Driving lessons

Professional and personable

Simon Richards has been a Driving Standards Agency Approved driving instructor (ADI) since 2005, qualifying at the age of 23.

He has grown up in Herne Bay attended school in Canterbury which has given him a valuable knowledge of the local area. Simon has a vast a varied driving background having held a driving license since the age of 17 and having owned and driven a number of different types of vehicles (cars, vans, truck and motorbikes) for both work and pleasure.

Simon is told regularly that he has the patience of a Saint and he is very easy to get along with. Simon says that the most rewarding aspects of being a driving instructor is seeing a pupil pass their test.


“I share the same joy as my pupils watching them progress from start to finish.”

Simon also enjoys meeting different people from all types off background.

Simon covers Herne Bay, Canterbury & Whitstable

Driving lessons

The Car

The car you will be driving is a 2017 Ford Fiesta. it has a 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine.

The car is spacious but small and easy to control. Its a very comfortable drive.

All of your lessons, including your test, will be carried out in this car.