FAQ Flying Colours - Driving Lessons Thetford Brandon Barnham Wretham Hockham

Common Questions answered by Alan

Here we answer many frequently asked questions we receive about our COVID-19 procedures, our driving school, lesson processes, driving lesson syllabus and what students need to know about having driving lessons with Flying Colours.

General Questions

When you contact me by text email or phone please be aware that I may not answer your call immediately.

I value your enquiry.

I will endeavour to contact you between lessons if possible, but definitely before 8pm the same evening.

Driving Lessons

You will be learning in a Mark 4 Renault Clio.

You will need a provisional driving licence.

Be able to read a clean number plate with or without glasses from a minimum of 20.5 metres 67 feet or 5 car lengths. (if glasses are worn you need to wear for driving)

Everyone learns at a different pace. The Driving Standards Agency (DVSA) say that 45 hours with a driving instructor and 20 hours private practice is recommended for pupils to have a good chance of passing their driving test first time.

Yes we can pick you up and drop you off anywhere in the local area.

I will drive you to a quiet area with not much traffic.

You will learn the cockpit drill and how to make yourself comfortable in the car.

You will learn how to move the car forward and stop and turn left and right.

We have a link on our the website where you can book your practical driving test.

Bury St Edmunds is your nearest driving test centre

Refresher Driving Lessons

Lessons can be either 1 hour, 1.5 hours or 2 hours.

Yes absolutely, we will go over your issues. Then we will practice to give the you the confidence you need to overcome the issue.

Mock Driving Tests

Once we feel that you have reached a standard where you are driving independently it’s time to start the mock test.

This will give you a valuable learning experience on what to expect on your driving test.

Driving Theory

Yes I can help you with your theory.

I will help you with what learning materials to study and give you advice on how the test is conducted.

Bury St Edmunds

I can give you address and directions.

Other Services

We unfortunately do not offer this service at Flying Colours.

Due to the hours needed to do an intensive course normally 5 hours per day I cannot schedule this in my diary.

But if you wanted to get up to standard quicker I could do 4 hours per week you could possibly be ready for test in 3 months.

Unfortunately to drive on a Motorway from Norfolk is quite a journey so Flying Colours do not offer motorway lessons.