What is an Intensive Driving Course?

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Intensive Driving refers to the specifically designed driving course widely popular in the United Kingdom. In the United States, Intensive Driving courses are also available, but are not similar to the UK’s version. An Intensive Driving course is an expensive one-week crash course in driving. This course is not only the fastest possible way to learn driving but also to clear driving test and get a full valid UK car driving license in just one week. Traditional driving schools in United Kingdom offer driving lessons which may take several weeks to complete. These  time-consuming courses are not suitable for everyone. Due to time constraints, many people find it difficult to attend driving school each week. Besides, some learners find it hard to hold on to driving techniques taught as the course advances. As a result, learners pursuing traditional driving courses find it tough when it comes to participate and clear driving exams. This is the only reason, why Intensive Driving courses are becoming popular day by day. 

However, in the United States, an intensive driving course is completely different. These Intensive Driving courses train to drive in harsh traffic conditions and may or may not get over in a week’s time. These Intensive Driving courses are open for both licensed and non-licensed drivers. Besides, there are many online programs offering virtual lessons on Intensive Driving. These online courses mostly deliver safety lessons. Prior to enrolling in an Intensive Driving course, one must consult the internet and other reliable sources to gather enough information about the particular training school. Then again, these compressed Intensive Driving courses are not suitable for all. Nervous people could find this style of learning overwhelming. For them lengthier driving courses are the best option.


What Modules are taught in Intensive Driving courses?

Most schools offering Intensive Driving course compress both theory and practical classes into a single week. In theory, modules on driver safety are rigorously taught. However, some driving  schools  put more emphasis on practice session. Most learners attending daylong Intensive Driving sessions are more likely to ignore theoretical and vital information and gain more confidence as drivers.


How are Driving Lessons conducted in Intensive Driving Courses?

Intensive Driving courses are often synonymously called fast pass driving courses. These courses are customized to assist students develop their driving skills much faster than usual. In traditional driving courses, driving lessons are extended over a longer period of time. Most people undertake practice lessons for hour or two per week. But when one enrolls for an Intensive Driving course, he or she spends several hours on driving lessons per day. For example, if a person needs 30 hours of driving practice in one week’s time, he or she will stretch practical sessions for a over four hours each day.

Most driving schools offers 10, 20, or 30 hours of practice session. 10 hour Intensive Driving course are suitable for a person who has excellent experience in driving but have failed a licensing test. A 20-hour Intensive Driving course is suitable for a person  who has moderate driving experience. A 30 hour Intensive Driving course is suitable for an individual who has very less driving experience.


Who  can enroll for Intensive Driving Courses?

Intensive Driving courses are extremely popular amongst teens and working professionals. It saves time, though learners need one week to complete the driving module before undertaking the licensing test. Intensive Driving course is the best option for the people who need to get a driving license quickly before fulfilling certain obligations such as job transfer or new job, or relocation.


Who are unsuitable for Intensive Driving Courses?

All people cannot benefit from compressed course style. People like the aged and those suffering from nerve-motor diseases could find Intensive Driving courses to be very exhaustive. Besides, people who have no prior experience in driving cannot benefit much from these fast-track courses.

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