All training is provided by Driving Standards Agency licensed instructors and the Driving Instructor Training is provided by our own DSA Approved Grade 6 Instructor Trainer. The European Driving School was set up in 1995. Its aim was to provide a quality teaching establishment that provides high standard of Learner Driving Instruction.


Contact Details

  Website
  City Sunderland
  Postcode SR4 8EW
  Address 12 Palmstead Rd
  Phone Number 019 1534 5010

From Our Website

The UK theory test requires you to know more than just the highway code. This becomes evident with the increase in the different types of books available to purchase on this subject. The test is a computer based test which requires you to answer 50 multiple choice questions in 57 minutes. You also need to view 14 videos as part of the Hazard peerception test. While viewing the videos you need to identify any potential hazards that you see. You can score up to 5 marks for each clip. Failure in answering all parts of the question mean that you have got that question wrong.


Since the introduction of the theory test it has made it sometimes impractical to learn to drive in a week and as such, it can take longer if a course has being chosen that requires the theory test to be included. This can be overcome by passing the theory test in advance to taking most if your lessons in the week(s) leading to your test.


Learning to drive can be a stressful time for most people so at the European Driving School we try to make it as pleasant an experience as possible. With friendly, patient and reliable instructors we aim to get you driving and up to driving test standard as quick as possible. We provide single lessons for the person who would like to take their time while learning and we also provide concentrated courses for those who would rather take a more accelerated route. Which ever way you would like to learn we will do our best to try and facilitate this.


Please note the nature of the business means that sometimes we will not be able to contact you straight back or answer the phones as instructors are on lessons so please leave a message and we will get back to you ASAP.


Disclaimer: Please note any answers given or published on this website are the opinions of the Instructor or webmaster and not those of the European Driving School. The European Driving School recommends that information given is checked via the highway code or other legally binding information provider and accepts no responsibility for the information given or posted. We appreciate your feedback and would welcome any questions that you would like the answers to (driving related).


We believe that when a P.D.I pays to get trained they should be trained to satisfy the requirements of the tests and also not be left hanging around for their training for long periods between tests. We offer assessment lessons to see if we will be able to satisfy your training requirements if you think we can't you under no obligation to hand over 1000's. Have a look at some of the test information on following pages then contact us for more information.


Driving is becoming increasingly more difficult due to the volume of cars on our roads, to improve your knowledge and ability we offer a range of courses that develop your defensive driving skills and reduce the chances of being involved in an accident. We also offer refresher lessons to develop your confidence and raise your awareness of particular types of road such as motorways, rural and urban areas. Motorway tuition is vital for any newly qualified driver as they have not had the opportunity to drive on this type of road and they usually like to be supervised by their driving instructor to provide added confidence when using motorways for the first time.