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Driving Lessons – Covid 19 – Coronavirus

Driving Lessons – Covid 19 – Coronavirus update. Drive2us Driving School are planning to return to work following the Covid 19 lockdown on July 6th 2020. Book online now to reserve your space.

Driving Lessons Bristol & Bath- Covid 19 – Coronavirus update: As from July 6th 2020 we will be resuming driving lessons across the UK subject to the Government easing the current restrictions on social distancing.

Your Driving Instructor will be taking appropriate safety precautions and keeping the car clean so you can enjoy your lessons in a safe environment.

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Coronavirus Driving Lessons

Driving lessons bristol coronavirus important notice about COVID-19 which is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.

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Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.Use the 111 coronavirus serviceInformation:

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

How long to stay at home

  • if you have symptoms of coronavirus, you’ll need to stay at home for 7 days
  • if you live with someone who has symptoms, you’ll need to stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person in the home started having symptoms

If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.

If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible.

Read our advice about staying at home.

How to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing)

Everyone should do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading.


  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • avoid close contact with people who have symptoms of coronavirus
  • only travel on public transport if you need to
  • work from home, if you can
  • avoid social activities, such as going to pubs, restaurants, theatres and cinemas
  • avoid events with large groups of people
  • use phone, online services, or apps to contact your GP surgery or other NHS services


  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
  • do not have visitors to your home, including friends and family

Advice for people at high risk

If you’re at high risk of getting seriously ill from coronavirus, there are extra things you should do to avoid catching it.

These include:

  • not leaving your home – you should not go out to do shopping, visit friends or family, or attend any gatherings
  • avoiding close contact with other people in your home as much as possible

Read the full advice on protecting yourself if you’re at high risk from coronavirus on GOV.UK.

Who is at high risk?

You may be at high risk from coronavirus if you:

  • have had an organ transplant
  • are having certain types of cancer treatment
  • have blood or bone marrow cancer, such as leukaemia
  • have a severe lung condition, such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma
  • have a condition that makes you much more likely to get infections
  • are taking medicine that weakens your immune system
  • are pregnant and have a serious heart condition


If you’re at high risk, you will be contacted by the NHS by Sunday 29 March 2020. Do not contact your GP or healthcare team at this stage – wait to be contacted.

How coronavirus is spread

Because it’s a new illness, we do not know exactly how coronavirus spreads from person to person.

Similar viruses are spread in cough droplets.

It’s very unlikely it can be spread through things like packages or food.

Pregnancy advice

If you’re pregnant and worried about coronavirus, you can get advice about coronavirus and pregnancy from the Royal College of Obstretricians and Gynaecologists.

Travel advice

There are some countries and areas where there’s a higher chance of coming into contact with someone with coronavirus.

If you’re planning to travel abroad and are concerned about coronavirus, see advice for travellers on GOV.UK.

Treatment for coronavirus

There is currently no specific treatment for coronavirus.

Antibiotics do not help, as they do not work against viruses.

Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms while your body fights the illness.

You’ll need to stay in isolation, away from other people, until you have recovered.

More information

Our Driving Instructors are still operating driving lessons Bristol and driving lessons bath and across the UK. Driving lessons bristol coronavirus is taken very seriously.

For your safety our driving instructors are taking all precautions they deem appropriate in line with the recommendations by the World Health Organisation and the NHS.

We have stated that our driving instructors should ensure that ventilation windows are opened to allow fresh airflow into the car. Your instructor will also make reasonable effort to ensure that the car is cleaned internally before your driving lessons to reduce any risk of transmitting Coronavirus.

If you feel unwell prior to a lesson or if you or any family member is currently in isolation then please inform your instructor prior to the lesson. You will not be charged for a short notice cancellation.

Pupil safety is the top priority and we want you to continue to learn in a safe environment. If you have questions then call 0117 932 8700.

Bath Automatic Driving School

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Bath Automatic Driving Lessons

Welcome to our Bath Automatic Driving School.

Bath is a very nice place to live indeed with its beautiful buildings, the royal crescent, the roman baths and Bath Abbey.

However one thing we all know about Bath is that it does tend to have a build up of traffic. All that starting and stopping all the time can be frustrating.

We have a solution to help ease all the driving anxiety. Learn to drive an Automatic car. No more gear changes and a pleasure to drive in even the heaviest amounts of congestion on the roads in Bath.

Our Driving School provides Auto Driving Lesson Bath with modern hybrid cars and with only the very best driving instructors who are automatic car specialists.

Learning to drive in an Automatic car is quicker than learning in a manual and you will soon be on your way to driving independence.

If you are looking for a Bath Driving School for Automatics then look no further than No more gears! Lets get that driving licence super quick.

For your information we cover all the whole of the Bath area including the following; Twerton, Weston, Odd down, Bath City centre and both of the well know Bath universities.

Our Driving Instructors have a good knowledge of the local Driving Test routes for all of the local driving test centres including; Chippenham, Brislington, Trowbridge, Warmley MPTC and the Avonmouth test centre.

Prior to your Automatic Driving Test we will make sure that you have extensive driving experience around the local test routes. Our Driving School really go the extra mile for are Auto Driving Lessons.

Join us as an Automatic Driving Instructor?

We are currntly looking for existing or new driving instructors to join our team and help us teach our automatic pupils how to drive.

Please contact us for more information. Training can be provided.

Driving Instructors Bristol

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Driving Instructors Bristol

Driving Instructors in Bristol & Bath, local to you to help you pass your driving test as quickly as possible.

Our Driving Instructors in Bristol have been hand picked and trained by us to offer the very best standards of driving lessons.

We are helping you to effectively learn in a client centred environment with a structured training course.

On your very first driving lesson your Driving Instructor from our Bristol branch will engage with you and find out about any previous driving lesson experience that you may have had in the past.

If you have worked with any other driving instructor in Bristol or elsewhere we can pickup where you left off.

From this starting point your driving instructor will design a course to suit you and from the very first driving lesson your driving instructor will have you driving the car.

Your driving instructor will of course support you and make sure that you are progressing in line with your expectations.

Our Driving Instructors

Our Driving Instructors are dedicated and professional. You will not find a better team in Bristol, Bath or surrounding areas.

Come and join us for a free trial lesson with one of our Bristol Instructors.

We have some amazing offers for new drivers to help you get off to a flying start with two amazing offers.

Take advantage of the first 10 hours for just £199 or if you prefer the first 5 hours for just £99.

You are also able to take Driving Lessons in both manual or automatic driving school cars.

We make learning to drive both fun and exciting whilst making sure this is all done in a safe learning environment with a DVSA Driving Instructor.

Intensive course are available and you will be able to pass your driving test in just 5 days.

Driving Lessons In Bristol

Bristol can be a challenging city for both Driving Instructors in Bristol.

For new drivers learning to drive in Bristol due to the often very heavy traffic levels and the ring road A4174.

Our Bristol driving instructors cover all three of the driving test centres including Brislington, MPTC Warmley, Siston centre and avonmouth driving test centre.

Our Driving Instructors are familiar with all of these test centres and the Driving Test routes helping you to prepare on your driving lessons in Bristol with the support of our professional driving instructors. has been providing Driving Lessons in Bristol for over 15 years and offers both weekly driving lessons in Bristol or you can choose from one of our Intensive Courses which takes place over just 5 Days.

Your first Bristol Driving Lesson is free of charge so you get the opportunity to meet with our Driving Instructors.

Take driving lessons with us and see the benefit of learning to drive with our professional Driving School.

Bristol based driving school offering competitive driving lesson rates in modern dual controlled cars.

Top Driving Test Fails 2019

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has revealed the top 10 reasons people failed the new driving test in its first year.

DVSA is encouraging learner drivers to spend more time practising their driving skills and techniques in these areas, using a variety of different roads, such as country roads and dual carriageways.

DVSA also wants learners to spend more time practising driving in different road conditions, such as driving in rain and driving in the dark.

This will better prepare them for a lifetime of safe driving.

Top 10 reasons for failing the driving test

The most common faults made during driving tests between 4 December 2017 and 3 December 2018 were:

Junctions – observation.
Mirrors – change direction.
Control – steering.
Junctions – turning right.
Move off – safely.
Response to signs – traffic lights.
Move off – control.
Positioning – normal driving.
Response to signs – road markings.
Reverse park – control.

Insufficient observation at junctions and not using mirrors effectively when changing direction accounted for 368,047 test failures.

You automatically fail your driving test if you make a serious or dangerous fault – sometimes called ‘majors’.

Driving test faults reflect the factors that cause accidents
39% all accidents in Great Britain in 2017 were a result of a driver failing to look properly

Source: Contributory factors for reported road accidents

The faults being made in driving tests reflect the factors that cause accidents on Great Britain’s roads. In 2017, drivers failing to look properly contributed to 35,993 accidents. It was the most common contributory factor in accidents.

Driving safely on all types of roads
Mark Winn, Chief Driving Examiner, said:

It’s vital that learners can drive safely and have the skills to drive on all types of roads before taking their test. The driving test helps get drivers ready for a lifetime of safe driving and makes our roads safer for all.

Failing to look properly at junctions is the most common serious or dangerous test fault and the largest cause of accidents in Britain. Good observation, including proper use of mirrors, is a crucial skill that drivers must learn.

Avoiding common driving faults
The Highway Code provides rules, guidance and advice on avoiding these common faults, including:

looking all around before emerging from a junction, and not crossing or joining a road until there is a gap large enough for you to do so safely
using your mirrors frequently so that you always know what is behind and to each side of you, and using them in good time before you signal or change direction or speed
maintaining a steady course and positioning the vehicle correctly in the road
Dealing with nerves
It’s normal to be nervous before your test. If you’re properly prepared and your driving instructor thinks you’re ready, you do not need to worry. The driving examiner is not trying to catch you out – they just want to make sure that you can drive safely.

The Official DVSA Guide to Driving – the essential skills is full of advice that will help you prepare and stay safe on our roads.

How To Pass Your Driving Test

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10 Top Tips On Passing Your Driving Test

  1. Pick The Right Driving Instructor & Driving School

Picking the right driving instructor and driving school is very important. You need to know that your driving lessons are in good hands with a reputable Driving School and that you are being taught by a high grade Driving Instructor with a good pass rate. Check out the online reviews and see what the previous pupils thought about their Driving Lessons.

2. Take Enough Driving Lessons With Your Instructor

It can always be tempting to try and save money by reducing the number of lessons you take but this is usually unwise. The more Driving experience you can get behind the wheel prior to taking your test then the more likely you are to pass. Passing first time can not only be very satisfying but it can also save you money as you won’t need to book. The average pupil takes at least 40 hours of Driving Lessons.

3. Keep Track Of Your Progress

Your Driving Instructor will be able to help you keep track of your progress and importantly this will allow you to see which areas you need to practise on.

4. Do A Mock Test

Ask your Driving Instructor to help you by arranging a mock driving test. All of our Driving Instructors are able to provide you with a mock test which will give you very useful feedback in preparation for your test.

5. Listen To Your Driving Instructor

You are paying a professional Driving Instructor to teach you how to drive and become a safe driver for life. Listen to the feedback that your Driving Instructor provides you with and enter into a two way dialogue with your Driving Instructor throughout your Driving Lessons.

6. Practise Around The Test Area

You need to get familiar with your Driving Test area and used to the busy elements on the routes. It is important that you do not focus on learning test routes as you should be able to effectively drive anywhere as you will be doing this once you have passed your test but it does make sense to know some of the trouble spots.

7. Review Your Theory Knowledge Again

Yes, by this point you have already passed your theory test but make sure you go over your theory test one more time. It may be several months since you passed your Theory test and you need to make sure your knowledge stays up to date.

8. Don’t Rush To Get Your Driving Licence

Of course you want your Driving Licence as quickly as you possibly can but the objective is actually to make you a Safe Driver For Life and not just getting you to pass your Driving Test. Take your time to learn your skills and to gain experience. You need to feel confident when you are out driving in your own car.

9. Check Your Mirrors

You should really make every effort to check your mirrors on your Driving Test. Always check your mirrors in pairs starting with the interior and then the appropriate door mirror. You should aim to check your mirrors every 10 to 15 seconds at a minimum and make sure that you turn your head so the examiner can see that you are checking them regularly.

10. Get Plenty Of Sleep

Get plenty of sleep before your Driving Test and before each Driving Lesson. Tiredness is a significant factor in many car accidents and you really need to pay attention to the road when you are taking your Driving Test. Never drive when tired and drive no more than 2 hours without a rest.

Intensive Driving Courses – 5 Day

Intensive Driving Courses have become very popular with new drivers in recent years.  It can otherwise take a typical new driver who is undertaking weekly Driving Lessons nearly a year in order to reach test standard and to pass their Driving test.

Our Intensive Driving Course options will allow you to gain your driving licence much quicker.  You will be able to pass your driving test in as little as 5 days, making the “Crash Courses” a terrific way to supercharge your driving lessons.

A Intensive Course does not suit every learner driver and you will need to think about if this is the right option for you prior to starting a course.  By the very nature of the Intensive Course you will be pushed hard throughout the week to help you attain the high standard in order to pass your driving test at the end of the week.

Of course if you are able to learn quickly and are happy to do around 4 – 6 hours of lessons per day then there is no faster way to pass your driving test.

Get your Driving Lessons supercharged with one of our Intensive Driving Courses.

Select Your Instructors ?

Not all Driving Instructor are the same.  We are all very different and have different teaching styles and personalities.

The important thing to consider though is how do you find the right Driving Instructor for you?  Our Driving Instructors are professional and use the very latest Client Centred Learning techniques.  We are all trained to be able to adapt to your individual learning requirements and will formulate the best training options to suit you and get you through your driving test.

All of our Driving Instructors are DVSA approved and are personally interviewed to make sure that they fit in well with our teaching styles.  We regularly monitor the performance of our Driving Instructors to make sure that they maintain high standards of teaching and they are also regularly checked for their standards by the Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Training To Become A Driving Instructor

Are you thinking about changing your career?  Have you ever thought about becoming a Driving Instructor?…

We can provide you with training and a guaranteed position once qualified.  Choose your own working hours, be your own boss and earn up to £45K per year with a supplied tuition car.

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