All Homers Driving School driving instructors are self-employed and do not work for Homers Driving School. The sales contract you have entered below is between you and the driving instructor not Homers Driving School. The vehicles may have CCTV with audio fitted for the protection of both you and our instructors.
Instructors Contract: The instructor will provide driving tuition to the student at the communicated rate when the booking was made. Any start up offers are subject to normal lesson rates either after the initial starter period or after completion of a designated number of tuition hours again communicated at the time of booking. We may request a minimum of 25 regular price lessons as part of an introductory loss leader. Lessons should be no longer than 14 days apart unless prior agreement has been confirmed in writing by the driving instructor.
Payment may be made by individual lessons at the start of each lesson with the rate previously agreed. The instructor may change the lesson rate with no less than 7 days notice. Payments may be made in advance at a discounted rate agreed with the instructor by block booking (not beginner start up offers) directly paid to the driving instructor by cash. A block booking is none refundable in whole or part, you are purchasing a prearrange amount of hours and the instructor has designated his time to allow for this. Should you no longer wish to continue or have a gift voucher they will still be valid for a 12 months from the date of purchase subject to our normal cancelation policy. Block bookings and start up offers are none transferable.
Matter concerning the timing, duration and location of the individual lessons are subject to agreement between the instructor and the student driver.
The instructor reserves the right to refuse the use of the tuition vehicle for the practical driving test if the instructor’s professional opinion the student has not reached sufficient standard of competence to take full responsibility for the safety of the vehicle and other road users.
All driving instructors have signed to comply with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) code of conduct which can be found on the government website.
It is hereby expressed that this contract is made directly between the Driving instructor, as principal and the student or parent/guardian is under 18 years of age. In relation to bookings, supply of information or documentation and the processing of payments. Homers Driving School acts as an advertising agent of the driving instructor. On this basis the student driver accepts that Homers Driving School cannot be deemed to have any liability to the student driver in any matter which is subject to the contract between the driving instructor and the student. For avoidance of doubt, nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude the liability of Homers Driving School or its employees, for loss or damage directly occasioned by negligence or other breach of the company or its employees.
The instructor may rearrange or cancel any appointment to a time suitable for both parties if the instructor is not available for any reason whatsoever subject to giving 48 hours’ notice otherwise they next lesson of the same duration will be give free of charge. Exceptions from this is for safety reasons in extreme adverse weather decided by the Driving Instructor and for vehicle failure. The student driver may rearrange or cancel an appointment directly with the instructor subject to giving 48 hours’ notice otherwise the full lesson fee will be charged or deducted from the pre-paid future bookings. For both the instructor and the student this cancelation does not apply if the lesson can be rearranged for the same day only.