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Welcome to the FAQ section of Samy School of Motoring

1. How long will it take me to learn to drive?

Samy School of Motoring says:

It varies from learner to learner.  The UK average according to the Department of Transport is around 47 hours of professional tuition.  For my students and in my experience the average number of hours is around 40 hours.  Factors that influence the number of hours including the learner’s age and ability.

Click here for the full Department of Transport report

2. How difficult is the driving test?

Samy School of Motoring says:

The driving test is 40 minutes long.  It includes one of four driving manoeuvres such as parallel parking, reversing into and driving into a bay, pulling over on to the right-hand side of the road and reversing up to the length of two cars.  You will need to demonstrate driving at different speeds and showing your ability to drive in varying road conditions and within prescribed speed limits.  The examiner will also ask you two questions about vehicle checks.  One of these questions will be whilst you are driving along the exam route.

3.  Can I drive on an international foreign licence?

Samy School of Motoring says:

An international foreign licence in valid for one year in England.  Within this time you must pass the driving test in England and obtain a full British driving licence.