BSM. A faster way to learn
Pass your driving test faster in Durham with BSM. BSM have the knowhow to get you passed quickly and safely. From the first phone call to the last lesson, we’re with you every turn of the wheel.
• We come strongly recommended by 97% of our pupils*
• 10% higher pass rate than the national average**
• Driving lessons that don’t break the bank
Tired of waiting?
With 100 people in our call centre, we’re always ready to talk. If you can’t wait to get started, we can arrange a next-day lesson with one of our driving instructors in Durham. With just 24 hours notice, we can get you driving
• Our weekend, morning and evening sessions mean we can always work around you
• Just give us 24 hours’ notice and we’ll get you behind the wheel
• Rearrange or cancel lessons with no fuss with 48 hours notice
Train your muscle memory to master every manoeuvre. Offering intensive driving courses allows us to maximise your progression in little time.
If you’ve left it late and have already booked your test, don’t worry. We can arrange everything for you, including a few last-minute lessons and the car.
No better place to learn
Founded in 1910, BSM offers the perfect place for you to learn to drive. Our driving instructors in Durham are highly praised by our students and vetted for professionalism.
• Thanks to our amazing instructors we receive a 9/10 satisfaction score from our students
• 84% of our pupils stick with the same instructor from the first lesson to the final test
• You can make same-day amendments to your schedule, no hard feelings, just let us know
• 1-2-1 lessons that are structured around you, your confidence, and your driving skills
• Female and male driving instructors are available
No unnecessary lessons
Getting unnecessary lessons from your current driving school? Every lesson you get with BSM is tailored to work on your exact learner driver needs to get you driving around in Durham. We want you to get the absolute most out of every lesson and for you to feel completely informed about your progress. For this reason, we give every student a personal tracker so they know exactly how they’re doing.
• If you turn out to be a driving whizz we’ll refund any excess lessons, no extra charge
• Block discounts are available if you book lessons in bulk
• How do we prove our success? We have a pass rate of 10% over the national average
Did you know?
You can get cracking on your practical driving test training at the same time as learning for your theory test in Durham.
• Get theory test prepped with your BSM instructor
• Take your written test with total confidence
Learning to drive with BSM in Durham
Manual or automatic?
Choosing between manual and automatic is easier with BSM. We carry both manual and automatic cars in our fleet, meaning the choice is always yours.
• Can’t decide which to pick? Choose manual, you can drive both automatic and manual cars after your test
Beginner or pro?
We don’t mind if you have no idea what the clutch is. We prepare beginners for their test and experienced drivers to improve their driving, whatever you need, BSM can help:
• New to driving? Try a first-time learner session
• Nervous on the road? A confidence booster session could be for you
• Motorway nerves holding you back? We’ll help you get control of them
• Passed your test? Want to carry on learning? Pass Plus lets you!
When you become a BSM member, you get free AA standby membership included, but that’s not all.
Other benefits for members include discounts off trips out with friends and family and excursions to popular tourist spots.
Test locations near Durham
Durham's got some challenging sections on the driving exam routes to really test your driving ability.
Your driving instructor is on hand for tips and advice for certain parts of the route.
Our experienced instructors will use their local knowledge and expert training to make sure your prepped and ready for your victory lap.
Durham Practical Test Centre
1st Floor Enna House, Whitfield Court Industrial Estate, St Johns Rd, Meadowfield, Durham, DH7 8XL