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Established since 2003, Driving's Cool is Edinburgh and the Lothians ONLY ALL MINI driving school. Our quality driven approach, marries together the prestigious and iconic new MINI with trustworthy, reliable and professional driving instructors. All of whom, are fully qualified ADI instructors approved by the DSA. Beware: trainee driving instructors make up to 50% of the workforce of many well known and often respected driving schools (including BSM).


Honest, friendly customer service is provided from our office, located close to Edinburgh University. Enjoy designer driving lessons - tailored to your schedule and needs - without the designer prices. Should you have any questions about learning to drive, do get in touch.

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    • Block booking and student discounts
    • Friendly, patient male and female driving instructors
    • Dual controlled MINI tuition vehicles
    • Customised 1, 1½ or 2 hour lessons
    • Flexible door to door service
    • Well structured one to one practical training
    • Gift vouchers available
    • Beginner and refresher courses
    • Lessons taught every day of the week
    • We encourage ‘Safe Driving for Life’
    • We provide mock tests, motorway driving and 'Pass Plus' courses
    • Excellent local knowledge of test centres (Currie, Musselburgh, Haddington and Bathgate)
  • support icon Helping you pass the driving test in style

    As one of the foremost providers of driver training in the Lothians, there is an excellent support network behind every driving lesson taught. It's nice to know you can reach your driving school, during normal working hours, and there's always our online lesson booking service, for out of hours enquiries. There is a mutual support base among our instructors, so you don't have to miss out on lessons when they take a holiday. We even encourage, genuine mock tests, arranged with a different instructor, which can significantly reduce your nerves when it comes to the real driving test. Our clients are not just trained to pass a test, rather they become confident and safe drivers for life.
  • handshake icon Quality Edinburgh driving school

    Driving's Cool is a family run business, with a real passion for driver training. Likewise, our instructors' take great pleasure in seeing their 'learners' progress through to test standard. We've had thousands of satisfied customers, over the years and a quick glance at our testimonials page, should say it all. We have not 'edited' their comments. They are 100% organic, and they really do echo our learners heartfelt thanks - a real testament to the consistently, excellent tuition delivered by Driving's Cool instructors.

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Turning 17?

Many of our clients are at your age and stage. We offer special discounts for school pupils and students.

Want a cool car?

Considering the cost of learning to drive, you might as well drive the best! And there's nothing out there that drives and looks as good as our MINIs.


Check out our student discounts on the prices page. Get your license and start enjoying the independence of your own set of wheels.

Not driven for a while?

A refresher course could be just the ticket. Our instructors will work with you to bring back your confidence.


Our friendly instructors will go out of their way to put you at ease. Lessons should be an enjoyable and pleasant experience.

Busy lifestyle?

Lessons can be arranged around your current family, work and social committments. And with instructors all over the city we can meet you almost anywhere.

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