Vehicles used for driver training
18t rigid Scania
Scania P230 three pedal Opticruise which has a clutch to move off and stop, but 8 automatic gears. This gives you a full manual licence if you already have a (Cat B) manual car licence. Training is one to one and is charged on a daily rate subject to your experience and ability rather than a set course. Spread over a few days you have a chance to learn where you are going and work on your bad habits. This is why we have a high first time pass rate. Used for basic lorry driver training. Cat C gives you a licence to drive up to 32 tonnes rigid. If you want a C1 licence which is rigid upto 7.49t, you are better off by doing the Cat C, it is the same test and theory and costs the same. This means that for the ambulance service you can drive the super ambulances as they come on line.
Used for basic car driving category B and with trailer category B + E. Teaching is one to one and is charged on a daily rate subject to your experience and ability rather than a set course. Training and test are not on consecutive day to give you time to practice.
38 tonne articulated lorry
Car and trailer
This is for those who only need an automatic trailer licence. Training and test are not on consecutive days inorder for you to practice. Teaching on a one to one basis give you as an individual what you need to pass the driving test first time.
For 16 year old’s who want to start driving a tractor before getting a car licence. Sue has an excellent first time pass rate, she might seem expensive but the training will also stand you in good stead when you start in the car. Remember you can apply for you first licence when you are 15 so as soon as you are 16 you can apply for a test. Tests can take upto 3 months to book, so plan ahead.