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Booking driving lessons in Gravesend
Gravesend is a thriving commuter town in Kent, 21 miles south east of London. As with any commuter town, travel is the oil in the machine which keeps everything ticking, the HS1 gets people into London at lightning speed, the Ferry runs people over to Essex and the roads move everyone else.
With a great need to travel and a number of secondary schools including Gravesend Grammar School and Northfleet Technology College there are always people looking to book their driving lessons in Gravesend. Deciding which driving instructor to go with can be a difficult decision – where do you find them all? How can you compare them?
Rated Driving Instructors enables you to find your local driving instructor in Gravesend by entering your town or postcode into the search bar on the homepage and then choosing based on price, previous ratings and their profile. You want a friendly instructor after all!
Once you’ve earned your driving licence, the world is yours. You can join the many commuters driving into London every day or you can drive to the Shorne Woods Country Park and experience the outdoors.
Practical Test centre in Gravesend
After around 40 hours of driving lessons in Gravesend you will be faced with the practical driving test. Here you put all your practice to the test and for around 40 minutes with an examiner to determine if you are safe to be on the road.
During your driving test in Gravesend you can expect to drive on some A roads such as the A226 from Dartford or the A227 to Tonbridge as well as driving around quieter and more residential areas for manoeuvres such as reversing around a corner.
The local practical test centres for learners in Gravesend are Tillbury which is 4 miles away or Gillingham which is further afield at 10 miles away. The common question among learner drivers is, what are my chances of passing?
The national average pass rate in the UK for practical driving tests is 47% however the pass rate between individual test centres can vary considerably. For the two closest for those having driving lessons in Gravesend, Tillbury is below average with a pass rate of 42.8% and Gillingham is slightly above average with a pass rate of 47.3%.
To book your practical driving test click here
Montana House, Russell Road, Tilbury, Essex. RM18 7AE
Theory Test Centres in Gravesend
Before you take your practical driving test in Gravesend you will first need to pass your theory test. You will be please to know you don’t need to travel too far for your theory test with one centre located approximately 6 miles away in Chatham.
The average pass rate in the UK for theory tests, based on 1.8m tests is 47.3%. The theory test centre in Chatham is just shy of the average scoring 45.9%.
With one in two people not passing their theory test it goes to show the test isn’t easy and plenty of practice is required! The test is in two parts, multiple choice and hazard perception where you need to score 43/50 and 44/75 respectively in order to pass.
To book your theory driving test click here
14-16, High Street, Chatham, Kent. ME4 4EP