Taking driving lessons in the Netherlands can either be done with the help of driving schools or can even be done online. As driving lessons in the Netherlands is a highly regulated activity, taking formal lessons in driving schools is compulsory. Driving schools offer students all forms of driving lessons such as the fundamentals of driving, defensive driving and motoring laws. It is important to note that even though there are some driving schools that offer online courses for driving lessons in the netherlands, these lessons are not recognized by the Dutch authorities and cannot be taken for granted. Driving School Groningen is a driving school in the north of the netherlands which focus on expats.
Many people who are new to driving take driving lessons in the Netherlands before they apply for their driver’s license. Taking driver’s education course will prepare them for the driving exams conducted by the Dutch ministry of public service, transport, red light district, traffic and safety authority as well as the FET European driving test. It is very important to ensure that you check the syllabus of the driving lessons in the netherlands thoroughly as not all lessons covered in them may be useful for you when you take your driving license test. You can also contact the driving school beforehand to confirm whether the course you have chosen will be beneficial for you.
The driving test in the Netherlands is a three hour long examination and the passing rate is about 75%. To pass the exam you must score at least 250 points. Students who successfully pass the driving license examination after completing driving lessons in the Netherlands on approved topics receive a driving school certificate that shows that they have successfully passed the driving test. To drive your car in the Netherlands, you need to receive a valid driving license from the Dutch ministry of transport and you can get your driving license within three months of completing the course.