07810 717 251

l-plate lge

Richard Mountain Driving School

l-plate lge

Fully qualified Approved Driving Instructor with over 18 years experience.

Catering for all levels of ability, from complete beginner to Pass Plus.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions give you important information about your driving lessons with your ADI (Richard Mountain) trading under the name of Richard Mountain Driving School and form the basis of the contract for your driving lessons between you and your ADI.


No other terms apply unless agreed in writing by your ADI.


Your Training


*   The contract for your in car driving training - your lessons, is between you and your ADI who operates his own self

     employed training business. You and your ADI are responsible for agreeing all matters relating to the content, timing

     or location of individual lessons.


*   Your ADI will provide you with driving training at a rate per hour communicated to you from time to time.

     Recommended prices per hour are available on provided in blocks of 2 hours  

     although by exception, with the consent of your ADI, 1 hour lessons may be available.


*   If your ADI is unavailable for any reason your ADI has the right to rearrange the lesson to an alternative date and

     time which is suitable for both the pupil and the ADI.


*   Your ADI will hold appropriate motor vehicle insurance for the training car in which you are learning to drive in the

     event that you have the misfortune to have an accident as a learner. This covers circumstances when you are

     accompanied by either the ADI or a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency examiner.


Your Responsibilities


*   It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the required valid provisional driving licence to drive in the UK whilst

     accompanied by another qualified driver. You will be asked by your ADI to show your provisional licence before you

     start your first lesson. Your licence number is required to book both your theory and practical tests.


*   It is your responsibility to ensure that you are physically and mentally capable of undertaking the lesson at the

     scheduled time.  Amongst others you should have your glasses / lenses as appropriate and not be under the

     influence of any alcohol, prescription drugs or other substances that may impede your senses.


*   Should your ADI believe that you are not capable of driving due to the matters referred to above or any other matter,

     in which your safety or that of your ADI or other road users may be compromised, then your ADI may refuse to start

     or may terminate the lesson at any point. You will not be entitled to a refund of any amount paid for any lesson

     cancelled or terminated by your ADI in these circumstances.


Your Bookings and Cancellations


*   Cancellations must be made directly between you and your ADI. If you do not give at least 48 hours notice of

     cancellation, your ADI will be entitled to charge for the lesson(s) concerned, unless either your ADI is able to find

     another learner to take a lesson at that time or the driving lesson can be moved to an alternative day within the

     same week.


Your Payments


*   You must pay your ADI for each lesson in advance or at the start of each lesson. You can obtain a receipt for any

     payments made direct to your ADI upon request.


 *   If you make a payment for lessons you have 7 working days from the date of that payment to cancel those

     lessons and receive a full refund. You must cancel by email or telephone. See "Contact Me" for the relevent details. If

     you receive your lesson withing the 7 working day period, your right to cancel expires at that time.


Other Provisions


*   Your ADI is not liable to you for any loss or damage caused where, and to the extent that:  there is no breach of a

     legal duty owed to you by the relevent person or body;  such loss or damage is not reasonably forseeable result of

     such a breach;  any such loss or damage, or increase in the same, result from any breach or omission by you;  any

     such loss or damage results from circumstances or matters outside of the reasonable control of the relevent person

     or body including without limitation the activities of civil or government authorities, third party industrial disputes or

     severe weather conditions and other acts of God.


*   Your ADI shall not, in any event, be liable for losses relating to any business interests you may have including,

     without limitation, lost profits, loss of opportunity or  business or business interuption.


*   Nothing in these terms will limit or exclude either your ADI's liability for fraud, death or personal injury resulting from

     its negligence or for any other liability that  cannot be limited or excluded as a matter of law.


*   Nothing in these terms and conditions will affect your statutory rights as a consumer.


*   Your ADI may make reasonable changes to the products and services and these terms and conditions for commercial,

     system, security, legal or other regulatory reasons and will  give you reasonable notice of such changes. If such

     changes mean the products and services provided are substantially varied to your detriment then you may cancel this

     agreement.  If any part of these terms and conditions is disallowed or held to be ineffective by any court or any other  

     competent body, the rest of these terms and conditions will not be affected.


*   These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales unless you live in Scotland or Northern

     Ireland in which case the relevent law will apply and you can  choose to take action in your local courts.


Refunds Policy


*  Any unused hours or payments that require refunding at the request of the client will be paid back  directly to the client  

   within 10 working days. Please note that a signature will be required as proof of reciept - this may delay the

   payment if the client is unable to make themselves available at a mutually convienient time.


*  All refunds will be returned as either cash/cheque/BACS or Paypal account, depending on how the original payment was made.


*  Any qualifying unused hours will be returned to the client at the rate of the lesson price that was originally paid.


*  12 For 10 Offer: If the client has paid for 12 hours at the standard rate and has used 8 hours. Thus  has 4 hours

   remaining, the value to be returned to the client will be 2 hours only. Clients DO NOT recieve a refunded value for the 2

   unused 'FREE' hours. These can only be taken as IN-CAR tuition once the 10 pre-paid hours have been used in full. If a

   client requests a refund then the 'FREE' hours will no longer be valid, and cannot be taken as free tuition hours prior to any