Terms & Conditions

Driver Training
  • By reading the website www.advancedrive.com you agree to all of Advance Drive’s terms and conditions. Terms and conditions can be updated by Advance Drive without notice so it is important to check for updates.
  • All Advance Drive’s instructors are approved by the relative bodies for the particular type of training being undertaken. I.e. Driving Instructors are approved by the Road Safety Authority to deliver driver training for Motorbike, Car, Truck and Bus.
  • As per the ADI Voluntary Code of Practice, All Advance Drive’s instructors are professional, well groomed, mannerly and treat all customers with respect and consideration.
  • All Advance Drive’s training vehicles used for driver training are clean, maintained regularly fully insured and fit for purpose meeting all requirements laid out by the RSA.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right not to offer driver training to any learner driver.
  • Advance Drive can stop a lesson at any time should they feel that the learner is a danger to themselves, the vehicle or other road users. If a lesson is stopped Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any time lost or costs incurred.
  • Learners should be well rested and fit to drive for all lessons. Advance Drive can refuse a lesson should they have reason to believe that the learner is under the influence of alcohol / drugs or is excessively tired. If a lesson is refused Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any time lost or costs incurred.
  • Advance Drive start all driver training lessons from Salthill in Galway unless otherwise arranged.
  • Cancellation / Rescheduling – Minimum 48 hours notice must be given and confirmed to cancel or reschedule a driving lesson. A cancellation fee of €25 per hour applies to all lessons cancelled after this time. In the event of a no show or cancellation / reschedule within 24 hour of the appointment the total cost of the booking must be paid.
  • Payment for driving lessons can be made on the day or in advance. In the event of a no show the full amount is owed as the instructor’s time and the vehicle was held and the time could not be offered to anyone else.
  • Please note that prepaid fees are non refundable.
  • Learner drivers must hold a valid learner permit and have it available for the instructor on every lesson. A receipt of application from the NDLS is not acceptable and cannot be used to start lessons. If a learner driver arrives to a lesson without a valid learner permit then the lesson will be cancelled without refund. Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred.
  • Advance Drive requires a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice to accommodate learners for their driving test dates. It is advisable that learners would come for an assessment lesson before applying for their driving test in order for the instructor to see their standard of driving and assess how much time will be required to get to test standard.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to refuse the use of a vehicle for the driving test should they feel that the learner is unsafe or potentially a risk to themselves or others.
  • Driving tests take preference over driving lessons and in the event that a driving test date should clash with existing lessons, Advance Drive may have to reschedule driving lessons to accommodate. Advance Drive cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred as a result of rescheduling lessons.
  • In the case of circumstances beyond our control such as break down of vehicles and adverse weather conditions, Advance Drive reserves the right to postpone driving lessons. Advance Drive cannot he held responsible for costs incurred as a result.
  • As Advance Drive’s instructors are fully booked each day it is important that learners are punctual for their driving lessons. If you’re running late for your lessons please notify the office or your instructor at your earliest convenience. Instructors will wait for a maximum time of 30 minutes before the lesson is deemed to be a no show. In turn learners are asked to wait for the same time for instructors in the case that they are running behind for unforeseen circumstances. Any lesson time lost as a result of this will be made up by the instructor on the day or on the next lesson.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to change the cost of any lessons or services at anytime. If a customer has started lessons the original cost will apply until they pass their driving test. If you‘re a new customer, it is important to contact the office to confirm all costs for services prior to booking.
  • All queries made by phone and email to Advance Drive will be replied to within 48 hours where possible. Please note social media may not be checked daily so it is advisable to email or call the office for help with enquiries.
  • Advance Drive reserves the right to not reply to any emails or enquiries that they deem to spam, junk or of a false nature.

Driver Hire Terms of Business

    • 1. Driver Hire refers to the hire of drivers only. 2. Companies looking to hire a driver must ensure that vehicles used are taxed, insured, road worthy and have valid NCT or CVRT. 3. Bookings are confirmed once the job has been accepted and a driver appointed. 4. Once a booking is confirmed we require the following notice for cancellations: 21 Days Notice No Fee, 11 – 20 Days Notice Minimum Daily Rate Applies, 10 Days Notice Time Booked is Time Paid. 5. Payment is due within 21 days from date of invoice.
Driver CPC Training
      • Payment for Driver CPC Training courses is required in advance to confirm bookings. Please note that fees are non refundable. Once bookings have been made and accepted by Advance Drive. This does not affect your statutory rights.
      • Advance Drive requires 48 hours notice to reschedule any bookings made for Driver CPC Training courses. Any cancellations made after this time will result in loss of payment.
Gift Vouchers
      • Gift Vouchers are non refundable and valid for 6 months from issue date.
      • If a Gift Voucher is lost or mislaid, it may only be redeemed providing it has been bought in a person’s name and they have proof of purchase.
Complaints
      • In the event of a complaint that cannot be resolved with the help of your driving instructor, complaints should be made in writing and emailed to info@advancedrive.com or posted to Advance Drive, 166 Upper Salthill, Galway.
Copyright
    • The Advance Drive logo or must not be used without written consent.
    • It is strictly prohibited to use any content on advancedrive.com without written consent. Copyright 2010 www.advancedrive.com. All rights reserved.


Testimonials

  • I just want to say thanks to Philip for the lorry lessons and most importantly for his calming nature on the morning of my test. I would never have passed first time without your help. Looking forward to round two for the horsebox!! Many Thanks Aine
    April 30, 2014Aine

    I recommend Advance Drive and instructor Lee who helped me pass my car driving test first time.
    October 12, 2017Galway

    I would highly recommend advance to anyone thinking of getting driving lessons as I passed my rigid truck and bus test both on first attempt. A special thanks to dezzie my instructor whom had great patience for me and made me feel at ease.
    September 17, 2016

    The best way to describe these guys is top class in there profession! With Philip as my instructor, I had never even been in a truck until my first lesson, and after few lessons with him I passed my test first time! I would highly recommend anyone looking to get there licence for whatever vehicle to get in touch with these guys
    February 2, 2015Galway

    Done the switcharoo to Advance as I wasn't making progress. Came onboard with Dessie and the license was a formality. Great instructor, easy learning - I highly recommend.
    April 28, 2014Anthony G

    I passed my EB test first time around on the 19/06/13, thanks to Phillip and his excellent tutoring. I found him very professional. He had me well prepared and very focused for the test.I would highly recommend him and the Advance Drive team to others in the future.
    April 28, 2014Brian

    I passed my rigid truck (C) license at the first attempt yesterday, delighted! I did most of my lessons with Dezzie and one lesson with Mike. There were a few bumps along the road - took me a year from start to finish because my work interfered with booking and scheduling lessons - but Advance Drive as a company left me with the feeling that they care about each and every one of their students. They gave individual attention to me, and I am sure every student who chooses to train with them. Each person gets the education, practice, information and personal attention that they as an individual need. Now I feel like a competent and confident driver. I recommend this school. I want to thank particularly Dezzie for doing most of my lessons, your training style made everything feel very natural and easy and clear and I wish to thank everyone else who had a hand in my success: Mike, Phillip, and Aoife for all your help as a team to get me through at first attempt.
    November 10, 2017Galway

    i did my EB (trailer) test on monday the 26th and passed first go thanks to advanced drive.
    April 28, 2014galway

    Passed my BE(jeep&trailer) test today I highly recommend Dessie he really knows his stuff and I can guarantee you will pass the test after a few lessons with him .
    April 30, 2014Padraig Linnane

    Thanks to Advance passed my C1 first time. They where very good would recommend them. will def be back for D1. Thanks Philip.
    April 30, 2014Eoin Molloy

    Passed the truck (c) test today. Had Des as my instructor. Sound man, easy to get on with and knows his stuff. Thanks again Des and all at advance. Hope to be back in the future.
    April 30, 2014keith derrig

    Switched to Advance Drive from another instructor after I failed my test. Had lessons with Dezzie and passed it the next time! Really nice relaxed instructor!
    April 28, 2014Maria Wilson

    Would highly recommend advance drive, Philip was great. passed C1 and D1 first time. Very Helpful & friendly.
    April 28, 2014Nicola O'Malley

    Received some excellent tuition from Philip in preparation for my EB licence, which I passed first time.
    April 28, 2014Michael M

    (22/04/14) Would definitely recommend advance drive for lessons. Passed my car test first time. Thanks to Dessie I was well informed and knew what to practice each week. Alan.
    April 30, 2014Alan connolly

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank philip, for all his sound advice and his top marks in helping me pass my d licence bus test , would highly recommend this company as I passed my test today on first attempt, was more than happy with the service I received from advance driving school , absolutely brI liana work philip once again thank you so much ,,,,, kind regards Ciaran kenny
    February 16, 2015galway/dublin

    Many thanks to Philip and Micheal at advance drive.. Very friendly and professional.. Passed my bus test 1st time thanks to them.. Highly recommended!
    April 28, 2014Pierce

    Want to thank Dezzie for teaching me and getting me to pass my driving test first time in Galway,Great instructor,easy learning :) MC
    April 28, 2014Michelle

    Extremely Professional and Competent People, Advance helped me pass the ADI Instructor Practical for the D License and The Conventional EC License test
    April 30, 2014Ken O'Loughlin

    Ended up getting a clean sheet thanks to Garry's help and guidance. Would highly recommended Advance Drive and especially Garry for anyone hoping to do their driving test in the near future. Garry was a very patient and experienced driving instructor who put me at ease throughout the time I went to him for driving lessons.
    February 9, 2017Salthill, Galway

    With the expert help of Philip at Advance Drive I managed to pass both my C and D licences 1st time! I found Philip excellent and his patience unending. I would highly recommend Advance Drive for lessons
    April 28, 2014Diarmuid

    I found Advance Drive to be excellent. I passed my BE test first time after four lessons from Dezzie. Great instructor and highly recommended!
    April 30, 2014Tommy Faherty

    I would recommend advance learning to anyone, I would especially be recommending Dezzie as an instructer as i passed first time with only getting three lessons. He was a fantastic instructor with a very calm and relaxed way of teaching. He made it easy to remember things and i flew threw my test.
    April 30, 2014Aishling Donnelly

    Thanks to advance drive, I passed my class d licence Excellent tuition from Philip and good pointers all helped
    April 27, 2015Galway

    Thank you very much Philip and all at Advance Drive for helping me pass my category C Rigid Truck test today. In six lessons Philip honed my skills to perfection with careful, patient instruction and total professionalism. Passed with flying colours the tester said! I recommend Advanced Drive in Galway to any prospective learner driver. Thank you again Philip.
    March 12, 2015Clifden, Co Galway

    Would highly recommend Advance Drive,Phillip has so much patience its unbelievable,passed both my C and D tests first time very easy,the name ADVANCE speaks for itself your fully advanced when your finished with phillip in both driving and CPC tests.I now also have a great knowledge of dangers of other drivers and different things you come across on a day to day basis on the road especially on the busy streets of galway.cheers phillip.........L Warde
    April 28, 2014Lorcan Warde

    I found Philip, my instructor, to be very professional and helpful. As a result I passed my D license bus test first time and managed to get a great job within a week. Highly recommended.
    April 28, 2011john hanlon

    Passed my D1 test first time thanks for advance drive, all thanks to Philips tuition! He was calm, professional, patient and a great teacher! Made me feel at ease straight away and knocked all the bad habits out of me! Very flexible and willing to accommodate changing bookings at short notice. I have no bad reports for advance drive, I would highly recommend them. The best around! :-)
    April 30, 2014Fiona

    passed test first time great service from phillip and mike really good ps a glass of champagne after passing test would be nice.
    April 30, 2014eddie brennan

    I've passed my test 1st time today with the help of Philip's professionalism, patience and support. Once he spotted my mistakes, he was determined to teach me the proper way of driving. I was not confident driving at first but he soon put me to ease. I would highly recommend Philip, Advance Drive.
    April 30, 2014Stephen Carr

    I am delighted that I passed my category D1 mini-bus test today (18/02/16). A big thank you to Dezzie for his excellent tutoring. He had me thoroughly prepared, fully ready and confident for my test after 8 hour lessons. Thanks again.
    February 18, 2016Kevin Connolly

    Thanks to advance drive espcially philip for all your help. passed my test first time.
    April 30, 2014Noel Walsh

    Found Advance very helpful, Took lessons for my EB test using their Jeep & trailer. Passed 1st time. Philip is a very patient tutor & I would highly recommend him!!
    April 28, 2014Rachel

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive. I found Philip, my Instructor very friendly, pacient and skilled driver. He was able to fit me in with only a week notice and I learn so much in a short space of time. Thanks Philip.
    April 28, 2014Sylwester K.

    Michael and Philip are a super team. You get experience mixed with youth and all angles covered. They were always on time for lessons and know the routes involved in the test in great detail. I passed my bus test thanks to their support and encouragement. Strongly recommend them.
    April 28, 2014Kieran Skerritt

    Many thanks to Garry at Advance Drive who prepared me for my driving test. I passed first time with Garry's help. He is really patient and puts you at ease. His calm and friendly nature takes the stress out of driving. Garry is very knowledgeable and has great tips for making you a safe and confident driver. I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anyone learning to drive. Many thanks to the office staff also who are very organised and make every effort to accommodate all appointments. Grainne
    December 12, 2016

    I would highly recommend advance drive in galway. Passed my trailer test first go thanks to excellent tutoring.
    April 28, 2014Michael king

    if there is a reward for best school advance would win every year.passed c:d test first time with only seven hours for the d licence.phillip and mike are very patient,helpful and great drivers.i would recommend any b licence drivers to sit your truck test,just for the experience and to rid off any bad habits.thx lads.
    April 30, 2014mark h

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anybody taking an EB licence test [for trailer]. Philip gave me great advice and tips. I would not have passed first time without your help, thanks.
    April 30, 2014Denis Martyn

    highly recommended rigid truck pass at 1st time just after 10 hours its great score . thanks again
    April 28, 2014greg

    Big Thanks to Dezzie in Advance Drive, he got me through both my B & C1 licence. I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend them to anyone wanting to learn to drive and to anyone who want to advance on to other licences. Very friendly, accommodating and professional!
    February 16, 2015Galway

    Hi all, I would like to thank Philip and all the crew at advance drive for helping me along the way to passing my D licence (bus) I found them very helpful and had an answer for any question you could throw at them. Would highly recommend them... Regards Brendan
    April 28, 2014Brendan Burke

    I would highly recommend advance drive.cheers to des for all his help and patience!!you are fully aware and ready when your heading into your test.past my car test first time.des was with me every step of the way.thanks for everything:)
    April 30, 2014Pauline spelman, Salthill

    I just want to say thank you very much to all the crew in Advancedrive,I passed my test!,keep up the good work
    April 28, 2014joe annis

    After failing the test twice, I changed companies. I passed today with a clean sheet after lessons with Dezzie. He quickly helped me get rid of any bad habits and made sure I was confident myself before doing the test. I would recommend Dezzie to anyone who is applying for their test.
    April 30, 2014Niamh

    Highly recommend Philip.Passed the truck(C) test first time.Great for getting out of bad habits.
    April 30, 2014John Mooney

    Special thanks to Dezzie , who was my instructor for category D. I just passed my driving test for the first time with very positive result ! Dezzie is very patient instructor, very understandable and highly skilled professional. I would highly recommend Advance Drive school for someone who want to work with competent and professional people. Thank you very much once again ! Jozef Szuszkiewicz
    December 17, 2015Galway

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive. I passed my Jeep and trailer test first time thanks to great lessons from Philip. Will be back for truck and bus lessons!
    April 30, 2014David Irwim

    I went to Advanced drive after they were recommended by a friend. I have now passed 2 tests with them (bus and truck) and can't praise them enough. Phillip and Mike are both very patient and encouraging during the learning process. During each pre-test lesson they re-assured me and gave me ways to deal with the test nerves. This patience,professionality and excellent prices, added to their felxibility in scheduling lessons make them my first choice for any more tests. well done lads
    April 28, 2014Stephen Hand

    Definately recommend Advanced Drive, had a few lessons with Philip and passed first time round. Great instructor, made it easy!
    April 28, 2014Darren Greaney

    I would thoroughly recommend Advance Drive if you need to aquire a D bus license. I felt confident going into the test as Philip gave me good preparation and always managed to spot my faults. Driving around Galway by the sea was a pleasure much better than other locations I can think of. A great experience from a very good company.
    April 28, 2014Clive Guthrie

    I passed my D licence with philp from advance drive ..... absolutley fantasic drivin instructor....very switched on fella,many many thanks philp....
    April 30, 2014james collins

    i found advance to be very knowledgable on what it takes to pass test first time as i successfully did, for someone who did not drive on a daily basis, which is a credit to advance as they kept on my toes right up until test day. i would gladly recommend advance drive to anyboy seeking any licence
    April 30, 2014kenneth hynes

    I did both my truck and minibus lessons with Advance Drive and found them excellent. I passed both tests first time.
    April 30, 2014Lisa Kelly

    I would highly recommend advance drive. Passed my truck test with them in Oct 2013.I felt very well prepared for the test and feedback on my errors and driving very positive during the lessons. Well done on your recent award Philip. Results speak for themselves.
    April 28, 2014Kevin Forde

    Thanks to Dessie and gang at Advance for the lessons, passed EB on first attempt
    April 30, 2014mark carroll

    I found Advance to be excellent. I did truck lessons with them and passed first time in both the CPC and main test. They have great experience they put you at ease and explain everything. There vehicles are excellent to learn in.
    April 30, 2014Tadhg Bolger

    Passed my test today with the help of Dezzie. He's incredibly patient, professional and makes learning to drive a breeze! Can't compliment him enough. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him & Advance Drive to anyone. Big Thanks!!!!!
    April 30, 2014Ciara McGuinness

    I recently received tuition for my category D-D1 Bus test with Advance Drive.It was the first time i used this driving school and also the first time i passed a vehicle category test,first time.Excellent,patient tuition delivered in a proffessional manner.I was lucky enough to get a job two weeks after.I would highly recommend Advance,thanks Philip.
    April 30, 2014Gerard Murphy

    Passed Bus and cpc first time. Thanks again Philip for ironing out the bad habits.
    January 26, 2015Galway

    All praise to phillip and advance drive for helping me through my driving test in athlone. ec licence ps.sweating buckets cheers
    April 30, 2014cedric burke

    Passed my D1 (minibus) driving test today after five hours of tuition with Dessie - a great teacher with a relaxed, professional approach which works well. I would recommend Advance Drive to anyone looking to pass a driving test first time - they know their stuff, they have all sorts of vehicles available and they run a professional operation.
    April 30, 2014Rory

    I passed my truck C test and bus D test first time with Advance Drive. I now drive a bus full time. I would highly recommend Advance Drive. Excellent training, and excellent instructors Philip, Mike, Dez, and Ailbhe for all her help. Thanks very much and I will be back to do my Artic shortly.
    August 19, 2015Connemara

    Phillip got me passed my bus test thanks again to all in advance drive.
    April 30, 2014Cedric burke

    Found Advance Driving School to be very helpful and informative when making inquiries about getting a new category added to licence. I had a couple of truck driving lessons with Dessie and passed first time. Found Dessie to be very informative about all aspects of rules of the road as some of these had to be refreshed for me. Also found him to be very relaxed during lessons. Would definitely recommend for future lessons. Thank you.
    January 12, 2016Galway

    I would highly recommend advance drive for getting lessons on whichever type of vehicle. I got my coach licence 1st time thanks to Philip and Michael. I was made very comfortable and found it easy to ask questions at any time. You will do you're driving test with confidence.
    April 30, 2014Paul Maloney

    Highly recommended driving school. Philip was an excellent instructor who had me well coached in every aspect of the test. Don't think I've ever gone in to a driving test feeling so calm and well prepared. Many many thanks. Will definately be coming back to Advance Drive for my D1.
    April 28, 2014Edel Smyth

    I don't see any negative testimonials on the web page which confirms my view of this company. Knowledgeable, capable, friendly and patient to name a few of all the positive teaching attributes my instructor had. The company was recommended to me and I will have no hesitation in recommending them. Passed EB licence test in Galway.
    April 30, 2014Paul Connery

    Definately recommend Advance Drive. Passed my test first time with great lessons from Dezzie Barry. Great instructor and highly recommended
    April 28, 2014Padraic Casserly

    i would definetely recommand advance drive.passed my rigid test first go!!! keeep up the good work lads :)
    April 30, 2014keith mannion

    (17/04/14) Looked at a number of other driving schools before choosing Advance Drive. I'm glad I went with my 'gut instinct' & chose this one. Philip did a great job of teaching me. I felt relaxed with him & learnt something at every lesson. He's patient, very astute (misses nothing!) a good communicator and great instructor. Managed to pass my driving test first time. I'm 'over the moon!' I would certainly recommend Advance Drive to anyone in the process of choosing a driving school. Thanks to Philip, Ailbhe & all at Advance Drive.
    April 28, 2014Allison Barry

    Would highly recommend mike, passed my car test 1st time with his help and patience.
    April 30, 2014Gemma Mc Grath

    Found advance drive were excellent. Mike and philip were excellent and I would highly recommend them to anyone thinking of doing there test.
    April 30, 2014Dave Badger

    Got my C1 and my full D license first time round so far with Advance Drive in the space of about 4months. Cannot recommend Advance and Dezzie enough. Brilliant guidance and instruction. Great value for money.
    October 22, 2015

    Thanks to Philip and Vincent for helping me pass the bus driving test. Top class lads and to ailbhe as well. A brillant driving school. Mile buiochas
    September 17, 2016

    Hi, I would like to thank Advance Drive Galway especially Lee who was my Instructor throughout for helping me achieve getting my Jeep and Trailer License first time. I found dealing with Advance Drive to be a very easy process and Lee always kept in contact giving me guidance along the way. I found Advance to be very professional and courteous throughout my Lessons. Thanks for a pleasant experience. Regards Conor Dalton.
    August 31, 2017Galway

    Thanks to Phillip for his great teaching skills , patience and all round tutor skills . passed the test first time with just a couple of lessons . would highly recommend him or any of the wounderfull team at advance.
    April 30, 2014matthew mc mahon

    Passed my Rigid test first time!!!! would definately recommend Advance Drive to any person thinking of doing there test. People claiming social allowances can get funding towards your Lessons to help you get your licence in any of the vehicles through Fas or the Social Office!!!
    April 30, 2014Emmet Sweeney

    I would recommend Advance Drive. I felt confident and well prepared for my C1 test, which I passed first time thanks to Dezzie's very clear and professional tutelage.
    April 30, 2014Rob

    Would highly recommend Advance Drive. From the professional instructors to the helpful hints and tips before the test. Passed my C1 in Galway first time on 21/10/13 and had never drove a large vehicle before. Thanks Desie and Advance drive. Looking forward do doing the D1 soon hopefully.
    April 28, 2014Conor Carrig

    I passed my car test first time with Mike's help and without any other practice than lessons with him. Brilliant value for money. I would highly recommend using advance drive.
    April 28, 2014Will

    Massive thanks to Advance Drive for getting me through the C1. Very helpful in getting me out of my bad habits that I'd picked up since doing the B. Was also a lovely small truck for learning. Will be back for the D1, thanks again.
    April 28, 2014Helen van den Hof

    Massive thanks to Advance Drive for getting me through the C1. Very helpful in getting me out of my bad habits that I'd picked up since doing the B. Was also a lovely small truck for learning. Will be back for the D1, thanks again.
    April 28, 2014Helen van den Hof

    I passed my Car test first time with ADVANCE DRIVE on 14/05/2015 . Want to say special thanks to my instructor PHILIP. He is very patient & well trained professional. I highly recommend ADVANCE DRIVE they are absolutely brilliant.
    May 14, 2015Galway

    I highly recommend Advance Drive for their professional service. Having never driven a large vehicle before, from day one my bus driving training with Mike was excellent! Initial nerves were soon put to rest and I felt at ease with his guidance and his great wealth of experience as we progressed with the driving training program and preparations for the CPC. I passed both my D driving test and CPC first time! Thank you to Mike, Ailbhe and the team at Advance Drive!
    February 2, 2015Claregalway

    Hey just want to say I would highly recommend Advance Drive.I passed my car test for the first time on 15/11/2013. Dezzie was my instructor and he was brilliant, the main reason that I passed. I would like to give a huge thanks to everyone involved as I found Advance Drive to be very efficient and great to deal with. Thanks again.
    April 30, 2014Maria Louise Lyne

    I would highly recommend advance drive. I done the rigid, artic, and the bus with the lads and flew thru all the tests with there help. Between the good gear that they have and the great instructors it's no wonder they have a high pass rate!
    April 28, 2014Tom

    I found Philip very pleasant, professional and thorough. His knowledge and experience were very apparent throughout the lessons. I hope to deal with Advance Drive again when adding further categories to my license.
    April 28, 2014Tim

    Passed my test, friendly & well worth the money.
    April 30, 2014Pat

    (17/04/14) Looked at a number of other driving schools before choosing Advance Drive. I'm glad I went with my 'gut instinct' & chose this one. Philip did a great job of teaching me. I felt relaxed with him & learnt something at every lesson. He's patient, very astute (misses nothing!) a good communicator and great instructor. Managed to pass my driving test first time. I'm 'over the moon!' I would certainly recommend Advance Drive to anyone in the process of choosing a driving school. Thanks to Philip, Ailbhe & all at Advance Drive.
    April 28, 2014Allison Barry

    Philip is an absolute genius when it comes to driving and answering questions you ask there is absolutely nothing he doesn\'t know, done 3 tests in a year rigid, coach and artic yesterday 1st oct with nearly a clean sheet only 1 fault due to another very unprofessional bus driver. how good is that for a result driving a truck with a 35ft trailor thanks to the expert tuition from Philip. impossible to fail. why go to an apprentice when you can learn from a professional cheers philip
    April 28, 2014Lorcan Warde

    I passed my C1 and D1 in the same week. I would highly recommend Advance drive. Philip was very calm and professional. I felt like I had been driving for years and not 10hours!
    April 30, 2014Sarah Davoren

    passed my truck test today 14-10-13,first time after five 2hour lessons with phillip.highly recommend phillip for tuition , personality and ability.
    April 30, 2014john c

    Thanks to Advance passed my C1 first time. They where very good would recommend them. will def be back for D1. Thanks Philip.
    April 28, 2014Eoin Molloy

    Thanks Philip and Mike, Bus and CPC passed first time with your help. A good morning for you too as along with me you got a Car, LGV and the HGV passes in less than 2 hours. Keep up the good work.Mick.
    April 30, 2014Mick Walsh

    I would highly recommend Advance Drive to anyone wishing to do their driving test. I found Dessie very helpful through out all the lessons and wouldnt have passed it first time with out his help. Great value for money :)
    April 30, 2014Stephen Carr

    Passed my Artic Driving Test All Thanks To The Team Par Excellence At Advance Drive ,Their Professionalism ,Patience ,Communication, Consideration and Knowledge is Exemplary .Thanks Again And Continued Success In The Future To All At Advance Drive .
    January 16, 2016Galway

    First class driving school, passed my car & rigid 1st time. Doing the bus now. Thanks again Mike!
    April 30, 2014Gerry Kelly

    I Passed my Rigid Driving test the first time on the 29-11-16, Thanks to the excellent Team of Advance Drive Galway, Great tuition, First class! Highly recommended.
    December 1, 2016Castlebar

    Advanced Drive were fantastic,I passed my driving test first time thanks to Mike. Great friendly service, great tips and value for money what more could you ask for!
    April 28, 2014Claire O'Toole

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