TERMS & CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions give you important information about driving lessons from Licence To Drive school of motoring and by taking lessons you hereby agree to the terms and conditions here.

Driving Tuition

  • To book or alter dates/times please contact your instructor direct , as they will be able to advise immediately on the latest vacancies.
  • The Instructor shall provide you with driving tuition at the rate per hour as agreed prior to commencement of lessons. You will be given a current pricing list so you can make in informed decision which method of payment is best for you (e.g. Pay as you go or Block bookings).
  • In the event of mechanical breakdown of the vehicle in which you have been learning to drive, or for any other reasonable reason, the Instructor reserves the right to rearrange a driving lesson to a time convenient to both you and the Instructor.
  • Lessons will be for a minimum of 2 hour's duration if for any reason the instructor is running late he will make a concerted effort to inform the pupil of his estimated time of arrival. Should the delay be greater than 10 minutes this time will be adjusted either by holding to credit or extending the next suitable lesson, this will be made at the instructors own discretion.
  • All fees include pupil cover whilst driving the School vehicle, (provided the pupil has a valid provisional licence), and is accompanied by, or under the direction of a Driving Standards Agency A.D.I (Car) or on a Driving Test with an approved DSA Examiner(s).
  • If in the view of the Instructor, the pupil is unfit to carry out the lesson safely, due to self-induced circumstances (e.g. Alcohol or Drugs) a cancellation charge will apply.
  • The training car is a NO Smoking area. If you require a cigarette or comfort break mid-lesson no extra time will be added on.
  • Unlike some schools, our instructors will not "piggy back" (have the current and next / previous pupil in the car at the same time) unless both pupils are picked up from the same address and are happy for the other to sit in on their lesson.

Damage to the vehicle

  • The training vehicles will be maintained in good condition but it is impossible to keep them spotless inside and out! Cold drinks only will be allowed but you will be responsible for any interior cleaning costs due to spillages or stains howsoever caused by you.
  • Minor scuffs and scratches to wheels and mirrors etc. are inevitable sometimes, however you will not be held responsible for any repair and consequential costs unless caused wilfully.

Requirements

  • To take on-road lessons, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the required licence to drive under the tuition of an Instructor. To have driving lessons in a motor vehicle, you must be at least 17 years old (unless you are disabled, in which case you must be at least 16 years old) and hold a valid provisional driving licence. You will be required to show your Driving Licence to your Instructor at the start of you first lesson.

Payment

  • Block booking payments are not transferable between pupils.
  • You must pay for each lesson in advance or at the start of a lesson. Payment for the current or next lesson should be made direct to your instructor. We accept payment by Cash or Cheque (supported by a cheque guarantee card) Pre-payment lessons are accepted on the understanding no refunds will be given.
  • You must give the Instructor at least 24 hours notice if you wish to cancel or change a driving lesson, otherwise you may still be liable for the lesson fee in respect of that lesson.

The Driving Test

  • Always check dates with your instructor before booking a practical test. A minimum of 21 days notice is normally required.
  • The ADI reserves the right to withhold the training vehicle, if in the Instructors opinion; the pupil does not reach the required standard.
  • The school cannot be held responsible for Test Appointments being postponed or cancelled by the Driving Standards Agency. Furthermore we are not responsible for any failure of light bulbs etc during the Practical test. All bulbs/lights etc will be checked at the start of the lesson, with the candidate.
  • Test Fees are not included in the price of driving tuition.
  • On your Driving Test you must ensure that you bring with you your Theory Test Pass Certificate and Your valid UK or Northern Ireland Driving Licence (This must be either a new style photocard licence (both the photocard and the paper counter part) or an old style paper licence with a valid passport.

Personal Property

  • Licence to drive School of motoring accepts no liability for personal property that is left in any training vehicle.
  • All pupils should ensure that Mobile Phones are switched off, prior to entering the tuition vehicle, for safety reasons.