Driving School Terms & Conditions
These Driving School Terms and Conditions are designed for use by driving
schools taking on instructors as self-employed franchisees and cover all
aspects of driving tuition ranging from the initial booking of lessons to
the driving test itself. Instructors working with the school do not require
separate terms and conditions as this document covers both parties.
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 individual
instructors working independently of a school. A suitable document, Driving
Instructor Terms and Conditions, is also available in this subfolder for
This template assumes 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
Optional clauses appear throughout the document including those allowing
lesson fees to be taken directly by the instructors rather than the school;
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.
These terms should be used only where the driving school’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 template duplicates the Driving School Terms of Business (also
updated) available in Service Agreements > Services Business Terms.
These Driving School Terms and Conditions contain the following clauses:
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Driving Instructors
3. Driving Lessons
4. Lessons – Location, length
5. Fees and Payment
6. Instructor’s Obligations
7. Your Obligations
8. Vehicles and Insurance
9. Driving Tests
10. Cancellation and Termination
12. Changes to Terms and Conditions
13. How We Use Your Personal Information (Data Protection)
17. No Waiver
19. Law and Jurisdiction
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