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Learning to drive is more than just a practical skill; it’s a gateway to a world of possibilities, offering numerous benefits that extend far beyond simply getting from point A to point B. At its core, driving provides freedom and independence, empowering individuals to chart their course through life’s journeys.

One of the greatest advantages of learning to drive is independence. No longer reliant on public transportation schedules or the availability of others for rides, drivers have the flexibility to travel on their own terms. This is why we encourage driving lessons in Birmingham.

It builds confidence, resilience, and adaptability—qualities that are invaluable in navigating life’s twists and turns. Overcoming the challenges of learning to drive instills a sense of accomplishment and empowers individuals to tackle new challenges with courage and determination.

At DRIVE Driving School, we will provide you with a complete education. Whether you are a beginner or looking to enhance your skills, our courses are tailored to meet your needs. From basic vehicle control to advanced techniques, we cover it!

Additionally, at our Birmingham driving school, we treat you as an individual, understanding that everyone has their own pace, and work with you to help you achieve your driving goals. We will teach you vehicle control, ways to avoid common driving hazards, and the ability to stay calm while driving. By learning to drive with us, you will become the confident driver we know you can be!

Furthermore, at Just Drive Birmingham, we are dedicated to providing top-notch driving lessons. We’ve helped 78% of our pupils in Birmingham pass their driving test!

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  • Birmingham
  • Shirley
  • Solihull
  • Erdington
  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Handsworth Wood
  • Halesowen
  • Quinton
  • West Bromwich
  • Dudley
  • Wednesbury




Shirley, Solihull




Erdington, Birmingham

Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Handsworth Wood

Handsworth Wood, Birmingham





West Bromwich

West Bromwich






  • Birmingham (Shirley) Test Centre
  • Birmingham (Kings Heath) Test Centre
  • Birmingham (South Yardley) Test Centre
  • Birmingham (Garretts Green) Test Centre
  • Redditch Test Centre
  • Birmingham (Kingstanding) Test Centre
  • Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) Test Centre
  • Wednesbury Test Centre
  • Dudley Test Centre

Birmingham (Shirley) Test Centre

Birmingham (Shirley) DVSA Driving Test Centre

Birmingham (Kings Heath) Test Centre

Birmingham Kings Heath Driving Test Centre, 955 Alcester Road South, Birmingham B14 5JA

Birmingham (South Yardley) Test Centre

Birmingham South Yardley Driving Test Centre, Clay Lane, Birmingham

Birmingham (Garretts Green) Test Centre

Birmingham (Garretts Green) Granby Avenue, Garretts Green, Birmingham, B33 0SD

Redditch Test Centre

9 Elm Rd, Redditch B97 6HJ, UK

Birmingham (Kingstanding) Test Centre

205 Birdbrook Rd, Birmingham B44 9UL, UK

Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) Test Centre

Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) 110 - 116 Boldmere Road,, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5UB

Wednesbury Test Centre

50 Walsall St, Wednesbury WS10 9HA, UK

Dudley Test Centre

Newton House, Second Ave, Pensnett Trading Estate, Kingswinford DY6 7YE, UK

Learning to drive in Birmingham

Birmingham is a huge, sprawling city—and, as such, your exact learning experience will vary dramatically depending on where you live. You are certain, however, to find a real diversity of conditions, from the relative quiet of Birmingham’s more suburban areas through to the fast pace of the M6 motorway which runs through the city.
It’s best to supplement your lessons with some driving practice in a friend or family member’s car. In fact, the DVSA recommends 22 hours of private practice before taking the practical driving test.

As described by our driving instructors Birmingham is a great place to practice. Here are a few options.

Novice Driver

– Tyseley Industrial Estate: If you’re based near Tyseley or Sparkhill, this is a great place to get to grips with the basics of steering and clutch control, or to practise your bay parking. Head here on a Sunday to get the most out of the area when the roads and parking spaces will be quieter. You’ll likely graduate from this location quicker if you’re taking automatic driving lessons.

– Acocks Green: If you’re looking to perfect manoeuvres such as reversing, you can’t do much better than this quiet residential area. Our top streets for a spot of practice here are Tyseley Lane, Sunningdale Road and Holcombe Road.

– Grange Road: Located near Kings Heath Park, this is a nice, wide road with a few cars parked on either side. With a range of quiet streets connected to it, we love this spot for a bit of practice on junctions or to perfect that parallel parking.

Intermediate Driver

– College Road Roundabout in Acocks Green: This roundabout is perfect for those with a little more driving experience. It’s fairly small but is busier than a mini roundabout, with five roads leading off it. There are zebra crossings near some of the exits, so keep your eyes peeled for pedestrians!

– Busier residential areas near Acocks Green: Once you’re confident driving on quiet residential streets, it’s time to step it up a notch and try driving on a busier, narrower one with parked cars on either side. Great areas for this type of driving practice are Hillfield Road, Thornhill Road and Clarence Road.

– The A41 roundabout: If you’re looking to up your confidence on urban roads, this B road in Cheetham Hill will do the trick. With plenty of traffic lights and junctions, it’s a good place to get used to a range of road systems.

Confident Driver

– The junction from Stratford Road to College Road: This junction leading onto the one-way system on College Road is a tricky one. There’s a sharp speed limit change down to 20 mph, with a pelican crossing very soon after the left-hand turn. Don’t let this catch you out!

– Bridle Lane: It’s essential to have some experience driving on country roads, but depending on where in Birmingham you’re based it might take a little while to get out of the city. Our top choice is Bridle Lane near Beacon Road. You can get there from Pheasey, Queslett and even Kingstanding if you’re up for a longer drive.

– City Centre: If you’ve done most of your practice in the suburbs, it will be a good idea to try driving in the city for a different experience. Areas such as China Quarter and the B4100 which goes through the shopping district will be ideal places to practise.

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As you will see below, we offer a number of different courses, ideal from total beginners to those who are almost test-ready.

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* The Test Pass Guarantee is quite simple:
– you must have had a least our 10 hour package of lessons with one of our instructors;
– you must be able show you have watched all of the videos in our learning to drive online course;
– you must provide your test fail report – dated within the last 14 days;
– you must provide your bank details so we can pay you the value of the test within 14 days of making us of the guarantee.
– the instructor must agree that you are at a test ready standard.

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– you must have had a least the 40 hour package of lessons with one of our instructors;
– additional lessons are provided and limited to 4 hours following a test fail and before a resit;
– you must be able show you have watched all of the videos in our learning to drive online course;
– you must provide your test fail report – dated within the last 14 days;
– you must provide your bank details so we can pay you the value of the test within 14 days of making us of the guarantee.

^ The instructor’s decision on test readiness is final and reserves the right to refuse use of the car for the day of the test.
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It would then be your responsibility to arrange and pay for the use of the instructor’s car for the day of the test.

With all of our courses, we act as an agent on your behalf. We will process the fee and take payment for the course. We will pass the full amount of the lessons for the course on to instructor minus our administration fee of (£50) and test fees.

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