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Kris Karanfilovski who passed his Category C+E driving course course in August 2023.
Thomas Hunter who passed his C1 driving licence course in August 2023.
Cerys Rough who passed her C1 ambulance driving test with us first time in July 2023.
Liam Turner who passed his HGV driving licence with us in June 2023
Bart Rozycki who passed his Class 1 HGV first time.
John Sanders passed his Category CE (HGV class 1) with us after a bad experience at another lorry driving school
Mark Lambert who passed his Category C (HGV class 2) with us.
"I just wanted to thank you and all your team for enabling me to gain my LGV C+E licence. I found all of your staff knowledgeable and friendly and would definitely advise anyone needing this course to contact you. Please pass on my thanks to everyone and I wish you...
"A massive thankyou for nearway driving school I just passed my HGV first time, thankyou to the team and driving instructor Steve was brilliant he was spot on with everything. 5 stars from me, I would recommend this company to anyone wanting to compete their HGV...
"Great company to deal with, John my trainer was superb and made sure I was fully prepared and I passed my C rigid theory and practical tests first time!" Karen Manzi-Bourdon from Oxfordshire who passed her Cat C test. Local test passes - and counting!Just some...
"My experience with NearWay was excellent. The staff were very friendly and made sure I was fully prepared for my test. Thank you very much for helping me pass my c1 1st time!!" Sophie Gough, who passed her C1 Test first time. Local test passes - and...
"Today 04/04/23 i’ve just passed the driving test for Class 2 ! I’m so excited! My life will be changed definitely! Many thanks to Mr Neal, Mrs Caroline and not in the last to Mr Steven W. and Mr John ! This two instructors they are so professional and helpful as well...
"After having a really bad experience with another driving school where I had initially started my training I am so pleased I came across Nearway driving school! I’d done most of my training with another school, but then I was left waiting for a date for a driving...
"Manuela was a fantastic instructor. She adapts her teaching to suit your style of learning. She was encouraging when she needed to be, and a great teacher when you needed help. Manuela made me feel comfortable in her car and confident in my ability. A wonderful...
"I did my CPC Module 4, C+E training and test with Nearway, very good training quality and instructors. I would recommend this company." Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent lorry driving course reviews. Contact usSome of our latest HGV test...
"My husband passed with this company first time for C + E. Thanks to Neil , Steve and all the team. I strongly recommend this HGV Training company to everyone, they are highly professional and a very genuine caring company. 😊" Ranjit Kaur Mahil's husband passed...
"Passed my LGV C+E first time with this company, and the help of the incredible Steve, Neil and rest of the team. Very professional, strongly recommend, very nice vehicle to learn in as well. Steve was really fantastic with his training: I learnt so much from him."...
"This company is absolutely amazing.My daughter needed to carry out her C1 driving lessons to pass her test to become a paramedic. I called lots of companies before I found NearWay. The reason we picked NearWay was because of Caroline she is so lovely on the phone,...
"Great training facility. I had never towed before and they have given me the confidence to now tow my caravan around the UK and to Italy in the summer. Would highly recommend them." Richard Nevard who passed his Trailer Driving Test. Local test passes -...
"Passed my C1 driving test in Northampton yesterday. Just want to say thank you to everyone at Nearway and especially to Neil who worked hard to get me a test in last minute with days to spare before my theory test ran out!! The team have been extremely accommodating...
"Neil carried out a trailer towing course for me to learn how to tow our caravan. He was just brilliant. I'm so glad I did the course even though there's no longer a test, because it was perfectly suited to my needs. Neil's instruction was excellent, and he really...
"Well organised and efficient staff at Nearway. I got my HGV class 2 licence last week. they got everything sorted for me from scratch. I would have not passed if not for Andy ( instructor). Keep up the great work guys!" Dniel Majdanik Citola who passed his Class 2...
"All of the team are friendly and helpful. Michelle and Neil were very clear on instructions and made the process very easy over the 2 days I spent with them training on my minibus and trailer course. Passing first time thanks guys " Kyle Harper who passed his...
"Would definitely recommend NearWay. Lovely people to work with and passed my C1 first time." Charlotte Rose Meikle who passed her C1 Driving Course first time. Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent C1 driving course reviews. Contact...
"A lovely and down to earth bunch of people, I passed my HGV class 2 with them last week, they are calm and understanding and teach at your own pace. I can’t remember the name of my instructor but he was very kind, caring and very helpful when he was teaching. 100%...
"After a really bad experience with a previous company for my C+E licence, Neil and everyone at nearway have done everything in their power to get through my licence (even after running out of time on my 3A!!) I cannot fault them for anything, they were accommodating...
"I found Nearway through researching C1 training providers and live a fair distance from them, so glad I chose them! I passed my C1 ambulance test first time with Nearway, all thanks to the brilliant instructors, in particular Steve and Michelle.They were both so...
"I passed my Cat C with NearWay, within one week. They managed to book me in last minute and provided all the necessary training. Great staff, very professional. Highly recommended." Ruben Garcha, who passed their Cat C Driving Test first time in December 2022....
"I booked a two day trailer training and test having never driven or hooked up a trailer before. The instructor was friendly, professional and very experienced and I gained confidence quickly. When I had problems with my vehicle on the first day of the course NearWay...
"The whole process has been so smooth and nothing was too much trouble even with covid. Neil was great in sorting my tests and driving so quickly and had a great instructor- would recommend Nearway for any licence." Tilly Neal, who completed her C1 Driving Course...
"Very friendly team that got me through the trailer test. Thanks for looking after me and to all of you taking the trailer test……don’t forget that clip!!" Claudette Jean, who passed her trailer test in 2021.Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our...
"Fantastic instructor, Paul. Did 3 hour introduction to towing course after buying my first caravan. No nonsense straight to the point practical training with emphasis on safety, focused on your needs. Would highly recommend to anyone who has never towed before or...
"Absolutely great team passed my class 2 first time. Great coaching from great people makes a difference. Thanks guys your the best 👍👍" Bryn Evans, who passed their Class 2 Test first time in May 2022.Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent C1...
"I passed my C+E first time yesterday, thanks to Michelle for the first two days and the 'A' test and then John for the other two days and the 'B' test.Everyone at NearWay were very friendly and helpful. The whole experience, while being a bit nerve-wracking as it was...
"Great experience! Professional service and my instructor Craig was excellent, helping to pass on my first attempt. Thanks guys!" Rich and Sara Fenton, who passed their C1 test in 2021.Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent C1 driving course...
"Very professional and always do their outmost best to support and get you the best results. Brilliant bunch " Edward Tendayi, who passed their Class 2 Test in Oxfordshire in June 2022.Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent C1 driving course...
"Great team of instructors and staff at Nearway. They helped me to complete my 3a and 3b in 4 days. I would highly recommend them as a driver training centre." David Ayris, who completed his C1 Test in Oxfordshire in June 2022.Local test passes - and counting!Just...
“What a week! What a fantastic team. Everyone at Nearway is totally focussed on success for their clients. Michelle: a “force of nature” tough, determined and fun. Paul: very supportive firm but fair. John: wise, knowledgeable and cool. Neil and Skye moved mountains to make sure I got the most appropriate training for my needs and it worked! C+E done! Even I wasn’t that optimistic about my chances. Can’t recommend Nearway enough it’s an easy decision. Thank you all for a very successful and enjoyable week.”
Bernard Holley who passed his C+E course in Banbury on the 13th May 2022.
"Nearway driving school what an incredible friendly team you all are! . Big shout out to John for making me laugh and calming my nerves on the reversing test! And Craig the absolute legend that taught me how to drive an ambulance in just under 2 hrs! Thank you all for...
"Nearway driving instructors were amazing and never lost confidence in my ability to pass even if I may have a little. Thank you for your time, patience and excellent tutoring." Shaun Swannell who passed his C1 Course in Northamptonshire on 21st April 2022....
"I recently completed my c1 license with Nearway. The whole process was so relaxed and efficient. Huge thank you to Brendan who helped me past first time. Would 100% recommend Nearway to anyone!!" Bryony Hughes, who passed her C1 Ambulance Course in Northants...
"I passed my C1 training second time with Nearway. I had Paul and Neil instructing me and both were excellent instructor's. They tailored the training to my needs and went into great detail. Would highly recommend." Harry Chandler who passed his ambulance...
"I would highly recommend nearway I spent time with Brendan and Kev to complete my hgv and can honestly say that have patience of saints and the way they teach you is like no other company makes you feel relaxed So thanks a lot " Phyllip Cotton, who passed his...
"Nice staff, Skye and Niel really helped me with getting my C1" Gergely Bekesi who passed his C1 Ambulance course in Northamptonshire on 2nd February 2022. Local test passes - and counting!Just some of our recent C1 driving course reviews. ...
"I would like to say a massive Thank you to Kevin at Nearway for helping me with my class 1 HGV first time. Kevin was a fantastic instructor and gave me huge amounts of confidence going into my test! Would fully recommend to anyone looking to do their HGV!" ...
"I passed my HGV Class 2 and Module 4 CPC with NearWay, I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor in Kevin, he was brilliant. I ended up passing with zero minors after 2 days training, I’m sure I’ll be back to do my Class 1 with NearWay in the future." Luke...
"I PASSED MY C1 FIRST TIME!! I would like to thank everyone at Nearway, from the people in the office emailing me with updates and keeping me in the loop, to my instructor Brendan who was amazing! I really didn’t think I would do it but thanks to you I have! I can now...
"The proof is in the pudding, 1st time pass on the trailer test! Good vehicle and exceptional & clear tuition, what more do you need? I’ve done a variety of driving exams over the years, car, advanced car, Bike and advanced bike and it’s the only time I’ve not had...
"I have recently passed my C1 driving with Nearway! The whole process was very easy and I had lots of support. My instructor Kev was extremely helpful, positive and easy going, he put all my nerves to rest! I would recommend nearway to anyone who is looking to get any...
"Just recently done a two day trailer towing course the guys who trained me were very professional and incredibly helpful would recommend 100% I passed first time with not one fault ??A massive thanks to Neil and his team" Phil Higgs passed his trailer test on...
"I would absolutely recommend using these guys, professional, easy to work with and great knowledge, all my questions were answered and it felt like a day out rather than an exam which makes a lot of difference for people that suffer with nerves. A* company." ...
"Absolutely Recommend Nearway for anyone thinking of doing there B+E trailer course/ test ! My instructor Kim went above and beyond to help me over the 2 days I spent in Northampton and I can't thank her enough ! She made a nerve wracking experience positive and I...
Mark Sands, passed first time on 17th May 2016
“Thank you for today mate very recommend great teaching skills again thanks to you mate. Thank you for your great training”
Adam Ryves, passed first time on 28th April 2016
“Cracking school! Neil has a fantastic calming nature and is so very highly skilled at guiding you through all areas of towing and reversing, made my worries of reversing a thing of the past! Massive thanks Neil”
Malcolm Bowen, passed on 14th April 2016
“Had Ian as an instructor, really pleased with the service. Great tuition, nice genuine guy. Made me feel completely relaxed.
Will definitely be recommending nearway, especially after passing my B+E. Thanks again!!”
Craig Hartwell, passed first time with NO RECORDED FAULTS on 20th April 2016
“Thanks to the tuition, help and support from Mick, I am absolutely thrilled to say that I passed my driving test first time today, with only two minors! So so happy and cannot sing Mick’s praises enough. Would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone else looking to learn to drive. Solid 10/10”
Claire Jardine, passed first time 4th April 2016
“Passed B+E at nearway training first time Neil top bloke cheers”
David Vear, passed first time on 25th February 2016
“Neil did a great job of getting me through the trailer test first time. He was very patient and good at explaining everything. Thanks!”
Jenna Wald, passed first time 8th December 2015
“I just passed my trailer test with nearway driving centre . Neil is a great instructor very helpful and good fun. Highly recommended!!”
Jack Bradshaw, passed first time on 24th October 2015
“I passed with Sally, who is very patient and made me feel at ease. Also did a mock test with Rob which was helpful and he gave me some good advice. I’ve just had a motorway lesson with Sally and really enjoyed it. Highly recommended!”
Nikki Jones, passed on 14th October 2015
“Me and my brother past our trailer test today first time I got one miner brother got none!!! Massive thank you to Neil top bloke for his hard work getting us out of our bad habits and teaching us thing or two!!
Your a fool if u don’t use near way!!”
Will Brundle, passed first time with NO RECORDED FAULTS on 23rd September 2015.
“Thank you so much Neil! Excellent tuition and superb value for money, I will be highly recommending you to others.”
Lizi Bowerman, passed on 17th September 2015
“Just passed my b+e with nearway driver training.
Neil is a top bloke who explains everything clearly and thoroughly.
No awkward silence and made to feel comfortable.
Would recommend nearway to anyone wishing to take b+e!!”
Carl Wilkins, passed first time on 16th september 2015
“I enjoyed my lessons with my instructor, she was patient understanding and made me feel completely at ease. Right from the beginning I knew I was well matched with the instructor. I was a nervous person around other people and so Nearway did a very good job in putting me with the right person from the start.
Thank you so much for helping me pass my driving test 1st time. Driving will give me the freedom I needed to get to and from the village I live in whenever I want without relying on anyone else or public transport.”
Barbara Foster, passed first time on 29th July 2015
“Not enough can be said about Rob’s exceptional tutelage – his clear instructions, adaptive teaching methods and friendly attitude will surely help any willing student pass with ease.”
Carl-Lewis Saunders, passed first time on 23rd July 2015.
“Thank you so much for the super day and a half trailer course. I know I wouldn’t have passed without the excellent tuition! I would highly recommend this to anyone as it was great to have a brush up on driving technique as well as learning exactly what’s required. Neil is fab, entirely professional but also warm and good company on a long day of driving.”
Sasha Randall, passed first time on 8th July 2015.
Daniel Jones, passed first time on 4th June 2015 – with zero faults!
“I chose you as I was recommended to you by a friend. He thought that you were equally as amazing as I did. My instructor was always very supportive and encouraging. You have helped me so much and made me feel very secure in my ability. Thank you so much!”
Elizabeth Battley, passed first time on 14th April 2015.
Tamzin Furtado passed first time on 14th April 2015.
Robert Aidy, passed first time on 2nd April 2015.
Daniel Nappin, passed first time on 20th March 2015.
“Thanks a lot Neil. You are one of the best instructor I have ever met who got high patience, positive, supportive, encouraging and motivating so the reason I passed the test. Thanks again and wish you all the best”
Sushil Paudel, passed on 10th February 2015.
“Thank you very much Neil for a good day and half trailer training and test PASS first time I would highly recommend Neil I have had a good time and learnt stuff that I didn’t know thanks again and all the best Darren”
Darren Jaggard, passed first time on 28th January 2015.
“Thank you for the great service that we received. Dealing with NearWay Driver Training has been a breath of fresh air with great results each time Oxford Event Hire have used them. Neil is Clear in his instruction & very knowledgeable in his field. Thank You Neil, We will have no hesitation in recommending you to others.”
Kieran Lynch, from Oxford Event Hire after using us for his company’s trailer training.
“Thank you Rob for all your guidance! Could not be happier!”
Lauren Webber, passed at Banbury test centre on 5th November 2014.
“First class tuition from a nice friendly bloke … would highly recommend thanks …Dave”
David Worthy, passed first time on 23rd October 2014.
Dan Henderson, passed first time on 20th October 2014.
Stue Hart passed first time on 9th September 2014.
Amanda Jakeman, passed first time at Banbury test centre on 14th August 2014.
Alex Glover, passed first time on 13th August 2014.
Stephanie Williams, passed first time on 12th August 2014.
“I would just like to say the guys have given me feedback today and expressed how happy they were with you and the training you provided them with, many thanks for being so helpful leading up to the training also, you gave me lots of help and I appreciate it.”
Emma Morris of SGS UK, who’s colleagues Sarah and Will both passed at the first attempt on 16th June 2014.
“I failed 2x last year because i had an other instructor who’s sleeping in car. I’m just passed the test with 0 total faults because Neil is very good instructor and I have to highly recommend NearWay…. Thank you so much for your help”
Zemek Pavel, passed first time with us on 12th May 2014 after failing TWICE with another driving instructor, who was sleeping during his lessons!
“I passed my driving test the first time. My instructor was Neil and he was always very clear with his instructions and taught you in a way that you would remember and easily pick up things. Neil is an instructor you can talk to, help you out with information and somebody you can drive confidently with and has the best intention of getting you passed. Highly recommended!”
Chris Dyer, passed 1st time on 27th March 2014 after just 10 hours of driving lessons!!
“I enjoyed all of my lessons and always learned something. My instructor was always supportive and encouraging. Thank you very much, I’m enjoying driving around in my new car safely!”
Shelbi Plant, passed her driving test on 10th January 2014 with just 1 recorded fault.
“If you want to learn how to drive then NearWay is for you. You get all the practice you need driving with very good and encouraging support next to you through the experience. No shouting or discomfort which really helps you focus on your driving. Thank you!”
Brendan Maynes from Banbury, passed first time on 14th February 2014 in just one week!
“Successful day with Neil today. He got me using my mirrors a lot more, and gave some great tips with reversing. Would definitely recommend to others!!”
Ashley Lane, passed 1st time on 18th December 2013 with no faults!
“Thanks for the help in passing my test, the training was excellent and would highly recommend.”
Dan Thomas, passed his test on 4th November 2013 at the first attempt, with just 2 faults!
“Thanks for your help with passing my test. I think I even shocked myself getting no minor marks! I will highly recommend you.”
Sophie Buckley, passed her test first time with no faults on 6th November 2013!
“I can’t fault Neil, he was very supportive at all times. Any queries or questions I had were answered straight away. Neil is a fantastic instructor and it was a pleasure to learn with him. A big thanks to Neil for teaching me all I need to know and helping me pass my test 1st time.”
Laura Nash, passed 1st time 5th December 2012
“I would highly recommend Nearway Driver Training. I lack confidence and never thought I’d be able to drive let alone a manual car. Neil put me at ease straight away, he is patient and understanding. The lessons were explained at the beginning and discussed at the end and graded so you can see progress being made. I passed my driving test and thanks to Neil I have become a lot more confident.”
Karen Coles. Passed her driving test 4th September 2012
“I was very impressed with the lessons that I had with Neil, I passed my test in a good time and felt confident when I first drove alone that he had taught me well. Lessons with Neil were always fun and he is very constructive, the star system used to show development is brilliant, as you know each week how much you have learnt and how close to your test you are. I would recommend Nearway Driver Training to anyone!”
Sam Glover, passed her driving test in on 4th July 2012
“I would deffinitly recomend NearWay Driver Training to anybody learning to drive. Neil is really easy to get on with, as well as being patient and understanding (both qualities that I tested many times) and it was definitely down to him that I passed my test.”
Thomas Paton, passed his test on 30th May 2012
“I would HIGHLY recommend Nearway Driver Training if you are considering learning to drive. Thanks to Neil’s excellent teaching, and no doubt his incredible patience, I recently passed my test with a perfect score, something I never would have expected to be able to do! What’s more, as someone who had failed a first test years ago and had not gone anywhere near the driving seat of a car for a long time due to my hate/fear of driving, the most invaluable thing Neil did for me was to give me the confidence to drive and – most importantly – to actually enjoy it.”
Annie Crook, passed on her first attempt with us, with no faults!
“I thought NearWay Driver Training was an amazing service, all the lessons were relaxed and there was no pressure.. I got to choose when to have my lessons and if they were to be 1 hr or 2 hrs. NearWay Driver training gave me the choice to start my lessons from where ever i was, home, town and school, also being able to finish the lesson in town or at home, that was very useful and nice of Neil. I have recommended Neil to many of my friends at school, who in the future will be learning to drive.”
Elsa Hobill Passed her test 1st time with just 1 fault
“thank you very much for great lessons!! cant believe i passed first time!!!”
Olivia – Passed her Driving test on the first attempt
“From the word go I was put at ease and my requirements were fully catered for. Neil was extremely pleasant and is an ideal instructor for anyone to have. I would recommend their Driving School to anyone thinking of taking a test or to further their driving experience. Thank you so much.”
Adrian – passed his test on 27th June 2011
“so glad to have passed, thanks for all the lessons and help :)”
Miles – Passed his driving test first time with just 4 minors
“After failing my test first time around with another instructor I decided to go to Nearway. This proved an excellent choice, Neil was a great instructor – friendly, helpful and clearly good at his job. I passed second time around and would definitely recommend Neil to my friends and colleagues”
Joe – In the examiners words ‘a lovely drive’
“Thanks very much. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend NearWay Driver Training”
Emma: 1st time pass with just 1 minor mark
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