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08th Mar 2018

Ireland’s first driving school for kids is opening this month

The kids will love this.

Laura Holland

The kids will love this.

Ireland’s first ever driving school for kids will open this month, and it sounds like a great idea. The folks from Tayto Park have joined forces with leading car brand Nissan to create the driving school for children.

The Nissan Driving School at Tayto Park gives kids the chance to learn the rules of the road and to test their driving skills on a purpose-built, road marked traffic course before leaving with their own replica driving licence.

The track, which will open to the public on Saturday, March 24, can accommodate 20 miniature battery-operated Nissan cars at one time with the new attraction set to give young drivers a real experience of what it is like to take to the road.

Kids will enjoy a short video demonstration at the new attraction’s Learning Theatre, where they will learn the rules of the road before negotiating the traffic course.

Speaking at the launch, Founder of Tayto Park, Raymond Coyle said:

“Here at Tayto Park we’re always looking for innovative and creative ways to enhance the experience for families at our theme park and zoo.

The Nissan Driving School at Tayto Park will be the first of its kind in Ireland of which I’m sure will be very popular among our younger visitors this season.

I’m delighted to welcome Nissan to Tayto Park as this marks a milestone as the first sponsored attraction at the park.”