Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
Learn to Drive with David is also known as Check Your Mirrors SOM, and as such these terms and conditions relate to both Learn to Drive with David and Check your Mirrors SOM.
It is the responsibility of the pupil to make sure that they have a valid
Your entitlement to drive (UK Provisional Driving Licence and Share Driver Information) and your eyesight will be checked on the first lesson. You must be able to read a car registration plate at a minimum of 20.5 meters old style number plate or 20m for the new style. If it is found that your eyesight is not to the standard for driving or your driving
Price list and Promotions
Standard Lesson price is £26.00 per hour, a lesson is regarded as 1Hr in duration
Offers and promotions are open to all new pupils to Learn to Drive with David, who has not been outsourced by another driving school (if you have been outsourced by another driving school then the outsourcing driving schools terms and conditions will apply) also providing that no practical test is booked and who has a provisional UK driving licence. If a pupil has a practical test booked then no starter offers will apply. A pupil who has a practical test booked will require a minimum of 6 hours of tuition before the practical test. All other offers and pricing will apply.
Lesson 2 is for one 2hr lesson and may be upgraded to another package in the start Promotion, but only within 48hrs of the first lesson. Cost £48.00
Start 6 is for 6 hrs of lessons to be taken as 3 sessions of 2 hrs and will be charged at £126.00.
Start 10 is for 10 hrs of lessons to be taken as 5 sessions of 2 hrs and will be charged at £210.00.
Block 10 is for 10 hours of lessons and will be charged at £230.00, The lessons can only be taken as 5 lessons of 2hrs or more and must be paid for in advance.
Loyalty Offer. For every 10 hrs that is taken a reduction of the hours needed for the hire of the car for the Practical test will be ½ hr providing that all other terms and conditions are met, as laid down within these terms and conditions, there will be no cash alternative to this promotion.
Prices, Offers, and Promotions are for new clients only from November
Pupils may book their own driving test but only with the consent of the instructor, if they wish the instructor to book tests, either practical or theory tests, then full payment for the test is to be paid to the instructor before the booking is made at the current DVSA price.
If you wish to use of the vehicle for the practical driving test, you must pay in advance of the practical test date for the hire of the car at the current rate of a minimum of 2.5 times the Standard Hourly Rate, this covers the time for getting to the test
Intensive courses are charged at the full Hourly rate and subject to availability, they are usually taken as 1 or 2-week course. The cost of Theory and Practical tests may also be added to the cost of the course.
Beginner-: No previous experience 40+hrs
Novice:- Had a few lessons 30+hr
Competent: -generally covered all the syllabus 20+hrs
Test standard: -Failed a test or considered as test-ready 6+hrs
(The amount of hours needed is also depending on how quickly you learn and is intended as a guide only).
Intensive courses will require a 30% deposit and all test fees paid in advance of acceptance to the course, with the full amount payable on the commencement of the course.
Cancellations and Termination
A pupil may cancel a lesson or change the duration by giving a minimum of 48hrs notice. Otherwise, the lesson is chargeable on the second cancellation and may be charged for the duration of the original booking regardless of the actual duration of the lesson and any loyalty offer will be forfeited. Similarly, if the instructor cancels with less than 48hrs on the notice then the instructor will rearrange the lesson at a time that that suits the instructor and the pupil at no charge, unless the reason for cancellation by the instructor is for the first cancellation of fewer than 48 hrs, mechanical breakdown of vehicle, Theft of vehicle, Accident in vehicle, extreme bad weather or force majeure.
The instructor reserves the right to cancel a lesson at short notice if it is suspected that the pupil may be unfit to drive due to the effects of alcohol, drugs (prescribed or otherwise) or any other condition that would cause his/her driving to be illegal and will be charged for the lesson.
If a pupil fails to contact the instructor for 14 days after a lesson (Unless previously agreed with the instructor) then the pupil will be deemed to have ceased their driving tuition or the pupil wishes to cease tuition at the pupils request then all offers will cease.
Any monies that are owed to you by the instructor will be returned to you, where an offer is in place
Your rights as a consumer
These Terms and Conditions are stated to avoid misunderstanding and do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer and are Based on the ADI code of practice.
last updated 12/01/2019 (Version 1.09)