Stu's Quick Q&A
Why did you become a driving instructor?
Became a instructor as I love driving and wanted to pass skills on.
Why did you decide to become a driving instructor trainer?
I began instructor training to diversify my work and bring more variety to my work, I enjoy helping others better themselves just like I did when I took the plunge and decided to train to be a instructor.
Do you currently have any other driving qualifications?
Yes - Grade A ADI, DVSA Fleet Registered, DIA Examiner, DIA Elite Test. I’m Currently awaiting my ORDIT inspection and doing my RoSPA test.
Favourite lesson to teach?
It’s hard to choose, I enjoy awareness and planning lessons, seeing all the previous lessons coming together and seeing pupil become a safe, independent driver.
Your favourite area for teaching in?
Southport, love a seaside town.
Why did you choose an Focus to teach in?
Ford Focus is a great looking car, just the right size, good engine with just the right amount of power, economical and really nice to drive.
Did you pass your driving test first time?
Passed L test third time! When training to become an ADI I passed part 1 & 2 first time and part 3 second time.
If you could tell yourself anything when you were learning to drive, what would it be?
Advice would be take your time, enjoy the process and ask any questions about things I didn’t quite understand.
When you’re not in the car where can we find you?
If I’m not training I’m cleaning my cars and driving up to Blackpool!
Rugby League, fan of the Wigan Warriors.
Music in my car is rock music, Gaslight Anthem is my go to.