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Car tips & advice | 19.11.2013 - 13:09

Consider 5 Important Points to Become a Driving Instructor

To avoid road accidents people have to learn the conscious of the way they drive on roads.
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A lot of road accidents happen because people are either not good drivers or they are not much aware of the rules of traffic that they need to follow. As a result, many innocent people get injured or even die. This nuisance can be stopped only when people learn to be conscious of the way they drive on roads, and the only way to do that is to teach them about it.

 A number of problems occur because people never get the proper education that could help them realize the right things they need to do and the wrong actions they need to avoid. If you are a driving instructor, you can really bring about a positive change here. Not only  you can tell people that they are responsible for their own lives and the lives of other people on  roads, but you can also show them the right way as how to drive carefully.

Driving properly is an art that one needs to master over it. With all those movies out there with people chasing each other in cars and performing all crazy stunts, you need to plant the realization in the mind of your students that real life is not like those of movies. Obviously, you need to make sure that you cover some basic steps before you can start instructing people on ways to drive carefully. They are listed below:

1.  Always have a proper driver's license. This should be valid and genuine. You cannot get into the car and start teaching others to drive carefully without setting a good example first.

2. Your license should not have been recently revoked or suspended. If you are using a license that is not valid, you are breaking the law and setting a wrong example before your students. You need to be honest with yourself. Your license should be valid for the place or state that you are working in.

3.  You should not be associated with any motor vehicle theft. Ay crime committed in these lines will get your dream of becoming a driving instructor blown up in smithereens. Also make sure that there are no points assessed against your license. For example, in Great Britain, people who have about 6 points against their license cannot apply to become driving instructors. Overall, what this means is that you should have a very clean record without a smudge on it.

4.  If you want to be a driving instructor, you must first attend a driving instruction program.  This institution will provide you with all the basic concepts that you need to pass along to the students. It does not matter if you already know how to drive, you need to offer all concepts involved in driving to your students. For this you need to attend such schools.

5.  Get a driving instructor license. The only way you can get this one is by attending and graduating from the driving instruction program. Once you get through the classes with flying colors, you will get this license which will give you the official right to teach.

Follow these steps and you will soon be able to start instructing others on how to drive properly.

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