Who is an instructor?
A driving instructor is a person who is hired by people who are learning to drive (new driving learners). Different countries have different rules regarding permits and other regulations on driving instructors. They have several tasks for the new learners such as teaching new drivers the theory of driving methods and techniques and road rules and mechanical knowledge of vehicles too. There are two types of instructors. They are PDI instructor & ADI instructor. If a person is a driving instructor, then he must need atleast the above facts to do his job properly.
What do you need to be an instructor?
To be a driving instructor, one must have several eligibilities such as;
- Having a high school diploma or a college / university degree is not compulsory
- Having one’s own driving license and a driving instructor license
- Having driving instructor insurance
- Gaining driving experience of 2–5 years (Varied according to different countries)
- Clean driving records
- Best result in driving instructor vision test
- The age must be at least 21 years old.
What is the most important thing?
The driving instructor insurance is the most important thing amongst all these things. This is because he is going to have different needs than other vehicle users as they have got a different type of vehicle with dual-control. The vehicle also will have a different insurance and it must be fully covered. Having the necessary level of driving insurance, a person can be confident that he is totally prepared for anything that could happen on the road.
There are some features include in a diving instructor insurance. It covers insurance whilst driving other cars under tuition, students’ own cars, off road tuition and under-age learner drivers, teaching towing, performance car driving and any driver over the age of 25 covered for social, domestic and pleasure use in addition to students. Apart from these things, it gives legal protection and recovery. So all in all, having driving instructor insurance is the most important thing.