I always looked forward to them. I started as a really nervous learner and finished as a really confident driver. I previously failed with another company but drive johnsons helped me so much I passed first time with them … thank you and would definately reccomend.



Jean Cange

It was a great experience learning to drive with driveJohnson's, and it was amazing to pass with flying colours.



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Our 1st time pass rate in your area 92% Over the last 12 months

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Nearest test centres to Egham

DVSA Chertsey (London) Driving Test Centre

1st time pass rates

2020-21 53.2%

2019-20 47.7%

2018-19 52%

DVSA Slough (London) Driving Test Centre

1st time pass rates

2020-21 52%

2019-20 43%

2018-19 45%

DVSA Ashford (London Middlesex) Driving Test Centre

1st time pass rates

2020-21 55%

2019-20 49.7%

2018-19 51.1%

Do you have a question? If you have a question about driving lessons in Egham, send it to us and we'll do our very best to answer it and add it to our frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

I work in Thorpe Park are you able to help me learn to drive?

Yes, if you want to start your driving lessons in Egham and finish at your workplace, school or another location, we can help. driveJohnson's Egham only uses local driving instructors in Egham. This allows you to begin your lessons in one location and finish in another whilst still receiving a high-quality lesson.

To start your lessons in one area and finish in another, let our booking coordinators know so they can inform the instructor. Once your instructor knows, they can then create the perfect lesson for you that fits with your schedule.

What areas will I learn to drive?

When taking your driving lessons in Egham, there are several great places you can go to practice your driving. Due to the size and location of Egham, you can practice on residential roads, A-roads such as the A30 and A308 along with the M25.

If you want to practice driving on a quiet residential road with roundabouts and several turnings, we highly recommend Mowbray Crescent. This quiet road located next to Mancroft Playing fields is a looping road that allows you to practice all aspects of your driving without the fear of running into any other drivers.

What happens on my first driving lessons in Egham?

Firstly, your instructor will check both your eyesight and provisional driving licence. You will then have a quick conversation about your experience and, if you have never driven before, you will be taken to a quiet area, but depending on your experience, that could change.

Once the lesson is over, you will have a quick debrief and go through the strengths and weaknesses of your lesson. Your instructor will also record what you covered and any advice or guidance that has been given to you for next time and for you to take away.

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How many lessons do you need to pass driving? ›

The average learner needs 20 hours of practice to pass the driving test, in addition to 45 hours of driving lessons. This is only an average though and shouldn't be something you feel you have to compare yourself to.

How many lessons does it take to learn the basics of driving? ›

While research suggests that on average, it takes around 45 hours of driving lessons to reach the driving test standard, this figure can vary significantly depending on individual circumstances.

Why are driving lessons 2 hours? ›

Two-Hour Driving Lessons

With two hours, there is usually enough time to go over multiple topics such as starting and stopping smoothly, merging onto busy roads, and understanding when it is safe to pass another car on the road.

How long does it take to learn to drive? ›

Generally, learning to drive takes around 45 hours of professional lessons and 20 hours of practice. That could be spread out over three or four months. It depends on the person's ability to perceive information and other personal characteristics.

Is 10 driving lessons enough? ›

The average amount of driving lessons should be 40-45 hours before taking your driving test. Some people decide that 20-30 hours or maybe even less is enough – but remember that the more lessons you take, the better you will become at driving. You'll pass your test faster if you take multiple driving lessons each week.

What is the best time to take the driving test? ›

Between 9am and 11am is generally a decent time to take a driving test because it's outside of rush hour and avoids the traffic increase in the run-up to lunchtime.

How long does it take to learn manual? ›

While the length of time it takes to learn to drive a manual varies from person to person, you can reasonably expect about 20 to 30 hours behind the wheel. For some, a manual shift comes more naturally. Chalk it up to getting a feel for it or instinct, but these people may only need 10 to 15 hours to learn.

How long does theory test last? ›

You'll still need to study the same books and software(external link opens in a new window / tab) to prepare for your theory test. You'll still need to: answer 50 multiple-choice questions within 57 minutes. get 43 out of the 50 questions right to pass the multiple-choice part of the test.

How long does it take to drive across America? ›

It takes about 45 hours, or six 8-hour days, to drive coast-to-coast. You will need to decide if you want to take one of four coast-to-coast interstates or traverse the country as the old-timers did on U.S. highways. If you have about three months to travel, you can even see all 48 continental states.

Is one hour driving lesson a week enough? ›

In other words, taking one driving lesson a week won't be enough for your brain to work to its full potential. Even though you have plenty of commitments outside of lessons, you need to acknowledge that learning to drive takes a significant amount of focus and determination.

Is 2 hour driving lesson a week enough? ›

Frequency of lessons

The more often you're behind the wheel the better. Between 2 and 4 hours of private lessons per week is recommended. You're also likely to progress more quickly if you have two-hour lessons each time.

Are 1 or 2 hour driving lessons better? ›

Generally speaking and for most people learning to drive, 2 hour lessons are more beneficial than 1 hour lessons. There are a variety of reasons for this which include: Reduced learning time overall (can reduce by a third) Reduced costs to the learner (2 hour sessions are reduced prices)

What's the quickest way to learn to drive? ›

Learn to Drive Quickly: 5 Ways to Speed Up Learning to Drive
  1. Apply for your provisional licence ASAP. ...
  2. Take an intensive driving course. ...
  3. Book your tests early and stay organised. ...
  4. Take practice lessons to supplement your regular lessons. ...
  5. Make sure you really are test-ready.

What is the shortest time to learn to drive? ›

About 30 minutes to understand the principles of an automatic. About a week of practice to gain confidence. About a month to become aware of your blindspots and about a couple months before you start disobeying traffic rules and ignoring stop signs.

How many times a week should you learn to drive? ›

Most driving schools recommend taking at least 2-3 lessons per week in the beginning.

Is driving 10 hours straight hard? ›

Driving 10 hours a day is not difficult. If you have another person beside you and you do most of the driving in the day then it should be easy. I have seen my father drive more than 10 hours a day at the high speeds on some trips.

How many hours of driving lessons do you need UK? ›

There's no minimum number of lessons you must have or hours you must practise driving. How many lessons you need will depend on how quickly you learn. You can download a form to record your progress with your instructor. You can complain about a driving instructor if you're not happy with their service or behaviour.

How can I stop my nerves before my driving test? ›

The 10 most effective ways to combat driving test nerves
  1. Tell yourself you're ready. ...
  2. Keep it a secret. ...
  3. Don't skip meals. ...
  4. Pretend it's a mock. ...
  5. Arrive at the test centre in good time and make sure your diary is free. ...
  6. Don't do too much on test day. ...
  7. Stay off the caffeine. ...
  8. Go to the lavatory.
Jan 17, 2021

What happens if you brake during a curve? ›

Braking in a curve can cause the vehicle to skid. Slippery roads - Slow down at the first sign of rain, snow or sleet. These all make the roadway slippery. When the road is slippery, the vehicle's tires do not grip as well as they do on a dry road.

How hard is it to drive manual for the first time? ›

Driving a manual isn't hard, but there are a few skills to learn. Edmunds' Ryan ZumMallen lays out everything you need to know about driving a manual transmission. Take these tips, check the owner's manual, and do the important part: Get out there and practice.

Is manual more difficult to drive? ›

The clutch pedal is the one that makes driving a manual car more difficult than an auto. Without going into too much detail, the clutch is essentially two metal plates that connect the engine to the drive wheels. So by pressing down on the clutch pedal, you're disconnecting the engine from the wheels.

How many mistakes do you need to pass your theory test? ›

The Theory Test pass mark is 86%, so you'll need to answer 43 out of 50 multiple choice questions correctly to pass. The questions will cover topics that include alertness, attitude, safety, road signs, and much more. There are over 700 questions in the official question bank so you must have a wide range of knowledge!

How many attempts does it take to pass theory test? ›

Most people pass within 2-3 attempts and, with the DVSA charging £23 for each test, your wallet will be rooting for you to pass in the fewest goes possible. But some people find the theory test very tricky and, as a result, have shelled out for several theory tests.

Which state is the longest to drive through? ›

You can use the Alaska Highway from the Lower 48 through Canada to drive your car or R.V. to Alaska. This journey may take some days and be an excellent complement to an Alaska road adventure.

What is the shortest drive across America? ›

If you're looking to get to your destination quickly, you'll want to take Interstate 10 — the shortest cross-country drive at 2,460 miles from east coast to west coast, taking you from Jacksonville, FL to Santa Monica, CA.

What is the longest distance to drive in the United States? ›

Greatest driving distance between any US territory in contiguous lower 48 states (via US highway system): 3,689 miles (5,937 km), from Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West, Florida, to Cape Flattery, Washington.

How much are driving lessons UK? ›

Driving lessons – The average cost of a driving lesson is around £25-£50 per hour, and the DVSA recommends that learners take around 45 hours of lessons. This means the total cost of lessons can be around £1,125 to £2,250, but this can vary widely depending on the number of lessons you need.

Is driving two hours a lot? ›

“We know that regularly driving for more than two to three hours a day is bad for your heart. This research suggests it is bad for your brain, too, perhaps because your mind is less active in those hours," said Kishan Bakrania, a PhD student at the university's Department of Health Sciences.

Where should I be after 20 driving lessons? ›

There is no set level that you should be at after 20 hours of lessons; however, your instructor will likely have covered the basics that they feel you are ready for, like: Stopping and starting safely. Driving on A roads. Manoeuvres that may come up in your test.

What is the hardest thing to learn driving? ›

Difficult manoeuvres
  • parallel park at the side of the road.
  • park in a bay - either driving in and reversing out, or reversing in and driving out (the examiner will tell you which you have to do)
  • pull up on the right-hand side of the road, reverse for 2 car lengths and re-join the traffic.
Mar 28, 2022

Where is it hardest to learn to drive? ›

1: Croatia – Learn to Drive Score, 1.96/10

Croatia is the toughest country to get behind the wheel due to their expensive and stringent driving tests that require a minimum amount of learning and monitoring to pass.

How do I prepare for driving lessons? ›

10 top tips for your first driving lesson
  1. Read up on the Highway Code! ...
  2. Arrive well rested and alert. ...
  3. Bring your provisional driving license. ...
  4. Get settled in comfortably. ...
  5. Wear suitable shoes. ...
  6. Wear comfy clothes. ...
  7. Remember your glasses. ...
  8. Relax and get some practice.
Oct 15, 2019

Is it too late to learn to drive at 25? ›

In fact, most driving schools seem to market themselves just for teens. However, if you're an adult looking to learn how to drive, don't let this common perception deter you from learning! Just like many other skills, practice makes perfect, and you're never too old to learn how to drive.

Is 21 late to learn to drive? ›

The vast majority of people learn to drive when they are 17 or 18 and the step of learning to drive is a formative part of growing up. However, around 18% of people wait until later in life to start learning to a driver, normally in their 30s or 40s.

Is 23 too late to learn to drive? ›

Learning to drive is not a problem for most people regardless of their age. What may be a problem is to get a license to drive in public. One needs to have good vision, know the rules of driving, and have good reflexes.

What does the average person drive a week? ›

How Many Miles Does the Average Driver Drive in a Week? American drivers drive about 259.15 miles a week. Overall, most of this driving is for: Running errands and shopping (45% or 116.62 miles)

How many hours should you drive at once? ›

According to Drivingtests.com, a good rule of thumb is to take a break every 2 hours of driving. These breaks can include stopping for gas or at a rest stop for a quick bite to eat and a stretch of the legs.

How long is the wait for a theory test? ›

In most cases the waiting times for theory tests are two to three days although this can be longer in busier areas.

What is the hardest thing to do on the driving test? ›

The hardest part of passing a driving test isn't remembering to signal, doing head checks, or reverse parking. No, the hardest part is dealing with the nerves of driving a car while having your every move monitored by an examiner, and knowing that a few mistakes could cause you to fail your test.

What is the quickest way to pass your driving test? ›

How to pass your driving test first time
  1. Practice driving a lot - then practice some more. As the saying goes, practice makes perfect. ...
  2. Know what to expect in your driving test. ...
  3. Learn from other people's mistakes. ...
  4. Visit the driving test centre before your test. ...
  5. Prepare to the hilt. ...
  6. Breathe through your nerves.

How many attempts are there in a theory test? ›

Most people pass within 2-3 attempts and, with the DVSA charging £23 for each test, your wallet will be rooting for you to pass in the fewest goes possible. But some people find the theory test very tricky and, as a result, have shelled out for several theory tests.

Can I do my theory test online? ›

The quickest and easiest way to book your official Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) car, motorcycle, lorry or bus driving theory test is online. When you book using this service, you only pay the cost of the test – there's no extra booking fee.

Are theory tests hard? ›

It could certainly be said that the changes to the theory test format over the years have made it harder to pass. In fact, MoneySuperMarket compiled a study recently which involved 2,800 drivers being asked sample questions from the theory test. Only 11% of them were able to answer every question correctly!

How much is the theory test? ›

Category A or B€45
Category C or D€72
Category CD€84
Module TMT or BMT€45
Oct 24, 2022

How to drive beginners? ›

Driving Tips for Beginners
  1. #1 Start With Driver's Ed.
  2. #2 Have your license or learner's permit.
  3. #3 Adjust the vehicle so that you're comfortable behind the wheel.
  4. #4 Get rid of distractions.
  5. #5 Do not overthink the driving situation.
  6. #6 Calm your nerves.
  7. #7 Practice makes perfect.
  8. #8 Stay on familiar roads.
May 5, 2022

What is the easiest way to learn how do you drive manual? ›

Ways to prepare before driving a stick shift
  1. Have a calm, experienced stick shift driver ride in the passenger seat for your first few times. ...
  2. Practice in a large, empty parking lot, if possible. ...
  3. Make sure you start with the emergency brake on.
  4. Learn the shifting pattern on the gearshift. ...
  5. Learn what the floor pedals do.
Mar 28, 2023

Is it easy to drive manual for the first time? ›

Driving a manual isn't hard, but there are a few skills to learn. Edmunds' Ryan ZumMallen lays out everything you need to know about driving a manual transmission. Take these tips, check the owner's manual, and do the important part: Get out there and practice.


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