Not all driving schools are made equal

Learn to drive the RSA way and you'll not only pass the test faster, you'll pay less doing it...
and for those that are still not happy we offer a 100% money back guarantee.

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We're not like the other driving schools

At RSA School of Motoring we believe you should be in control of your lessons. We think that means being able to choose your instructor and having the ability to book your own lessons online. We think that is far more convenient for you and your instructor.

It's our job to connect you with the right instructor. Using our custom booking platform you can choose your instructor and you will work with them directly. Once you have set up your account you can login in anywhere, anytime and pay for lessons, manage your own bookings, work through our EDT training course and more...

How our booking platform works...

Pick Your Location

1. Go to our booking page
2. Pick your nearest location

Pick Your Instructor

3. Review instructors operating near you.
4. Choose a time for your first lesson.

Pick Your Package

5. Pick a lesson package and pay online.
6. Login anytime to manage your lessons.

The benefits of choosing us...

Never miss a driving lesson

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Get driving lesson reminders and driving lesson updates direct to your inbox.

Take Control of Your Lessons

book driving lesson 247  

Login 24/7 to book more lessons, move or cancel a lesson or purchase more...

Online EDT training course

Online EDT training course 

Work your way through our online EDT course and driving test guides.

Automatic and Manual Instructors

automatic driving lessons in Cork 

We do our best to provide manual and automatic driving lessons across Westmeath & Offaly.

Male & Female Driving Instructors

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We have male and female driving instructors available across Offaly & Westmeath.

Unrivaled Reputation

Online EDT training course 

We have over 250+ verifed Google reviews. We will get you past the test.

With driving lesson packages starting from just €127 why not visit our booking platform site now and book your driving lessons in minutes.

Alternatively give us a call now on 045 256987 and one of our support staff can help get you booked in

What you get when you pick us

As a student of RSA School of Motoring you get more. Why? Glad you asked...

Leinster's best instructors

Only instructors that meet our high standards work with us. Each one is vetted through a intensive interview and training process

Comprehensive curriculum

Lessons with us don't just start and finish in the car. Work through our 16 module support email course based around the EDT and driving test.

100% money back guarantee

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If you're not happy then we definitely aren't happy. If you're not satisfied after your first lesson we'll give you your money back*

Secure online payments

Quick easy online payments help you book lessons fast. And if you're looking for a personalised gift voucher, order from us and you'll have it in seconds.

Automatic or Manual

With us you can learn in automatic or manual and switch at anytime. Choose which transmission you want to use when you order and we'll handle the rest.

We come to you

We understand that our students often need their lessons to work around hectic schedules. That's why you can start your lesson from home, work or college.

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Driving Lessons Rathowen

At Long Last... A Driving School Rathowen Locals Choose Every Time

About RathowenA Driving School Westmeath Loves

Rathowen is a small village in County Westmeath, Ireland, on the N4 national primary route. Rathowen reference

Learning to Drive in Rathowen: An Eye Opening Driver Training Solution

When we were in school many of us had our favorite teachers, those that engaged us and made learning fun. And then we had the opposite, those teachers that had no place in the classroom. Not all teachers are made equal and that is certainly no less true with approved driving instructors. It's not as simple as searching 'Driving Lessons Rathowen' and choosing the first driving school you stumble upon. Who will you trust to provide you with that exciting and engaging experience?

You should demand a driving school with a reputation built on practical experience and driving test passes. A place where students are consistently getting through the driving test.

Paul Murray - I passed

Paul Murray

Paul Murray - I did it!

Just Passed My Test In Tallaght With RSA. My Wife Passed Aswell And We Couldnt Praise The Professionalism Enough And It Was First Time For Both Of Us Sitting The Test. Anyone Looking To Pass Call The RSA School Of Motoring Now� Top CLASS.

The Most Outstanding Driving Lessons in Rathowen

Why We Label Our School, The Leading Driving School in Rathowen

We have helped countless pupils pass the driving test so before you carry on your search we urge you to think about RSA School of Motoring for your driving lessons in Rathowen. Read on to discover why.

Our instructors have been trained to quickly figure out what standard your driving is at, where your bad habits lie and what remedial measures need to be taken to guarantee you make the most progress possible from each lesson with us.

Something we see a lot is pupils coming back for a follow-up driving lesson having forgotten much of what was covered in the driving lesson before. To aid with this we've designed our own unique training guides and tutorials to support you throughout your driver training.

No other Rathowen Driving Schools provide free content like ours. We've noticed that students retain information 3-4 times faster with our email study training. Lessons come and go quick and it is easy to fail to remember what you have been taught. Our extra lesson content means you can follow up on what was discussed before the next driving lesson guaranteeing you never lose time and money going over the same things twice.

Driving Test Brain Teaser
Questions From The Driving Test

How should you approach a green light that has been green from the first time you have seen it?

Approach with caution at a speed which would enable you to stop safely if necessary, preferably in 3rd gear or lower.

We believe taking driving lessons in Rathowen needs to be exciting and relaxed. We've witnessed repeatedly nerves and fear holding back a students progress. It's our responsibility to make sure you are happy in the driver's seat. Our driving instructors are trained beyond the standard requirements to ensure you get only the best. Being a student you are only as good as the training you receive and that training has to be catered to your own personal needs. In the end it is precisely what being a driving instructor is all about. You, our student, and your safe progression into a skilled driver.

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Niamh O' Farrell - Passed in Kildare

Niamh O' Farrell

Niamh O' Farrell Another student passes

Just passed my test this morning all thanks to the help from amazing instructor! I had taken the test twice over the last few years and failed and wasn't thrilled about trying it a 3rd time because of the previous results, but got recommended to by a friend so after only 3 hours in total of pre tests I passed, delighted! knows what he is talking about and guides you through the testing routes very calmly,professionally and puts you at ease with the overall test and what is expected of you. I can't recommend him enough as an instructor and I wouldn't have passed without him. Thanks a mill :)

What's the difference?

Which category do you belong to? You have an certain test coming up or you want to start preparing for one before you book. Or you have never driven before and need to get your Essential Driver Training underway.

Essential Driver Training: What is it?

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It is an sad reality that Ireland is among the worst countries in Europe for road deaths and accidents. The Road Safety Authority were required to do something so they launched a brand new training syllabus that all new drivers have to finish. The Essential Driver Training or EDT.

The EDT syllabus requires that 12 structured lessons have to be finished, stamped and submitted to the RSA website by a registered ADI.

In an attempt to lower accidents and fill the apparent driving skills gap that many new learners were lacking, the 12 lesson syllabus was created.

This hopefully has given you some insight into why the EDT exists.

Want to book your EDT Driving Lessons in Westmeath? Then call 046 9046800

The Test: Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

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The art of driving properly and the skill of passing the driving test should not be mistaken as the equivalent. You should already have the vital driving skills and road safety knowledge prior to filling out an application for the driving test. Pretest training is about understanding the test itself and how you can beat it.

If you have to prepare for the driving test then your brain is probably a wash with different emotions. Anxiety about screwing up, fear of nerves getting the best of you or just fear of the unknown. But with RSA School of Motoring you don't have to fret.

It is standard procedure by many driving instructors to keep delivering driving lessons until they 'think' you are ready. Often they will bring you to perform the driving test not really knowing if you will successfully pass or not. This is down to a total lack of understanding on how the tester thinks and grades you during the test. This is not how we do things. Our team of instructors have been trained by ex-testers so they fully understand the driving tester and what they are looking for from you on driving test day.

After training with us you’ll understand fully the four phases of the test and fully grasp exactly what the driving tester is searching for from you, how they will consult with you on the day and why and when the driving tester will grade the sheet.

Check out pretest lessons in Westmeath here... or Call 046 9046800 now to book your pretest package.

Driving Test Brain Teaser
Questions From The Driving Test

What side of the road should your passengers alight from, especially children?

Pavement side.

Westmeath Test Centres

Mullingar Test Centre

  • Government Offices, Bellview Estate- Dublin Road, Mullingar
  • 1890406040
  • 9 weeks
Mullingar Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 56.97%
Got a driving test at Mullingar Test Centre coming up? Beat the average pass rate. Book your Pretest Driving Lessons in Mullingar Now

Athlone Test Centre

  • McCormacks Shopping Centre, Dublin Road, Athlone
  • 1890406040
  • 11 weeks
Athlone Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 58.23%
Got a driving test at Athlone Test Centre coming up? Beat the average pass rate. Book your Pretest Driving Lessons in Athlone Now
Book Your Westmeath Pretest & Car Hire Package Today

Are you are driving test know it all?
Pop Quiz

What is the significance if the driver flashes his/her lights at you?

Take note of his/her presence.

Rathowen Gift Vouchers ?

Certainly. And when it comes to gift ideas, a driving lesson gift card must be one of the greatest there is when it comes to altering the life of that special someone. Make someones day extra special with a Rathowen Driving School Gift Voucher from RSA School of Motoring.

Learning to drive in an automatic in Rathowen

If you wish to driving lessons in an automatic in Rathowen then you are not the only one and we can help you. Book your automatic driving lessons with us now.

Are you are driving test know it all?
Pop Quiz

What is recommended when carrying a child?

Child restraints and car seats.

Pick up & Drop off?

Indeed. We acknowledge that young adults today have very hectic lives so as component of our service we include free pick-up and drop off from your Westmeath house, college or workplace*.

Do you have female driving instructors in Rathowen?

You got it right! Our highly trained female driving instructors are ready and waiting to teach you to drive. People joke about female drivers. Not any more. Book your lessons with one of our female instructors and find out why they are some of the best instructors in Rathowen.

Are you are driving test know it all?
Pop Quiz

What does an amber traffic light mean?

Stop, if it is safe to do so.

Give yourself the edge

Your Rathowen driving lesson can start and finish in what seems like only minutes. Remembering all this fresh information in a driving lesson environment is difficult. But we make the whole thing easier. So that you can develop fast and to help you remember each of the driving techniques and principles our instructors practice with you, we have created our own exclusive home study email course distributed straight to your inbox to support you throughout your Essential Driver Training all the way to the driving test. Why? Because not all driving schools are made equal.

Driving Test Car Hire Rathowen

In the event you arrive for you test in a vehicle that isn't fit to drive you'll instantly fail and chuck €85 out of the window. And for 10% of all applicants, this is precisely what occurs. Damaged tyres, faulty lights and inappropriate car insurance are just a handful of reasons driving tests fail to go ahead. We always counsel that you hire a professional driving school car to ensure that your driving test goes ahead and you send the right message to the driving tester. Book your pretest & car Hire Deal with us today.

We would be happy to help you learn to drive so give us a call now to discuss your driving lesson needs. You won't be disappointed.

Pass your driving test first time with RSA School of Motoring Westmeath... Call 046 9046800