Driving Lessons in Tooting
Here at Apex Driving School we have a number of driving instructors in the Tooting area allowing us to offer driving lessons by local instructors that know the Tooting area and the test routes an examiner will use when on your practical driving test.
Manual lessons are £26 per hour, £125 for 5 hour or £240 for 10 hour
Automatic lessons are £27 per hour, £135 for 5 hour or £260 for 10 hour
- Full hour given
Manual & Automatic
Motorway / Refresher Lessons
Pick up from Home / School / Work
Dual controlled cars
Theory test tuition (free)
Block booking discounts
Over 25 male & female instructors
Patient / Polite / Friendly
Local to you
High pass rate
Test Centres in and around the area of Tooting
Please CLICK on any of the Test centres below to find out more about the test routes and view an ACTUAL test route taken straight from the D.S.A. website.
Areas of Importance when taking driving lessons in Tooting
On your lessons in the Tooting area, your instructor will know which areas to take you depending on your ability and lesson plan for that day. A Suitable area is required for each lesson plan to go to plan. For instants it’s no good doing your reversing lessons on a busy road, thus be unable to perform the exercise enough times to master it independently. Below are a small example of lesson plans and areas suitable in Tooting
Lesson Plan: Moving away and stopping
Bring your License on your first moving off lesson so your instructor can view it. You will be driven somewhere quiet. Don’t worry before driving the car you will have a full understanding of the controls and procedures to be successful. An appropriate area for this lesson is not far from Tooting. Lesson Plan: Roundabouts
There are many types of roundabouts, some are mini and some are very big. Some have two exits and some have up to six sometimes. So Signal procedure change constantly. Lane discipline can be confusing and non-uniform. Some are open and some are closed (can’t see).
Lesson Plan: Pedestrian Crossings
Tooting has plenty of pedestrian crossing to practises on. You will be taught to check your mirrors, control your speed on approach, observe the crossing, know the law on the different types of crossings, understand the sequence of lights and be able to move off safely after
Lesson Plan: Emergency Stops
You firstly need to learn how to prevent an emergency stop happening. Defensive driving is the key. Good anticipation skills are the making of a safe driver. But we still need to teach you how to do an emergency stop safely and under control. Also skidding will be explained to you in full. Tooting is busy so you will need to be aware
Lesson Plan: Meeting Traffic
Tooting is full of obstructions narrowing the road up. There is a saying – the driver who drives defensibly and gives way first is the driver that controls the situation. So often you see arguments on the road when drivers are aggressive. Mirrors, assess, pull in or hold back and then mirrors to move off again. Lesson
Plan: Clutch Control
Clutch control is too important to put into words. You will be taken to areas near Tooting with different gradients of hills. To master clutch control you will have to combine your clutch pedal and gas pedal (Biting point!!). There are many more places known to us for various exercises. There may well be occasions you need to be taken to another area for your test, for example Sutton. All our Instructors are just as familiar in any areas to give you the best places to go to improve your chances of a first time pass!
Apex is a safe school. I would recommend them. Great price, highly professional. Quick and helpful. Thanks for my freedom. My sister learnt with them 5 years ago with the same instructor. So will my brother.
I passed my test 20 years ago and never drive since. I was nervous to drive in my area. I contacted Apex. It only took 10 lessons to regain my confidence again. Thank you Apex. I drive everywhere now.
My husband was from Iran, he spoke very little English. Somehow the instructor from Apex managed to teach him to pass the theory and practical tests first time. It’s a miracle. Thanks so much.
All the surrounding areas our Tooting driving instructors cover are below:
We offer driving lessons in many areas in and around South London.
The areas our driving instructors in Tooting cover include: Balham, Brixton, Camberwell, Clapham, Clapham South, Colliers Wood, Croydon, East Croydon, South Croydon, West Croydon, Furzedown, Lambeth, Merton, Mitcham, Morden, Norbury, Pollards Hill, Rose Hill, St Helier, Stockwell, Streatham, Streatham Common, Streatham Hill, Thornton Heath, Tooting, Tooting Bec, Tooting Broadway, Wandsworth.
Lessons are available in the Tooting Post Codes below plus many more:
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