Driving School – Terms for Driving Lessons
A valid driving license must be produced on the first lesson, any endorsements must be declared
Pupils must attend in a fit and proper state for lessons and should not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Passengers are not permitted on lessons
Any change of pick up / drop off must be given 24hours before the lesson.
Driving School – Terms – cancellation policy
If you wish to cancel a driving lesson you must let the driving instructor know BEFORE 12PM THE DAY BEFORE YOUR LESSON else the full lesson cost will be chargeable. Should an instructor cancel a lesson, that lesson will be made up at the instructors earliest convenience.
The Driving school do aim to be sympathetic to emergency events and will always wherever possible try to fit you in either on a different day through the same week OR a double lessons the following week to make it up.
An instructor will wait outside the pick up point for 15 minutes before leaving should the pupil not show. This lesson then becomes chargeable at full lesson rate.
Driving School – Terms -payments
Single lesson payment is due at the start of each lesson.
Prices may increase with 2 weeks notice.
Block payment for driving lessons should be made payable to the driving instructor in advance of the lessons. It is the responsibility of the learner to keep count of the lessons taken for the block. Please note where a driving lesson is cancelled late a lesson will be lost through the block payment.
Fast Pass course fees require a 50% deposit upon booking and the balance is payable on the 1st lesson.
No refunds will be given for single or block bookings by the driving school. Deposits for fast pass will not be refunded should a learner decide not to go ahead. Refunds are at the discretion of the driving instructor to whom the pupil is placed. Laugh n Pass hold no payments from the pupils.
Test day fee may be a fixed charge (discuss with your instructor)
If a pupil books a test without the consent of the driving instructor that instructor can refuse the use of the car
Before a test the pupil must have taken no less than 6 consecutive lessons.
Pupils will be required to pay for damages when out on test such as knocks to the wing mirror or tyre damage. (Incident damage is covered via the insurance policy)
It is the pupils responsibility to check with the driving instructor prior to the test that all bulbs are working and tyres are adequate.
It is the pupils responsibility to take to the test their driving license.
In the event that the driving test on the day should not go ahead for a mechanical reason, the driving instructor will pay for another test date for the pupil. One hour payment for the lesson prior to test will be required only.
the driving instructor cannot be held financially responsible where due to unforseen circumstances such as adverse weather or heavy traffic an appointment to the test centre is not made on time.
Driving School – Terms – Lessons with independent associated Driving instructors.
You may have received a call from a driving instructor who works alongside our Driving School. Prices and terms of business may vary.
Once a lesson is booked the learner then has an agreement with that instructor and NOT Laugh n Pass Driving School. (we cannot be held responsible for their actions)
If you are unsatisfied with any element of your Driving Lesson you should take this up initially with the instructor who is teaching you at the time, and also advise the school of your grievence .
Laugh n Pass take their relationship with associated driving Instructors very serious and If you feel that a Driving Instructor is damaging the reputation of Laugh n Pass as being an ‘associated Driving School then please advise us on 07810877299.
Booking a Driving Test
Learners must not book a test without consent of their Driving Instructor and Learners must also carry out a minimum of 6 consecutive lessons prior to a test. Where this is not the case the instructor has the right to withdraw the use of the vehicle on the day.
Any learner that comes to the school from another must take a minimum of 9 hours.
The driving school would appreciate that should a learner driver not be happy with the driving instructor that they have been allocated or should a learner driver have any form of complaint or grievances then please contact the office on 07810877299
all matters will be discussed in the greatest of confidence.
Please check with the associated driving Instructor as they may have there own terms and conditions in place. ALL instructors work and abide by the DSA code of conduct and are all fully qualified again if you are unhappy please let us know.