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Driving Schools and Driving Instructors in Hartlepool

Alan Kingston - Alan Kingston Driver Training

Alan is a DSA Grade 6 Instructor. The DSA (Driving Standards Agency) is the government body which sets driving tests and assesses all instructors' ability to teach. When an instructor is assessed, he is graded. The lowest is grade 1, poor to the point of being dangerous, and the highest is grade 6, excellent. The majority of instructors are graded 4 and, currently, only 6% are achieving grade 6. So that alone makes Alan one of the UK's top instructors.

Not only is Alan a 6, however, he is also a 'straight' or 'clean' 6. This means that during his ability to instruct test, there was no element of his teaching which was graded below 6. That is outstanding and, whilst there are no official figures available, we figure this may well place him in the top 1%.

Having been a franchised instructor for both BSM and AA driving schools, Alan formed his own school in 2004. With 16 years experience as an instructor, you know you are getting a person who really knows his business. Alan is also a qualified fleet trainer and teaches under 16's off road.

Here are some quotes from the references we sought for Alan:

"He was a brilliant instructor. I would recommend him to everyone. I would not of passed first time with only 3 minors without him and I also wouldn't of passed my theory first time without Alan. Couldn't of asked for a better teacher!"

"I thoroughly enjoyed by learning experience with my instructor."

"Alan is an excellent driving instructor, easy to understand and always happy to help, spoke clearly and made me feel confident and at ease whilst driving, would recommend to anyone".

Here's how to contact Alan*:

Telephone: 01429-290-941 or 07752-455-656
Or visit his website by clicking here.

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