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Welcome To DVDS Learners, your local driving school in

Colchester, Clacton and Ipswich.

Your Key To Safe Driving.

All about DVDS Driving School

Dedham Vale Driving School was established in 1988 and has been approved by Essex Trading Standards since 2009.  We offer a full range of driving lessons in Colchester, Clacton, Ipswich and the surrounding villages.  Our driving instructors offer weekly driving lessons in both manual and automatic cars.  We also specialize in intensive driving courses and provide residential driving courses.  In addition, our instructors can offer motorway driving lessons, the Pass Plus course and refresher lessons.

All our driving instructors at DVDS are DBS checked and have many years of experience between them.

During your driving course, your driving instructor will keep you informed of your progress.  They will also conduct at least one mock test to ensure you are ready to take the DVSA driving test.

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Why choose our driving school?

3 best rated driving schools in Colchester

We believe in delivering complete customer satisfaction, value for money and above all an enjoyable, relaxed approach to teaching you to drive.  

Our driving school will provide you with a fully qualified, friendly and professional driving instructor with a commitment to each and every pupil.

Our aim is to make you a safe and confident driver who is fully equipped to deal with the demands of today's busy roads and complex road network. We provide support for every stage of your progress towards passing your driving test and becoming a full licence holder.

Our driving instructors follow the syllabus set out by the Driving Standards Agency and will always keep you informed of your progress.

We have also been in the top 3 driving schools in Colchester since 2016.




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If you require any further information, or if you would like to
make a booking, please do not hesitate to get in touch.



01206 323 550

01376 390 975    

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