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Manual Driving Lessons

Become proficient driver able to handle any regular passenger car. Start as a new manual driving learner lessons or upgrade automatic to manual licence in WA.
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Auto to Manual Licence Upgrade

Learning Curve

Be prepared for the tougher start while learning to drive an automatic vehicle.

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Driving a car with manual transmission takes time and patience as it is more difficult to learn than automatic. However, Good professional driving insturctor such as Lisa of Dovetail Driving, you will learn to drive proficiently in short time.

Call Lisa to book your manual driving lesson now!

0427 036 106

Driving Difficulty on Hills

Face the challenge and win when learning to drive up or down  parking on a hill

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If you learn to drive a manual car, starting and stopping the vehicle on the hill, represent the greatest challenge for learners. Lisa, your Dovetail Driving professional driving instructor, will teach you different stopping your car from rolling back/forwards.

Book your lesson with Lisa. Call today:

0427 036 106

Auto to Manual Licence Upgrade

Getting an unrestricted licence to drive both manual and automatic.

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There are good reasons why you would need manual upgrade. The most common one is employment requirements. The full – C – driver licence removes the restrictions.

Before you may start your manual driving practice, you have to be a holder of a C-A class licence. You are not required a learner’s permit; however, while learning to drive a manual car, you must display L plates and be accompanied by an approved supervisor.

With the upgrade, you don’t have to pass a theory test; however, you will have to pass a practical driving assessment, where you will be under the same scrutiny regarding road rules as you were on the day you passed your automatic test.

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0427 036 106

Manual Driving Lessons Overview

Although manual transmission cars are not popular as they used to be, you may need them for either your work, overseas trip, or just to run a manual car, of which upkeep is less expensive. Whatever your reasons, Dovetail Driving will help you reach your goal of passing the manual driving test by supervising your lessons and teaching you good manual car driving habits. Ask Lisa for the best manual car driving packages or course, or book a lesson with Dovetail Driving to become confident before passing the test.

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Learn to drive a manual or automatic car

 

Lisa will tailor your lessons to your own paticular needs and cirumstances.

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Northern Suburbs Driving School

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Manual Driving Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a manual driving lesson?

Learner drivers are allowed to drive on the freeway and are encouraged to complete their supervised driving experience in a range of traffic and weather conditions.

Dovetail Driving School incorporates the freeway driving lessons into the intensive course, and additionally, individual freeway lessons are available on request.

How long does it take to learn manual?
You need to reserve between 5-15 professional driving lesson hours because, as in everything else, the learning time depends on the individual. Both brand new learners and those who upgrade from automatic driver licence, need to expect some difficulties while handling the clutch and the stick while some stalling while driving.

The best approach is to book with us your manual driving lesson hours in consecutive days because continuity will speed the learning curve.

The learners with an automatic driving licence may count with lesser hours than brand new students.
At Dovetail Driving, we care equally for both types of students and dedicate our professional conduct wholeheartedly to prepare them for the best outcome and passing the manual driving test.

Should I learn auto or manual driving?

An automatic vehicle is easier to learn in – all you need to do is put your car in ‘D’ for ‘drive’, and off you go. Manual cars will usually have up to five gears, and you’ll need to make sure you’re in the right gear for the speed and road conditions you are driving in.

What is the fastest way to learn to drive a manual car?

The secret to learning how to drive a manual car is understanding the clutch’s friction point and how the speed of the car is related to the gears.

This always brings a smile of amazement to students’ faces. 😊

Can you drive a manual car with an automatic licence?

In WA, if your license is restricted to automatics, you cannot drive a manual until you pass a practical driving assessment in a manual. If you drive a manual with an auto restricted licence, it’s effectively driving without a licence.