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This is free to anyone just click on the banner for the best Theory App on the market and save £25 on DVSA CDs.

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Welcome to 1st In Gear

Also Trading as Cardiff Driver Training (CDT)


We pride ourselves in giving excellent training that gives drivers the knowledge and skills to be safe on today's roads.


5 Good reasons for learning with 1st In Gear. 

  • Patience, skilled Driving Instructors who will COACH you Safe Driving Skills for Life.                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Comprehensive handouts for home study.                                                                                                                                        
  • New excellent Free Theory App, no need to purchase any CDs saving £25. (see at the top of this page)

  • Easy to drive vehicles for you to learn in so that you can concentrate on the road.

  • Training with us is affordable, enjoyable, knowledgeable and all in a friendly atmosphere. 


Call 07754683321 now.

Please leave a message if I do not answer the phone, I could be teaching, thank you.


We are passionate about the training you will receive from us and are therefore committed to Continuous Professional Development to ensure that we are trained to a high standard to deliver you the best driver training.


Assessed by the Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency, to make sure a high standard of training is being achieved and that the quality of Driver Coaching is relevant, inclusive and that learning takes place.

We believe that our prices are competitive for Driving Tuition.

We deliver the following driver training : -

Learner drivers                                        £20 per hour (discount for block bookings)

Pass Plus courses                                 £20 per hour

Fleet driver training                                 £30 per hour (with written report)

Advanced driver training                         £20 per hour (registered with IAM) 

Taxi training                                              £ 25 per hour

Skills check                                               £20 per hour 

LGV and PCV Driver CPC courses      £50 (plus £8.75 DSA database costs)


This school of motoring is a partnership between Jeff Traylor and Robin Davies, we have been delivering driver training for over 17 years and you can depend on us to coach safe driving skills for life.

We are happy to speak to you so please contact us for more information if you cannot find the answer to your questions on this web-site.

If you are interested in any of the above courses please call on 07754683321.

Please quote that you found us on the internet.