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BSM. A faster way to learn

Get your driving off to a cracking start with an expert driving instructor in Sunderland with BSM. Our friendly instructors know the local roads inside out and will adapt their teaching methods to kick-start your driving! From the first phone call to the last lesson, we’re with you every turn of the wheel.

• Jump into a BSM car and get going tomorrow with next day booking.
• Three quarters of our pupils pass with just 20 two-hour lessons.
• 84% of pupils stay with the same instructor through to test.
• Our first-time pass rate is 10% better than the UK average*.

Our instructors in Sunderland

All our instructors are DBS checked for your safety

AL
Alan Levitt
Car
Peugeot
Gearbox
Manual
Experience
15+ years
AM
Alan Moon
Car
Peugeot
Gearbox
Manual
Experience
10+ years
JD
John Dunn
Car
Peugeot
Gearbox
Manual
Experience
Up to 3 years

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 Sunderland. Our instructors make it easy:

• We’ll pick you up before and after work, college or university.
• Make the most of your weekends and evenings with our flexible lessons.
• Give us 48 hours’ notice and you can change, cancel or amend your lesson time and date

Intensive Training

When you absolutely can’t wait to pass your driving test, you should consider taking an intensive driving course with BSM. Our instructors can get you able to say “I’ve passed my test!” in as little as 7 days with our concentrated, accelerated lesson packages.

Been let down? Have a test booked already? BSM are always on hand for short notice driving tests.

No better place to learn

Founded in 1910, BSM offers the perfect place for you to learn to drive. Our instructors in Sunderland 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

It's not ideal to take lessons you don’t think you need with another driving school in Sunderland. 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.

• Pass rates 10% above the national average
• Block booking savings to had
• Get the money back for any unused lessons

Did you know?

Your practical and theory test can be booked at the same time right here in Sunderland.

• Get theory test prepped with your BSM instructor
• Take your written test with total confidence

Learning to drive with BSM in Sunderland

Manual or automatic?

BSM is the perfect driving school to take your automatic lessons with. 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:

• Our first-time driving lessons give you everything you need to know about the car and the road
• Driving can be a bit nerve-wracking when you just start out. That’s why we offer confidence-boosting lessons to calm any anxieties
• Can’t get on with the motorway? Our motorway lessons are one example of the types of specialized lessons we offer
• Need more help after you've passed? The BSM Pass Plus Course is designed by industry experts to focus on core elements of driving, from parking to braking techniques

Member benefits

With every package of BSM lessons you pick up, we’ll bundle in free AA recovery membership. Our little thanks for choosing BSM.

You’ll also get access to some nice extras like discounts in your favourite restaurants, theme parks and more...

Test locations near Sunderland

Sunderland's got some challenging sections on the driving exam routes to really test your driving ability.

That’s why we only pick highly-skilled instructors with detailed knowledge of the local area.

We'll make sure you’re 100% ready to take on the challenge, and cruise to victory.

Sunderland Practical Test Centre

Pass Rate:42.90%

River Bank Road, North Hylton Road Industrial Estate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 3JJ

Facilities

Toilets
Parking
Wheelchair Access

Sunderland Theory Test Centre

Pass Rate:46.30%

2nd Floor, Havelock Buildings, High Street West, , Sunderland, , SR1 1TZ