Learn to Drive The Clever Way

Welcome to Clever Stop Driving School Drogheda

Here at Clever Stop Driving School you will be inspired to learn and improve upon your driving skills. Margaret is a fully qualified and registered driving instructor with the Road Safety Authority. Our approach to teaching is client centred and pupils will be encouraged to enjoy learning and understand the importance of safe driving in a relaxed and calm manner. Your Instructor Margaret can offer updated experience and knowledge in Driving Instruction thanks to one of the highest regarded trainers in Ireland - Mr. Colm Branigan

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Services We offer

We offer Competitive prices for Essential Driver Training(EDT) lessons and pretest lessons for Category B(manual car). We provide the pupil with their EDT log book which is their record of lessons.

In addition to EDT lessons, we offer the pupil the choice of sponsor lessons, where general driving can be practiced and improved with our Driving Instructor after the 12 EDT lessons are completed.

You will have the option of hiring our dual controlled training car on the day of your driving test if required.


At Clever Stop driving school we offer pretest lessons at driving test centres such as Dundalk, Drogheda, Navan and Finglas.

We offer home pick up and drop off where possible.

We offer tailored learning approaches and listen to the pupils needs.

You the pupil have the option of pay as you go lessons or can choose block booking and receive a discount.

The training vehicle provided shall be kept tidy and hygienic.

EDT lessons shall be uploaded to the RSA Portal weekly.

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Road to Success


Step one

Study for your driver’s theory test

Step two

Book your theory test and pass

Step three

Apply for learners permit from your local NDLS office.

Step four

Book your driving lessons with us at Clever Stop driving school.

When you have completed these steps, then we work together for your driving goals!

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Frequently asked questions

What is EDT?

Essential Driver Training (EDT) is a mandatory training course that teaches fundamental driving skills to learner car drivers. The EDT course consists of 12 driving lessons. It is part of the RSA's Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) scheme and is intended to improve road safety. EDT is only part of the learning process; you will need lots of practice and may need more lessons to become a competent driver.

Do I need my own car to Learn to drive?

We advise pupils to learn in our manual training car to begin with, this helps gain experience driving before being comfortable in pupil's car. (Although each pupil's level of experience differs)

How long do I need to hold my learners permit before I can apply for my driving test?

Learners need to have held their permit for at least six months and completed all mandatory 12 EDT lessons before they can apply.

How Do I apply for my driving test?

You can apply at and currently the fee to apply is €85. There is more information to be found here.

How can I prepare for my driving test?

This website has some useful tips; Credit to the editor of Irish

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Price list

1 hour Lesson from


6 hour Lesson from


12 hour Lesson from


1 hour pretest lesson and car hire


Clever Stop pretest package/ 2 hour pretest and car hire



Contact Information

Call, text, or WhatsApp on 0894937142

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