Once youve gained some experience with an instructor, if possible, get a friend or relative to take you out for extra practice on the road. One of the key ingredients of driving is gaining experience which brings with it confidence. So spend as much time as you can behind the wheel. There are rules about who can accompany a learner they must be over 21 and have had a full licence for over 3 years. Make sure you have the relevant insurance in place, too.