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My name is Steve and I am a fully qualified ADI offering automatic driving lessons in Stanley Common and nearby areas.

As a Pearson-accredited BTEC Level 4 Professional Award Holder in Coaching for Driver Development, I am passionate about providing a safe and enjoyable learning experience for all of my students.

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Ben Wright, from Stanley Common,
Ben Wright, from Stanley Common,successfully passed his driving test on 30/04/2024 at Chilwell.

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“I put off learning to drive for quite a while, but I finally discovered the ideal instructor in Steve. Not only did he impart the technicalities and practicalities of driving, but he also provided personal guidance. As a nervous learner, I lacked confidence behind the wheel, but after just one session with Steve, I gained a level of assurance I never thought possible.

“For those apprehensive about driving, Steve is the ultimate instructor. He exudes kindness, patience, and remarkable empathy. His lessons are customised to your individual needs, and he swiftly puts you at ease, fostering a relaxed atmosphere behind the wheel.

“Thanks to Steve's exceptional expertise in both driving and human behavior, I aced my driving test on the first attempt.”

Which course is right for you?

Explore below to find your perfect course. Let's drive together!

You are on the verge of changing your life forever by getting your driving licence, and the most important lessons are not close to the driving test, it’s right now! I will help you to create good driving habits, and it’s these habits which are going to help you become a natural driver, making your test much easier.

For your first driving lesson you will be driving… Learn More

Feeling anxious when it comes to learning how to drive can be somewhat depressing. However, did you know that many learners go through the same as you? What I am going to support you with is getting to feel comfortable and taking back control of your life and driving… Learn More

So you have already started to learn to drive, and you are thinking of passing your driving test. My special course for people like you who have already developed skills will help you save time and money, because I will not put you on a beginners’ course. In fact, I will use the knowledge you have as a platform for passing your driving test… Learn More

I know exactly why you have been failing your driving test, and actually it probably is not your fault. People who fail their test and want to change instructors do so because they feel they have not been trained fully and believe they are not 100% confident. All I want you to do is give me a call and tell me your story. I’ll then start to plan for your success… Learn More

Don’t let a crash define your driving experience. Join me for my “Post-Crash” training course and take the first step towards building confidence, enhancing your skills, and ensuring a safer journey on the road… Learn More

Despite having professional driving lessons, many overlook the need for ongoing training post-passing their driving test. With rapid technological advancements in cars and increasingly challenging driving conditions, staying updated is essential for maintaining safety and confidence on the road. Ready to enhance your skills and adapt to the changing driving landscape?… Learn More

Driving Success: A Safe, Supportive, and Value-Driven Approach

I strongly believe that there are three key ingredients to providing a great service as an ADI. Firstly, safety is of the utmost importance, which is why I place a strong emphasis on managing risk and keeping my students and their fellow road users safe.

Secondly, creating a positive and engaging learning environment is essential to helping my students achieve their goals.

Lastly, I always aim to provide excellent value for money to ensure that my students get the most out of their lessons.

Ryan Frost
Ryan FrostIlkeston
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Steve is excellent he puts your feelings first making you feel at ease and giving you confidence along the way. Can´t ask for a better teacher!