COVID 19 UPDATE
Currently we are not permited to conduct Driving Lessons except for Key workers who already have a practical test booked. As soon as the situation changes this message will be updated.
In the meantime you can see our procedures for conducting lessons once they start again here.
How we will operate , when we return, hopefully in the near future.
I have put in place appropriate precautionary measures in line with the latest guidance Public Heath England to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to keep you, and everyone safe.
If you or anybody you have been within 2 meters of during the previous 2 weeks of a lesson has/or displays symptoms of Covid – 19 you should call me and cancel the lesson. This will not incur any charge.
15 – 20 mins prior to your lesson I will call/text and ask you to confirm you are fit to conduct the lesson.
I will meet you by the car, not your front door and ask you again to confirm you are well. I will also check your temperature with a forehead thermometer. If the lesson doesn’t proceed it will not be charged for.
I will ask you:
To wash your hands or use sanitiser gel just prior to getting into the car.
To cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing – into a sleeve or tissue, not your hands.
Keep a window open for ventilation.
Strongly recommend you to wear a mask or face covering to prevent spread of any infection.
I will meet you outside the vehicle armed with hand sanitizer.
I will ensure the vehicle is regularly cleaned before and after each training session/driving test.
So before you enter the car , I will have wiped over the contact points, gives you an idea in the picture and just to name a few below:
Car key, key barrel, stop/start button, door handles (inside and out), seat belt, seat belt fastener, seat belt height adjuster, main mirror (front), window controls, seat adjusters, steering wheel,, steering wheel height adjuster, parking brake, gear lever, indicator, wiper stalks and light controls, seat adjustment leavers, etc etc , with a disinfectant mixed with antibacterial soap at the beginning and the end of each training session.
This to reassure you that I am taking all the necessary steps to keep everyone safe, as guidance changes this will be reviewed.
Staying at home isn’t easy though is it? And not seeing loved ones can really take its toll. It is ok to feel worried, scared or helpless about the current situation. But it is important to remember you’re not alone – we’re all in this together. If you are finding it tough to cope, there are various organisations you can call or text to speak to someone.
The Government and NHS have provided some tips and advice on how we can keep on top of our mental wellbeing and cope during this time. Take a look at the full list of wellbeing advice from the Government and share these with friends and family to look after yourself and those you care about.
Stay Alert, Stay Safe and Look After Each Other