Terms & Conditions
Your instructor is a self-employed franchisee of Think Safety Driving School (the TSD Driving Schools)
The contract for driving tuition is solely between you and Your Instructor, you and Your Instructors are responsible for agreeing all matters relating to the timing, location and duration of individual lessons.
You must notify Your Instructor of any matters which 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.
TSD Driving School acts as agent for Your Instructor in receiving Your payments for driving tuition, other than payments made directly by You to Your Instructor, where TSD Driving School makes bookings with, or supplies any information or documentation to You, or processes any payments for Your lessons, they act as the agent of Your Instructor.
If you or Your Instructor wish to cancel a lesson a minimum of 24 hours prior notice should be given. Cancellations must be made directly between you and Your Instructors.
If you do not give at least 24 hours notice of cancellation Your Instructor will be entitled to charge for the lesson(s) concerned.
Payments and Lesson Bookings
You must pay for tuition in advance by using one of the following methods:
– Payment by cash/cheque direct to your TSD Instructor (any cheque must be made payable to the Your Instructor)
TSD Driving School has no responsibility to you for payments made by other means and further if you do pay Your Instructor directly by cash or cheque, you should obtain a receipt. TSD Driving School accepts no responsibility for any payments made directly to Instructors or as otherwise stated in these Terms and Conditions.
Transferability of Lessons
You cannot sell or transfer lessons which have been purchased in your name to any other person without our consent.
Your Instructor, TSD Driving School and/or TSD The Driving School are not liable to You for any loss or damage caused where, and to the extent that:
– there is no breach of a legal duty owned to You by the relevant person or body;
– such loss or damage is not a reasonably foreseeable result of such a breach;
– any such loss or damage, or increase in the same, results from any breach or omission by You;
– any such loss or damage result from circumstances or matters outside of reasonable control of the relevant person or body.
Your Instructor, TSD Driving School shall not, in any event, be liable for loses relating to any business interests You may have including, without limitation, lost profits, loss of opportunity or business or business interruption.
Change of Tuition Vehicle
Tuition vehicles are periodically changed, either permanently, when a vehicle is sold, or temporarily, due to mechanical or other problems.
TSD Driving School will not be responsible for any losses (e.g. test fees) if the client chooses to decline lessons in the replacement vehicle.
Postponement of Lessons by TSD Driving School
Lessons might sometimes need to be postponed at short notice due to illness, mechanical breakdown or some other emergency or unforeseen occurrence, a mutually agreeable alternative appointment will be made.
Every effort will be made to notify the client of the postponement as soon as practicable, however in some circumstances it may be difficult to notify the client in advance of their appointment time.
In all other circumstances TSD Driving School will endeavour to keep all appointments, however when it is necessary to alter an appointment a minimum of 48 hours notice will be given.
Lessons in Clients Own Car
All driving lessons are normally conducted in the driving school cars.
On rare occasions tuition may be given in the clients own car, this will only be done if the individual driving instructor is willing to do so, and they may require an initial driving assessment in the dual controlled driving school car before doing so.
The clients car must be legally roadworthy, taxed, insured and mot'd (when necessary)
The clients car must be insured for the use of the driving instructor to give professional driving tuition, and for the driving instructor to drive, this must be confirmed in writing by the clients insurance company .
The use of the clients car is entirely at the clients own risk, and neither the driving instructor nor TSD Driving School will be held liable for any damage or accident howsoever caused.
There will be no alteration in fees payable in view of the increased risk and responsibility of giving tuition in a non-dual controlled vehicle.