Terms And Conditions

Learndrive Ltd acts as an agency for your self employed driving instructor. The contract for service (tuition) is between yourself and your appointed learndrive instructor. Learndrive LTD driving school is a separate trading entity which has been authorized to act as a booking agent. Learndrive LTD, are at no time liable for the instructors actions and cannot be held liable for actions of third parties or circumstances beyond its control. Please note that all major driving schools in the UK (e.g. BSM and the AA) operate in this way with self-employed instructors.

TEST

We cannot guarantee that you will be at a high enough standard to take your practical test after your course. The Pupil must reach a standard considered safe by the instructor before being allowed to take the tuition vehicle on Driving Test. The instructor’s decision must be accepted as final. This is in the interest of the pupil, examiner and other road users and is as a precautionary road safety measure. It is not our policy, nor that of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to allow a pupil to take the Driving Test for the “experience”. Test fee is non refundable. The school cannot be held responsible for cancellation of test due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control.

Your test will be booked at any of the centres in the North West area. Due to driving test availability and any circumstances beyond our control it may be necessary for us to adjust your details (centre or time of test) in order to fit in with other arrangements and our booking process. Your test will be arranged for end of course.

PASS AGREEMENT

The free tuition provided in the pass agreement will usually be  on a one to one basis and up to 3 hours inclusive of test time per month and a minimum four weeks notice is required. The pass agreement is valid for up to 2 months from the last date of your course.

Due to Data Protection we will not discuss any pupil’s individual aspect of the course without there written consent. Cancellations that have not paid the deposit amount will be liable for this amount.

CUSTOMER PAYMENT SCHEME

When making a booking a minimum deposit of £130.00 is required paid direct to Learndrive LTD. Deposits are non-refundable, non transferable and last for 6 months. No other refund of monies paid will be given unless 21 days clear working days notice has been given. In the event of any alteration, non payment or failure to attend course an instructor fee may be incurred. By making a booking you agree that we may book your test and any alteration/instructor fee be taken from the credit/debit card details provided.

Due to Data Protection we will not discuss any pupil’s individual aspect of the course without their written consent. Cancellations that have not paid the deposit amount will be liable to this amount. All cancellations must be in writing.

After deposit paid following payments can then be paid on or before arrival. Further payments received before arrival will be held in the Learndrive instructors clients holding account. This money is being held on behalf of you and the instructor. This money is not normally passed onto the instructor until the first day of your course. We may pass on your card details to the hotel; for non-arrivals and / or cancellations after 12pm on the day, the first days balance will be charged to your card.

COURSE INFORMATION

Please ensure that you have the card part of your photo card driving licence. Failure to have this will mean that you may not be able to take the  driving test. You will still have to pay and complete your course in full.

Total hours in car will include travel to and from test centre and the test and debrief time. If a test is not required then this time will be given as tuition time. With your permission your photo may be taken after taking test, we may use this for Facebook and other promotional use, should you not wish us to do so please advise us accordingly.

CONDUCT

If there are signs of alcohol or substance abuse then tuition will be lost until the pupil is in a fit condition to legally drive. Any abusive, offensive or other such conduct will not be tolerated and the course may be terminated without notice. We cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred due to misconduct.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy notice is for this website; 
Served by S. Mitchell, Learndrive Ltd, 28 Burwood Drive, Blackpool, Lancs. FY3 8NS 
 
The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.
Learndrive is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal data received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal data we collect and how we may use it. When you contact us to make a booking or enquiry, we will ask you for your name, address, postcode, phone number(s)  email address and where necessary  provisional licence number and  payment information. All monetary transactions are conducted through a secure third party web server (inc Pay-Pal and Merchant Services) We may share personal data that we collect from you with relevant third parties; i.e hoteliers & driving instructors (relevant contact information).
 
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal data which you have given us. You can check, update or remove your personal details by emailing us.If you have an enquiry or concern about our privacy policy, please contact us.  Your information is held on file for as long as required by law.
 
We love to post comments, photos of passes etc. on social media and other marketing campaigns – so if you are happy for us to do this we may take a photo of you at the end of your course (no problem if not). We will not subscribe you to any mailing list however we may contact you regards course offers or feedback or anything we feel may be of interest to you. If you would not like us to contact you please let us know.