If you are looking forward to learning how to drive in Kenya, you have a lot of options to go for. Being a driver is very essential especially at this time when one can be able to easily own a car. If you have been looking for the best driving schools to choose from, here is a list of the leading ones. The best Driving Schools in Kenya
List of best driving schools in Kenya & their fees
Here is a list of driving schools you should consider:
Automotive Association of Kenya, better known as AA, is one of the oldest driving schools that was founded long before independence. AA of Kenya Driving School is the oldest in Kenya founded in 1962 and shares its expertise with other automobile clubs in Africa. The school is renowned and respected for its commitment to safe and responsible driving as well as its experienced competent and disciplined instructors all certified and licensed by the Government of Kenya. The AA training is recognised by Government, International Organisations and Corporate Private Sector.
The AA Driving manual is an authoritative reference guide for learner and experienced drivers comprising of a comprehensive chart of modern road signs.
This driving school is one of the most reputable driving schools, not only in Kenya but in East Africa as well. It has several branches throughout the country and is one of the few driving schools in Parklands Nairobi serving both the affluent and the ordinary citizens. Since its inception in 1919, AA has served Kenyans, producing the best drivers in Kenya.
Apart from the many branches, it has in different estates in Nairobi, it is also among the best driving schools in Nairobi CBD, therefore more accessible to learners. AA Kenya driving school fees is around Ksh15,400 for the full driving course that consists of 30 lessons.
Learner Driver Course
This course is for beginners and is available in four categories:- • FG (Boda Boda Operators) – Category A2- at a cost of KES 3,580/- • FG (Beginners/Fresh Learners) – Category A2 at a cost of KES 8,500/- • B (Saloon–Manual/Automatic) – Category B1- at a cost of KES 18,780/- • B (PLV/Professional) – Category B3- at a cost of KES 12,780/- • BCE (Trucks/Buses) – Category C- at a cost of KES 21,180/- • PSV – Category D- at a cost of KES 12,780/- • Special Class (PWD) – Category F- at a cost of KES 18,780/-
The cost for a Refresher Driving Course is KES 10,000 for a minimum of fifteen (15) lessons
Refresher Driver Course Refresher driving training will help one to become a better, safer and more confident driver. Relearning safe driving principles reduces the risk to yourself, your passengers and automatically to other road users. It’s a quick, easy and useful way to update your driving skills and get impartial advice from AA’s professional driving instructors. This increases confidence as many accidents are caused by indecisiveness. Driving safely and competently actually saves you money by avoiding wear and tear on the car which careless driving (e.g. clumsy gear changes, lack of knowledge of how the engine works) brings. Every driver would benefit from a Refresher Driving Course as we all develop their own driving styles and habits over time. All Refresher Courses are designed on an individual basis after assessment by our professional instructors.
Rocky is also a significant driving school in Nairobi with many branches in different parts of the city. Being an old driving school, it has won a good reputation among Nairobi Town driving schools and might be the school you have been looking for. Plus, if you are looking for one of the best driving schools in Nairobi City Center, then Rocky should be one of your priorities.
Notably, it has produced many drivers with different specialties and is one of the entities you can trust if you are vouching for the best among truck driving schools in Nairobi.
It has branches in Kangemi, Buruburu, Nairobi CBD, South C, Westlands, South C, Ngong Road, and Eastleigh.
It charges Ksh9,400 for the full course that consists of 20 lessons.
Petanns is also a big driving school with many branches within Nairobi and a good reputation. It has offices in the following locations in Nairobi; Kangemi, Ruai, South B, Kayole, Mathare, Dandora, Umoja, and Buruburu, just to mention a few.
It charges about Ksh13,000 for a full driving course with 30 lessons.
Heltz prides itself with an excellent reputation within Nairobi and its environs. Its central office is at Sheikh House along Tom Mboya Street, but it has branches in major estates in Nairobi. An inquiry at their head office will help you locate their branch that is closest to you.
They charge about Ksh9,200 for the full driving course that is broken down into twenty lessons.
This makes it one of the cheapest driving schools in Nairobi that do not compromise on value to their customers.
Iqra is an equally accredited driving school with positive reviews among its alumni.
It is located at Hurligham Plaza along Argwings Kodhek Road.
It also doesn’t disclose much about their charges in the public domain, but it has fair prices for the ordinary Kenyans.
Driving school questions and their answers
Questions are the key to better understanding the critical and subtle arts of driving. Professional driving instructors are full of knowledge that can help new drivers successfully earn their licenses, while keeping themselves and others safe on the roadways.
Some questions can be serious, and some are downright humorous — but in any case, all are valid. Here are the top 10 road test questions we hear from curious new drivers, and a few insights on each. Driving Schools in Kenya
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