Driving Instructor Terms & Conditions
These Driving Instructor Terms and Conditions are designed
for use by independent driving instructors that are not affiliated with a
driving school. This document may also be used by instructors who are
employed or otherwise retained by a driving school when providing tuition
outside of their contract with that school.
This document is compliant with the GDPR (General Data Protection
Regulation). The Data Protection clause in it refers to a Privacy Notice
available on request/attached, and you might wish to use our standard
Privacy Notice for this purpose: you can find it by clicking
It should be noted that this document is not designed for use by
instructors working through a school. A suitable document where the
instructor is affiliated with a driving school, Driving School Terms and
Conditions, is also available in this subfolder.
These terms and conditions assume that, generally, lessons are booked and
paid for in advance (usually in blocks). Terms regarding booking and
payment are worded accordingly. References to a pupil being charged for a
lesson should thus be taken as meaning that if, for example, a pupil has
paid for five lessons, one lesson will be deducted from that total when it
is ‘charged for’.
Optional clauses appear throughout the document including those allowing
pupils to take lessons in their own cars; and determining which party is
responsible for booking driving tests.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
This document should be used only where the driving instructor’s pupil is a
“consumer” as defined in the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (i.e. an individual
who receives services for his/her personal use and for purposes wholly or
mainly outside the purposes of any business of that individual or another).
The terms are suitable for use where the contract is an “on premises”, “off
premises” or “distance” contract as defined in the Consumer Contracts
(Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013. The
Regulations require you to supply certain information to pupils who are
consumers before they make an appointment for their first lesson. Where the
contract is an “off premises” or “distance” contract, the Regulations also
confer on the pupil certain rights to cancel his/her lessons, and we have
set these out in the terms themselves.
This document has been updated to take full account of the Consumer Rights
Act 2015 and the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and
Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.
This document duplicates the Driving Instructor Terms of Business (also
updated) available in Service Agreements > Services Business Terms.
These Driving Instructor Terms and Conditions contain the following
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Driving Instructor
3. Driving Lessons – Booking, cancellation, delays
4. Lessons – Location, length
5. Fees and Payment
6. My Obligations
7. Your Obligations
8. Vehicles and Insurance
9. Driving Tests
10. Cancellation and Termination
12. Changes to Terms and Conditions
13. How I Use Your Personal Information (Data Protection)
17. No Waiver
19. Law and Jurisdiction
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