You’ve decided you’re doing it. You’re getting your driving licence. But, you’re a bit lost as to where to start with it? Whether you first look for a driving school in Malta, or an instructor, or check the paperwork? Look no more! We’ve prepared a brief overlook of what you need to know and do before you sit behind the wheel on your first driving lessons Malta.
Paperwork: learner’s permit Malta
As of 2020, Malta’s transport and communication law requires all candidates for drivers to apply for the so-called learner’s permit. It’s a paper that the potential driver needs to apply for alone, motoring school cannot do it for him or her.
Detailed information on learner’s permit can be found on the government’s page learner’s permit, here we will just highlight most important points:
– permit is active for three years, so you can apply for it before you even decide on the school that will teach you,
– receiving of permit takes from 5 up to 14 days, so plan to get it before you schedule your first lesson,
– you apply for it online, so you need an eID account,
– you will require doctor’s declaration to submit the form,
The best course of action is to check with your doctor where you can make the required medical examination as soon as you start procedure for getting your eID. That way, you should have doctor’s declaration ready at around the same time you will have your eID activated. With the two main conditions filled, you can apply for learner’s permit in the shortest time possible
Planning your schedule
With reaching magical barrier of eighteen, the prospect of activities you can engage in widen considerably. You can work part-time in addition to school, you can prepare for the university, and obviously, you can search for a good driving school to teach you how to drive a car. It’s important to sit down and check your schedule before deciding on lessons you will take. You need to find a whole block of time you can dedicate solely to learning how to drive – the highest learning rate can be achieved by reserving an hour to two in a row. You also need to decide on intensity – can you schedule more than one hour weekly? Will it hinder your other activities if you raise the number of lessons happening in a week? What about weekends and free days for recuperation and catching up on possibly missed material or socializing?
Check all of those, and then move on to the final point which is…
Choosing your dream motoring school
Although „dream” is a bit far-fetched, it is good to check what the school has to offer and how that fits with what you want to learn. Does it have a good theory course? What are opinions about instructors? Do they learn manual or automatic? What are the prices and when they offer their lessons?
A proper school like Adam driving school Malta will have answers to most of those on their page. Even if there will be no obvious answers at first, you should be able to contact them through a form on the page, and they should answer all your questions before you decide on a school.
Start acting now and take the quickest route to your first driving lesson!