Getting your Singapore driving lesson

As lame as it may sound, you may not develop the affinity with a private driving instructor who comes recommended from your friends who have good experience with.

I know this as this originates from my own personal first hand experience. My first private driving instructor was an ok person and perhaps I’m a little slow initially, he wasn’t exactly patient with me (my friend who recommended me told me he was patient with him).

No hard feelings, it’s
essentially very much the same outside anyway, some people just “click” more with others.
Right here at Kukudrivers, what we do is to work with a pool of private driving instructors who come recommended and all you need to do is pay us a one-time fee and in the event of you not being able to work things out with your private driving instructor, we’re going recommend somebody else without spending a dime!

This reduces your risks
for choosing a personal driving instructor. 

Passing your Basic Theory Test is the starting point in getting your driving license in Singapore.
Specifically
we’re referring to motor cars Class 3 / 3A / 3C / 3CA.
Note: Class 3C / Class 3CA are new licenses issued by the Traffic Police effective 1st June 2015.


In order to make things simpler, regardless of any kind of Class 3 you will need to clear your Basic Theory Test and Final Theory Test thought your Practical Driving Test differs in terms of the requirements of the type of Class 3 license you are taking.

Whether you’re opting for Manual or Auto (Class 3 / 3A / 3C / 3CA licenses), the Basic Theory Test (Exam) takes place in various driving schools.

Note:
You can register as a school student for your basic theory test at CDC even if you decide to work with private driving instructors later. The fact is we suggest you to register with the school when you are getting ready for your Basic Theory Test.
Being a student, you can take more mock (simulated) basic theory test tests 2-3 hours before the actual exam. This will greatly help you in clearing your Basic Theory Test. In Singapore, you can take your driving lessons in any of the driving centres here: Bukit Batok driving centre, Comfort driving centre (ubi driving centre) and Woodlands driving centre
 Driving

The Final Theory Test is really a lot trickier than the Basic Theory Test in the sense that you will be supposed to understand how a manual car work (clutch, brakes and accelerator) together with the different gears.
If you are choosing the auto car license (Class 3A), you will have to clear the same Final Theory Test taken by Class 3 students (Manual and Auto).


Tips:
We actually feel it’s easier for you to attend at least 1 to 2 practical lessons with a manual or auto car FIRST before taking the FTT. This will give you a greater appreciation of the use of the clutch-brake-accelerator combination together with the gear. Quite a lot of questions in the FTT covers this.
Pay attention to how the FTT focuses on drink driving. Applies plenty of common sense and you can clear a lot of such questions. Essentially do NOT drink and drive!

Areas covered in the Final Theory Test:
Introduction – safe driving
Operation of vehicle controls. This covers
the various fuctions on clutch, brake, accelerator and gears for example.
Basic Driving Techniques covering different safety aspects of driving.
Techniques in driving in traffic. Driving uphill and downhide
as well as other details on navigating the traffic.
When taking your Singapore driving license, you can hire a private driving instructor for your practical tests at the same time while studying for your basic theory test and final theory test. Check out the Traffic Police Singapore website for other details.