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Which driving school is best for a young learner? BSM, RED, AA or RAC?

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  • View Poll Results: Which driving school do you think is best for a young driver?
    Automobile Association (AA)
    British School of Motoring (BSM)
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    Title mentions my question. Basically, I've received a large sum of money for my birthday, and I'd like to use it in taking my driving lessons. Any input on this matter would be good, as I intend to start learning at some point during the summer holidays.

    EDIT: I can't change the title, but I figured out that BSM is with the RAC. So, any other driving schools that you think are good, I'd like to hear about them!

    I know this isn't really answering the question, but I think that instead of trying to decide which driving school is best, try asking friends and family who have recently learned to drive whether they liked their instructor and would recommend them. My instructor ended up being one a friend of mine had, and I get on really well with her (I've got my test in 2 weeks!)

    Definitely agree with Leviathan... The driving school won't matter so much as the instructor they assign to you... When I signed up with AA, I had a choice of two instructors, one which my sister had used, and she recommended, so I went with him... Worth bearing in mind that an amazing instructor that everyone recommends might be quite booked up, so depending on how many lessons you want a week etc, might be a determining factor in the exact instructor you can go with.

    Just remember, if you're not getting on with your instructor after a few lessons, there's absolutely nothing wrong with asking to change...
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