5 things to prepare before you take your first driving lesson

5 Things To Prepare Before You Take Your First Driving Lesson

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Planning to start your driving class? The excitement of learning to new skill set, which driving can be at the peak, but do understand that you will have to look after so many things in order to become a driver. When you finally join the school for behind the wheel training course, you will also have to remember few things and prepare for the same before you go for your first driving lesson.

Let us know what you need to prepare before you start your first lesson.

  • At least read some basics-

It is fine to not know anything about driving but you should also understand that when you read a bit of basic, it will help you to understand and make your driving base strong. Therefore, before you go to your first lesson, you will have to do some reading about the basics so that you get the proper knowledge from your experts and evaluate your basics.

  • Ensure that you find the best driving school-

Driving is a vital skillset, which is why you need to find a good driving school that will help you in learning precisely. Explore different schools, so that you can finally find one good and reliable school. Make a list of good and reputed driving schools in your area, and then finally decide the one you think will help you in developing your skill sets perfectly.

  • Always remember your cockpit drill-

When you will be in your first lesson, your instructor will explain to you about the cockpit drill. But if you know it from the start, you will understand his instructions easily. Here are some quick points that will give you an idea about cockpit drills-

  • If the doors of the vehicle are closed properly or not
  • If the seatbelt is comfortable for your or you to want to loosen it
  • Check if the mirrors are adjusted properly or not
  • Are you wearing your seatbelt
  • Establish your steering position( instructor will guide you for this)
  • Make a questionnaire-

When you are learning, and you are new to driving it is obvious to have various confusions, which will lead to so many questions in your mind. When you are in your sessions, you must keep asking the questions that will clear all your doubts so that you do not have any concerns, or confusions going in your mind. A good mentor will help you in clearing all your complex questions easily.

  • Controlling the vehicle is the key-

When you are on your first session you will not drive, but you will have to keep few things in your mind and one of them is control. Next session, when you get the driving seat, controlling is most important when you drive, because during this case, you don’t know how to drive but some control over the vehicle will surely help you.

Moreover, before choosing California’s driving school behind the wheel, you will have to understand and keep all the above-stated points ready in your mind. All these things will help you in finding the right school so that you become a responsible and safe driver.

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January 11, 2021 UPDATE


As of January 11, 2021, Click 2 Drive has fully re-opened its Headquarters. Please speak with one of our friendly counselors to book your behind the wheel driving lessons. 

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As for the DMV, we were informed they will be RESCHEDULING CANCELED behind the wheel drive tests and in the near future they will be SCHEDULING new appointments for behind-the-wheel drive tests. As for the permit exams, the DMV is allowing individuals to make appointments under the REAL ID application. Below is a link to the most up to date news release on the DMV’s instagram and website. 

COVID Changes:

To ensure the safety of our students and team members, we have taken extra PPE measures. These include disposable steering wheel covers, masks, and clear dividers.

For more information check out the latest news release from the DMV.




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