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Postby ant98 » Wed Oct 05, 2005 5:11 pm

Hey ppl..i had just came to KL...
im plannin to get myself a driver's liscence...
can u guys give me some idea of where can i find a driving school...
some where near..Imbi, Pudu or even better near JLN Peel
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Re: Driving School??

Postby Patrice » Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:26 pm

ant98 wrote:Hey ppl..i had just came to KL...
im plannin to get myself a driver's liscence...
can u guys give me some idea of where can i find a driving school...
some where near..Imbi, Pudu or even better near JLN Peel


Do you have a driver license in Taiwan? If yes, it may me much more convenient to transfer the license into a Malaysian driving license. Much cheaper and no need to pass again the exams.
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Postby dotP » Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:58 am

ant98 wrote:Hey ppl..i had just came to KL...
im plannin to get myself a driver's liscence...
can u guys give me some idea of where can i find a driving school...
some where near..Imbi, Pudu or even better near JLN Peel


What Patrice says is correct.

If you have a driving license with english explanations, you can do a direct conversion at RTD, Putrajaya. If not, you need to get a translation at the respected Embassy to english for the conversion.

Or you can also do a international driving license at the RTD, Putrajaya. It's a written test I guess. I'm really not sure on this.

Driving school? Would advise on using

Surfine Hitech Sdn Bhd
No. 4586, Jln Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Phone: 03-4044 8013

Metro Driving Academy Sdn Bhd 65.87%
No. 2, Jln Usj 7/3, Taman Seafield Jaya, 47610 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Phone: 03-5636 9898

Surfine Hitech Sdn Bhd
145, Jln Besar, Salak Selatan, 57100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Phone: 03-7982 6035

...but near your place would be

Kuala Lumpur Driving School
No. 291, Jln Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Phone: 03-9222 5592

Sekolah Memandu K L Sdn Bhd
No. 291, Jln Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Phone: 03-9223 0678

And....ant98, Please check with JPJ what's your status - they are very helpful! And tips on finding a good driving school is drop in a few, ask abour pricing and procedures, and make sure there's no hidden cost. There will be differences in charges, but differences of hundreds of ringgit is really something you should be wary of. Ask them questions, see to that you're fully understand on information given by them.

Then if you're a girl, never wear a short skirt, whether if you're going to the centre for the written test...or learning how to drive. NEVER!

If you're a guy, don't be sloppy, be smart...if you can't *gIggLes* Act SmarT!...and don't try to be 'Get Smart'!

Anyway. Good luck!
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Postby vik1955 » Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:19 am

Then if you're a girl, never wear a short skirt, whether if you're going to the centre for the written test...or learning how to drive. NEVER!


Also do not wear a spagetti or low cut top !

Pat and Dotp are correct, if you already have a driver's license try to have it converted to a malaysian license. If you can't drive or don't have a license then go the Driving school route.
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Postby dotP » Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:40 pm

vik1955 wrote:Also do not wear a spagetti or low cut top !


Agreed, unless you're trying to hit on the handsome instructor. *LoL*
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Postby ant98 » Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:58 pm

thank u ppl...
ill try to call each driving school near by my place...
actually i dont hav a liscence at Taiwan..but States
howeva... i dont hav it now..due to an accidence in states...
(long story la... hahaaa)
therefore sure i need to go through test...
by the way..my friends suggest me to buy one since i knw how to drive..
but i dont wana get caught n involve in something stupid...
how do u guys think neh??

n i also hav another question.. its about the local car here...
since imported car r quite expensive compare to US...
so im plannin to buy a local car such as proton..
but im scare about their QC level... therefore i wish u ppl can give me some support...
if it is possible... plz recoomend me some good car to buy....
my budget is about 70K...

thank u!!
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Postby dotP » Sat Oct 08, 2005 9:08 pm

Budget 70K can get you many cars...dude!

Make up your mind...you have good Korean cars...but locally assembled.

Maybe a used car may be better. Are you here for long staying or for one - two years?
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Postby ant98 » Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:44 pm

actually im not sure for how long would i stay....
im a malaysian bt never live here...
howeva... i do knw there r many car which i could choose...
so far which i knw are..
'
Savvy - Proton
Aveo- Chevrolet
Swift - Suzuki
Picanto, Rio - Kia

thats so far all i knw... i prefer a new car instead of 2nd hand..
since i had lived at states b4...we dont believe at 2nd hand dealer at all..
hahaa...
howeva plz give me some suggestion...
cuz i dont knw which car is better for me at all...
i would like a compact car...n of cuz...wont crash out all da time...
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Postby Patrice » Sat Oct 08, 2005 11:33 pm

ant98 wrote:actually im not sure for how long would i stay....
im a malaysian bt never live here...
howeva... i do knw there r many car which i could choose...
so far which i knw are..
'
Savvy - Proton
Aveo- Chevrolet
Swift - Suzuki
Picanto, Rio - Kia

thats so far all i knw... i prefer a new car instead of 2nd hand..
since i had lived at states b4...we dont believe at 2nd hand dealer at all..
hahaa...
howeva plz give me some suggestion...
cuz i dont knw which car is better for me at all...
i would like a compact car...n of cuz...wont crash out all da time...


for 70K, I would rather go for the new Kia Rio or Swift. Not sure if the Rion has already been launched, but it was supposed to be in October.
If you want to save money, and go for local, even if some may disagree, Iwould rather buy a Perodua Myvi than a Savvy. Id you understand why an airbag is useful, you would go for a Mivy :lol:

Not sure to understand the full story about your licence, but if you still have the licecne with you (Even if not usable in US), you may be able to use it here. That woudl be in any case better than buying a fake one IMHO.
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Postby ant98 » Sun Oct 09, 2005 7:50 pm

actually i do wana buy a myvi but dealer told me..ill hav to wait for at least 6 to 8 months...its way to long for me...
i think ill go for Swift...since most ppl suggest me to buy it...
about my liscence... i dont hva it with me...it is in LAPD's hand.. then i guess u guys knw what suppose to happen...
howeva ill go for a driving school... n c what can they do for me loh...
i heard tat the liscence which i can buy is same as da real one...
is it true... or it is fake...
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