Learn to Drive

Karen's Driving School

Welcome to Karen's Driving School, possibly one of the best driving schools in Essex.  Below are some helpful tips to aid you when learning to drive.

Driving licence application

You may apply for your provisional driving licence three months before your 17th birthday, although it doesn't become valid until that date.


Learn to Drive

Learning to drive is one of the key moments in anyones life.


Driving test ready

Driving test ready means having a thorough understanding the theory of driving and being able to drive consistently well with confidence.


Show and tell questions

These are basic safety checks that a driver should carry out to ensure the vehicle is safe for use.


Essex Driving Test Centres

Search DVSA driving test pass rates or details about local test centres at Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Hornchurch and Tilbury.


Overcome test nerves

Firstly remember, most people including established performers get nervous and nerves are not necessarily a bad thing.


Learning to drive

Learning to drive can be daunting so make sure you know all the answers before you start.


Insurance and buying a car

As a learner driver you have to display "L" plates in a visible place on the front and rear of the car you're driving.


DVSA Taxi Driving Test - Private Hire

You might need to pass the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) taxi assessment to drive a taxi or private hire vehicle (PHV) - contact your local council to find out if you need to.