FAQ’s and Terms & Conditions


Here are answers to some of the questions we get asked by our students:

What areas do you cover?
We cover Burton on Trent and surrounding villages (including Stretton, Rolleston, Tutbury, Hatton etc), Swadlincote and it’s surrounding villages (Newhall, Donisthorpe etc) and Ashby de la Zouch and surrounding villages. If you are unsure though, just give us a call on 0775 3547132 to see if we cover your area.

Is OMG a new driving school?
No, we have been helping people in Burton, Swadlincote and Ashby to pass their driving test for nearly 8 years under the name of Apex Driving Tuition. In March 2012 though, we changed our name to ‘OMG! I’m Driving’.

How many hours do I need?
The national average as advised from the Driving Standards Agency is that an average learner driver should take around 45 hours of professional tuition and 22 hours of private practice to pass a driving test. However, OMG! I’m Driving will help you get through to your test as quickly and efficiently as possible!

What do I need to start?
You need a valid UK provisional licence and to be over 17 years of age, however you can apply for your drivers licence from three months before your 17th birthday

Can I learn in my own car?
Yes it is often beneficial to learn in your own car especially if you have a qualified driver over the age of 21 who has held their full licence for a minimum of three years to take you out for practice in between your instructed lessons, – Please call for info on OMG!’s reduced rates when using your own car. (All private cars must have insurance and valid MOT’s)

Do I need to pass my theory before I learn to drive for real?
No you can learn to drive as soon as you receive your UK provisional licence and are 17 years old, you can however apply for your provisional licence up to 3 months before your 17th birthday and take your theory test as soon as you are 17.

I would like some advanced driving lessons but do not want to take a full pass plus?
Special tailored motorway or advanced lessons can be arranged at special prices please ring for more details

Can I be picked up and dropped off anywhere?
So long as the request is within our working area we will pick you up and drop you off wherever you like as long as this is arranged before your lesson

Terms and Conditions

Lesson T&C
All lesson cancellations require 24 hours notice, if no notice is given you could still be charged.
Payment for lessons is required one week in advance.
Intensive courses are subject to availability, to ensure we have time for an intensive course advance booking is advised.
If a course of advanced payment lessons is cancelled or completed before all lessons are taken, the refund is calculated on the number of lesson taken at the FULL price.
Gift vouchers issued for the advance payment of lessons are non refundable.

Offer T&C
No offer can be used in conjunction with any other offer
New offers not open to current students of OMG! I’m Driving
A Minimum number of paid lessons apply to certain offers
The management reserve the right to withdraw or change the offers at any time
First five lessons for £56 offer includes the first lesson free and is for beginner drivers only
Recommended friends must complete 3 hours of full priced lessons before the free lesson is given