About Driving Success & FAQs

Driving Success driving school was established by Jeremy Pollard in Brentwood in May 2007.

Its aim to deliver the very highest standard of driver training following guidelines set out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

It promotes the philosophy for driving skills for life, not just to pass the driving test.Jeremy Pollard ADI became an Approved Driving Instructor following his training and is fully qualified and registered with the DVSA formerly known as the DSA.

In 2011 he completed further skills training and is now qualified to deliver Fleet Driver development training and now works with major blue chip organisations such as National Grid and Thames Water in assessing their company drivers.

Driving Success operates both automatic and manual dual controlled cars, fully insured and maintained for you safety to suit customer’s requirements, and is able to offer a range of affordable price plans to suit all pockets.


Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below a few frequently asked questions. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us either by the contact form, or call direct on 07889 435 839.

Q. How long will it take me to pass my driving test?
A. The DVSA recommend between 35-45 hours of driver training together with 22 hours of private practice, but everybody learns at different levels, so you may find it takes alot fewer lessons depending on you.

Q. How will I know when I’m ready to take my test?
A. Using our client centered training approach and  your own individual records App – between us both we will know when the time is right

Q. What if I fail my test?
A. It’s a bit like when you fell off your bike as a child, you get back up and try again! It’s easy, take some further training and then you can rebook another test almost immediately and you only have to wait 10 days between tests.

Q. How do I know how well I’m doing?
A. You will follow a programme of learning using different training techniques suitable for you, at the end of each lesson you will receive feedback on the progress you have made.Everyone has access to their own individual training records via an App.

Q. Is it best to have lessons regularly?
A. Yes it is advisable to take 1-2 lessons per week or intensively if you have more time available.

Q. What is the normal lesson time?
A. Generally most people take 1 hour lessons, but if you prefer we can offer 1.5 hours or even 2 to suit you.

Q. Could I learn to drive quickly?
A. Yes we offer a range of intensive driving courses to suit your every need. From the absolute beginner to someone who has previous knowledge.

Q. How do I know I’m going to get value for money?
A. Driving Success has many happy customers please check out our testimonials of satisfied customers.

Q. Is there a way I can save money and still benefit from quality training?
A. Yes you can, if you pay in advance we offer discounts to people who want to budget and by pre-paying the hourly rate is reduced saving you money.

Q. Why should I choose Driving Success?
A. We are passionate about what we do, we don’t work for anyone else but you and our job is customer satisfaction. It matters to us how well you do! Taking care and pride in our work means you benefit from excellent training, not just today but always. Please read the Customer Reviews.


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