Kev was my second driving instructor after I decided that I was getting no where with my previous instructor. He had several recommendations from people in school that were either learning with him or had passed with him as their instructor. Without Kev I believe that I would of given up on driving with my previous instructor after a couple more months. Kev was a brilliant instructor that motivated me and pushed me in order for me to pass. He had assessed my driving and told me how many lessons he thought I would need and didn't rip me off unlike the previous company I was with. He kept things simple for me to remember and kept the lessons enjoyable so that I was never bored practicing my manoeuvres. I could never thank Kev enough for helping me to pass my driving test. I appreciate how much time and effort he put into getting me to pass my test. Thank you so much for everything Kev!
Learning to drive with Kev is the best decision I have ever made. I was initially having lessons with another instructor whose teaching style really didn’t suit me and I was not making any progress. After my very first lesson with Kev I achieved more in an hour than I had in 4 weeks with my previous instructor. Kev instantly made me feel comfortable and he adapted his teaching style in order to suit my learning style. This made learning to drive easier and I felt I was making progress and gaining in confidence after every single lesson.
Driving did not come naturally to me but Kev was extremely patient and explained everything clearly and calmly in a way that I could understand. He makes you feel at ease and I always felt l could ask him about anything I was unsure of. No question is a stupid question with Kev! Despite struggling with test nerves and spatial awareness, Kev never gave up on me and helped me gain confidence. He believed in me and my driving ability even when I didn’t! Passing my driving test is my biggest achievement as it is something I never thought I’d be able to do but thanks to Kev I eventually conquered my nerves… and ‘the dreaded Brow’!
Kev is reliable, approachable and his sense of humour always makes lessons great fun! He puts his all into teaching you and is genuinely just as happy for you when you pass as you are! I thoroughly enjoyed learning to drive with Kev and am now looking forward to doing pass plus with him. He is a fantastic instructor I honestly can’t thank or recommend him highly enough! Thank you so much Kev!
I decided to go with Kev for my driving lessons because I asked around and everyone I asked recommended him and I'm really glad I listened to them! I was a very nervous driver but Kev helped me to calm the nerves and teach me everything I needed to know for the test. The DVD and books given to me before my first lesson were really helpful and I could look over them whenever I felt I needed some reminding before my next lesson. I could have a real laugh with Kev and he made me feel at ease, I enjoyed every lesson I had and even when I felt like I couldn't do something, we went over it again until I was confident with it. I passed on my third time but that was only because my nerves got in the way. I would highly recommend Kev, he is a genuinely nice guy and incredibly easy to get along with :-)
Kev has been an absolutely fantastic instructor. He is always patient and calm, even when you feel panicked or nervous. He finds new ways to explain things or attempts different methods if you have difficulty at first. Despite struggling with test nerves and failing my test several times, Kev was supportive and helped me regain my confidence in my driving ability. He creates an easy going and relaxed environment in the car which makes driving lessons enjoyable and fun. Kev is very reliable, punctual and professional and I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn to drive.
Kev was a great instructor and I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn to drive whilst having fun too. He instantly made me feel at ease in the car as jokes were flying instantly. I liked the fact that he would tick off what I could do well and would then focus on what I didn’t do so well on in the next lesson. This was great because I could then read up on what I was focussing on in the next lesson. Kev was extremely patient with me and made me feel at ease whenever I made a mistake, he would then calmly talk me through the mistake and focus on what I needed to do to make it right. Kev was great at explaining things as he would always make it very simple, which is great for someone like me! I thoroughly enjoyed my driving lessons because of Kevs laid back approach, which enabled me to feel confident during the lessons.
Kevs also a fab instructor because he provides you with books, dvds and work books which includes all the information you need to pass your theory and driving test! Thank you very much Kev for all your help and for keeping me smiling and laughing throughout! x
A friend recommended me to Kev and I’m so glad I listened to her! I never thought that I could learn to drive so quickly and pass first time, but I did! Kev is a great instructor who has a friendly and good humoured teaching style- I always looked forward to my driving lessons. He taught me how to drive safely and independently and also helped me have confidence in my own driving. I would definitely recommend him to anyone! Thankyou very much Kev!
Kev was a patient and engaging instructor that gave me confidence in myself to get on the road. Always ready with praise when I got something right, and ready to tell me exactly where I was going wrong if needed. It was good that the lessons were flexible and if I wanted to work on something in particular Kev was always happy to accommodate. I would recommend Kev for anyone who's looking to start driving; professional and easy going.
Kev was recommended to me by both my boss and my friends and I can definitely see why. I passed first time 2 months and 3 days after my birthday. Kev is easy to learn from as he keeps everything interesting and is supportive and calming if you get nervous or panic about something. He'll happily explain things again if you don't quite get them the first time. I've enjoyed it all and I'll definitely recommend Kev to my friends who haven't started driving yet. Thanks Kev
I feel very fortunate to have chosen Kev as my driving instructor and would highly recommend him to all as first class. I had never driven before and Kev managed to teach me to pass first time in 30 hours. This was a great feat! I was an exceptionally anxious, panicky and unconfident student and never thought I could pass. Right from the start Kev had confidence in me and showed great faith even though I completely doubted myself. He showed impressive expertise to teach me and his talent really shone through when I had difficulties. Kev could always put me at ease and he has a fantastic sense of humour. He never made me feel stupid or incompetent and he is genuinely a superb guy. I would also like to add that all our hours were spent driving rather than sitting at the side of the road talking about driving and Kev was always early for pick up. Kev did not just teach me to pass my test he has also taught me to be a good and safe driver now I am out and about by myself. A massive thank you Kev, money well spent, you’re an absolute star!!
Thank you to Kev! He came recommended by a friend, and I am so glad I listened to her. He instantly made me feel at ease in the car, and it is clear that he will alter his teaching style to suit the pupil. Having had road awareness already, he focussed on the actual driving side to the lessons which was exactly what I needed. I have been very impressed with the standard of his teaching, the way he explains things and the way that he simplifies the manouvers (I need things simplified!) I thought it was great that Kev only did lessons I needed, saving me money as well as my time. I was fully confident in going for my theory when he told me I was ready, and also the practical test, and I was pleased to pass first time! I will definitely recommend Kev to friends and family who want to learn to drive as well Thank you!
Kev is a better driving teacher than i could have hoped for. I was so terrified about starting driving lessons, but Kev was incredibly patient with me and took me through everything step-by-step until i was comfortable behind the wheel. I’m not a greatly confident person and was worried i would never be able to drive, but Kev knew exactly what kind of person i was after the first few minutes of meeting me and taught me in a way that suited my personality, which i think are the signs of a very skilled driving instructor.
I didn’t start driving lessons until after i’d finished my a levels, so i had to have some of my driving lessons while i was at university, and Kev was very understanding and accommodating in fitting me in while i had my uni breaks at home. Also, in praise of Kev, not only is he a great driving instructor but he is also a lovely person and I laughed a lot in my lessons! I would highly recommend Kev to anyone.
Where can I begin, Kev is such an amazing teacher, not only was every lesson very educational they were also great fun. I learnt in 30 hours and enjoyed every hour due to the fact that Kev realised the way I learn is through humour and sarcasm and so thats how he taught me. Although I failed my first time round I am in a sense glad, because I came across events I had never experienced before and after a crazy cyclist, an abulance and a 3-lorry-long fairground truck all whilst on my tests I feel as though I am ready for anything. Thank you very much Kev for helping me pass but also making me smile throughout.
Top job Kevin, taught me to pass first time and I did! A fun and easy to get along with guy who always has patience. Simple instruction, reference points and directions really help under the pressure of learning to drive. I heavily recommend his instruction for all ages, because his quality shows. Thank you Kevin!
Kev Thomson was recommended to me by several people, I came to Kev with very basic driving skill and with around 14 hours worth of lessons he got me to a stage where I not only passed my test but smashed it with only 3 minors! I would and will recommend Kev to anyone looking for an instructor that treats you as a friend and not just a pupil but will also get the job done effectively.
Kev was recommended to me by a friend and is an excellent driving instructor that uses an effective teaching method, making the use of DVDs to help you learn as accurately and quickly as possible. Thanks to Kev I passed first time comfortably, as he has the ability to identify weaknesses and to constantly improve his students driving.
All in all, Kev is an outstanding driving instructor and I would highly recommend him to anyone who is learning to drive.
Kev is a very good instructor, he is able to help with nervous pupils like me. He helped me pass my test on the second time, I had lessons with another instructor before using Kev i didnt feel very confident with my previous instructor, but kev gave me my confidence back and helped me to enjoy driving again.
Kev is good at findind at your weak points and and focusing more on them than wasting to much time on everything else. I think Kev & LDC are reasonably priced and would recommend kev to anyone that asked.
Im glad I went with LDC & Kev for my lessons and thanks Kev for helping me pass my test .
Kev is a fantastic instructor. He knows when to push his students and when to sit back and let things sink in. Kev's ability to relate situations to aspects of individuals lives is a real talent that one can only achieve through a natural interest in people. Kev makes the lessons fun and interactive, challenging his students when the time comes. Kev's encouragement can sometimes be a little 'rough' but it's always what you need! I was really nervous before I started to learn to drive and was a bit sceptical of all the positive reviews on his website, but now I understand.
I passed my driving test first time after 27hrs and spent less than half the money two of my sisters spent on learning! I learnt in just 6 weeks and come test day, felt relaxed and ready to go. The extra 2 hours I had left, Kev carried over and took me out on the motorway after my test. Kev is great and worth the money.
Thanks for everything Kev xx
I took out 20 hours of lessons with the "client centred learning" programme. I found the lessons with Kev Thompson helpful and much more productive as you can relax and not feel stupid with him. The DVD and Workbook were great, they explained definitively what to do and give you an idea before you were even taught it in the car. This helped make learning much quicker. Definitely a programme you should use and will be driving in no time.
I passed my test 1st time with 3 minors from just 9.5 hours of lessons thanks to Kev's lesson structure, sense of humour and the 'Client Centered Learning' technique that is used. This is where Kev will ask you questions about what you did wrong so you remember better, also each lesson is structured around you, not a programme of set lessons. This means that you learn more in each lesson as well as significantly reducing number of lessons needed (and saving your money!) I would definitley recommend Kev to anyone.
Kev is a genuine great driving instructor and i would highly recommend him to anyone out there learning to drive. He makes you feel so comfortable as soon as you meet him for the first time and its gets better and better as it goes along. One thing that i was worried about when i wanted to drive was if i made mistakes that i might of got shouted at, but with kev he has a laugh with you and then goes through what you did wrong and then you do it again and you will be able to do it. Also he's just a really nice person to talk about in general so you dont have to dedicate all your talking in lessons about driving which makes lessons so much better and i think it builds your confidence in driving so much more as there is less pressure on you. I never thought i would pass my test first time either and i passed first time with three minors and for me i think thats impressive. He is a top class instructor!
I’d previously taken lessons for a year with another instructor and didn’t get off to the best start; I was very anxious and apprehensive about driving in general. I decided to go with Kev after hearing about his high success rate from a lot of my friends. As soon as I started with Kev my confidence grew and driving became a lot easier. He is a very positive and funny person to be around which made me feel relaxed and put my nerves at ease. I’m very grateful to Kev for not only teaching me how to pass my test but how to be a good sensible driver. I would highly recommend him to anyone!
I passed first time after 18 hours of driving with Kev. I had tried learning to drive before, and I lost all confidence, and when I started driving with Kev, he had a very laid back style and was really clear on what was expected, this made it so much easier for me, and I found myself at ease with him. He never over complicated any of the maneouvers! At the end of each lesson I knew what I had learnt that lesson, what I was going to be doing the next lesson and with the DVD’s and the handbook I found it easy to have a look and prepare myself.
I would suggest Kev as a driving instructor to anyone, he passed a lot of my friends and taught and passed my sister when she learnt to drive, and everyone has said how easy he is to get along with. I’m a very confident driver because of Kev, and I am so happy he got me to where I am. Thanks Kev for all your guidance! And patience!
I took lessons many years ago and found my anxieties and low confidence in driving seemed to get worse so I gave up on the idea.
That changed when one day a friend recommended him to me as she new I was a anxious person and that I had dyslexia. I decided to give it a second go. I'm so glad I made that decision to learn with Kev as he quickly identified my weaknesses and gave me very effective tips and advice which produced immediate improvements in my confidence and driving ability!
He had the patience to understand my anxieties and help me feel calmer. I was amazed to suddenly find myself enjoying driving for the first time! Thanks very much Kev for helping me achieve this! I would highly recommend him for anyone who is anxious about learning to drive. Plus, he got me passed in less lessons than I first thought!
Thanks to Kev I passed my driving test first time, I was a very nervous driver to begin with but he was patient with me and gave me the confidence I needed to pass. He encourages you to do your best and only gives positive criticism. If you're worried or scared he always makes you laugh and puts you at ease, he was a complete joy of an instructor to have! Without Kev I don't think I would have passed first time. He really is a one off instructor and I would recommend him to everyone!
I started taking lessons with Kev after I was recommended by a friend at college who had originally taken lessons with him. I couldn't have made a better decision! Kev's great sense of humour always made the lessons fun and if I didn't understand anything or do something right he would never get annoyed; instead he was always calm and we would laugh about the mistake and then he would explain in the right level of detail so I understood it or did it correctly next time round. I enjoyed all of my lessons and passed first time with only one minor with under 24 hours of tuition. Kev is a one in a million instructor and I would recommend him to everyone. The LD system is also a fun and straight-forward way to learn to drive and they offer lots of different options to suit you as a pupil, and if you have Kev as your instructor, it's 100 times better! Cheers again Kev for helping me pass first time - will be in touch soon for the Pass Plus!
I’d previously taken lessons for a year with another instructor and had failed one test. I was looking to retake and pass over the summer in time to go back to uni but my confidence with driving was particularly low. A friend recommended Kev to me and I couldn’t have made a better decision! Kev made everything very simple and easy for me to understand and I found myself feeling much more confident as the weeks went on. I was delighted to pass my test! Thanks Kev!
I took my test 2 times 5 years ago and failed both times so I gave up. Then a friend who passed with Kev suggested I go with him. Kev is very patient, down to earth and nothings too much trouble. I passed my test today with 1 minor and it’s down to Kevs good teaching and his Keep It Simple Stupid method. I’d recommend Kev to anyone and will be doing so… Cheers Kev!
I was only in the UK for two week to learn to drive and pass my test. I was very nervous about this as I had tried and failed to pass my test 4 years previously. All my nerves would put to rest the minute I met Kev and started my lessons. I enjoyed my lessons with Kev and he was very patient if i asked a question more than once and explained everything very clearly and in detail. When it came to my test Kev put my mind at rest and reassured me so much I managed to pass!! Very impressed with Kev and would recommend to anyone!!
Couldn't ask for a better driving instructor. Kev is one in a million. A great instructor and a great bloke, he gave me the confidence that I needed to pass my test, and with just one minor. His lessons are instructive and highly informative, Ive had other driving instructors and nun of whom managed to instill the confidence and the knowledge needed to pass my test. Cheers Kev.
Kev is an incredibly patient, down to earth teacher; he'll help you learn from your mistakes and find your confidence.
The books and DVDs are brilliant learning tools, speeding up the learning process and giving you more time outside the car to absorb and go over everything you've learnt during your lessons.
Kev knows what to say to help you stay focused and at ease while driving. Kev doesn't just teach you what you need to pass your test, he teaches you the skills you need to become a good, confident driver. I wouldn't have passed first time without Kev's teaching skills.
I booked a semi intensive course with kev and passed first time! In only 6weeks! I had never been in a car before and was very nervous but along with the book and dvd and kevs help i felt more comfortable and confident in driving. Kev is a friendly person who has pride in his work, couldnt of asked for a better instructor and would always recoment him!
Thanks for being such an amazing driving instructor, you and the LDC system really helped me to get a pass first time! And with just one minor shows that you almost made me have a perfect drive, you helped me all the time when I was learning and helped me with any queries I had about driving. Thanks Kev.
Before taking lessons with Kev I had absolutely no idea how to drive a car and now after three tests i passed and now am a confident driver and feel comfortable in a car (Which I thought would never happen! Especially as I’m a very nervous driver!) I initially went with Kev for lessons because everyone who was in my sixth form highly recommended him as well as some of my close friends and this was definitely the right decision! From my first lesson I felt comfortable in the car with Kev, knowing he would guide me through everything and whenever I panicked or did something wrong he would be supportive and tell me where I was going wrong and how I could improve and set targets. He was never late for any of my lessons and was flexible with me when I could have my lessons which was great! Also the learning resources were great as well and allowed me to go over everything we covered in the lessons. Kev always made lessons enjoyable and he has a great sense of humour which makes the lessons a more pleasant experience but also helped me learn and remember things :) I would recommend him to anyone as he improved my confidence massively and without him I don’t think I would have passed! Thanks Kev.
After failing my test 3 times I wasn't sure I would be able to pass. But Kevs way of teaching was perfect for me, the tailored lessons really helped to boost my confidence and meant that I passed first time with him.
After choosing to do a semi-intensive course with Kev, I was very nervous about learning to drive and didn't have a clue what I was doing. Kev instantly put me at ease and if I ever made a mistake he would go through it calmly in a way I understood, without making me feel stupid or pressured to get it right first time. The LDC system is also great, and Kev went through it at a comfortable pace which was suited to me. I may have been the most negative person about my abilities, yet Kev kept confidence in me and without him I probably wouldn't have passed my driving test. I will truely miss my driving lessons, they were great fun and we always had a laugh. Thanks Kev, you're the best! :)
I would like to say a massive thank you to Kev and the LDC. Without their help and support I wouldn't be driving today. Kev provides such a relaxed atmosphere and I feel a friendship quickly grows. He taught to my own specific needs and this helped not only my ability to drive but also my confidence in it. As well as the practical side Kev offered me lots of help with the theory testing and made sure I didn't just memorize it but that i actually understood. Thanks again for everything, can't believe I've finally flown the Kev nest!
Having given up on driving lessons 10 years ago I decided time to restart them. I booked to train with Kev due to his glowing testamonials on his website. My first lesson was an assessment to decide the best course of action, we decided (with no pressure or overselling from Kev) to completea semi intensive course. I was quickly put at ease and regained my confidence behind the wheel through the patience and guidance of Kev. Every fine detail of learning to drive was clearly and concisely explained. I passed my test with 2 minor faults thanks to Kev. Not only is he a fantastic instructor with an excellent teaching manner, but also a genuinely nice down to earth man.
Kev is a great driving instructor! Thanks to him I passed my driving test first time around with only 4 minor faults. :) I was really nervous and wasn't very confident but Kev reassured me the whole way which helped me stay as calm as i could be. His bubbly funny personality helped greatly as it wasn't like i felt pressured to be perfect at everything first time round, if i did something wrong he would explain what i did wrong and take me back over it till i got it right. I would highly recommend Kev to anyone and everyone who is wanting to learn to drive as i can reassure you that he is an excellent driving instructor who is fantastic at his job.
Before I started my lessons I was expecting an instructor who'd shout at me for every mistake I made like my friends said theirs did, but whilst having lessons with kev i never got this once! He raised my confidence in driving whilst having a laugh at the same time, every single one of my lessons I enjoyed as they were funny! gonna miss KEVNAV now i have my full license thank you for helping me pass!
I would like to thanks Kev for teaching me to drive. He is a very good instructor. He is funny, calm and never gets angry. I feel happy and enjoyable to learn with Kev and would highly recommend him to anyone. Also, the LDC systems are amazing, it will guide you how to drive step by step. It only took me 25 hours to pass the driving test in first time. Kev + LDC systems are perfect match. Thanks Kev.
Kev was highly recommended to me by a friend and I am very thankful I took her advice! After driving in States for 10 years it was very frustrating to not have the freedom I was once so used to. However I had never driven a manual and driving in the U.K. was incredibly intimidating to me. I was comfortable with Kev right from the start and he quickly spotted my problem areas. Kev was always reassuring and explained everything to me. Kev had patience with me and made sure I was comfortable with what I was doing, but he also had the faith in me to push me along, allowing me to realise I was more capable than I thought. He built my confidence up and had me driving comfortably before I knew it. I passed my test first time and haven’t looked back since. Choosing Kev as my instructor was the best decision yet...Thanks Kev!
Kev was recommended by many friends, so from day 1 I knew i was in good hands. I chose to do a weeks intensive to get the driving over and done with, and from the second day Kev was confident I was going to pass by the end of the week. All thanks to Kev I was always calm and confident behind the wheel making the learning much more relaxed. The LDC learning book and DVDs are also to be thanked as they helped me prepare for day 1. I can't recommend Kev enough, Thanks again Kev.
I chose to learn with Kev after many recommendations from my friends and I could see why immediately. He is very calm and clear with his instructions and uses an excellent system to help you learn as well and as quickly as you can (LDC DVDs and coaching system). I passed in just 20 hours and that's all because of Kev's clear instruction and his helpful, calm and enthusiastic approach to teaching you how to drive. Thanks Kev.
I would like to thank Kev for helping me pass my driving test first time! I would not of been able to pass without his help, I would recommend Kev to everyone. He is calm and makes you feel relaxed and his lessons are always fun. His teaching techniques are great. Big thanks to Kev for helping me pass my test first time with 2 minors.
Kev was calm and fantastic right from day one! When I was nervous he calmed me down, when i made mistakes he didn't shout or get stressy. He took me through all the manouvers and driving skills step by step very clearly and i was never afraid to ask a question as I was comfortable being in the car. I passed first time after never driving before and it only took me 24 hours. Thanks kev you're fantastic the whole of swindon should be taught by you!
Thankyou Kev for teaching me to drive for the past couple of months. You have done a great job as I've passed my driving test with 1 minor. Excellent teaching skills , good laugh and overall very professionally done due having the patience and knowledge to help me.
I was recommended Kev by all my friends who were taking lessons with him, and I can see why they suggested him. He is a great teacher, calm and patient, which is exactly what you need when your starting out driving. He was helpful and never got angry if you did something wrong - something you find with some instructors. Driving lessons were always fun and a laugh, which encourages you to keep going. The learning resources were brilliant too, very easy to follow. I cant thank Kev enough for helping me to pass (first time as well), he is a great teacher, and i think I'm going to miss having lessons now! Thank you again Kev! :)
I decided to start learning with Kev through friends that recommended him, and it was an excellent decision. I was very under confident when i started learning, but Kev gave me the confidence that helped me pass my test. His enthusiastic attitude and good teaching skills helped me to go on to pass my test second time with 1 minor! The LDC workbooks and DVDs that Kev provided were very helpful when it came to my theory test and driving test. Even though i found driving difficult at first, Kev makes lessons fun and enjoyable, and prepared lessons for me that suited my ability. Kev also makes sure that you have as much time behind the wheel as possible and that you get as much experience as you can. Overall, Kev is an brilliant instructor, easy to talk to, and a good laugh! I would recommend him to anyone. Thanks again, kev! :D
Let me start by saying I can't recommend Kev enough. His style of teaching was perfectly suited for me, with every lesson been incredibly informative as well as great fun. I never came back from a lesson thinking I haven't learnt anything today that was rubbish; I came back thinking I can't wait for my next lesson. Kev has the ability to instantly put you at ease if you have made a mistake and rectify it quickly and calmly. By going at a pace that I found comfortable Kev taught me all the required skills I need to be a driver and it's thanks to him that I passed my test. I can't thank you enough Kev.
Also if anyone is looking for an instructor to do pass plus with, Kev is the man you are looking for.
Kev always had confidence in my ability to drive, which I often didn't! I doubt anyone has ever struggled so much to get to grips with left reverse as I did but Kev was patient, never gave up and explained it in different ways until eventually I could do it. He also stayed calm when things went wrong which was very reassuring! I would recommend Kev as a driving instructor to anyone.
I passed my test at the first go after only 22 hours of tuition. This was due to the LDC system of learning , the dvds are super coupled with kev giving your lessons you will enjoy learning.
Lessons with Kev were always fun and having passed my test I will miss my lessons the system used and taught by Kev is excellent. I would recomend him to anyone wanting to learn to drive.
I was initially very nervous about learning to drive, but Kev soon put those nerves at ease. He was incredibly patient; he would never shout at you or make you feel stupid, however many times you got something wrong. His teaching methods were very clear and I felt that I learnt quickly because of this (even on the few aspects that it took me a while to get my head around he would be calmly persistent in his teaching). I would whole-heartedly recommend Kev to anyone who wants to learn to drive as he is a pleasure to drive with and is, above all, a brilliant teacher. I couldn’t have done it without you, thanks Kev!
When I first got behind the wheel I was incredibly nervous, but Kev soon put me at ease. With Kev’s supportive and calming influence, I soon became relaxed and managed to build up my confidence and driving skills. If I made a mistake he would always explain in clear and easy way to understand that never making me feel uncomfortable. I would highly recommend Kev to anyone wishing to learn to drive with an extremely good patience teacher. A big thanks again Kev.
I passed with Kev with 2 minors and the main factor for this was having Kev was my instructor. It took me just over 30 hours to be ready for test. Kev was a brilliant instructor he was calm and reassuring through the whole experience. I enjoyed every lesson with Kev and never felt nervous due to his calm manor of teaching. He also made me believe in my own ability and that I was perfectly capable of doing everything required of me. Every lesson was suited to my needs and what I was weakest at , when it came to test I knew that I had covered everything and was completely ready for test!
I can’t say enough good words about Kev! Brilliant driving instructor would recommend him to anyone! Thanks Kev!!
Before taking lessons with Kev, I was taking lessons from another company. My last Driving Instructor had me taking lessons for almost a year before he put me in for my test, And i failed, As a result of me failing, my last driving instructor screamed and shouted at me an it ended with me to tears. So i decided to quit.
Couple of months later i was told by Friends to give Kevin a ring. I was very nervous and didnt know what to expect. I'm glad i took my friends advice and phoned. I couldn't have wished or asked for a better Driving Instructor. He's calm, Patienent, And he really did make me feel at ease. I looked forward to my driving lessons every week, Because he was such a great laugh!
Kevin got me through my Driving Test. I Passed on 27th Jan with just 1 minor! Without Kevin as my Instructor, I wouldnt have passed!
I recommend him, And some of my Friends are already starting to give him a ring!
Thanks so much Kev! I'm actually going to miss our lessons!
When I first started driving with Kev, I was incredibly nervous. I’d had lessons on and off for the last nine years, and Kev was my fourth instructor. He quickly made me feel at ease, and after a couple of lessons I actually found myself looking forward to driving (something I never thought I’d do!) Even on the odd occasion when things went wrong, I don’t remember Kev ever raising his voice or even looking worried, which was incredibly reassuring! I passed my test first time, and I genuinely think that is down to Kev.
I passed first time with Kev with 3 minors. I couldn't believe it! When I first started driving I was really nervous and didn't have a clue what I was doing!
Kev reassured me that everyone feels this way in the beginning and then at the end of every lesson I left wanting the next week to come quicker! He made driving fun and and I felt very relaxed with him. He was funny and when I made mistakes he calmly explained to me how I could improve my driving. Each lesson he would push me to get better and kept track of the things I found difficult so we could practise them.
I can't recommend him enough to everyone.
I couldn't have asked for a better Instructor !! I am very happy:)
I changed instructor to Kev and was utterly delighted when I passed 1st time with only 2 minors! I can’t recommend Kev enough! He’s hilarious, calm and a really great driving instructor. After my previous instructor, he helped me increase my driving skills as well as confidence and I began to really look forward to my driving lessons. The DVD and book were really helpful and Kev goes above and beyond to ensure that he does everything he can to help and prepare you for your test. Thank you so much for everything Kev! I miss my driving lessons!
I have passed my test first time. It was not easy when I started learning. I was so nervous however Kev has tailored a be-spoke programme just for me to overcome my nerve and control the situation myself. Believe me it worked. I couldn’t have done it without Kev’s help and his encouragement. I would definitely recommend Kev and the LDC system to all my friends.
I chose Kev as a driving instructor as my friends recommended him. He was my second driving instructor and I’m so glad I chose him; his teaching was a much higher standard and a lot more practical. I passed my driving test second time with 4 minors. When I started driving with Kev I was very nervous and under confident, but he was always very calm and trusting, which helped build my confidence and believe in myself more. The LCD system is really good; it helped a lot with theory and understanding the rules of the road. The DVD’s were especially good. Not only is Kev a brilliant driving instructor, he is also a very funny man and made each lesson enjoyable. When I made mistakes Kev stayed calm and talked me through what went wrong, which helped me understand what I did wrong, and progress further. I would recommend Kev to anyone who wants to learn how to drive, thanks again Kev!
It may well be true that I was the most nervous person that anyone could try and teach to drive, however after my first lesson those nerves instantly went. Kev was so supportive and reassuring whenever I made a mistake and would explain to me how to correct it next time. His method of teaching meant that I was never afraid to ask for help no matter how many times we had covered something and he always made me feel so confident about myself and my ability. I honestly can’t recommend him highly enough!!! He is an amazing driving instructor.
I was really nervous before I started driving with Kev, he soon put me at ease and got me to relax, he is a very good instructor who quickly built up my confidence whilst also increasing my driving skills not just to get me through test but skills for a lifetime of safe driving.
I've just passed my driving test first time, with 4 minors, and would like to say a massive thanks to Kev! As I was travelling a lot the only way I could practice was in blocks which were fairly spaced apart so it was crucial for me that I tried to catch on as quick as possible, and with the help of Kev I was able to do that! He was very calm even when I was not and the great thing about the lessons was that I was driving from the first lesson onwards and he wasn't afraid to let me try everything and do it myself. This helped my confidence improve rapidly and gave me a much better road sense. More importantly he always had faith in my ability and helped me believe I was good myself! Also he was very easy to get along with and I enjoyed my time learning! With the LDC system, I found it easy to learn as well as it gives you a step by step approach which is very clear to understand. With the help of the books and DVD's they provide it also makes it easy to learn anywhere so I was able to take my DVD away with me and still learn when travelling.
I would happily recommend Kev to anyone that wanted to learn as not only is he a great driving instructor but also a really great guy who makes the lessons enjoyable! I cannot thank you enough for helping me to get driving so quickly and also for the great times I had whilst learning with you! Thanks again Kev!
I just passed my driving test with 2 minors. It took me 28 hours to get to my test. And I passed because of Kev. He is a very calm, and amusing instructor. I was a beginner and driving was new to me. Kev made me feel calm in the car, and we went at my pace which was really good. His instructions were also clear so you didn't panic when you came to a junction. The DVD's and books are also very useful, they helped me progress my skills further, and prepared me for the next lesson. The LDC system is brilliant as it goes step by step at your own pace. I will certainly recommend Kev to other people. Thanks Kev!
I just passed my driving test and I cannot recommend Kev enough! He is a superb driving instructor who is always calm, even if you’re not! I was very easily panicked when I first started learning to drive, but Kev had a calming influence and now I am confident with my driving. The LDC system of learning is very good, as your lessons take a step by step approach, so you’re not thrown in at the deep end straight away. Various books and dvds were also available to aid my driving theory and understanding.
Kev is a brilliant instructor who you can expect to enjoy your lessons with! Thanks again Kev!
I passed my test first time with only 2 minors thanks to Kev’s great teaching skills. He made me feel confident in my ability to drive well, his instructions were always clear and calm, along with a good sense of humour. The LDC system of learning is a great way to learn as you are confident in the theory before you get behind the wheel. The DVD’s and books are a very useful tool to learn and practice the theory test. Kev is an excellent instructor and I will recommend him to all my friends. Thanks again Kev!
I chose Kev as driving instructor through friends; people who were learning and have learnt thanks to him. The LDC system is very clever, using the books & DVDS helps massively when it came to test time for me; I passed first time with 4 minors! Kev takes a very practical approach to teaching making sure you spend as much time behind the wheel as possible - At first I found driving very hard and struggled, but Kev tailors lessons to everyone’s individual learning speeds and I benefitted greatly! I’m very glad I chose Kev & would have no problem recommending him to others! Most of all, Kev is very nice & amusing person making you feel comfortable with how and what you learn, I cannot thank him enough : -)
I chose Kev as my driving instructor after two of my friends recommended him, and I’m very happy that I did. I learnt to drive by actually trying everything out and driving from my first lesson and this practical approach really helped. Before going to test, Kev made sure I was ready, and, although I was extremely nervous, I was actually confident inside about my driving skills, (even if I didn’t show it at the time!) and I passed first time with 4 minors. I have heard stories from other friends about their driving experiences but those have just made me happier that I chose Kev – I will be recommending him to more friends!
I decided to start having lessons with Kev after he was highly recommended by my friends. I was really nervous before my first lesson, but he immediately made me feel at ease. He taught me to drive in a fun and interesting way that made me look forward to every lesson. He would never make me feel uncomfortable if I did something wrong; we would talk it over, laugh about it and try again. Our funny chats and jokes would make the lessons fly by, and Kev soon became not just my driving instructor but also my friend. I would highly recommend Kev to anyone interested in learning to drive and I feel very lucky to have been taught by him.
When I first started to drive I was really nervous and wasn't very confident. Kev is a great driving instructor as he helped me tackle my nerves and steadily my confidence grew. Driving lessons were great fun with Kev as he makes you laugh and even when you do things wrong he doesn't make you feel stupid. It is thanks to Kev that I passed first time with 3 minors, which I was so proud of! Kev is also great at dealing with pre-test nerves! When the prospect of taking my test hit me and I became ridiculously nervous he gave me a pep talk, told me to focus and it went really well from there! I would definitely recommend Kev to anyone learning to drive who wants to enjoy it!
Thanks again Kev for being a great instructor!!
Kev is a great driving instructor thanks to him I passed my driving test first time around with only 3 minor faults, the DVD’s and books that are used, have a great deal of information in them and help you out a lot on both your theory and driving test. Kev will help you with anything you can’t quite get the hang of and will work with you until you are happy with it, if you have any questions that need answering he will also help you out. He is an excellent teacher and makes the lessons a fun experience. I was not quite sure of how many hours I would need but was given enough to pass .I thought that I had enough hours of driving and learnt everything in the perfect order and in time for my test. Kev gave me a lot of confidence when I was driving because at the start I was not very confident with my driving but Kev helped me with that and I am a lot more confident and happy when driving. I would recommend kev to anyone who wishes to take lessons with Kev whilst having a laugh at the same time. I cannot thank Kev enough with all the help he has given me.
Kev is a really great driving instructor and I am really glad I followed my friends recommendation to learn with him. Not only is he always on time and very reliable, he puts you at ease when driving and makes everything fun! I really lacked confidence when I first started out, with the words 'I don't like' being my most used phrase! But Kev was happy to go over anything I wanted to practise and taught me simple ways of learning to do things, and my confidence grew huge amounts after every lesson. Every time I made a mistake Kev would explain it all to me, and let me learn from my own mistakes, and am now totally confident in my ability and love driving. I would thoroughly reccomend Kev and the LDC system to anyone, as not only is he a very good driving instructor, he's a lovely guy too!
I passed my test first time with 3 minors, which I was so proud of. The LDC system is an excellent way to learn; the DVD’s and books were supplied from day one and had everything I needed to pass my theory first time. Kev was an excellent driving instructor and answered any questions I had about driving, he also made driving a fun experience and I looked forward to my lessons. I chose Kev because he was highly recommended by many students at school which just shows what a good instructor he really was. When I didn’t understand something, Kev would always give extra reference points and make it much easier. He also would never give up. Kev was excellent in all situations especially when I did something wrong. I would keep worrying about it for the rest of the drive but Kev helped me to overcome this and realise it was all in the process of learning. He was very supportive before my test when I was extremely nervous and helped me to pass, I would recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to drive!
Kev was my 2nd driving instructor after taking a couple of years out from learning. He made me feel comfortable with driving again straight away and there was never any panicking or belittling when I made mistakes. He told me where I was going wrong without being patronising, allowing me to correct my errors myself. Every lesson was a good lesson with Kev because we did a lot of driving; we never wasted time sitting on the side of the road discussing what we were going to do. He gave me as many lessons as I needed; no more or less. It wasn't about money to him; it was all about making you into a good driver. Having had experience of other local instructors, I can honestly say that Kev is one of the best!
When it came to taking my test, I felt fully prepared and confident that I would do my best. I passed 1st time with 5 minors thanks to Kev and his teaching style. If you choose him as your driving instructor, you will not only learn to drive but you will enjoy learning to drive! Thanks again Kev!
I passed my driving test, thanks to Kev Thomson. I started off as a very nervous driver and I didn’t have a clue about driving a car. However thanks to his calm and encouraging manner, he made me feel comfortable and I soon developed into a very confident driver. He always turns up to lessons on time and will never let you down. He is very honest and only teaches you what you need to be taught, never taking you for a ride and keeping you on his books longer than you need to be there. I would definitely recommend Kev to anyone wishing to take lessons with an extremely good teacher who you can also have a laugh with.
Although it took me a while to eventually pass my test because of nerves, Kev always made me feel confident and assured me there was nothing wrong with my driving, giving me the confidence to keep on trying. Kev is an extremely good teacher with whom you can feel completely comfortable, he will always outline your mistakes while assuring you that they are easy to correct and he has a system of showing you how much you have achieved during the time you have been learning with him, massively boosting morale if you’re having a bad day. He is very funny and whilst learning to drive you can have an amazing laugh along the way. He is not only a driving instructor but a great friend, I would recommend him to anyone.
I passed first time with Kev and only 4 minors,and passed in 3 months and 3 days. Kev is a great driving instructor, he always pushed me to do the best I could, I had such a fun time learning to drive with him. I always looked forward to my lesson because Kev was friendly and funny and always cracking jokes to make me less nervous, during my lesson and each lesson was different. If I didnt understand something he would go over it again in a different way. He always believed in me and never let me give up. I have recommended him to all my friends and some have started driving with him and I will continue to recommend him to all my friends.
I passed first time just because Kev believed in me and he knew I had it in me. Not only is Kev a fantastic driving instructor he is a great friend and makes the lessons fun whilst you learn. I looked forward to my lessons with him as he was fun to drive with and made driving easy for me and even though I made mistakes, he didn’t let them get to me. He was my second driving instructor and he is a million times better than my first and I wish so much I had started with him. I have recommended him to all my friends and a few have started with him and enjoy their lessons too. So personally choose Kev, his skills are beyond amazing and such a laugh.
Kev Thomson is an amazing instructor! After no confidence with my previous instructor this man helped restore it! His lessons were relaxed, he never panicked at anything and he always explained where I went wrong. He never makes you feel small about yourself and your abilities. He shows you how much more you can do without you realising it. Roundabouts were my weak point, but after talking me through it I was more confident. His fabulous attitude certainly makes you feel relaxed. Kev helped me conquer my weaknesses, realise my full potential and restore my faith in myself and for that i will always be thankful :). He has a fabulous sense of humour and the lessons are simply great.
Its not just like driving with your instructor its like driving with a friend. After 21 hours of lessons i have passed my driving test first time! And its all down to Kev, thank you :)
If you get the chance to have this man teach you - do it! You will never look back..... unless you're doing a manoeuvre and doing all your obs ha ha.
The LD system is a brilliant way to learn to drive. It was great help with all the books and DVDs given that helped me get an idea of driving before lessons and pass my Theory first time! Kev was an even better instructor. He was always very patient and relaxed whilst teaching which made me less nervous and comfortable when asking questions. Never the less, his humour and witty comments made every lesson enjoyable and actually made me learn faster! All in all, Kev ticked all the boxes I asked for in a driving instructor right from the start. I passed my practical first time and I owe all to him. I have and will continue to recommend him to absolutely anyone! Thanks for everything Kev!
I opted for the week intensive course and thoroughly enjoyed it. The course itself was straight forward and was accompanied with DVDs and a book that i found helped me out before I even started driving with Kev. After searching through the Internet for my local driving instructors that actually sold the week intensive course and, to be honest, not liking the look of them, I met up with Kev and his personality and teaching methods suited me perfectly. I progressed through the course faster than i thought i could thanks to Kev's patience and skill. I found driving with Kev relaxing and exciting.
I passed my test first time with only a couple of minors. i can't thank Kev and LDC enough. I have already, and will continue on to do so, recommend Kev as an instructor to anybody and everybody. Again thanks Kev.
Kev was suggested to me originally by a friend, I cant thank my friend enough for the recommendation. Kev is a great instructor, I felt comfortable in the car learning to drive and the weaker parts of my driving we practised over and over until I got them right. By the time I got to my test I was driving independently and felt confident for my test, I passed first time which felt amazing, without Kev it wouldn’t have been so enjoyable!
The LDC system was really helpful right from the start. The revision material provided for my theory test helped me to pass my theory test first time which got me off to a great start! The LDC system combined with Kev as an instructor are what got me to passing my test first time with 4minors at just over 20hours of driving, I would recommend LDC and Kev to anyone looking to start driving!
I was probably the worst driver Kev had ever seen, I panicked and had a phobia of roundabouts which isn't to good when Swindon has one every mile or less! The best thing about my lessons were if I wanted to practice a certain thing I would do it over and over again until I was confident and their were no complaints:) my confidence increased and I can't believe I've managed to pass my test; looking back on how I was its amazing, and its all down to the right instructor! Thanks Kev!! I'm sure your'll be seeing my younger brothers soon.
Kev was suggested to me by a friend after I had experienced some difficulties with my Instructor, and I never looked back. Kev is a top bloke an he has a great ability to make you relax immediately, and he never makes you feel pressured.
The 'Vauxhall Corsa' that Kev uses is really easy to drive, and not too big either, so its not too intimidating. All the controls are simple and straight forward, so you can pick them up quickly, without too much fumbling!!
I found that because of the techniques that Kev uses to teach, It makes it easy to retain what you are being taught! He doesn't just teach you what you need to pass your test, he teaches you the skills you need to become a CONFIDENT and GOOD driver. Also Kev provides a book and a DVD, which details each lesson, I found them really useful to help me prepare for my next lesson.
Immediately after my first lesson with kev, i was much more confident behind the wheel. Kev puts trust in you, and lets you learn at a pace you are comfortable with. I stopped dreading my lessons like I had been with my previous instructor, and in fact, I began to really enjoy them, and look forward to them. After every lesson I was always left feeling positive!!
Kev always made a massive effort to accomadate all the lessons I was requesting(which was quite alot!), and he was so reliable too. I cannot praise Kev enough, he is without a doubt a 10/10 instructor.
I passed my test a week ago now, 1st TIME! and I love driving and I love feeling like a good driver! Massive Thanks Kev, keep up the good work.
I have just passed my driving test first time and I couldn't have done it without Kev.
He was consistently patient with me making the lessons fun and building my confidence without me realising it ! I found myself progressing faster than I anticipated and was ready for my practical test in what seemed like no time, despite not having a clue how to work a car when I started.
I would like to say a huge thankyou to Kev for helping me get my license and would recommend him to anyone looking to learn to drive in a way that will not only get them through the test but for a long time after.
I passed with only 2 minors and owe it all to Kev. He is a very patient instructor and I was never afraid to ask him questions on things I was unsure on. His laid back approach meant i was never uneasy driving, even in my first few lessons, and his trust in me gave me the confidence I needed to pass. I felt I learnt to drive very quickly as the lesson's objectives were always explained before each lesson and ticked off on completion, making it easy to see what I had achieved. I would reccomend Kev to anyone for his humour and relaxed attitude but also his brilliant teaching skills.
Having just passed my practical test I am writing to say a HUGE thank you to LDC and more importantly my instructor Kev Thomson.
Having had many lessons over the years (on and off but never a test) I was very keen on passing before my wife has our baby (due in May)!
I had looked at all different driving schools and after lots of research I decided LDC were the ones for me!
The LDC driving method is first class. The books and DVD's are brilliant learning tools, speeding up the learning process and giving the pupil more time to actually learn to drive rather than having everything explained ten times over! I would also say that LDC's pricing is bang on and amazing value for money, especially when compared to driving schools who offer no books or instructional DVD's.
Moving on to my instructor - I believe it's only right that when you have received excellent service you should make it known to people higher up so they can be recognised - working in customer service myself I understand how important feedback can be, especially when people are always too keen on picking out the bad but rarely taking time to comment on the good.
Kev Thomson is a true gent. From my very first lesson I was put at my ease, and as someone who is not always confident in the things I do I really felt that Kev built up my belief in myself that I can drive and I would pass.
Everyday improved on the previous and at no time was Kev overcritical of me, and when I did make mistakes Kev explained in such a way as not to hit my confidence. I would appreciate that the company director or similar be made aware of how brilliant I believe Kev to be!
Once again I am overwhelmed by the level of service I have received from LDC and Kev and would have no hesitation in recommending the company and lessons with Kev in the future.
Really pleased having passed on 8th November at my first attempt with only two minors and only two months after my 17th Birthday. I chose LDC for their sytem of tuition and there intensive course together with their competitive pricing. It was really good having Kev as he put himself out to pick me up from home and give me reassurance and the confidence to be able to drive. Kev was very understanding and calming with a great sense of humour. He never made an issue when things went wrong but was quick to praise when I did things right. As a young inexperienced female learning to drive I could not have wished for a better instructor and would recommend him to anybody.
Passed with 3 minor faults.
I specifically wanted to complete my driving lessons with LDC because of the learning system they use. Having material to help you study at home in advance of the lessons was invaluable, it helps you prepare for each lesson in advance so that your actual time in the car is used practically rather than for theory. The workbooks & DVD’s are easy to understand and work with.
Kev is incredibly patient; he welcomes and encourages you to ask as many questions as you need to and he lets you learn from your own mistakes instead of just telling you that you are doing something wrong! He helped me to find my confidence and calm my nerves (even on test day) and all of my lessons were enjoyable because of Kev’s down to earth nature (he likes a good laugh too!) After each lesson I came away having learnt something new and feeling that I had made progress every time, this is down to Kev’s teaching skills and the structured lessons you get with LDC.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Kev & the LDC system to anyone looking for lessons in our local area.
Right from the start i found kev to be a very professional and friendly guy. He helped me to pass my theory and practical first time within a reasonable amount of hours. I felt relaxed and comfortable while driving with kev and would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an instructor!
I started learning to drive with Kev as a complete novice with no previous experience at all, I passed my test first time after 28 hours of lessons due to the LDC system of learning and having that system delivered expertly by Kev. Lessons were always interesting and quite often funny due to Kev's sense of humour.
"I’ve tried different driving instructors previously for assessment drives but never found anyone who instilled as much confidence in me as Kev did! He always made me feel comfortable and able during my lessons with him. He is very friendly and relaxed, and makes you feel very at ease, even as a nervous driver! I had 15 hours of lessons with Kev. I could not be more happy with his tuition! He predicted that I would pass with no more than 5 minors.. I passed first time with only 5 minors! I recommend Kev Thomson to anyone! He's a one-of-a-kind instructor!"
"I have taken lessons before with other instructors, but was never able to feel confident enough with my driving to pass the test. I have just passed after taking only 10 hours of lessons with Kev.He was quickly able to spot my mistakes and focused on them. He has a relaxed style of teaching and a great sense of humour which really puts you at ease, especially when nerves get the better of you. Given that I passed with only 1 minor fault, I would recommend Kev Thomson to anyone who wants to learn how to drive."
Passed 19/04/10 - 4 minor faults
Kev Thomson is an excellent driving instructor who is patient and and friendly in his teaching style. He would always give constructive criticism and explain to me why something went wrong, which really helped me to build up my confidence and eliminate nerves on test day. I have just passed my test and I owe this to the knowledge and experiance of my instructor. I'm so happy that I've passed my test and would strongly recommend Kev to all my friends.
I had taken my test 3 times with a local driving school before I decided to try someone different.
Kev was quick to find and correct my faults using the Learner driving system which was really easy to understand, and a great help to me in reinforcing how to carry out the correct actions to ensure my driving was safe and making me feel confident.
Kev is very calm and knowledgeable giving the lessons; he has a good sense of humour and uses it to great effect when you are not having the best drive making you feel very relaxed.
I had 7 hours of tuition and passed my test with 3 minor faults. (And the same examiner who had previously failed me).
I highly recommend him and the Learner Driving system.