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Cancellations: A pupils failing to provide ADEQUATE NOTICE for cancelling A lesson of instruction, “as common within the industry” your driving instructor will need a MINIMUM of 48 HOURS NOTICE “two clear days” to cancel one booked in lesson but If you have booked TWO or more lessons in the same week (mon-sunday) you MUST GIVE US (5) “FIVE” clear DAYS NOTICE TO CANCEL 2 or more lessons in the same week, if you are unable to attend your driving lesson otherwise you will be charged for any loss of revenue. ie. YOU LOSE YOUR FEE PAID FOR ONE OR MORE LESSONS CANCELLED.. However I would appreciate you honouring appointment times and any cancellation being you’re only alternative.. “and at your loss”.. Please Do not hesitate to contact me giving adequate NOTICE.
Cancellations impact on the services I can offer to you and my other students with the lesson slots often going to waste. In consideration of these matters, regretfully I may feel I cannot continue as your driving instructor as my role appears to be redundant and your approach to the training and assistance I can provide is at best secondary to other considerations, whatever they may be
The terms and conditions agreement is a binding contract between you and GLS/CB4 DRIVING SCHOOL.
Full Terms and Conditions
Unless otherwise specified, the products and services described in this website are available only to UK residents (excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man). The information on this website is not directed at anyone other than UK residents and applications from others will, unless otherwise stated, not be accepted. GLS Driving School makes no representation that any product or service referred to on the website is appropriate for use or available in other locations. The information and other materials contained in this website may not satisfy the laws of any other country and those who choose to access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The phone numbers provided only apply to phone calls made from within the UK.
These Terms and Conditions and any terms and conditions relating to products or services described in this website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising in relation to the same shall, unless otherwise expressly agreed, be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
You must present your valid UK provisional driving licence to your Instructor prior to the start of your initial lesson. Should you fail to do so, your Instructor reserves the right to refuse to provide you with tuition or to cancel any lessons you have booked with them, and you may be charged the full value of that lesson.
You must notify your Instructor of any matters existing at any time that may affect your ability or entitlement to have driving tuition, for example, but not limited to, any lack, or loss, of a valid provisional driving licence.
Tuition Vehicle and Practical Driving Test: Your driving instructor reserves the right to withhold the use of the driving instruction tuition vehicle for the candidate practical test if I consider that the candidate is not at test standard. Please be aware that you’re driving instructor has a full diary of students and therefore you should always consult with your driving instructor before booking your practical driving test s/he will only be glad to advise you of their free times, if you fail to consult with your driving instructor they will not guarantee availability. Also please be aware that it is the candidate’s responsibility to take the required documentation to their practical driving test your driving instructor will not be held responsible if your test is cancelled due to missing documentation. While every effort is made to maintain the vehicle of instruction to a high standard you’re driving instructor will NOT be responsible for any mechanical or electrical faults that may happen before or during your practical driving test such as but not limited to BLOWN Reverse light bulb etc… You’re driving instructor will not be held responsible if your test is cancelled due to such events.
Cancellation: pupils failing to provide ADEQUATE NOTICE for cancelling A lesson of instruction, “as common within the industry” you’re driving instructor will need a MINIMUM of 48 HOURS NOTICE “two clear days” If you have booked into my diary TWO or more lessons in one week (mon-sunday) you MUST GIVE US (5) “FIVE” clear DAYS NOTICE TO CANCEL 2 or more lessons, if you are unable to attend your driving lesson otherwise you will be charged for any loss of revenue.ie you loss your fee paid.. However I would appreciate you honouring appointment times and any cancellation being you’re only alternative..”and at your loss”.. Do not hesitate to contact me at any time giving adequate notice,: Please be aware that you’re driving instructor has no control over road conditions such as but not limited to; road works, traffic jams, road accidents, road closure plus many more etc… While you’re driving instructor has extensive knowledge of the local area s/he will not be held responsible for any delays that this may cause in over run lesson time (you will not be charged for the overrun lessons) and/or lateness to appointments such as but not limited to your practical driving test.
Data protection (GDPR)
Please note : We work under the new “may 2018″General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws ! data privacy for individuals. ( by giving me your data (ie name/address/phone number etc) you consent to me to have and hold your data but my use your image for marketing purposes ie website,facebook etc you need to grant me consent to take your photo after you have passed your test ).
Infringements: Please note that while you’re driving instructor is there to guide and instruct you they cannot be held responsible for any speeding fines, infringement fines, etc… That are incurred due to none-conformation of instruction any such infringements etc… Will be the sole responsibility of the candidate. Fit and Legal
Please be aware if you are found to be unfit to drive due to such things as but not limited to; being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, not wearing prescription glasses, etc… You’re driving instructor WILL refuse to take you on a driving lesson and you will be charged for any loss of revenue. DSA (Driving Standards Agency) Code of Conduct (DRIVING INSTRUCTORS).
Changes to terms and records of agreements
GLS/CB4 driving school reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on the website. It is your responsibility to review the website terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of the latest terms and conditions. Your use of this website after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions. We recommend that you print off and retain for your records a copy of these terms and conditions from time to time and a copy of any terms and conditions relating to any product or service, any amendment to terms and conditions must be agreed in writing by us.
Lessons delivered to you will be redeemed against your oldest prepaid lesson payments
Lesson prices vary throughout the UK and therefore the lesson prices quoted to you when you pay are only applicable in the post code area where tuition was purchased. If you subsequently choose to take a lesson in an alternative location, the prevailing lesson price in the new area could be different from the original lesson price quoted when your monies were received. In such an event the number of hours of driving lessons purchased will be adjusted up or down to reflect the change in lesson price.
You will need to pay for five hours or a deposit for tuition prior to the or on the first lesson commencing which is not refundable.
- Prepaid lessons or block booking must be taken by you within three months of the date of your original payment.unless agreed to in writing by you and your driving instructor. You will not be entitled to a refund after the expiry of this period. At any point during this three month period, if you don’t wish to take any of the prepaid lessons, you are entitled to a refund equal to the value of any prepaid lessons not taken,giving 14 days notice( but the value of the lessons already used/had,will be charged at the standard price without postcode or / and block booking discounts, you will loss any postcode or / and any block booking discounts and be charged the £35 per hour, per hour as if you was a “pay as you go” student for the lessons already given/used). if booked a block of driving lessons or a course and cancel you will have to pay a £55 cancelation fee..which will be taken from any refund moneys before refunding you the balance.owed.
- IF you have prepaid and been given(any free hour/s or lessons )i.e. buy 10 hours get one free , (any free hours or lessons will only be given to you if you take your pre-paid lessons without any of the pre-paid lessons being cancelled/moved or missing driving lessons for more than 2 weeks continues) , unless agreed to in writing by you and your driving instructor. (Exceptions may apply on specific offers) Pre driving test lessons i.e. Any free lessons coming up to your driving test, you will need to be available for the time slots he/she is available should you wish to take these free lessons or you will not be given the hour/s or lessons.
Transferring prepaid lessons
You cannot sell or transfer lessons which have been purchased in your name to any other person.
DEPOSIT; You will need to pay a deposit for tuition prior to the / or on the first lesson commencing, (which is not refundable).
Short notice test bookings – Terms and Conditions
A short notice test is when there is four weeks or less from the date of the first planned lesson with GLS/CB4 driving school to the booked test date. Before making a booking or making a payment for a short notice test please be aware of the following terms and conditions:
- Booking of a Short Notice Test package consists of 5 hours’ or more worth of driving instructor and tuition vehicle time.
- During the first 2 hours you will be assessed by your driving instructor. If after the initial two hour assessment the Driving Instructor tells you that you are not ready we will not take you to test.
- If you need additional tuition prior to the test the Driving Instructor will explain this to you. You will need to be available for the time slots he/she is available should you wish to take these lessons. If you cannot take the required hours we will not be able to take you for test.
You will need to pay for five hours of tuition prior to the first lesson commencing which is not refundable if the driving instructor says you are not ready for test; however this can be used for further tuition. but must be used within the next three months.
Intensive courses must be paid for when booked.
Official Driving Test:The school reserves the right to withhold the training vehicle (car) for the driving test, if in the Instructors opinion; the trainee has not reached the required standard. Instructors will advise clients when to apply for their practical driving tests, taking into account local waiting times and forecast of clients’ potential for achieving the driving test pass standard. The instructor will not cancel or re-arrange a driving test without the client’s agreement. In the event of the instructor’s decision to withhold the use of the school car for the driving test, sufficient notice will be given to the client to avoid loss of the DSA test fee.
Appointments:Every care will be taken to ensure that trainees receive the training at the requested times and with the instructor as booked. All booking are made on the understanding that the school is not responsible for the postponement of training due to adverse weather conditions, mechanical breakdown of equipment, absence of staff or any other cause. Neither can the school be held responsible for driving test appointments postponed by the driving standards agency. (DSA).
Personal Property: Naturally every endeavour is made to safeguard the personal property of any trainee, but we point out that the school / Instructor accepts no liability whatsoever for jewellery, cash, clothing or other property that may be left in the training vehicles or their premises.
As a training aid, the car is fitted with a data recorder, in-car cctv recording system;
Normal procedure is for the recordings to be overwritten in the following days
If you would like a copy of your lesson you must inform me before the start of the lesson. “Charged at £5 a copy”