Driving Schools in Hua Hin

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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by HuntingTigers » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:12 am

STEVE G wrote:... they successfully got her through the test in a week.
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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Khundon1975 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:05 am

For Baht 500, they would have got her through the test in 30 seconds. :wink:
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Post by STEVE G » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:21 am

A Thai driving test isn't very demanding anyway.
Basically you have to drive around a "road" painted on the car park of the test centre, reverse into a box and then reverse into a parking space as if you were parallel parking and that is pretty much it.

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Post by Big Boy » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:26 am

STEVE G wrote:A Thai driving test isn't very demanding anyway.
Basically you have to drive around a "road" painted on the car park of the test centre, reverse into a box and then reverse into a parking space as if you were parallel parking and that is pretty much it.
That would reduce my chances down to less than 50% then :oops: :oops:
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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Nereus » Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:51 am

Big Boy wrote:
STEVE G wrote:A Thai driving test isn't very demanding anyway.
Basically you have to drive around a "road" painted on the car park of the test centre, reverse into a box and then reverse into a parking space as if you were parallel parking and that is pretty much it.
That would reduce my chances down to less than 50% then :oops: :oops:


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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by STEVE G » Sun Aug 29, 2010 2:04 pm

You can always do Asian style parallel parking where you set up alongside the car in front and then just leave it there and go shopping for half an hour with the hazard lights on.

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Post by migrant » Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:31 pm

STEVE G wrote:You can always do Asian style parallel parking where you set up alongside the car in front and then just leave it there and go shopping for half an hour with the hazard lights on.
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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Blyish » Fri Dec 10, 2010 6:44 pm

Just wanted to mention that I stopped by the driving school today and they quoted me 4000 baht for 10 hours (automatic car) or 3600 baht for a manual car. They assure me that's enough to pass the test. A little scary that they're given driving licenses to people who have been behind a wheel for just 10 hours.

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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by T.I.G.R. » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:11 pm

Maybe I missed it the two times we've been to the DMV, but I don't remember anyone taking a driving test. There's a movie they have to watch, and the thing with the strings so they can see if you're blind or not and that's about it.

I honestly have never heard of a driving school here; we (my Thai wife and I) thought everyone just learned "on the job"s as we say in the States.

My wife has been licensed for twenty years and she won't drive in Hua Hin.....I doubt I would either if I had a choice.

Good luck, but let her get some experience outside of town before she tries doing much driving in traffic.

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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Blyish » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:31 pm

T.I.G.R. wrote:Maybe I missed it the two times we've been to the DMV, but I don't remember anyone taking a driving test. There's a movie they have to watch, and the thing with the strings so they can see if you're blind or not and that's about it.

I honestly have never heard of a driving school here; we (my Thai wife and I) thought everyone just learned "on the job"s as we say in the States.
There's a test. I went there with a friend when she took it. As for learning to drive on your own, I think it's the best option too, except some people might not have a car to practice with.

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Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by thavin29 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:52 pm

Hi

All need to begin figuring out how to drive again in Hua Hin. There used to be a school close to the Gee Aung Thung Supermarket however it appears have gone at this point. Does anybody know where they have moved to or another driving school?

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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by StevePIraq » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:31 pm

There is a big new driving school going out on Pala U Road a short distance before the Artist center.
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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Aussie69 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:19 pm

Wait, I'm confused. Driving school in Thailand? I think the OP is confused.

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Re: Driving Schools in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:54 pm

StevePIraq wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:31 pm
There is a big new driving school going out on Pala U Road a short distance before the Artist center.
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