Automatic Driving Lessons

Automatic Driving Lessons

If you're interested in automatic driving lessons, you'll want to know these fantastic benefits. Firstly, you won't stall the car. Secondly, you'll find it simpler to drive. Thirdly, there's less for you to think about. Lastly, it can save you money as you're more likely to need fewer lessons.

However, with benefits comes the limitations. Firstly, when you pass your test, you'll be restricted to an automatic. Secondly, lessons can cost more, but we'll charge you the same price as a manual. Thirdly, you may be a less skilled driver. Lastly, buying an automatic may cost slightly more.

Nonetheless, Emerald School of Motoring believes the benefits outweigh the limitations. However, if you want to learn more about automatic driving lessons, scroll down.

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Chris Holmes
Your Driving Instructor
Chris has over 36 years of driving experience and more than 20 years as a qualified driving instructor. He currently has a pass rate of 80%, which is higher than the national average, 47%.

Benefits and Limitations of Automatic Driving Lessons


  • You Won't Stall

    As you don't shift through the gears or use the clutch, it's practically impossible to stall.

  • It's Simpler to Drive

    Put the car into drive, release the handbrake, and use your foot to push the gas pedal.

  • Less to Think About

    With less things to think about, you can focus on steering and positioning the car.

  • Fewer Driving Lessons

    As it's simpler to drive and there's less to think about, you may need fewer driving lessons.


  • Restricted to Automatics

    You'll only be allowed to drive an automatic, but it appears that in the future, electric cars will only be automatic.

  • Lessons Can Cost More

    Automatic driving lessons can cost more, but at Emerald School of Motoring, you'll pay the same price as a manual.

  • Less Skilled Driver

    Studies suggest that driving an automatic makes you a less skilled driver than a manual driver.

  • May Cost More to Buy

    Automatics may cost slightly more to buy and maintain than a manual.

Your Car - Toyota Yaris

Automatic Driving Lessons Emerald School of Motoring

  • Comfort

    Our automatic is fitted with air conditioning for the warm summer and heaters for the winter.

  • Adjustable

    The steering wheel and the seat are adjustable to aid a safe and comfortable driving position.

  • Parking Camera

    Parking becomes easier with the factory-fitted rear parking camera.

  • Dash Cam

    We've fitted front and back dash cams for your safety and to review your driving when necessary.

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Not Sure About Automatic Driving Lessons?

Manual Driving Lessons

If you're not sure that automatic driving lessons are right for you, why not learn more about manual driving lessons?

We'll provide you with a similar overview of the benefits and limitations. Therefore, you'll be able to make an informed decision. You might find that you'll prefer to drive an automatic despite your views at the moment.

Manual Driving Lesson

Manual Driving Lessons Emerald School of Motoring

Start Your Automatic Driving Lessons

You can start your automatic driving lessons within the next week.

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