“I would like to say a massive Thank you to Kevin and Nearway for helping me with my class 2 HGV! Kevin was a fantastic instructor and gave my huge amounts of confidence going into my test! Would fully recommend to anyone looking to do their HGV!”
Harry Plant who passed his HGV Class 2 and initial drivers CPC, both at the first attempt on 28th February 2020.
HGV Training Northampton
“I have just completed my C1 driving course in Northampton with NearWay Driver Training. My instructor was very helpful and gave me plenty of opportunity to complete the maneuver until I was happy. I am also a returning customer as I completed my B&E with NearWay in 2012.”
Gary Taylor’s review of his C1 Ambulance Driving Course in Northampton.
I would like to thank Gurdev for always making me feel confident in my ability, I’ve worked with other instructors who have made me feel pressured and stressed but with Gurdev I didn’t t feel that way at all. Top instructor, and thank you for helping me to pass 👍🏼
Sam Goode, took driving lessons in Banbury and passed his driving test on 8th January 2020
“I would like to say a big thank you to Nearway and especially to Gurdev for the excellent service.
I am still over the moon after passing my test.
Gurdev had a lot of patience during the lessons and believed in me more than I did myself!
Thank you so much!”
Taisa Botelho who passed her driving test after taking driving lessons in Banbury with us!
With so many driving schools to choose from, how can you be sure that you are making the correct choice?
I’m Neil Ridding, owner of the driving school. As the largest driving school in Banbury we've a dedicated team of driving instructors who are committed to helping you pass your driving test first time and getting you on the road sooner. We are determined to provide the best driving lessons Banbury has to offer.
I’m so confident that you’ll love learning to drive with us that I make the following unique customer promise:
1. If you don’t enjoy your driving lesson, you’ll get your money back.
2. Free theory test preparation, no need for expensive books or apps.
3. Records kept each driving lesson so you can track your progress.
4. Expert driving instruction means you pass your driving test as soon as possible.
5. All our driving instructors have been trained by myself personally and are regularly checked to ensure the highest standards of tuition.
Our Latest Driving Test Passes
A massive well done to Kizzy Drew who passed her driving test in Banbury on 30th January 2020.
Kizzy won our Drive the Dream prize where we gave free driving lessons, a free theory test and free driving test to one deserving person based on recommendations from friends and family.
Kizzy was a deserving winner, her new driving licence will help with her new career and is already making a big difference to her life.
Well done Kizzy, from your driving instructor Neil and the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A very big well done to Reece Palmer who passed his Driving test Banbury on 11th February 2020!
He is relieved to have passed and can now focus on his goal of becoming big in the Filming camera industry that involves driving around to different locations and sets.
Congratulations Reece and best of luck achieving your goals from your driving instructor Gurdev and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A very big well done going to Kirsten Prentice who passed her Driving Test Banbury on 29th January 2020 on her first attempt!
Having great support and encouragement from her family along with guidance from myself helped Kirsten achieve a first time pass with ZERO faults! An excellent achievement! Kirsten can now look forward to the freedom of being able to take her kids where ever they want to go!
Congratulations Kirsten from your driving instructor Gurdev and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Congratulations to Harry Radford on passing his Driving Test Banbury on 10th January 2020!
Harry was happy to be able to go back to Uni with the good news of passing his test and to no longer have to rely on his parents for lifts!
Well done Harry, from your driving instructor Gurdev and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Congratulations to Sam Goode who passed his Driving Test Banbury on 8th January 2020 with just ONE driver fault!!
This was a great start to the year for Sam as it will help him with his business as a personal trainer.
Well done Sam and best of the luck for the future, from your driving instructor Gurdev and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Congratulations to Charlie House who passed his Driving Test Banbury on 7th January 2020 on his first attempt!
Charlie was really relieved to pass as it means he can now begin to set up his own business!
Well done Charlie from your driving instructor Gurdev and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Our Latest C1 Test Passes
A big congratulations to Eve Beharrell from Oxford who passed her ambulance driving test at the first attempt on 22nd April 2020.
South Central Ambulance Service organised Eve’s training and the DVSA laid on special ambulance driving tests so Eve can now drive front line ambulances to help with the coronavirus pandemic.
Congratulations to Dylan Evans who passed his C1 ambulance driving test at the first attempt on 22nd April 2020.
After doing an emergency critical worker test for SCAS Dylan can now start his career with the ambulance service.
Well done Dylan, from your driving instructor Neil and the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A huge congratulations to Craig Booth who passed his C1 ambulance driving test at the first attempt on 17th April 2020. Craig needed his licence for his new job at South Central Ambulance Service. He was the 4th person we put through their C1 test for SCAS this week and we’re pleased to say that all 4 passed first time, meaning they will be out on the road driving front line ambulances in a matter of weeks.
A huge congratulations to Oliver Glover who passed his C1 driving test at the first attempt on 17th April 2020. Oliver travelled from Wales to do his training course, staying at a local hotel and surviving on Domino’s pizza!
Oliver can now start his new job working for South Central Ambulance Service. The race is on to find somewhere to live as no one is allowing viewings on property at the moment. Hopefully he won’t have to commute from Wales for too long!
Well done Oliver, and good luck in your new career, from your instructor Neil and the team at NearWay Driver Training
A huge congratulations to Lauren Andrews who was one of the first people we put through their C1 ambulance driving test for South Central Ambulance Service as part of their response to the coronavirus pandemic. Lauren drove superbly and passed her C1 test at the Northampton test centre easily at the first attempt.
Now she has her licence Lauren will be on the road driving a front line ambulance within just a few weeks, and she can’t wait! Lauren was previously working in a bar and is super keen to start her ambulance training after a period off work.
Well done Lauren, from your instructor Neil and the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Critical worker driving tests
A big congratulations to Ella Shurrock who passed her C1 ambulance driving test on 14th April 2020 at the first attempt. The DVSA laid on an emergency critical worker test for Ella as she needs the licence for her new career in the ambulance service.
Ella starts her training with South Central Ambulance Service next week, having worked previously as a librarian. Good luck with the new career and a slightly less quiet life!
Well done Ella, from your instructor Neil and the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Our Latest B+E Test Passes
Congratulations going to Georgia Buckland who passed her Car and Trailer Test Northamptonshire on 14th March 2020 on her first attempt!
Georgia had been driving a 3.5 tonne horse box but with 2 horses she was going to be over the permitted weight limit so decided to go with a trailer instead. Although she was really nervous about the test she sailed through it even managing not to pick up any faults!! A fabulous achievement!
Well done Georgia, from your driving instructor Kim and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A very big well done going out to Ionut Mihai who passed his B+E Trailer Test on Friday 13th March 2020!
Ionut only received 1 driving fault throughout his test! He will be using his licence for his work as a builder.
Congratulations Ionut from your driving instructor Kim and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A big well done going to Laurence Nicks who passed his Towing test Banbury on 10th March 2020 on his first attempt!
Laurence works for Cherwell Fencing so having his trailer licence means he can tow a trailer to remove rubbish at the end of a job.
Congratulations Laurence, from your driving instructor Neil and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Congratulations going out to Phil Higgs who passed his Towing Test Northamptonshire on 27th February 2020 on his first attempt!
Phil did really well throughout his training and during his test as he secured an easy first time pass with zero faults!! An excellent achievement!
Well done Phil, from your driving instructor Neil and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
A very big well done to Kate Hodgkins who passed her Car and Trailer Test Northamptonshire on 28th February 2020 on her first attempt!
Kate was delighted to pass as she can now tow her two horses to events without having to rely on her Dad.
Congratulations Kate from your driving instructor Kim and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
Car and Trailer Test Northamptonshire
A very big well done to Sam Needham who passed his Towing Test Northamptonshire on 24th February 2020!
Sam was really relieved to pass and he can now help out with towing on the family farm.
Congratulations Sam from your driving instructor Kim and all the team at NearWay Driver Training.
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