We provide lessons all over Barking, our top areas include:
Alder Walk, Beckton, Creekmouth, East Ham, Loxford, Manor Park, North Woolwich, Plaistow, Silvertown, and Upton.
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Barking has something for every learner driver, whether you’re just starting out, or you’re making those final preparations for your test. With one of our top-rated local instructors at your side, we’re sure you’ll do great!
To begin with, your instructor will take you around the quieter streets of Barking. They’ll get you used to the basic skills like steering, clutch control, and moving off and stopping. Once you’ve got those down you’ll explore roads like Flanders Road or Gasgoine Road, which are a little busier. Make sure you keep an eye out for junctions and pedestrian crossings, as they’ll be there aplenty!
For a bigger challenge, try the A123 and the A124 which are connected by a series of bustling roundabouts. Once you master those, make sure you get some experience on the A13 and the North Circular Road as well. They both have three lanes around Barking, so they’re a great test of your road awareness, lane positioning, and speed control. Once you’re navigating these with ease, you’ll be well on your way to passing your test!
Whether you’re wanting a manual or automatic licence we’ve got an instructor for you. Bear in mind that a manual licence lets you drive both manual and automatic cars once you pass your test. An automatic licence restricts you to automatics. However, there’s less to learn in an automatic, so you could end up passing quicker.
Think about when and where you’ll be driving. If you intend to travel during rush hour through Barking, or further into London, you might prefer an automatic. You won’t have to be changing gears constantly when you’re stuck in traffic. If you’re on a budget though, you might prefer a manual, as they tend to be cheaper than their automatic counterparts. It’s down to you to decide what will suit you best!
Your instructor will help you choose the test centre that’s best for you once you’re feeling ready. After that, they’ll help you learn the routes around your test centre. There are two test centres in Barking, but plenty more around London:
We’ve helped over 300,000 learners to pass their driving test. Imagine how many are in Barking! Why not take a look at some of the lovely things they say about us?