Driving Courses For Nervous Drivers

The fear of driving or driving phobia may be a more common problem than you think and you are not alone. The fear of driving may be brought on by a traumatic event, an accident, or the feeling of unease which can begin small and develop. Here at Lloyds Driving School we have experience dealing with many people with driving anxiety problems and with the practical support of your driving we can begin to help you feel more comfortable behind the wheel. You may already be a good driver and we can help with driving strategies that develop your confidence.

People may become anxious in many different driving situations.

  • Fear of speed
  • Trapped in slow moving lines of traffic
  • Driving over bridges and water
  • Fear of the reaction of other drivers.

Common reactions to anxiety when driving can be varied

  • Sweaty palms
  • Heart racing
  • Wobbly legs
  • Difficulty Breathing

Dealing with anxious drivers

  • Counselling
  • Practical driving assistance
  • Face the fear in small steps with positive coaching.

Nervous Driver Courses

Nervous driver courses are designed for the individual.

The course is suitable for the full licence holder who struggles with a driving phobia, driving anxiety or a specific area for example high speed roads, heavy traffic conditions, complex junctions or driving in the dark.

The course can offer support to those who have not driven for a while and may feel rusty. Your driving may require a little support and practice.

Price for the initial 1.5 hour assessment is £38.00.

During this assessment we can discuss your particular needs, take look at your driving in various road and traffic situations and set out a plan of action to help.

After session feedback and support can be given to encourage practice.


1.5 hours £38.00

Half day session £110.00

Full day £200

We can offer individual courses to suit every need. Weekly sessions or a more intensive course.

Areas Covered

We cover the Hull, Beverley, York, Scunthorpe, Leeds, Grimsby and East Yorkshire areas.

Travelling times and bridge tolls will be charged. Payment prior to session may be required.

Get in touch today for more information or to make a booking.

Steve is a great instructor and i would definitely recommend Lloyds Driving School. I was fully prepared for my test and passed first time!

Sam Shepherd

Lloyds Driving School got me through my practice driving in no time, my instructor was Steve Gould. I would like to thank Steve for helping me pass first time!! I would definitely recommend to anyone.

Jacob Hodgson

Steve is an excellent instructor, having just passed my test I feel I was well prepared for the whole experience. Highly recommended!

Steve Slough