Terms and Conditions
(Scan School of Motoring)
1. You must be of legal age to drive and produce a valid UK/Northern Ireland provisional Category B driving license. Your photo card license must me produced on your first lesson.
For Motorway, Pass Plus or Refresher lessons a full valid licence must be produced with identification as above.
You must meet the minimum eye test requirements, which means you must be able to read a standard UK approved number plate at a minimum distance of 20.5 metres (67 feet).If you need to wear glasses or contact lenses in order to meet this requirement, then you must wear them whenever you drive.
2. You must notify your instructor of any change of your ability or entitlement to have driving tuition, for example if your provisional licence has been revoked or for medical reasons such as epilepsy.
3. If you wish to cancel a lesson, a minimum of 48 hours’ notice must be given.Failure to give 48 hours’ notice will the result in the lesson(s) having to be paid for.
Lessons can be cancelled by telephone or text message but must be acknowledged by your instructor.
4. If your instructor turns up on time at the pre-arranged pick up point and you do not show your instructor will wait 15 minutes if there is no contact made between you. After 15 minutes they will leave, and you will have to pay for the lesson.
5. Your instructor will endeavour to arrive on time however, due to unforeseen circumstances such as breakdown, accidents, and traffic hold ups etc, lesson times may need to change or even be cancelled. If cancelled by your Instructor, no fee will be charged.
6. Lessons must be paid for in advance or at the time of the lesson by cash, Card Payment (1.69% Fee) or via PayPal (Friends and Family).
7. You must not be under the influence of drugs/alcohol during the training. In the event of there being any signs of drugs/alcohol misuse, your instructor will withhold the use of the training vehicle for use of tuition or driving test until you are in a legal and fit state to drive. Any prescribed medication that may affect your driving should be declared to the instructor and to the DVLA medical board.
8. Should you fail to reach a satisfactory standard of driving and are likely to be a danger to other road users or are in an unfit condition through substance or alcohol abuse as described above, the ADI has a responsibility to the DVSA examiners not to allow the use of the training vehicle for the purpose of the driving test. This is in the interest of the pupil, the examiner and other road users and is a precautionary safety measure. DVSA guidelines do not allow for a pupil to take a practical test just for the experience.
9. No responsibility can be taken for tests cancelled by the DVSA for whatever reason. Lessons will have to be paid for but can be claimed back from the DVSA. The instructor cannot be responsible if you fail because of the eyesight test. Your instructor will be responsible if the test is cancelled due to the condition of the tuition vehicle.
10. For the Purposes of Block Book lessons a greatly reduced fee is paid, therefore if a course is cancelled in any event the remaining balance minus the difference of the full standard hourly rate will be applied to the hours used up to that point (admin fees), any remaining balance will be payable with 14 working days via bank transfer or PayPal.
11. Any damage to the Vehicle not covered by the insurance premium (up to the premium excess) will in most circumstances be paid for by you, at the discretion of the Instructor.